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How to Install Galaxy S7 Edge G935S KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware

Samsung has released KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Oreo official update for Galaxy S7 Edge G935S, Korean variant. Being the second major Android upgrade the phone is receiving, it brings in numerous changes and improvements. Starting off, with this build, you would be greeted with a revamped Samsung Experience UI. Further, all stock apps have been tweaked, new icons have been added and beneath it all, there are performance improvements. The new KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Oreo firmware is a major change, one that you can immediately install by following ahead given steps. Fortunately, our guide will let you flash latest firmware regardless if you are rooted or running custom firmware. Instructions are listed right below for manually installing KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge G935S with Odin tool — and also root Galaxy S7 Edge G935S phone on this firmware.

It is a great concept that whenever your device receives a new Android version, you should do a factory reset and start from scratch. This way, any faulty configurations, bad apps or other issues that might be occurring now wont carry over. To make the process easy, you can utilize Samsung Smart Switch to make a complete backup of your Galaxy S7 Edge G930S. And, if you want more options for saving your current data, do read our article on how to make a backup of your stuff and all your apps. After you have made sure that your data has been safely and completely backed up, install KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Oreo on Galaxy S7 Edge G935S using ODIN with the instructions ahead.

Install KSU1EREA Android 8.0 firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge G935S

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 😉

KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Firmware Details:

Model SM-G935S
Model name Galaxy S7 Edge
Country Korea (SK Telecom)(SKC)
Version Android 8.0.0
Changelist 13438543
Build date Fri, 25 May 2018 09:33:40 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-04-01
Product code SKC

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If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy S7 Edge G935S, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

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!

How to Install KSU1EREA Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935S Oreo Firmware

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to Android 8.0 KSU1EREA. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device. There are some files to be downloaded, so we recommend downloading them from before to save time while you flash this firmware update.

ODIN3 v3.09

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935S. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • G935SKSU1EREA is an official firmware by Samsung for the Galaxy S7 Edge G935S.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 8.0 build KSU1EREA update for Galaxy S7 Edge G935S, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy S7 Edge to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. See here: How to Root Galaxy S7 Edge G935S on KSU1EREA Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 8.0 G935SKSU1EREA for Galaxy S7 Edge to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935S.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see a warning screen (as shown below). Press Volume Up to confirm and proceed to the Download Mode. Having issues getting into this mode? Read our detailed guide on how to enter Download Mode S7.

ODIN Mode - Samsung Galaxy A7 G935S (2017)

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy S7 Edge USB drivers installed on your computer.