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Galaxy S7/S7 edge, A5 (2017), and A3 (2017) set to receive the Android Oreo update soon

After months of testing, Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update beginning with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in February. Since then, the company has been rolling out the update in various markets and on numerous carriers around the world. Recently, Samsung has also started seeding the Oreo update to the Galaxy Note 8, and the Galaxy S8 Active has received the update as well. Now that last year’s flagship models are already receiving the update, Samsung seems to be focusing on other Galaxy devices.

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge may get the update this month

Samsung appears to be finalizing the Android 8.0 update for the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy A3 (2017), and Galaxy A5 (2017). All these devices have been spotted at the Wi-Fi Alliance with the Android 8.0 onboard for certification. Older phones undergoing certification with a newer version of Android signals that the public rollout of the update is inching closer for these devices.

The timing of this certification also aligns nicely with the previous report about the Android 8.0 update schedule for select Galaxy devices. According to this schedule from Samsung Turkey, the Galaxy S7 series should start receiving the Oreo update in April, while the Galaxy A3 (2017) and A5 (2017) are supposed to get in May. As usual, the update may take a few months before it reaches all regional and carrier variants of the above-mentioned models.

Even after sending out the update to all these devices, Samsung will still have dozens of recently launched Galaxy devices awaiting the Oreo update. Looking at the pace at which Samsung is rolling out the update, it’s clear that Google will release the next major version of Android before most Galaxy devices receive Oreo. To see if your device is eligible for the Oreo update, check out this list.

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horiakyys
horiakyys

Just received Oreo on A5 (2017) from Vodafone Romania

Entertainment MS
Entertainment MS

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 When Oreo Update. ???

KrowreD
KrowreD

Lo mas incomprensible es porque siendo el A7 2017 el mas premiun de los A 2017, no lo tienen en cuenta, ¿ porque el A7 2017 no es tomado en cuenta ?

Rod
Rod

so sad, google already released android P beta, while we wait for the O.
I think samsung device is only for stupid people, just like me.
bye samsung, go get sony or one plus, to know what people called a “real” smartphone.

Houn6
Houn6

27 April…blame Samsung for this

tombias
tombias

April 27th oreo update for the s7 edge.

helghast
helghast

where is your proof?

EnterLuca
EnterLuca

I just googled it and came across a website of guncelmiyiz. It seems to be a turkish website.
Google translate helped me 😉 And there was 27th of April. Canada seems to have the same release date.

Aliyetim
Aliyetim

I hope A8 2016(sm A810F) recieve oreo update because android 8 is 2nd os major upgrade.

aponbd
aponbd

so s6 ??? no 8.0

kristoffera18
kristoffera18

Nope, S6 already had 2 major updates. Oreo is the last major update for S7’s so whenever you do upgrade phones I’d start with S8 as that’ll have 1 more major update when Android P releases.

Haohan Wendy
Haohan Wendy

but you need to wait 2 year later for android p and that time google already roll out android Q lol

Gitsov
Gitsov

Hopefully they won’t add more bloatware and leave option for disabling current one garbage – cloud, mail client, members, apps and so on … I still can’t understand vital role for members, voice recorder, e-mail client and smart things apps for proper working of device. 24h app for connecting to support have some sense, if they are expecting next fireworks starter device like Note7, but they fixed that issue even on Note7 …

Samirsa
Samirsa

you are talking for s7 edge but i still don’t receive oreo on my S8 us version,
samsung is to lazy for update.
don’t trust for that news everything is fake for S7 edge will be update in 2099.

Nyiko Lucky Mashaba
Nyiko Lucky Mashaba

Great stuff

Haohan Wendy
Haohan Wendy

I got an update this morning G935FD CSC XSP 🙂

digvijayshinde
digvijayshinde

It’s April 4th not April 1st.

digvijayshinde
digvijayshinde

Is it orio or not, that’s the question.

adyfasha97
adyfasha97

don’t be a liar, i am live in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Don’t get any update for Oreo firmware. still Nougat 7.0 firmware

alerpo
alerpo

same, a5 2017 217Mb file size,still not oreo

jerrytko
jerrytko

I have tested the Oreo developer base for S7 edge and great can say it is much better then Nougat.
Very fast and snappy and smoother.
And some nic little changes too.
Because it was not official release only dev base i have flashed back latest stock nougat so i can get official OTA update.

I think it will be in few weeks definetly not this week. But for sure in April.

utvic99
utvic99

I think the all of the mentioned phones will get the update earlier than what was shown on Samsung Turkey website. Note 8 got it on March 16, 2 weeks before March 30 (the date shown on the website).
Fingers crossed for this week update for S7 edge.

samsungfan99
samsungfan99

March 16th? Canada’s getting it on April 5th why is Canada so late?!

PJaya
PJaya

After 2017 oreo

neosavedme
neosavedme

Good Bye 👋
Oreo update for the Galaxy S6
RIP 😢

Raees777
Raees777

guess I should start looking for custom roms then…

bgpuccia2987
bgpuccia2987

Oh come on, you didn’t expect to actually receive Oreo on the S6, did you? That model was released with Lollipop, bro… Considering Samsung’s history, you will only get 2 major updates per model.

gtone339
gtone339

Any news regarding about the J3 Pro (2017) receiving the update as well?

JPSMR94
JPSMR94

Awesome, waiting for the update in my A3 2017

adyfasha97
adyfasha97

i hope S7 Edge in Malaysia, get Oreo firmware too

Gordon2014
Gordon2014

2017 my ass! It’s 4 months past 2018 and still nothing!!!!
Although I got a tone of 7.0 updates. Last one was 2 days ago……….. 😡😡😡😡

heshojo
heshojo

Yes iPhone is expensive phone but the very old editions of iphone and ipad still got new ios till now and roll out for all iphones and ipads at the same time
I hope to see samsung doing the same like Apple someday

waeo
waeo

Well not all of them , only the iphone 5s and later models get the newest ios updates.

fcaroll
fcaroll

Isn’t it old enough?

Cicerone
Cicerone

It is a forked ios version. Apple cut and slim down the update for old phones and this is only for marketing purpose. Take a look on the forums and you will see plenty of statements like yours. It is only for marketing and peace of mind of iphone users to stay glued to Apple.

Tokher
Tokher

Awesome
Waiting on My S7 Edge Australia.
Hope next Update is Oreo.
Also we still haven’t got Samsung experience.
Fingers crossed. 🤞

Linkyop
Linkyop

Android 7.0 on S7 have Samsung Experience 8.0.

Tokher
Tokher

I have 7.0 on my S7 Edge but i don’t have Samsung experience on my device

Linkyop
Linkyop

Even Galaxy S6 have Experience 8.0 on 7.0 Nougat. Install Samsung Sound Assistant app from Play Store and check app info.

idell
idell

What about A7 2017? 😐

PJaya
PJaya

A7 always late few week

NdriqimJanuzi
NdriqimJanuzi

Let’s hope s7 gets the update on 14th of April as Samsung Turkey revealed earlier

ProdByEchelon
ProdByEchelon

April 13 you mean

m143praveen
m143praveen

Samsung note 5 oreo update