Finally it seems Samsung has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy A7 2017. The update was expected to be released for Galaxy A5 2017 and Galaxy A7 2017 when both devices were spotted running Android 7.0 Nougat on certification site Wi-Fi Alliance. Just a few days back Korean Galaxy A7 2017 received official Android 7.0 Nougat update in Korean and now European Galaxy A7 SM-A720F has started receiving the update. The official Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy A7 SM-A720F arrives as build number A720FXXU2BQGB that rolls out via OTA.
Once you install the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A720F, 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 A720FXXU2BQGB 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 A720FXXU2BQGB firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A720F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: A720FXXU2BQGB
Android Security Patch Level: 1 July 2017
How to install Stock Nougat A720FXXU2BQGB on Galaxy A7 SM-A720F 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 A720FXXU2BQGB update on Galaxy A7 SM-A720F
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 SM-A720F via Odin.
Download stock Nougat A720FXXU2BQGB firmware for Galaxy A7 SM-A720F. Here
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