Finally, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. Samsung starts rolling out Android Oreo OTA update with build G930FXXU2ERD5 to Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) and S7 Edge (SM-G935F) for UK and Ireland. If you have been waiting for the firmware files for manual installation, then you can download and flash stock firmware via Odin on your Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Recently, Samsung upgraded Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 (2017) to Android Oreo. Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Oreo update comes with April 2018-security patch, several value added features like PIP mode, revamped notifications shade, autofill script, etc, performance boost and general bug fixes.


galaxy-s7-s7-edge upgraded to Oreo

Currently, the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Oreo update (G930FXXU2ERD5) will be available in the UK and Ireland (unlocked and Vodafone). The update for other region is imminent.

The OTA update will take a few days to reach on every device. If you have not received the notification for this update, check it manually by going to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.

Alternatively, you can download and flash the Oreo firmware manually on Galaxy S7 and galaxy S7 edge via Odin and a PC. This can be useful, if you are facing issues downloading the OTA update on your phone.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
Model: SM-G930F/ SM-G935F
Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: G930FXXU2ERD5
Android Security Patch Level: 1 April 2018
Country: UK, Ireland (Vodafone)

How to Install Android Oreo update on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Via Odin

– The procedure will not trigger the Knox counter, but your device’s warranty may void.
– Do not install one region firmware on other region
– Before proceeding, we recommended to perform necessary backups.

  • Download Galaxy S7 SM-G930F and Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F Oreo update file from Sammobile or using Sarmfirm tool.
  • Download latest version of Odin (v3.13.) and unzip it.
  • Unzip the downloaded firmware file (If it is a 4 file firmware, then see this guide).
  • Reboot your Phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons) and then connect it to your PC.
  • Run Odin.exe file, wait until you get a blue sign in Odin and then add the firmware file to AP / PDA
  • Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked.
  • If everything is OK, click the Start button and wait until you see Pass message in Odin.
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