Finally Samsung rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy A7 SM-A710F. Just like Galaxy A5, the update has first landed in Russia and then it will be released for other countries gradually. Stock Nougat update for Galaxy A7 SM-A710F bumps the build number to A710FXXU2CQDC and installs the security patch for the month of April. This is a major update from Marshmallow to Nougat so expect the OTA as pretty heavy and find some unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.
Once you install the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A7 A710F, you’ll be able to access the major Nougat features like improved UX, Split screen feature, integrated Doze mode for better battery backup, redesigned notifications shade, updated security patches and more. The stock Nougat A710FXXU2CQDC firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates.
Note: We have posted the same tutorial for the other Galaxy devices so the process remains the same because it has nothing to do with the change build number or Android version, all you need is an Odin tool along the firmware tar and a PC with latest Samsung USB drivers installed on it.
You can also install stock Nougat A710FXXU2CQDC firmware on Galaxy A7 A710F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A7
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.A710FXXU2CQDC
Android Security Patch Level: 1 April 2017
Release date: May 16, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat A710FXXU2CQDC on Galaxy A7 A710F via Odin
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat A710FXXU2CQDC update on Galaxy A7 A710F
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy A7 into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy A7 A710F via Odin.
That’s it! If this guide helped you, please share it with others, Thank You.