Samsung has put a major effort into updating its most current devices to Android 7.0 Nougat. The most recent reports indicate Samsung is now developing the update for its Galaxy Note 5 smartphone and Galaxy Tab S2 tablet.
The manufacturer recently announced it is also developing the Google software update for its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, which are expected to update to Android 7.0 sometime between January and April of 2017. There is no word on when the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Tab S2 will actually receive the update.
Meanwhile, Samsung’s Android 7.0 Nougat beta program is in full swing overseas. Unlocked Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge handsets in the Europe are now receiving the second build of beta software, according to SamMobile. The new beta software addresses various issues including a bug, which caused Facebook to crash.
European Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners can access the 92MB second beta software wirelessly or can check for the update manually by accessing Settings > About Device > Software update.
Samsung’s beta program for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge is now also available in China and the manufacturer is rolling out its first round of beta software to devices in that market. In addition to Europe and China, Samsung’s Android 7.0 Beta program is also available in the U.S. and Korea.
Users must have an unlocked Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone to participate in the beta program and must download the Samsung’s Galaxy Beta Program application to register for the program. Users should keep in mind that the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition and Batman Injustice Edition and not eligible for the Android 7.0 Nougat beta test software.