[Update: App removed] Samsung starts Android 7.0 Nougat beta testing for the Galaxy S7 edge in the UK!

Samsung joined the club of other smartphone makers last year in letting its consumers beta test the next major Android upgrade – Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge owners were able to test Android 6.0 Marshmallow much before the update was made official. Now, the Korean giant has started beta testing Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy S7 edge (and, we presume, the regular Galaxy S7 as well) in the UK.

With the Galaxy Note 7 out of the market, Samsung is no doubt looking to quicken the pace at which it completes porting Android Nougat to the S7 and S7 edge. This time, users will have to download the Galaxy Beta Program app from the Galaxy Apps store on their device to enrol for the beta program, although whether you are actually selected for the program is something Samsung will decide. The beta registration doesn’t seem to be working just yet, but it should once Samsung makes an official announcement of the program.

For those who can’t find the Galaxy Beta Program app in the store, the APK for the app is available for download from this link (alternate link here) so you can do a manual install. We will be working on getting the beta installed on our Galaxy S7 edge and will be publishing a detailed guide with instructions on how to register for the beta (remember, registration doesn’t mean you will be selected for the program). Also look for a full rundown of Android 7.0 on the Galaxy S7 edge in the coming days.

Update: Samsung has removed the Galaxy Beta Program app for now and it could be a while before it’s available for download once again.

Samsung starts Android 7.0 Nougat beta testing for the Galaxy S7 edge in the UK!

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pjhardy
8 months 19 days ago
pjhardy

cmon

Andersondealmeida
8 months 21 days ago
Andersondealmeida

That is so sad it means no android 7.1 for samsung users, well not so soon at least. I would prefer they wait more then delivery to the users the new android.

abdullahhashmi
8 months 22 days ago
abdullahhashmi

T-mobile S7 edge received software update, about 81.96mb
States: The security of your device has been improved

adamfilipmiiko
8 months 22 days ago
adamfilipmiiko

Beta update or was it just a security patch?

abdullahhashmi
8 months 22 days ago
abdullahhashmi

Security patch

dalex64
8 months 22 days ago
dalex64

Samsung is likely to have problems to release Android 7.0 also in beta, also because it is not possible that since yesterday you can not download the firmware !!!! I am disappointed, I remember that on LG’s terminals in rollout Android 7.0 and also in stable version!

ib911
8 months 22 days ago
ib911

Please, Samsung will come Reload 7.0 for S7 and S7 edge when it will come to the phone update 7.0 a5 2016??

Haitham Shawwa
8 months 22 days ago
Haitham Shawwa
Samsung is approaching the launch of updated Android 7.0 (Noga) your last Bhoatvha, and initially will be as usual with the newer phones and we are talking here about a telephone Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, who did not live to Note 7 Aharkhma this occasion (happy). Still demo update is not available yet, but Samsung has launched an application on behalf of Galaxy Beta Program is available for download now just across the British version of the Google Play store allows users of the two devices mentioned register for a chance to download a beta version of Alnoja on… Read more »
rebaz1993
8 months 22 days ago
rebaz1993

dear HAITHAM SHAWWA my program work but it say server error tr again later > how do fix that?

Haitham Shawwa
8 months 22 days ago
Haitham Shawwa

Still demo update is not available yet, but Samsung has launched an application on behalf of Galaxy Beta Program is available for download now just across the British version

gdsy101326
8 months 23 days ago
gdsy101326

What’s the pretty font in the screenshots?

redouanetsps
8 months 23 days ago
redouanetsps
I think “good bye” to google , what the different between marshmallow and nougat in smartphone of google ; nothing important (the multitasking is found in samsung from many years , the organistation of notifications not importance here ,the technical doze is great lie from google ;many users after them experience with marshmallow says that , and me one of them …) , what’s in your view the importance of the changement here ? Nothing necessary in nexus or pixel . In addition the high price !!! For what this high price ? I’m not go to pay high price… Read more »
mohammadrezahasanvand
8 months 23 days ago
mohammadrezahasanvand

when to begin download?!?!?

bumblebee1978
8 months 23 days ago
bumblebee1978

server error !!!! 🙁

rebaz1993
8 months 22 days ago
rebaz1993

same !

