Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016) Getting Android Nougat 7.0 Update in India

If you own a Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) or A7 (2016) in India, we have some great news for you. The Korean giant has finally started seeding the Android Nougat 7.0 update to the said devices in the country. Just a few days back, we reported about the A5 (2016) Nougat update, however, that time update was limited to users in Russia.

Android Nougat 7.0

It’s a pretty big update for Samsung mid-rangers launched last year. Let’s dig into details and find out what the Nougat firmware brings to the table.

Nougat time for Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016)

First up, the latest software update for A5 and A7 2016 editions brings the same user interface as last year’s flagships Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S7. This means less bloatware and more fluent OS.

Other than that, you have the Nougat OS improvements marking overall better experience. Features like Multi-window, Doze on the Go, Enhanced APIs and much more have made their way to Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A5 (2016).

To check whether the update is available for your particular smartphone, all you need to do is visit the “About Device” section of your device and check for the software update. In case, you can’t notice the update, fret not. The update rollout is happening in phases and might take few hours to appear on your device.

For those who don’t know, the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) were launched in December 2015, before being released a few months later in India. In case you are already rocking the latest Nougat firmware on your device, share the experience with fellow users in the comments section below.

  • Maqsood Ali

    I just updated my A5(2016) it wouldnt start …lockscreen shows up ..touch doesnt work and it shuts down.