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Nigerians Can Now Download Android Nougat On Their Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge Device.

Finally!!
Android Nougat is upon us, at least for those who have the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge in Nigeria.  Yesterday, I was able to upgrade my device to Android 7.0. The download process took about 30 minutes because the upgrade file was about 1.2GB in size. After upgrading, I noticed a slight lag, but everything returned back to normal after a few minutes.

When it comes to the changes, almost everything has been revamped; there is a new notification panel interface, plus Samsung also included private mode and the blue light filter.

You also get an improved multi-window experience, Android Nougat style.


There is a setting that allows you to change your display from HD, FHD, and WQHD, which can help save your battery. Samsung also included a utility that helps you to choose a preferred operating mode.

Lastly, the settings, calls, messages and a couple of stock android apps have also undergone a UI change.

I haven’t had any bad experience so far, but it’s too soon to tell.
 
UPDATE: Corrected an error with the display size.

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8 comments on “Nigerians Can Now Download Android Nougat On Their Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge Device.

  1. NaijaTechGuy says:

    Nice one Misstechy.. The upgrade to Nougat Reduces battery life though.. Check here – http://www.naijatechguy.com/2017/02/nougat-update-affects-battery-life-of.html

  2. Henry says:

    Nice to hear it has hit Nigeria finally. Tested the beta sometime back though. Small correction though, I think you mean UHD not WHD.

  3. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    …WELL,I THINK ITS LATE,ALTHOUGH,ITS BETTER LATE THAN NEVER. SAMSUNG IS ALWAYS SLOW WITH UPDATES,ITS PART OF THEM ALREADY…

  4. KingAbsolute says:

    This your pinkie beau tho, always flaunting…
    The Nougat version, as far as I’ve gathered, is nice. But for some people like me, it would have been better with (or added) a darker interface (i.e. night mode).

  5. KingAbsolute says:

    I think almost all brands are late when it comes to providing update. Some will not even provide it at all, even in their flagship device.

  6. pWilliams says:

    Thank God they finally looked our side….I only other OME’s will do the same

    1. Kaybang says:

      which phone u dey use, u dis bros? And don’t tell me it’s an S7/edge

  7. nurudeen says:

    Pls can samsung s4 be upgraded to lollipop or marshmallow?

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