How to install the Android Nougat on my Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge 7.0 beta? -Tutorial [Exclusive Guide]
Samsung for abandoned its french users for the public of the latest version of Touchwiz, based beta on Android 7.0 Nougat for its Galaxy S7 Edge and S7. However, it is possible the Flash manually with Odin, a software maintenance software.
since November 9, 2016, a public beta of 7.0 Nougat Android is available on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. first reserved for the customers of the United Kingdom, she recently opened up to others such as China, the South Korea, the United States and the Philippines.
the France unfortunately still had no right to this early access to the new features of the version, and it is not possible to fool the Galaxy Beta program through a VPN we locating in these countries. Indeed, the version of Android on your terminal depends on the country and the operator with whom you bought. The only solution is therefore to wait… or Flash to hand the beta on their smartphone.
before you begin, we remind you all as this is a beta of the update version, and although it is usable on a daily basis – I use it since a few days – it is prone to some bugs . It happens for example applications crash, this happened to me a few times with Facebook for example.
download the update files
all files necessary for the installation of the Android Nougat 7.0 beta are available on HDBlog, at the end of the article. The download file will be different depending on your smartphone. In this tutorial, we uploaded this archive , since we use a Galaxy S7 Edge. For the Galaxy classic S7, it will be rather it .
this is the build G935FXXU1ZPK4 – or G930 for the classical S7 – which corresponds to the developer preview 1 . If ever you find a link to the developer preview 3 , the G935FXXU1ZPKK, do not hesitate to share the file to the community.
site Odin , click on the Download Now button Get the direct Download link below for latest Samsung Odin 3.12.3 (this version number varies of course the updates). In this tutorial, we use the 3.12.3, version downloadable here .
this manipulation – unlike the OTA update official – deletes all data from your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge . Think so well to synchronize all your accounts (Google, WhatsApp, etc.), to do a backup your SMS with SMS Backup & Restore, your photos and your applications if you want with Backup & Restore App for example.
install USB drivers
as usual, it should help Windows detect your device when it is in mode download. Indeed, we will need to pass our phone in this mode for flash files.
Fortunately, the operation is not tedious. Download the executable provided by TheAndroidSoul , and simply follow the instructions during the installation. Once it is complete, restart your computer, and we’ll be ready.
Let’s start by launching the Odin software. Once an Odin window will appear – and that you’ve taken good care data which you hold-, it is time to move the phone in mode download.
to do this, turn off the phone and then hold Power + Volume down + home supported . Then press Volume up when the turquoise blue warning screen appears to reach the famous mode download. If you ever need to exit this mode, press and hold all keys until the S7 restarts.
once in download mode, connect via USB your smartphone to your computer. Normally – if Windows recognizes your phone-, the message “
you can blow a shot, then the procedure should go well. Otherwise, return to step install drivers and try another USB port.
move on to serious things, go where you downloaded archive that contains the update files. Extract the archive, you should end up with four files. tar.md5: AP_ *, BL_ *, CP_ * and CSC_ * with * representing a series of numbers and capital letters.
as you may have guessed, now just click on the buttons BL, AP, CP, then CSC to assign every time the corresponding file: BL_*.tar.mdr5 for BL and so on.
when you are finished, click Start , the bar at the top of the window should load progressively green while the smartphone – always in download mode – also displays a loading bar.
the operation is completed when the bar turns green and displays the reference PASS! . the phone restarts then Android 7.0 Nougat.
before you reinstall your applications, we recommend all the same reset once. To do this, go to the phone settings – whose appearance for changed, you will have noticed – then in management, global, and then click Reset in the support category. Choose the option reset all data then confirm.
the smartphone restarts one last time, and that’s !