How to download Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Nougat OTA update [Firmware added]

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Samsung is finally rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to Galaxy S7 and S7 edge devices. The company released several beta builds before releasing the final build earlier today. To check for OTA update, head to Settings > About device, and look for the ‘system updates’ option there. Tap on ‘check for update’ button to fetch the latest update available if any, including Nougat build. But in case it doesn’t show up, just download and install the Nougat firmware given below to upgrade to Android 7.0 right away, without waiting for OTA.

Today, the Nougat firmware for both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have become available for download, installing which gives you an instant upgrade to Android 7.0 build of Samsung, whether you were beta tester or not earlier.

Samsung Nougat firmware download

Note: This is only for model no. SM-G930F and SM-G935F, so don’t try on any other device.

To download Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge Nougat OTA update, you need to install Nougat firmware provided above, that would be it. Below is a full guide to install the firmware manually using Odin.

How to Install Nougat update on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

  1. Download Odin 3.12.3 .zip file and run/open Odin3 v3.12.3.exe file from the extracted files on your PC.
  2. Download the Nougat firmware for your device from the downloads section above, and unzip the .zip file to get the files starting with AP, CSC, Home_CSC, BL and CP in the beginning of their name. It should look like this (example files).
  3. Enable OEM unlock on your phone:
    1. Go to Settings » About phone » and tap Build number seven times to enable Developer options.
    2. Go back to main Settings page, scroll to bottom and select Developer options from there.
    3. Under Developer options, look for Enable OEM unlock checkbox/toggle and enable it.
  4. Boot your device into Download mode:
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold “Home + Power + Volume down” buttons for a few seconds until you see a warning screen.
    3. Press Volume Up on the warning screen to accept it and boot into Download mode.
  5. Once your device is in download mode, connect it to the PC with a USB cable. The Odin window on PC should detect the device and show an “Added!!” message.
  6. Now we’ll select each firmware file (from files we got in Step 2 above) into the appropriate box in Odin.
    1. Click on CSC tab and select the firmware file starting with HOME_CSC in its name.
      Note: Do NOT select the regular CSC file that starts with CSC in its name, as that would replace your CSC and thus would result factory data reset of the device.
    2. Click on CP tab and select file starting with CP in its name.
    3. Click on BL tab and select the file starting with BL in its name.
    4. Click on AP tab and select the file starting with AP in its name.
      └ Note: DON’T play with any other options on Odin the screen. You’re only required to connect your device and select the firmware files as instructed above.
  7. Click the Start button on Odin and wait for it to finish the process. Once it has finished successfully, you’ll see a pass message on the Odin screen.
  8. Your device will automatically reboot when Odin is done flashing. You can then disconnect your device.
    └ It might take some time for the first boot after flashing a stock firmware. 

That’s it. Your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge is now rocking Android Nougat update. If you are outside UK, you may install the Nougat firmware for your region once it becomes available.


Let us know in the comments below if you were able to download Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge Nougat OTA update using tips shared above.

238 comments
    1. i have 935fd. installed nougat uk version. volte doent work. do they have volte in uk? why doesnt it support on mine. any idea?

  1. Hi, thanks for this easy tutorial.
    sorry for the perhaps dumb question, but is there any difference among the BTU rom and the stock rom which your phone comes with (Probably from a carrier)? I was reading a couple of threads in XDA but couldn’t find any answer, but I read it disables the raw support in some S7 models, and stuff like that.

    1. Apparently it may disable certain carrier-supported features such as VoIP and the likes. I don’t know if this is the only drawback though, it’s possible that there are more.

    1. I dunno. I make everything as stated here, but i can’t download Nougat over the air or over Smartswitch. I am frustrated as fuck. What the heck is this OXA shit?!

  2. I´m from germany. I did install the latest BTU firmware (BPLB). But there is no update to android 7.0. What´s wrong with that?

    1. Gib bitte Bescheid sobald du was neues hast..Bei mir exakt das selbe. Melde mich auch, wenn es bei mir was neues gibt. Kurze Frage am Rande, lautete deine CSC_ Datei die du von hier hattest, auch OXA statt BTU? Verwirrt mich leicht.

    2. Gib mal in der Telefonapp “*#1234#” ein, dann wird dir die CSC angezeigt. Wenn da auch OXA statt BTU steht, hast du definitiv die falsche Datei bekommen.

    3. Gib mal in der Telefonapp “*#1234#” ein, dann wird dir die CSC angezeigt. Wenn da auch OXA statt BTU steht, hast du definitiv die falsche Datei bekommen.

    4. Ja, da steht “G930FOXA1BPLB”
      Hast du mir dann einen richtigen Download Link!? Habe die Datei hier, schon 4x heruntergeladen und auch hier über:

      updato.com/firmware-archive-select-model?record=8CDD4CDBC73111E69215FA163EE8F90B

      JEDES Mal ist da eine verdammte OXA statt BTU Datei, ich dreh durch.

