Update: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge and all of its variants are being updated to official Android 8.0 Oreo. This post has been updated to help you download and install the latest Android 8.0 Oreo or 7.0 Nougat full stock firmware via Odin flashtool onto S7 SM-G930F/FD, S7 Edge SM-G935F/FD and more.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge are one of the most popular Android smartphones due to its stunning hardware and software specifications like the latest Samsung Experience 9.0, formerly known as TouchWiz. Now, the official Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out to all variants of galaxy S7 adn the stock firmware files are also available for download.
This guide will also help you update, restore to stock Oreo firmware, or even Unbrick your Samsung Galaxy S7 device. If you have rooted the system, then you can easily restore any or all the changes you have made to the system and also revert it back to stock or factory images. The Odin flash tool method is the most common practice to update Samsung Android phones.
Downloads Galaxy S7 (Edge) full stock Odin firmware files
Before you proceed to the download section, you can either download the firmware directly from Samsung with a new tool without any speed restrictions or subscription from the first link or get it from third party websites from link 2.
- Samsung Galaxy S7 (Edge) Stock Android 8.0 Oreo and 7.0 Nougat
- Galaxy S7 (Edge) Korean and Canadian variants
- Download via Samsung tool
- Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Canadian variant
- Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930S
- Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930K
- Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930L
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935S
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935K
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935L
- Tools Required to Restore Galaxy S7 to Stock
Warning: Although going through this procedure should not cause harm or any damage to your device, it remains an unofficial process and you should be cautious about it. Reader’s discretion is advised. Also, This will perform a clean full firmware installation. That means you will lose all your data, app, media etc. Hence, it’s better to backup before you proceed.
How to Restore to Stock Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Full Firmware
- Enable USB Debugging on your device. To do so, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap on the Build Number several times until you get a new Developer Options in the Settings. Open Developer Options and enable USB Debugging from there. Trust the connection by allowing it when you connect it to your PC for the first time.
- Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC for a better connection. Get it from the download section official from the manufacturer.
- Backup everything before you proceed. Odin performs a clean install, that you will lose apps, data, media, etc.
Step 1: Download the listed firmware for your for your Galaxy device. Extract the zip file to get the firmware with .tar or .tar.md5 extension and place at a location where you can easily locate it in your PC.
Step 2: Now boot your device into Download/Odin Mode. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold Power button + Volume Down + Home keys for a few seconds. If you see a warning sign press Volume up/ Volume down to get the Odin screen.
Step 3: If you already have Odin software on your PC then simply run the Odin3_3.10.7.exe file. If not, then download the Odin3.zip file from the download section and extract it. Run Odin software as administrator.
Step 4: While your device is still in the Odin Mode, connect your device to your PC using a USB cable.
Step 5: After a successful connection, the ID: COM in the Odin should turn Blue and an Added!! message should be displayed in the Log tab. In case your device doesn’t show up in Odin, then you can troubleshoot it with the steps given at the end of the tutorial.
Step 6: Now click on AP button and add the firmware file by navigating to the file path.
Step 7: Take care that only Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are selected in the Options tab. Do not check Re-Partition.
Step 8: Once done, verify everything and proceed with installation by selecting Start button. If it’s a 4 file firmware, then take a look at the following image:
Step 9: When you get a PASS! message in the Log tab on your Odin software, that means firmware has successfully been installed and the device will restart itself. If not then reboot manually.
When you see the boot animation, you can enjoy your new firmware. Be patient as first boot may take a while. However, if the system doesn’t boot up for a long time, then go through the following.
How to Fix Bootloop on Samsung Galaxy Device?
If you come across boot loop or your Samsung Galaxy device is stuck at the boot logo then factory reset your device from the recovery. To do so, turn off your device (also remove the battery if applicable and put it back again) and reboot into recovery mode by press and holding Power + Volume down + Home keys for a few seconds. From the Recovery, select Wipe Data / Factory Reset. Confirm the action and reboot once done. Your device should now boot up.
How to Troubleshoot Connectivity problem on Samsung Galaxy Device?
If your device doesn’t show up in the Odin software, then turn off USB Debugging and turn it on again and Reboot. You can also reinstall the Samsung USB Drivers or try changing the USB cable and connection ports from device manager.
Download Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Oreo full stock full firmware for SM-G930F, G930T, G930W8, SM-G930FD, SM-G935F, SM-G935W8, SM-G935T, and more. Also, see how to install Android 8.0 Oreo on Samsung S7 and S7 Edge.