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Build G930FXXU1DQFD Android 7 Nougat for Galaxy S7 SM-G930F

Time to update Galaxy S7 software with the latest build release by Samsung. The updated new build is G930FXXU1DQFD and the os version is Android 7.0 Nougat. May or may not be you updated your device with previous nougat firmware, but it is always a wise choice to updated with the latest software build.

Samsung occasionally release OS update for all their smartphone and tablet devices. Many time, all these update includes bug fixes, security updates, improve device performance and may be introduce new features too. So keep updating your phone when ever any update is available there for your device.
Galaxy S7 Software Update


In this post, we are going to introduce another android nougat based firmware build for the users of Samsung Galaxy S7 model number SM-G930F. Download the new firmware build and update your phone by following our step by step tutorials.

So how to proceed to update your phone to get this newly introduced official firmware update? There are two main ways by which you can update your android smartphone. The one is official way directly from your phone. And another is manual way through computer, using third party tool.

We are going to teach you both official and manual way to update your Samsung SM-G930F. So, keep reading this article to learn how to install stock android 7.0 nougat firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F.

But before that you should know that, flashing or installing official firmware will restore phone kernel. So, if your phone is rooted, the root access will be void. That means the firmware update will unroot your device. But don't worry you can root your phone again after completing the update process.

The official way to update software on phone is OTA. OTA stands for Over the Air, can be done directly from your phone settings. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA, then you can flash stock firmware on your samsung galaxy s7, manually through Odin software.

Build G930FXXU1DQFD, Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy S7
Model: SM-G930F
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: G930FXXU1DQFD

Warning!

This software update or firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S7 model number SM-G930F. So, never download the firmware for any other Android phone. androidofficer.com is not responsible if anything wrong happens to your device after following this software update method, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Things to note before update process:

Some backup procedure is necessary for proceeding to update guide. Android Officer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data. So keep a copy of important data in SD card
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 50% battery power (Check Battery Percentage)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Data)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via USB- (Activate USB Debugging)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy S7 SM-G930F on your PC (Android Phone Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

Galaxy S7 Software Update directly from Phone, OTA Update:

  1. Turn on Internet connection (WiFi recommended) on your phone (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Software Update Option, and check for available update. If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later.
  3. If any available update package is there, then Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically.
OTA update may delay sometime. So, you can wait for it to come for your device or you can choose to manually download the new firmware and update manually through Odin software. Now continue to manual way to update software on Galaxy S7 smartphone.

How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat Software Update through Odin:

Step 1: First download the firmware from the list below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

Download G930FXXU1DQFD Firmware

Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
odin-3.09-home-screen

Step 4: Now switch off and boot galaxy s7 into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".

Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.

Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
Odin detected phone


Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
odin pass message

Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.
Congrats! your Galaxy S7 software update has completed. If everything goes right, then the build G930FXXU1DQFD Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware updated successfully. Now, go to Settings>>About section, and check the firmware build number.

Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S7

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions to fix bootloop:

1) Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
2) Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset
3) Now, do Wipe Cache Partition
4) Finally reboot system now option to boot your phone to normal mode. 

In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Galaxy S7 Recover Mode
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.

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