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Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S7

In this tutorial we will guide you how to Download and Install your Android 7.0 Nougat on Verizon Galaxy S7. As per the official news from Samsung, Samsung has released the stable version of Nougat for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. It is good opportunity that you can update your Verizon Galaxy S7 by using this Stable Android Update. SM-G930V is official firmware update, which is available for Verizon Galaxy S7. You may download Nougat firmware from below link for Verizon galaxy S7.
If you want to taste the new features of Android, you are at right place. Android 7.0 nougat for Verizon Galaxy S7 is loaded with lot’s of new Features and will work on Stock device non rooted too. Verizon Galaxy S7 for your device is now available via OTA (over the air) but for this you will need to download around 1.6 GB data. In the below link you will find official Firmware for Verizon Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. When you will update this firmware in your SD Card, it will not wipe out everything but still for pre-caution you may take full backup before downloading and updating Verizon Firmware for Galaxy S7.

Before you proceed for the process following things should be kept in mind :

  • You are updating your firmware not working on rooted device.
  • Take full backup of your phone.
  • This process is exclusively for Verizon Galaxy S7 SM-G930V, don’t try it on other version.
  • Follow the process carefully otherwise you may face some problems.
  • Make ensure that your phone is charged at least 50%, ideally you can charge your phone full to prevent sudden shutdown in between process.
From below Link you can Download Android 7.0 Nougat for Verizon Galaxy S7

Guide to Manually Installation process for Android 7.0 Nougat on Verizon Galaxy S7

  • Enable ‘USB debugging’ and turn OEM unlock off from setting options.
  • Method : How to Enable USB Debugging, OEM Unlock and Developer Options on Android Device
  • Reboot your phone into download mode. To apply this, (press power + Volume up + home) and make sure a pop up may come and say Official under system and binary.
  • If you don’t see the pop up message than you need to flash the PH1 firmware via ODIN.
  • Create a folder and name it FOTA in the root directory of your external SD Card.
  • Now download your update (Nougat OTA files) for Verizon Galaxy S7 from above links and place that file in folder with name ‘’.
  • Again reboot you device into Recovery mode for this press (Power + Volume down +home).
  • Choose ‘’ file form external update card.
  • Click on Yes button to apply your update.
Now you can enjoy your updated device, above steps update your device smoothly but in any condition if you face some error like “E: footer is wrong” or “E: signature verification failed” than you need to decrypt your SD card.

Decrypt your SD card :

  • Go to Setting >> Security >> Encryption
  • Now click on Decrypt SD Card option
  • Uncheck all the boxes to Decrypt the external SD card.

Source – XDA

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