Samsung recently rolled out the Android 8.0 Oreo for its flagship devices, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge last month in the United Kingdom. Now, the brand has begun the rollout of Oreo in India.
According to a report by SamMobile, multiple Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge users are now receiving the Oreo update to their units. The update comes with firmware version G930FXXU2EREM and G935FXXU2EREM for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge respectively. The firmware weighs in at 1.4GB and it brings Samsung Experience 9.0 to the table. The update also brings April 2018 security patch as well.
It is advised by the company to update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. Since the update is being rolled out over-the-air, it may take some time before it comes to your device. One can also manually check for the update by going to Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update.
After the update, the smartphones will have all the goodies of Android Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0. Users will get picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously. So, for example, one can minimize a YouTube video while sending a text message or writing an email. Android Oreo has other features like including Background limits, installation of apps via APK, over 60 new emojis, notification dots, Wide-gamut colour for apps, Snoozing individual notification, Adaptive icons, Keyboard navigation, WebView enhancements and much more.