Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on your Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung announced their latest Galaxy S series flagships named as Galaxy S9/S9 Plus earlier this year. This were the successor to the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus released last year. However, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge were released earlier which was the last series to have the Edge variant. Also, we have known that Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge were released with Android Marshmallow.Image result for ANDROID 8.1 OREO

In the recent times, we have seen that Samsung has released Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S8 series. However, Android 8.0 Oreo is not the latest update that was released by Google. After the launch of Pixel 2 series, Google announced Android 8.1 Oreo update. Thus, Android 8.1 Oreo has become the latest version of Android currently.

Now, we have known that the Android 8.1 Oreo update is nowhere to be seen from Samsung. Also, the update will be first released for the Samsung Galaxy S8 series. Later, it will come to the Galaxy S7 series. Therefore, if you want to have Android 8.1 Oreo on your device right now. Then, follow the below guide to install this latest version of Android on your device.

Prerequisites

  • Make sure the bootloader on your device is unlocked and your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery installed.
  • Also, ensure that your device has 50% or more battery remaining to continue this process smoothly.
  • Most importantly, make sure to take an entire backup of your device before installing the below-mentioned ROM on your device

 

Downloads

 

Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 4A

  • First of all, follow the steps mentioned in the Prerequisites section properly.
  • Now, make sure to download and transfer the files attached in the Downloads section to your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge
  • After that, you have to boot into the recovery menu on your device. For this, power off your device at first and then press Volume Down+Power button at the same time for 3-5 seconds.
  • Once in recovery, go to Install section and select the zip file and flash it to your device.
  • Once the zip file has been flashed, you will have Android 8.1 Oreo running on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

Note that if this is your first time installing a Custom ROM, this will feel a little hard to you. In such case, find someone who has a little experience of this stuff so that it can be helpful.

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