Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge gets Android Oreo 8.0 Update

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So, with the Android Oreo 8.0 onboard, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge has successfully completed it's two years major OS upgrade cycle and this will be the last major update for the former flagship device, and it has aged pretty well. The firmware update is now being rolled out over-the-air in the United Kingdom and it's only a matter of time before it's released elsewhere.

The software update is also only available over-the-air as of now, but should soon be available for download via Samsung SmartSwitch as well.

The Android Oreo update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge additionally has features such as Samsung Cloud and Find My Mobile.

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It contains improvements to boost battery life by cutting down on needless backdoor application activity, quicker start-up, more fluid navigation, and greater security through the Google Security Patch released in April 2018 and Google Play Protect, that controls malware and suspected activity in apps.

The firm will surely be rolling out these updates to US-based users in the coming months. The announcement was very well received by the community, as the Samsung S7 users were expected this big update for a long time now.

PS If you ordered your unit from any of the regions that have started getting the update, you should watch your unit too as you would be getting the same bump with them, and at the same time. Additionally, SamMobile reports that Vodafone users are also starting to get the update. Other carriers in the United Kingdom should soon follow suite.