Your Galaxy S7 could get Android Oreo this month

02 May, 2018, 01:23 | Author: Darrell Baldwin
  • Samusng Galaxy S7 Android Oreo

With the Oreo, Samsung has also updated the security patch level of the devices to 1st April. As the South Korean giant is now rolling out Android Oreo 8.0 Update for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge in Europe. It reportedly brings firmware version G930FXXU2ERD5 for the Galaxy S7 and G935FXXU2ERD5 for the Galaxy S7 Edge.

All of the new features that are part and parcel of Android 8.0 Oreo are included in this release. Similarly, there are improvements, including Bluetooth with high-quality audio codec support, video player supporting auto repeat and 2x speed option, video recorder with the ability to block calls while recording, and sticky notification on Samsung Health to let you see step count at a glance.

So, with the Android Oreo 8.0 onboard, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge has successfully completed it's two years major OS upgrade cycle and this will be the last major update for the former flagship device, and it has aged pretty well. If you are living outside the United Kingdom, do not worry, the update should arrive to other regions in the coming weeks.

It is advised by the company to update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. It is recommended to back up your data before proceeding with the update.

PS If you ordered your unit from any of the regions that have started getting the update, you should watch your unit too as you would be getting the same bump with them, and at the same time.



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