This is a detailed tutorial to install Android Oreo based Note 8 ported ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge. As you all know that Samsung’s latest flagships are already updated to latest Android 8.0 Oreo ROM while the 2016 flagships are still waiting for it. Although Samsung has announced to release it in a few days but if you can’t wait for the official released and want to install the stock Oreo update on Galaxy S7 Edge right away then you are at the right place.
The Developers at XDA have managed to port Note 8 Oreo ROM on Galaxy S7 Edge with all the features of Android 8.0 Oreo and Note 8 working perfectly. The ROM is great if you don’t like to spend bucks on Note 8 but still get all the features from Note 8 on your Galaxy S7 Edge. If you are interested in flashing Note 8 Oreo ROM on your Galaxy S7 Edge then just follow the installation instructions below.
The Android 8.0 Oreo firmware brings faster boot speed, revamped Settings menu and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, other improvements include March 2018 security patch and a lot more which you can see in the screenshots below. Here is the complete change log.
Note: If you are new to process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.
Install Note 8 Oreo ported ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge
Some pre-requisites before you begin:
Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.
A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t, follow this guide to install it right away.
Create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete System with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.
Install latest USB drivers for your device on PC. Download latest Samsung USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Process to install Android Oreo Note 8 ported ROM on Galaxy S7 Edge
Download the ROM zip file from the end of post.
Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery, follow this guide to see how to reboot your Samsung device into recovery mode.
Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide for further instructions on flashing the ROM via TWRP recovery.
Download Android Oreo Note 8 ported ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge [Transfer it on your device]
Solution to a failed boot issue.
Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]
That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about the ROM and share this guide.