Galaxy S7 Active spotted at WiFi Alliance with Android 8.0 Oreo

According to records from the WiFi Alliance, the Android 8.0 Oreo update may soon arrive on the Galaxy S7 Active. As with most Android updates, it is a guessing game as to when the update will drop. 

If we look to devices that have already received Oreo, we may be able to divine a rough time. The Galaxy S8, which received its WiFi certification in early January, started receiving Oreo in February. So, we could start seeing the update in mid-July. Of course, it could take a while for Samsung to push the update to carriers and then for carriers to …


Android Oreo update finally rolling to the Verizon Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

After posting the Android 8.0 Oreo update changelog for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge on its official website twice and subsequently pulling it, Verizon has once again uploaded the information and, unlike previous attempts, the update actually appears to be rolling out for real this time.

Those who own either the Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge will be pleased to know that the new software brings various new improvements such as changes to the App Pair feature and Dual Messenger. Also, a new high contrast keyboard design has been bundled in with various system UI changes that go hand-in-hand with …

AT&T rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Verizon recently announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is ready to be deployed, but then removed the official changelog from its website. Well, it looks like AT&T hasn’t posted the anything about an Oreo update for the Galaxy S7/S7 edge yet, but a rollout has definitely begun.

Many AT&T customers report they have been able to capture the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update on their Galaxy S7/S7 edge devices, and they have screenshots to prove it. As expected, this is a pretty sizable update weighing in at around 1.8GB, so make sure you have enough …

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S7 and Moto Z should be updated to Android Oreo in June

Verizon Wireless is hard at work readying Android 8 Oreo updates for four smartphones released back in 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Motorola Moto Z Droid, and Motorola Moto Z Force Droid.
According to Verizon, these handsets should get Android Oreo “in a few weeks.” Normally, a few should mean no more than three weeks, so we’re expecting all four phones to receive Android Oreo before the end of June.
Interestingly, Verizon’s Moto Z and Z Force were supposed to get their Oreo updates this month the latest. It’s unclear exactly …

Samsung resumes rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Samsung kicked off the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge not many weeks ago, but a few days ago the South Korean company announced it has put deployment of the update on hold due to some issues.

Apparently, a number of Galaxy S7/S7 edge devices (international version) have rebooted unexpectedly soon after people updated them to Android 8.0 Oreo. Well, it looks like after investigating the issue, Samsung managed to find the cause and even patch it.

Earlier today, Samsung confirmed it has resumed the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Oreo update rollout, so if you …

Samsung stops Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for the international Galaxy S7

Everyone was happy that Samsung has finally kicked off the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Unfortunately, it appears that it didn’t last too long. So, if you did not receive the update yet, chances are you won’t get it anytime soon.

Apparently, the South Korean company has decided to put the Android Oreo rollout on hold until it fixes some of the issues that many Galaxy S7 owners reported soon after the update went live. An official statement has already been issued by Samsung, which confirms the deployment of the update has been put on hold.

However, it …

Samsung confirms plans to release Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Oreo updates by mid-May

It looks like we’re just a few weeks away from the release of the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge. Not long ago, a Turkish website handled by Samsung said the update will be launched in mid-May, but the information may have been deemed unreliable by many since the same website initially said it would be available much earlier.

Well, it appears that the reason the initial information wasn’t accurate is that these schedules may change according to the development and approval procedures, which is why we’re now looking at a mid-May timeframe for the release …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Android 8.0 Oreo update pushed back to mid-May

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge are probably anxious to get the highly-anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo update, but it looks like they’ll have to wait a while longer. Although previous rumors suggested the update may arrive in mid-April, it appears that Samsung may have pushed back the release of Android Oreo until next month.

According to the new scheduler published by a Turkish website used by Samsung for official announcements, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge should receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates on May 18. It’s worth mentioning that the Galaxy S7/S7 edge Android 8.0 Oreo update is not …

More evidence confirms Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 edge will soon get Oreo in the US

It’s no surprise that Samsung plans to update both the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones to Android 8.0 Oreo, so the only mystery that remains to be solved is the moment the South Korean company chooses to do it.

We’ve reported earlier this month that the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with Android Oreo on board have been certified at Wi-Fi Alliance. Now we have more evidence that suggests US carriers will be delivering the long-awaited update as well.

Four Galaxy S7/S7 edge variants – AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have been recently spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance, and all are powered …

Galaxy S7 edge unit mysteriously receives Android Oreo update, see the software in this video

Well, folks, it has happened. After several months of testing, Samsung is finally beginning to roll out an official version of its Android Oreo-based Samsung Experience 9.0 overlay. As expected, the first Samsung handsets receiving the update are the Galaxy S8 and S8+. What’s surprising, though, is that the software has also recently landed on a Galaxy S7 edge unit in Vietnam. 

The above screenshot is in Vietnamese, but we can clearly see that the 1.4GB update is intended for the Galaxy S7 edge since it carries a model …