Android 7.0 Nougat Beta 3 for Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge now available; full version to be released mid-December or early January

By Rida Nov 29, 2016 01:01 PM EST
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Android 7.0 Nougat Beta 3 program is released for the registered Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Beta program users in various tech markets.

Samsung seems to work well with respect to Android 7.0 Nougat update to its best smartphones, Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The release of Android 7.0 Nougat Beta 3 program indicated that Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update soon.

Earlier, Samsung released the second Android Nougat Beta program to the registered Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users in various tech markets. It is expected that Samsung will be ending its testing stage and release the update by mid-December or early January 2017.

The update is available for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones in the U.K. and soon in the U.S. Samsung, in a November announcement, said that the company is now rolling out a new version of Android 7.0 Nougat beta built for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge.

It is reported that Android 7.0 Nougat Beta 3 brings up improved Quick Panel usability, 4x3 button layouts, brightness color menu, button grid menu and much more along with the bug fixes which caused issues in the previous Beta programs. Samsung's disclaimer on the site mentions as reported below

 "Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition and Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition are excluded from the program. For the U.K, the beta program is only available to users of S7 and S7 Edge  who have a non-operator locked device or have purchased an open market version."

The latest Beta 3 program has improved spacing between the clock and the status bar icon together with improvements made to the multi-window, lock screen and notifications.

As reported in the Tech Times, few of the issues found in the previous Beta Program release remains unsolved by Samsung like the Wi-Fi disconnection, screen turning ON.

The Android 7.0 Nougat Beta 3 update is available as a manual download with a file size of 300MB and the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge beta testers should keep a note that the new update will change the software version to G935FXXU1ZPKK. 

 

 

 

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