Skribu
8 months 23 days ago
Skribu

You would like to receive the Samsung Galaxy S5 also a touch wizz including updates to internal applications from Samsung, Touch Wizz the S6 would marshmallow on android S5 more optimized …

adamfilipmiiko
8 months 23 days ago
adamfilipmiiko

When the beta rolls out, Shouldnt it be possible to just download the firmware as a file and flash it? Or is it necessary to be on the beta program and BTU rom?

redouanetsps
8 months 23 days ago
redouanetsps

Yes it possible , if the beta rolls out you can download it and install it very easy from odin ,
The developers are preparing the software very fast after rolls out

Mawty
8 months 23 days ago
Mawty

Belive me! JUST WAIT! Don’t mess up with your phone! Be pation and wait! I did the mistake with my S6 last year and had issues after that! Fixed later but still just wait! 🙂

Andrei603
8 months 23 days ago
Andrei603

Yea… I think S6 don’t get the new UI… Just say…. Like S5 with Marshmallow…

Mawty
8 months 23 days ago
Mawty

Well the Beta for the Note 5 is with the new GraceUX.I think that the S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge Plus may get the new TouchWiz (GraceUX) as well!

Ionut Ciprian
8 months 23 days ago
Ionut Ciprian

I’m wondering if the Nougat update will bring the new TouchWiz as well.
It’s about time for Samsung to change the interface.
The actual one is perfect but became boring 🙂

HFL087
8 months 23 days ago
HFL087

it will

Mawty
8 months 23 days ago
Mawty

I think it will! Atleast for the S7/S7 edge is confirmed! But since on the Beta for the Note 5 is with the new GraceUX i think that the S6/S6 edge/S6 Edge Plus may get the new TouchWiz (GraceUX) as well!

mahdirashidi8
8 months 23 days ago
mahdirashidi8

What is wrong with samsung
Still says
Server eror…

Mawty
8 months 23 days ago
Mawty

Just be pation! Everything which is good needs time!

wilberto vasquezr
8 months 23 days ago
wilberto vasquezr

Cuando estaran disponibles La betas ???

ashwinrajsr
8 months 23 days ago
ashwinrajsr

I hope that Samsung extend the beta program to countries outside the UK as well (hoping for India :P)

j2001m
8 months 23 days ago
j2001m

I have g935fxxu1bpje installed and it’s just says server error

HFL087
8 months 23 days ago
HFL087

same

j2001m
8 months 23 days ago
j2001m

I installed the app but when I open it it just says server error

tiborh
8 months 23 days ago
tiborh

Still no sign on BTU for beta rom. 🙁

server error 🙂

Mawty
8 months 23 days ago
Mawty

Is there a way to email Samsung because i want to give suggestion for the update! If there is a link or smt else please answer!

NotReallySamsungFan
8 months 23 days ago
NotReallySamsungFan

Lmao. Samsung will do what they want with software.

Mawty
8 months 23 days ago
Mawty

Lmao! You know… sometimes Samsung listens to their consumers so that they can make their (in this case “software updates”) products better!And why do you think they are launching the beta you smart guy?

maxiroe1912
8 months 23 days ago
maxiroe1912

Is someone here with a normal S7? I cant get the BTU CSC File

coto39
8 months 23 days ago
coto39

Just download the latest BTU firmware and extract the csc file (or home_csc.bin) using 7zip. If you to download a firmware faster use the SamFirm tool (which can be found in xda).

Goodamus
8 months 23 days ago
Goodamus

Samsung must update Note 4 with the 7.0 in order to preserve the customer base.

geiti94
8 months 23 days ago
geiti94

ask google to change his requirments 😛 when the gpu dont have some standards= no nougat. n4 exynos support it but the crapdragon n4 dont support it so no nougat for both… a one more reason for hate the crapdragon cpu

thegeneral2010
8 months 23 days ago
thegeneral2010

Both exynos 5433 and sd805 supports nougat requirements no problem in that its only company agreement is the only barrier.

berkbu
8 months 23 days ago
berkbu

n4 SD805 supports it or sure! there are so many other devices which have same SoC and run android 7

WP00
8 months 23 days ago
WP00

The 805 does support Nougat actually. Nexus 6 runs it.

geiti94
8 months 23 days ago
geiti94

can be that both support it but for me is easyer to port nougat on n4 exynos 😛 s6 32bit libs and some frameworks and kernel mods and n4 exynos can boot nougat 🙂

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