Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) has also upgraded to Android Oreo. Recently, Samsung upgraded its mid-ranger Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A3 (2017) to Oreo and now the company releases Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy A7 SM-A720F variant sold in countries like Russia, Vietnam, etc. The Oreo update comes with build number A720FXXU3CRD3 and weighs around 1.3GB in size.

Owners of Galaxy A7 can experience new features like PIP mode, revamped notifications shade, autofill script, etc. and better security (patch level April 2018) with this update. It is also expected that the Android 8.0 Oreo update will bring Samsung latest Experience 9.0 UI to the device.


Samsung releases Oreo update for Galaxy-A7

If you have not received the OTA notification for this update yet, check it manually by going to Settings > About Phone > Software Update. Alternatively, you can download and install the update manually.Currently, the Galaxy A7 Oreo update is available in Russia, Vietnam, and Trinidad and Tobago. Samsung may soon release the Oreo update for other region.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Model: SM-A720F
Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: A720FXXU3CRD3
Android Security Patch Level: 1 April 2018
Country: Russia, Vietnam, Trinidad and Tobago

Galaxy A7 (2017) Oreo firmware is now available for download, which you can install on your phone via Odin and a PC. This can be useful, if you are facing issues downloading the OTA update on your phone.

You can download Galaxy A7 SM-A720F Oreo update file from Sammobile or using Sarmfirm tool. To install it manually, you may follow this guide.

Keep in mind that you need latest Odin tool (3.13.1 or later) that supports Oreo. In addition, users are recommended to back up their data before proceeding with the update process. (Source – Sammobile)

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