Samsung has finally started the roll out for long awaited final Android 7.0 Nougat update for it’s latest flagships Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. In the previous article we have posted a guide about Nougat firmware for Galaxy S7 Edge, now we are back with the stock Nougat update for Galaxy S7 G930F. We haven’t received the information about Nougat firmware touching S7 devices except S7 Edge with the screenshot to firmware is shared too. But locating the beta updates and the firmware release history we can assume that the build number for the update would be G930FXXU1DPLR.
The Nougat firmware seems to be a soak test and rolling out to a limited numbers of users, if you are one of those lucky users who are going to see the Android 7.0 Nougat build on their device then get ready the notification will hit anytime soon. The Nougat update for Galaxy S7 SM-G930F carries build number G930FXXU1DPLR, carrying latest security patch for the ongoing month.
Samsung has already ended it’s beta program and now it’s the final update rolling out as a soak test to users, it will be released for all of the users any time now. We have mentioned the process to install stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via Kies and Odin too, just scroll down the page and follow the detailed instructions.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7
Device Model: SM-G930F
Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
How to install G930FXXU1DPLR Nougat on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing stock firmware on your device, it will flash the official firmware on your device. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Create a Backup of your Samsung device
Backup is the most necessary part for your device
The most convenient backup method for the Galaxy devices is to backup via Samsung Kies, you will learn below how to backup your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via Samsung Kies.
You need to prepare your device for the firmware update process, follow the below perquisites steps to keep the firmware update process smooth without facing errors.
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for Samsung
Enable USB debugging and check the Allow Mock Locations option too. To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging. USB debugging is meant for the development purpose hence it will ask you for the confirmation so tap OK to confirm.
Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu.
How to update Galaxy S7 SM-G930F to Android 7.0 Nougat G930FXXU1DPLR firmware via Samsung KIES
To update Galaxy S7 SM-G930F on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware via KIES you need to follow the below simple steps in sequence. It is mandatory to follow the sequence in steps because if you miss any of step it could create trouble for you during the update process. Many users find Samsung Kies as the most easiest method for installing firmware update on Samsung devices and personally we recommend you to try the Official firmware update process via Kies.
First of all you need to download the Samsung Kies application from Official Samsung Site. We have mentioned the link to Samsung Kies application for you ease just click the below provided link to download and install it on your PC.
Now install it on your PC and once the installation process is completed, click the Kies icon to run the Kies application.
Now the next step is to connect your Samsung device to PC via original USB cable.
As soon as you connect your device to PC, it will be automatically detect it and you are all set to go further.
Now once you are in Kies you are able to perform multiple operation including Backup which we already mentioned above. Now its essential to create a backup of your device before starting the update process.
To create a backup via Kies, click the “Backup and Restore” option and follow the on screen instructions.
Once the the backup process in completed now you can update your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F to latest available firmware.
Now click the “Firmware Update” button to check whether new firmware is available for your device, you will be notified when there is an available firmware update.
Now follow the on screen instructions to start the firmware update process.
It will reboot your device once the process is completed.
We hope this process helped you but even if the Kies method remained helpless to you then you try the final option and that is the Odin Method, Now go ahead to manually update Galaxy S7 SM-G930F to Android 7.0 Nougat firmware via Odin.
How to manually install G930FXXU1DPLR Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via Odin
Download the Nougat firmware and then follow this guide to install Nougat firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via Odin.
That’s it! You have successfully updated Galaxy S7 SM-G930F on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. If you find some confusion in the installation process you are free to ask. Give us +1 or Like to say thanks.