This is the Android 8.0 Oreo based custom firmware only to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F. CivZ Oreo is first among custom firmware makers to introduce Android Oreo based firmware for S7 Edge. For updating Galaxy S7 to CivZ Oreo, you should have a custom recovery installed. Also backup your data and then proceed. The tutorial below will make your process of updating a smooth one so Goodluck!
This tutorial is only to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F variant only in the UK. No other Samsung variant should be tried this tutorial on.
The first thing that you need to know is that once you root your phone you will lose it warranty. Also, there is a small amount of risk i.e. if something goes wrong you might end up with a brick phone and no warranty. So, if you want to proceed, we suggest you do at your own risk. Our blog is not to be held responsible in any way.
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Prerequisites to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F with Android 8.0 CivZ Oreo Custom ROM:
There are a number of things that you need to do before you get on with the installation process for Android 8.0 CivZ Oreo Custom ROM update on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
- First and foremost, you have to download the latest USB Drivers for your phone on your computer. Make sure that they are properly installed as well.
- Don’t forget to make a backup of your data. There is a high probability that you will lose everything during the installation process.
- Ensure that the USB debugging mode on your smartphone is activated.
- If you don’t want to run into boot loops during the installation process, we suggest you unlock the bootloader of the phone.
- Before you proceed in the recovery mode, perform Dalvik Cache swipe.
Android 8.0 CivZ Oreo Custom ROM Update:
Model name: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Version: Android 8.0.0
Build date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:26:47 +0000
Security Patch Level: 2018-04-01
Product code: BT
Complete Instructions to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge:
Step 1- The first step is to Download 8.0 CivZ ROM on your personal computer.
Step 2- To mount your S7 Edge memory onto the computer, you need to connect it to the PC via USB cable.
Step 3- You need to paste the Andriod 8.0 CivZ ROM zip file and GAPPS to your S7 Edge memory. You can place it either on the internal memory or the SD card. But make sure that it is placed directly in the memory and not in any folder.
Step 4- Switch off your phone and disconnect it.
Step 5- Turn it back on and enter the recovery mode. To do so, you need to press and hold the Power button along with the Volume Down button.
Step 6- In the recovery mode, you have to wipe all your data. Swipe the “Swipe to Factory Reset” option.
Step 7- Return to main menu and tap on Install button. Select the file that you copy pasted from your computer.
Step 8- Confirm installation. If you get into any boot loops you need to tap on the “Wipe Cache” button.
Step 9- Now reboot your phone via the “Reboot System” button. The process might take about 5 minutes and then you are good to go.
That’s it. You are done with updating your Galaxy S7 Edge G930F with Android 8.0 CivZ Oreo ROM. Enjoy the latest features on your S7 Edge.
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