Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

It was also just recently that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge were updated to the Android Nougat version, which was likewise rolled out to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Galaxy S5 Neo devices after weeks of waiting.

On the bright side, now that Nougat update has started rolling out in Russian Federation (kind of), users in other countries will also get the update soon.

The said devices were running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but after the expected date, the devices should have been updated to Android N. Samsung J series smartphones were also included in the update.

According to some reports, this is the last update that this new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone is getting. The smartphone has been already showed up on Wi-Fi.org listing with the Android 7.0 onboard, as they were testing the OS with the network compliance and compatibility. The smartphone released as a spin-off variant of Galaxy S5 nearly two years ago, is receiving the update with firmware version G903WVLU1CQH4. It’s worth noting that firmware version J710FXXU3BQHA contains the August security patch beside the usual Nougat-related new features and improvements. If you live outside Canada, you have to wait for a few more days to see this update on a respective Galaxy S5 Neo smartphone. If you live in Russian Federation, then you should also know the update weighs in at 970MB, so make sure you have enough free storage before attempting to download the file.

Then, after downloading the firmware, tap Restart and Install option.

Your device will run Android 7.0 Nougat after the installation is complete.

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