Flash Android 7.1.1 N7 Pixel Edition Nougat Custom ROM on Galaxy S7 Edge
N7 Pixel Edition is another custom ROM available for the Galaxy S7 Edge model number G935F. This Pixel Edition ROM is based on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Being an advanced Galaxy S7 Edge owner, you’ll be glad to know that you can enjoy the latest Android OS experience. Android 7.1.1 N7 Pixel Edition Nougat Custom ROM brings some Google pixel features and UI elements. Also, this ROM is heavily Debloated and comes with System Optimizations, Super-Su, Pixel features look and feel and much more.
The ROM has no major bugs, and you can use it as a daily driver for your phone. As you know, that N7 Pixel Nougat ROM is a custom firmware which is not officially released by Samsung. Thus, you’ll need to have the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP pre-installed on your S7 to flash the N7 Pixel Nougat ROM and Gapps. Interested to install N7 Pixel Nougat on your Galaxy S7 Edge? Go ahead and proceed to the installation guide but don’t forget to make a complete backup of all your existing data. In case, anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
The N7 Pixel Edition Android 7.1.1 custom ROM and instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy S7 Edge G935F. Check the model number of your Galaxy S7 Edge G935F from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy S7 Edge G935F by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S7 Edge G935F USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Galaxy S7 Edge G935F should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your S7 Edge must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy S7 Edge G935F is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Update Android 7.1.1 N7 Pixel Edition Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F:
Step No 1: – First, download N7 Pixel Edition Android 7.1.1 custom ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge G935F on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer N7 Pixel Edition Android 7.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Galaxy S7 Edge G935F from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform a wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced> Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – Wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors during ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the N7 Pixel Edition Android 7.1.1 custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy S7 Edge G935F will be reset and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy S7 Edge G935F to the latest N7 Pixel Edition Android 7.1.1 ROM.