When will Galaxy A8, J5, C5, C7 and J7 Prime get Android 7.0 Nougat update?
There are other Samsung devices in the line too, like, Galaxy On7, Galaxy C7 Pro and Galaxy C5 Pro
Samsung has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to Galaxy A-series smartphones, while other Samsung models are awaiting the update
Samsung has already started off the roll out of Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Galaxy A-series. While the latest model to receive the firmware is the Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017) devices in Thailand and the Galaxy A3 (2017) in Russia already got the update just a few days back.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), model number SM-A520F has now received Android 7.0 Nougat update in Russia, reported SamMobile.
The Android 7.0 Nougat update comes equipped with a security patch for August, along with other upgrades.
Here is how to install Android 7.0 Nougat on your device via OTA (over-the-air):
- First, if your device is eligible, an Android 7.0 Nougat download notification will pop up on your phone screen
- You have to Press the “Download” button
- After that press “Restart & Install” button once the download completes.
- After selecting it, rebooting will begin automatically
- “Installing System Update” notice will appear on your screen, when installation starts
- It will upgrade the system automatically
- Following the completion of upgrading Android 7.0 Nougat will run on your device
There is a way to manually check the availability of the new software. For that all you have to do is go to ‘Settings’ >> ‘About phone’ >> ‘System updates’ >> ‘Check For Update’.
Other handsets, that belong to Samsung Galaxy A-series, that have received the update are Galaxy A3 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016).
Now, the question remains as to when other popular handsets from the company such as the Galaxy A8, Galaxy J7 Prime, Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy On7, Galaxy C5, Galaxy C7, Galaxy C7 Pro and Galaxy C5 Pro will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update.
Other than that, Samsung’s other devices, like phablets – the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 – and other smartphone series – Galaxy S5 Neo – are also said to be in line to get the OS.
On the other hand, Google is gearing up to make its latest Android 8.0 O operating system public. The Galaxy Tab A 9.7 could be one of the early birds to get this Google OS, as it’s been spotted on WiFi Alliance with Android 7.0 Nougat.