Samsung has started rolling out the latest official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware the Samsung’s flagship smartphone, Galaxy S7 Edge. The firmware update comes with build ID G935TUVU4BQB1 which is currently available the users in the United States. If you are from the certain region then you can also install UVU4BQB1 Android 7.0 Nougat by navigating to OTA (over-the-air) or through Samsung KIES but if you are unable to update your phone or from any other country then still you can update your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge manually.
Odin flashing tool is used to install stock firmware builds on Samsung smartphones and tablets. In this given guide, we’ll use Odin app to update Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T. ODIN 3.12.3 is capable of flashing an official stock Android firmware over custom ROMs. Also, you can use this guide if your phone is currently running a custom ROM. Now proceed the instructions.
UVU4BQB1 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware Details:
|Build date||Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:46:21 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-02-01|
The firmware files provided in this guide are meant for Galaxy S7 Edge. Do not install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. To check out what device you have, go to Settings > More/General > About Device or Settings > About Device.
AndroidRO will not be liable for any damage occurred to your phone during or after the installation of stock Nougat firmware update. Proceed at your risk.
- Create a proper backup of you valuable data such as SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Media content and other files, etc. before proceeding to the installation guide. In case, anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Download and Install Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge USB Drivers on your computer.
- Enable USB Debugging Option on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Windows-based PC and the original data cable to establish a connection between your PC/laptop and Android device.
- Make sure that the battery of your phone is charged about 70 to 80% to avoid an unexpected shutdown while flashing process.
How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge:
Step 1: Download the G935TUVU4BQB1 Official Android 7.0 firmware file on the desktop of your computer for Samsung S7 Edge.
Step 2: Unzip the downloaded firmware file to get the G935TUVU4BQB1 tar.md5 file (Do not further extract).
Step 3: Boot your device into Recovery Mode and perform a factory data reset to attain a clean installation.
Step 4: Launch Odin3.exe.
Step 5: Connect your Galaxy S7 Edge to the PC using its USB data cable and power it OFF to boot into Download Mode.
Step 6: Power ON the Galaxy S7 Edge pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power keys at the same time. As a warning message appears, press Volume Up to continue.
Step 7: If the USB drivers are installed correctly, Odin will detect your phone and the ID: COM box will turn blue.
Step 8: In Odin app, click the AP button. Choose the firmware.tar.md5 or firmware.tar which you have already extracted.
Step 9: Click on the Start button in Odin and wait for the flashing process to complete successfully. After the firmware is successfully installed, the flashing process box will turn green.
Step 10: Disconnect your phone and reboot it manually after the flashing process has been completed successfully.
Step 11: The Galaxy S7 Edge will take about 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation. So please be patient.
Done! You have installed the official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge successfully.
These were the instructions you had to follow in order to complete the Android 7.0 update for your phone.
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