Finally after a long wait, the 2016 flagship Galaxy S7 started getting Android 8.0 update. Earlier today, Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo, starting from UK the official Oreo update hitting the Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F units in the region as build G935FXXU2ERD5 that weighs around 1251.22MB and 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 S7 Edge SM-G935F.
Once you install the Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F, 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 G935FXXU2ERD5 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 G935FXXU2ERD5 firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: G935FXXU2ERD5
Android Security Patch Level: 1 April 2018
Download G935FXXU2ERD5 official Oreo for Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F
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 G935FXXU2ERD5 update on Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy S7 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 S7 Edge SM-G935F via Odin.
Download stock Android 8.0 Oreo G935FXXU2ERD5 firmware for Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F. Here
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