The mid range Samsung devices started getting Android 8.0 update from their manufacturer. Today, Galaxy A7 2017 SM-A720F started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update from Samsung, the official Oreo update hitting the Galaxy A7 SM-A720F units as build A720FXXU3CRD3 that brings latest security patches and a bunch of new features. We have mentioned the complete process to download and install official Android 8.0 Oreo update on Galaxy A7 2017 SM-A720F.
Once you install the Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A720F, you’ll be able to access the major Oreo features like Picture In Picture mode, revamped notifications shade, quick rep, better control on apps including that includes Snooze Individual Notifications, improved battery mode, autofill script, updated security patches and more. The Android 8.0 Oreo A720FXXU3CRD3 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 Android 8.0 Oreo A720FXXU3CRD3 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 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: A720FXXU3CRD3
Android Security Patch Level: 1 April 2018
Download A720FXXU3CRD3 official Oreo for Galaxy A7 SM-A720F
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 8.0 Oreo A720FXXU3CRD3 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 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A720F via Odin.
Download stock Android 8.0 Oreo A720FXXU3CRD3 firmware for Galaxy A7 SM-A720F. Here
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