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Update Galaxy S7 Edge G930F to Android 7.0 Galaxy Project 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 Galaxy Project Nougat using this complete tutorial. A custom recovery will be needed to install 7.0 based Galaxy Project ROM zip and Google Apps zip files, 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 Galaxy Project 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 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.

7.0 Nougat Galaxy Project ROM - Samsung Galaxy S7

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 ( 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 ūüėČ

7.0 Galaxy Project Nougat ROM Details:

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

  • AMOLED PWM Flicker-Free fix (selectable via MTweaks)
  • Switch between SELinux Permissive or Enforcing (selectable via MTweaks)
  • Activated joystick_xpad Support
  • Added Configurable Wavelocks
  • Added CPU Governors
  • Added CPU Voltage and Frequency Control
  • Added Dynamic Fsync
  • Added Fake Knox 0x0 (@lyapota)
  • Added Frandom Support
  • Added GPU Voltage and Frequency Control
  • Added HID Gadget¬†Keyboard¬†/¬†Mouse¬†Patch
  • Added IO Schedulers
  • Added Insecure ADB
  • Added Powersuspend
  • Added UKSM
  • Adjusted Low Frequencies on CPU to 208MHz / 130MHz
  • Adjusted¬†Max¬†CPU Frequencies 27040MHz
  • Disabled DM_VERITY
  • Disabled Forced¬†File¬†Encryption
  • Disabled KNOX
  • Disabled TIMA
  • Disabled RKP
  • Disabled KAP
  • Disabled RPMB
  • Disabled Secure¬†Storage
  • Enabled 4 Cores can reach highest CPU frequency
  • Enabled CIFS Filesystem Support
  • Enabled F2FS Support
  • Enabled ISO9660 Filesystem Support
  • Enabled JOLIET Filesystem Support
  • Enabled Lockup Detector
  • Enabled NFS Filesystem Support
  • Enabled NTFS Support
  • Enabled UDF Filesystem Support
  • Enabled ZISOFS Filesystem Support
  • Increase¬†Battery¬†Charging Levels (USB¬†Standard = 900,¬†USB¬†Accesory¬†charger¬†= 900, MHL¬†USB¬†=660)
  • Spectrum Support

NOTE: This Galaxy Project custom ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S7 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, 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 ‚ÄúAbout device‚ÄĚ or ‚ÄúAbout phone‚ÄĚ and tap there
  • Note down what is written under ‚ÄúModel number‚ÄĚ

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

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

Like this Galaxy Project 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 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 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy S7 USB drivers!

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

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install 7.0 Galaxy Project Nougat custom firmware on Samsung Galaxy S7. If you are used to installing custom ROMs on your Galaxy S7, 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 - 7.0 Nougat Galaxy Project ROM

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for installing 7.0 Galaxy Project ROM on Samsung Galaxy S7 G930F. Please do not try on any other Galaxy S7 variants.
  • Your phone should have a custom recovery installed in order to install this Galaxy Project ROM on your phone.
  • We will be using TWRP Recovery for this tutorial. [Installation Guide: How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7]
  • 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 Galaxy Project ROM and Google Apps for Galaxy S7 to your computer.

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

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded 7.0 ROM zip and Google Apps zip files 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.


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