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Update Galaxy S7 Edge G930F to Android 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat Custom Firmware

This ROM is a very stable custom firmware. It has all features from official Android Nougat 7.0. This custom ROM also gives better battery life. And with that, you will be able to update Samsung Galaxy S7 G930F to 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat using this complete tutorial. And with that, you will be able to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G930F to 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat using this complete tutorial. A custom recovery will be needed to install 7.0 based RENOVATE ROM zip file, since this is not an official Samsung firmware update.

If this is your very first time installing a custom ROM, we understand you would want to make sure your installation process go as smooth as possible. So before we actually jump to the installation process of RENOVATE ROM, let’s take a look below at how to backup all your data. When installing this 7.0 Nougat based custom ROM, your entire data will be wiped clean — like a brand new phone. As a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge user, you have several options to choose from depending on how you want to store your data. These are the some of the tips given below that we want you to keep in mind and then proceed.

 

Update Galaxy S7 Edge G930F to Android 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat Custom Firmware 9

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

7.0 RENOVATE Nougat ROM Details:

This amazing RENOVATE custom ROM comes with tons of new features and is based on 7.0 Nougat. A quick list of the main features in RENOVATE is given below and we are sure you’d love to use this on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G930F:

  • Home
    • License Status
    • ROM Version
    • Nightly Changelog
    • Tweaks Version
    • Useful links in regards to the rom

    System UI / Buttons

    • Immersive Mode On / Off / Per App
    • Per App Auto Immersive Mode [Premium only]
    • Choose from left, center, right or no clock
    • Enabled/disable opening clock app when clicking on statusbar clock
    • Enable/disable battery icon in statusbar
    • Enable/disable double tap to sleep
    • Enable/disable multi user icon
    • Enable/disable battery bar & lots of customization
    • Choose number of compact quicksetting
    • Choose number of quicksetting rows/columns
    • Enable/disable brightness slider in quicksettings
    • Enable/disable locking of quicksettings pulldown while phone is locked
    • Enable/disable locked quicksettings to be usable when phone is locked
    • Enable/disable quick pulldown
    • Enable/disable blur effect on pulldown
    • Enable/disable removable system notifications
    • Enable/disable keyboard selection notification
    • Navigation bar custom height (Portrait mode)
    • Enable/disable all rotations
    • Enable/disable loud volume warning
    • Enable/disable high brightness warning
    • Enable/disable fingerprint unlock after reboot
    • Enable/disable long press back to kill app
    • Recents long press behaviour
    • Window animation scale control
    • Transition animation scale control
    • Animator duration scale control

    Application

    • Camera flash battery % limit
    • Quick unlock without OK button
    • Randomize pin keypad on lockscreen (stock samsung theme only)
    • Enable/disable lockscreen rotation
    • Enable/disable lockscreen help text

    Misc

    • CSC selection
    • Enable/disable waking device when connection usb
    • Default app install location

    Colors

    • Link statusbar colors
    • Colorable statusbar icons
    • Select color for navigation bar icons
    • Enable dynamic navigation bar color
    • Select color for header background
    • Select color for header text
    • Select color for header icons
    • Select color for quicksetting background
    • Select color for quicksetting title text
    • Select color for quicksetting “enabled” tiles
    • Select color for quicksetting “disabled” tiles
    • Select color for quicksetting divider
    • Select color for quicksetting brightness slider
    • Select color for quicksetting drag handle background
    • Select color for quicksetting drag handle icon
    • Select color for notification background
    • Select color for notification title text
    • Select color for notification summary text
    • Select color for notification footer text
    • Select color for notification footer background

    Backup and Restore

    • Backup your color settings
    • Restore color settings from backup
    • Revert to stock colors

    License

    • License status
    • Monthly Subscription
    • 2,5 or 10 bucks donation

    Settings

    • Force English Language
    • Switch to Black Theme [Premium only]
    • Notify about nightly updates on start
    • Notify about nightly updates in background
    • Set the background checking frequency

NOTE: This RENOVATE custom ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is only for the SM-G930F variant. We highly recommend not trying this custom ROM on any other variant. You may have a different variant/model of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, depending on your region of purchase.

Not sure about your phone? Please follow these quick and easy steps below:

  • Go to Settings on your phone
  • Scroll down till you see “About device” or “About phone” and tap there
  • Note down what is written under “Model number”

This is the exact model number of your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

There are tons of useful articles and how-to guides on Team Android for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, but we think you might be interested in the following posts:

Like this RENOVATE ROM based on the latest 7.0? We love it too and we know you are looking forward to install it on your phone now. Now please read below for important tips on how to make sure your installation goes smooth and you do not end up with any problems.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial below and update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G930F to 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat custom firmware.

NOTE: There is a helpful tips section at the bottom of this guide to help you backup your entire phone as all your data will be wiped clean during the installation of this ROM. We want to make sure your installation goes smooth and you do not end up with any problems.

Tutorial: How to Install 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G930F

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install 7.0 RENOVATE Nougat custom firmware on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. If you are used to installing custom ROMs on your Galaxy S7 Edge, then this should not be any different for you.

As we mentioned earlier, you need to have a custom recovery installed on your phone. Please do that first and then get back to this tutorial. And before you proceed below, make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - 7.0 Nougat RENOVATE ROM

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for installing 7.0 RENOVATE ROM on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G930F. Please do not try on any other Galaxy S7 Edge variants.
  • Your phone should have a custom recovery installed in order to install this RENOVATE ROM on your phone.
  • We will be using TWRP Recovery for this tutorial. [Installation Guide: How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7 Edge]
  • This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • Samsung KIES will NOT detect your phone after installing this ROM because it is a custom firmware.
  • Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the Recovery Mode.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download 7.0 RENOVATE ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Galaxy S7 Edge USB memory to your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded 7.0 ROM zip file to your phone memory / SD card. Make sure the file is in the phone memory / SD card root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together. Alternatively, read this: How to Enter Recovery Mode on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

TWRP-ROM-Install-1

NOTE: Screenshots of the Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP Recovery) may change as new versions are released.

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Saad Khan

A geek that has converted into a Software Engineer. An audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff.

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