    5. Diese Eingabe erzeugt bei mir eine Fehlermeldung. Wenn ich Software aktualisieren drücke, dann wird mir dort OXA angezeigt.
      Was kann ich jetzt machen?

    6. Ja, da steht “G930FOXA1BPLB”
      Hast du mir dann einen richtigen Download Link!? Habe die Datei hier, schon 4x heruntergeladen und auch hier über:

      updato.com/firmware-archive-select-model?record=8CDD4CDBC73111E69215FA163EE8F90B

      JEDES Mal ist da eine verdammte OXA statt BTU Datei, ich dreh durch.

    7. OXA ist kein Problem, ist der Ländercode für England, ich habe die drauf und es gibt keine Probleme, da es sich bei dem Update trotzdem um die europäische Version handelt. BTU wäre die Tschechische Carrierversion. Gehen beide.

  3. Hey i want to ask a question is i hv sm g930f model can i instal this firmware ? And is there any difrance between stock firmware and btu ????? And in other we haw usualy 1 pda file to flash there are 4 files ? Plz help i m confused 🙁

    1. ya sure, I instal with odin arround 5 rom’s before, and knox was 0 . But once i install this 7.0, my knox is 1 (0x0303) and as a result knox app is dead and even S Health is not working.
      F__k Samsung , we have to wait over 4 months for an update… and when we get it “unoficial” (because official is take way to long) we trip knox… great

  4. Guys, pls look into the G930F .zip file. The CSC File is wrong, there is an OXA instead of BTU File. The Edge one seems legit, there is BTU.

  5. your download zip file is different compare to your manual here damn.. you have screenshot with CSC_BTU but your zip file has CSC_OXA… so what now? Do we have to reflash our G930F with those files and hope there will be OTA update for nougat 7 or do we flash our smartphones and will loose all data without any reason and without OTA update to nougat 7.0? if you do a manual do it right maaaan !!!!

    1. hello nookiezilla..so have you used CSC_OXA or home_CSC_OXA? you dind’t get an OTA update to nougat yet? I haven’t flashed mine yet cause there are so manu confused informations about CSC 🙂

      1. i have 935fd. installed nougat uk version. volte doent work. do they have volte in uk? why doesnt it support on mine. any idea?

  6. Hi, thanks for this easy tutorial.
    sorry for the perhaps dumb question, but is there any difference among the BTU rom and the stock rom which your phone comes with (Probably from a carrier)? I was reading a couple of threads in XDA but couldn’t find any answer, but I read it disables the raw support in some S7 models, and stuff like that.

    1. Apparently it may disable certain carrier-supported features such as VoIP and the likes. I don’t know if this is the only drawback though, it’s possible that there are more.

    1. Yes, my model is G930F the unlocked international version, it worked just fine, im running android 7.0 right now, just have to follow the steps…

  7. Hello friends,
    I have a model s7 edge G935FD, I did perfectly till step 6 but when i start step 7 odin give a msg operation failed and now my device is struck in downloading mode.
    can I repair it or I just broke down my device.
    Please help me friends.
    Thanks

      1. I dunno. I make everything as stated here, but i can’t download Nougat over the air or over Smartswitch. I am frustrated as fuck. What the heck is this OXA shit?!

  8. I´m from germany. I did install the latest BTU firmware (BPLB). But there is no update to android 7.0. What´s wrong with that?

    1. Gib bitte Bescheid sobald du was neues hast..Bei mir exakt das selbe. Melde mich auch, wenn es bei mir was neues gibt. Kurze Frage am Rande, lautete deine CSC_ Datei die du von hier hattest, auch OXA statt BTU? Verwirrt mich leicht.

        1. Gib mal in der Telefonapp “*#1234#” ein, dann wird dir die CSC angezeigt. Wenn da auch OXA statt BTU steht, hast du definitiv die falsche Datei bekommen.

          1. Ja, da steht “G930FOXA1BPLB”
            Hast du mir dann einen richtigen Download Link!? Habe die Datei hier, schon 4x heruntergeladen und auch hier über:

            updato.com/firmware-archive-select-model?record=8CDD4CDBC73111E69215FA163EE8F90B

            JEDES Mal ist da eine verdammte OXA statt BTU Datei, ich dreh durch.

          2. Diese Eingabe erzeugt bei mir eine Fehlermeldung. Wenn ich Software aktualisieren drücke, dann wird mir dort OXA angezeigt.
            Was kann ich jetzt machen?

      1. Gib mal in der Telefonapp “*#1234#” ein, dann wird dir die CSC angezeigt. Wenn da auch OXA statt BTU steht, hast du definitiv die falsche Datei bekommen.

        1. Ja, da steht “G930FOXA1BPLB”
          Hast du mir dann einen richtigen Download Link!? Habe die Datei hier, schon 4x heruntergeladen und auch hier über:

          updato.com/firmware-archive-select-model?record=8CDD4CDBC73111E69215FA163EE8F90B

          JEDES Mal ist da eine verdammte OXA statt BTU Datei, ich dreh durch.

