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Official Nougat release for the Galaxy S7 will start with Android 7.1.1

It has already been a few months since Android 7.0 Nougat was released for Nexus devices. Google then introduced Android 7.1 with its Pixel smartphones and earlier this week it rolled out Android 7.1.1 which includes several new features and improvements. Samsung is yet to release Nougat for its devices but it has been running a beta program through which select users can test beta builds of Android 7.0 on their Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge.

In response to a query from a member of the Galaxy Beta Program, Samsung has confirmed that the public release of Nougat will start with Android 7.1.1.

Android 7.1.1 is a minor update, it includes a new set of emoji, the ability to send GIFs directly from the keyboard in select apps and makes life easier by adding app shortcuts directly to the home screen. Users can launch actions on apps like Twitter and Google Maps by long pressing the app icon.

Samsung hasn’t confirmed when it’s going to publicly release Nougat for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge at least, it’s expected that the rollout will begin early next year.

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Thanks, Henk!

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Andrew Scott
Andrew Scott

Just been updated and version is 7, not 7.1.1. Location Scotland.

robahoy
robahoy

Well it’s the middle of Feb and my S7 edge still has 7.0. in UK.

awsaan
awsaan

I get galaxy s6 and still waiting for Nougat update… can’t wait more

merajdarji420
merajdarji420

Samsung s7 edge 7.1.1 when come in nepal

agustin perez mujica
agustin perez mujica

LG se adelanta a Samsung y empieza a actualizar Android nougat hoy como siempre los ultimos

gsmdalim
gsmdalim

Nice Update

saim a
saim a

Why not update Firmwares 5.0 for g900f

last-home
last-home

I bought galaxy s7 with dreaming cyanogenmod on it, but unfortunately there isn’t cm for s7 🙁
So the last samsung device ever for me …
Samsung MUST release CPU source code and other stuff for building cyanogenmod for s7 …

Stabbedintheface
Stabbedintheface

Maybe some research prior to buying next time…

tammeryousef
tammeryousef

there is cyanogenmod released already for s7 on xda

Mjmuneeb
Mjmuneeb

why Not upload Kenya Frimware 6.0.1 For j700h 2015

satchboogy
satchboogy

why dont you set a date goddamn it?? always saying probably blah blah blah…

TheSparda
TheSparda

I have the HTC 10, and I already got the nougat update. Samsung being slow as usual…

Goldenrose
Goldenrose

Samsung is really disappointing jobs،Any news for Note 5 .last year NOTE Flagship!!!!!!!

DareDevil01
DareDevil01

A version of Nougat has been seen getting tested on the Note 5 so I’d say it’s on its way

tswfootball
tswfootball

And they probably will get it somewhere around Q2 in 2017. That’s how Samsung does it..

ufo626
ufo626

Any expected date? Please

Vladciprian1978
Vladciprian1978

PLZ 7.1.1 NN for Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+

iamnigeloke
iamnigeloke

7.1.1 means soon enough, the S7 will be the first mobile VR device to support 2 major platforms, Daydream and Oculus.

islash94
islash94

Not Daydream for S7 Edge

Ishan Rishminda
Ishan Rishminda

Seriously Samsung.. I want that double tap to wake up feature too.. Do Something

brkaras
brkaras

I have the beta release you can double tap notification and unlock to that

dejandb
dejandb

Double tap to wake means wake up the phone by double tapping on the black screen while the screen is off – no need to push any physical buttons. I’ve only seen it on a Xiaomi tablet that I have and the S7 doesn’t have it.

deardevil
deardevil

what gain have you tapping twice on a black screen vs the home button???this one i dont get it,it only makes sense to me if they ditch the home button.

dejandb
dejandb

It’s a personal preference. Even if you don’t want it or understand why someone would use it, there are others who do.

The benefit is that this will be completely silent (no clicking noise) and you are putting less wear on the button itself.

bosson med
bosson med

what about the galaxy s6 edge

geops
geops

any news on S6 series ??

strazzi
strazzi

I hope that the 7.1.1 wll come sooner then with final relise.

sammay69
sammay69

i feel Samsung are doing a really good job with listing to the consumers feedback on the next update. it may take long before everyone has it but still good to see samsung is responding to its consumers

colliderz
colliderz

lol wait till they remove the headphone jack from s8 which NO customer ever demanded.

ShivamChatak
ShivamChatak

Well that means…. We’re gonna get the Android Nougat when Galaxy S8 is announced..

xpr0back
xpr0back

probably..

tswfootball
tswfootball

Haha I was thinking the same..
I thought Samsung was becoming better..
But no we’ll get the same thing like last year…

Reeneman
Reeneman

So true 🙁