Samsung starts rolling out Nougat update to its Galaxy A7 (2017)

by Pavan Kumar B.C 6

The South Korean Giant announced its mid-range Galaxy A7 (2017) early this year in the month of January along side the Galaxy A3 (2017) and Galaxy A5 (2017). The device came out of the box with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow but now Samsung has rolled out the Android Nougat update to the device which weights 1394.40MB in size. The update is currently being received to the devices in Thailand and it arrives as version A720FXXU2BQGB.

Apart from the jump to Nougat, the update also brings new settings menu, quick setting buttons, improved notifications and AOD, Samsung Pass and multi window experience. Moreover, we can also see the Dual Messenger feature that we have seen with Xiaomi’s MIUI 8 that lets its user to setup two different social networking accounts which can be used parallelly. It will also many minor bug fixes that the users have encountered.

Like all other updates, it might take some time to reach your handset, but if you are in a hurry to get updated, head to the settings of the smartphone and tap on system updates. If the update is available you need to download it initially and install it accordingly. Make sure that you download the update on Wifi as it will be saving your data bill and also ensure that the battery on the device is more than 60 percent before the installation starts.

Do not forget to backup your data just to be on the safer side. It is not mentioned when the update will be rolled out globally but looks like it will be seen in other regions once all the device in Thailand gets updated. Do you own a Samsung Galaxy A7? Which region do you belong to? Stay tuned to PhoneRadar and comment in the section below if you have more on the same. We will get back to you with more news and updates.


Pavan Kumar B.C


Pavan is an Electronic & Communication Engineer, a Gadget freak and has passion towards Photography, Wild life, Sports and always trying and finding new thing in the fields interested. He also collects rare information, which are not in books (mostly about animals), and very much interested in modelling and acting. Loves to spend time with friends, kids and importantly, PETS!

  • Swapnil Potdar

    That’s great news for Samsung A7?

  • Vishal Giri

    happy A-series users!!

  • Arup Das

    Galaxy A7 is a very good for camera

  • Yamini Nagarajan

    wow that’s amazing news?

  • Sarvesh Parab

    Wow A7 users must be happy because samsung doesnt roll out updates like this to each and every phones…..only for selected phones

  • Aakash Prajapati

    India Not Getting Nought. Because Some Mid Range Upper Smartphone Not CAme Upper OS Update.
    Let Se Can We Update In India Or Not.