Samsung’s credibility was questioned when Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Oreo updates were promised several times but weren’t rolled out. In the past few months, Samsung Turkey, some reps, and other sources familiar with the company had given multiple dates for Oreo update for the above flagships, but it never arrived. Now, with Android P around the corner, the two handsets are finally receiving the final and stable update to Android 8.0 Oreo in several European countries.
First reports came from the UK, then the update has started to expand in other European countries, so we assume that it will gradually reach every unit of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in the next few days. The update weighs 1274.28 MB and it carries the build number G930FXXU2ERD5 on the Galaxy S7 and G935FXXU2ERD5 on the S7 Edge. It obviously includes the latest iteration of Samsung’s customized user interface, called Samsung Experience 9.0. We already had the pleasure to test the new UI on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 series: it contains several graphics renewals and important new features.
The update on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is obviously coming via OTA, so you should get a notification on your phone. We suggest you download it while you are connected to a WiFi network if you do not want to consume your data traffic. If you still did not get the notification, you can try to force the arrival of the update manually, by heading to the settings menu. If you own a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge and it has already updated to Android 8.0 Oreo, let us know your first impressions of the performance after the update by using the comment box below.