      2. OXA ist kein Problem, ist der Ländercode für England, ich habe die drauf und es gibt keine Probleme, da es sich bei dem Update trotzdem um die europäische Version handelt. BTU wäre die Tschechische Carrierversion. Gehen beide.

  9. Hey i want to ask a question is i hv sm g930f model can i instal this firmware ? And is there any difrance between stock firmware and btu ????? And in other we haw usualy 1 pda file to flash there are 4 files ? Plz help i m confused 🙁

      1. ya sure, I instal with odin arround 5 rom’s before, and knox was 0 . But once i install this 7.0, my knox is 1 (0x0303) and as a result knox app is dead and even S Health is not working.
        F__k Samsung , we have to wait over 4 months for an update… and when we get it “unoficial” (because official is take way to long) we trip knox… great

  10. Guys, pls look into the G930F .zip file. The CSC File is wrong, there is an OXA instead of BTU File. The Edge one seems legit, there is BTU.

  11. your download zip file is different compare to your manual here damn.. you have screenshot with CSC_BTU but your zip file has CSC_OXA… so what now? Do we have to reflash our G930F with those files and hope there will be OTA update for nougat 7 or do we flash our smartphones and will loose all data without any reason and without OTA update to nougat 7.0? if you do a manual do it right maaaan !!!!

      1. hello nookiezilla..so have you used CSC_OXA or home_CSC_OXA? you dind’t get an OTA update to nougat yet? I haven’t flashed mine yet cause there are so manu confused informations about CSC 🙂

      1. Yes, my model is G930F the unlocked international version, it worked just fine, im running android 7.0 right now, just have to follow the steps…

  12. Hello friends,
    I have a model s7 edge G935FD, I did perfectly till step 6 but when i start step 7 odin give a msg operation failed and now my device is struck in downloading mode.
    can I repair it or I just broke down my device.
    Please help me friends.
    Thanks

  13. I have a UK SM-G930F locked to EE (EVR) if I flash the unlocked (BTU) nougat firmware update will it work or do I need to sim unlock it first?

  14. I have a UK SM-G930F locked to EE (EVR) if I flash the unlocked (BTU) nougat firmware update will it work or do I need to sim unlock it first?

    1. I have the G935F locked to EE and it installed fine, only issue is I’ve lost wifi calling, but to be honest, I hardly ever use the phone and have unlimited minutes anyway!!

    2. Wifi calling works great After update. When I use our Telenet tring wifi app to call international than I conclude the Quality is 5 stars. It’s verry good and connection is stabile …

  15. OMG… I just updated my phone G935FD dous.
    A big thanks from OMAN n Pakistan.
    Guys its completely safe for G935FD model.

    Thanks a Lot..

    1. Brother is it safe? I also have G935FD and from Oman. I’m downloading now the BTU and update my phone in a moment. I can’t wait for the OTA from Omantel.

    2. You said earlier at the top (I assumed it was you since the name is similar), that you could not, what did you do then? Did you test with both sim-cards in?

    3. Yep. It’s definitely safe. I am now running on Android 7.0 with my G935FD. Just follow the steps above by the letter and everything will work all right.

  16. Updated Samsung S7 , upgrade worked as described above. Had no issues. Selected dutch language and all ok. Thanks for clear upgrade instruction

    1. I have the G935F locked to EE and it installed fine, only issue is I’ve lost wifi calling, but to be honest, I hardly ever use the phone and have unlimited minutes anyway!!

      1. Wifi calling works great After update. When I use our Telenet tring wifi app to call international than I conclude the Quality is 5 stars. It’s verry good and connection is stabile …

  17. OMG… I just updated my phone G935FD dous.
    A big thanks from OMAN n Pakistan.
    Guys its completely safe for G935FD model.

    Thanks a Lot..

    1. Brother is it safe? I also have G935FD and from Oman. I’m downloading now the BTU and update my phone in a moment. I can’t wait for the OTA from Omantel.

    2. You said earlier at the top (I assumed it was you since the name is similar), that you could not, what did you do then? Did you test with both sim-cards in?

      1. Yep. It’s definitely safe. I am now running on Android 7.0 with my G935FD. Just follow the steps above by the letter and everything will work all right.

  18. Updated Samsung S7 , upgrade worked as described above. Had no issues. Selected dutch language and all ok. Thanks for clear upgrade instruction

  19. I cant enable developer options on my device….is there another way to enable oem? I noticed ob one of my devies that dialing a code for device info (*#*#4636#*#* ) gave an option at the bottom of the page for oem unlock..however, it was grey and unable to edit

  20. I cant enable developer options on my device….is there another way to enable oem? I noticed ob one of my devies that dialing a code for device info (*#*#4636#*#* ) gave an option at the bottom of the page for oem unlock..however, it was grey and unable to edit

  21. Can I install the UK version of this ROM even if my carrier and phone are from south america? thanks for the info.

  22. Can I install the UK version of this ROM even if my carrier and phone are from south america? thanks for the info.