Upgrade Your Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to Android 7.1.2 Nougat Custom ROM

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Apr 23, 2017
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Getting jealous of all the Galaxy S8 talk? Let’s not turn green and give a fresh overhaul to our own Galaxy S7. First Android 7.1.2 Nougat based custom ROM is now available for your Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Resurrection Remix is bringing latest features of Nougat along with security updates for your device that has just recently lost its status of being the “latest,” but that doesn’t mean we won’t be trying to get you all the latest updates and ROMs. Follow this space for the super long list of features, links, and steps to update Galaxy S7 edge to Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 features

● Main Features ▼

● Theme Engine ▼
– Full Substratum(OMS) Theme Support

● Navigation bar ▼

– Enable/Disable Navbar
– Navbar color tint
– Navbar Button Customization smartbar
– Navbar Pulse
– Navbar Fling
– Double Tap to sleep navbar

● Statusbar ▼

– Brightness Slider
– Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
– SuperUser Indicator Switch
– Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
– Carrier Label
– Carrier Label Switch
– Carrier label Color
– Carrier Label Size
– Clock Customizations
– Time & date
– Day & date Toogle
– Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
– Date Format
– Clock Font Styles

● Battery ▼

– Battery Bar customization
– Battery Icon Customization(circle/landscape/Potrait and more)
– Battery % Text

● Network Traffic Indicator ▼

– Network Traffic Arrows Switch
– Incoming/OutGoing Traffic
– Network traffic Color

● Statusbar RR Logo ▼

– RR logo Color
– Position

● Custom Logos ▼

– logo Color
– Position
– Style

● StatusBar Weather ▼

– Weather Color
– Weather Position(left/right)
– Weather Font Style
– Weather Size

● StatusBar Ticker ▼

– Ticker Text color
– Ticker Icon Color

● Animations ▼

– Toast Animations
– ListView Animations
– System Animations
– QS tile Animations
– Power Menu Animations
– Misc Animations

● Gestures ▼

– Gestures Anywhere Feature
– 3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture

● App Circle Bar ▼

– Choose apps in AppSidebar
– Trigger Width
– Trigger Hieght
– Trigger Position

● App Sidebar ▼

– Choose apps in App circle
– Trigger Width
– Trigger Hieght
– Trigger Position

● Pie Control ▼

– Pie Trigger(left ,Right ,Bottom)
– Pie Targets
– Pie Colors
– More Pie Features

● Recents Panel ▼

– Clear All button Switch
– Clear All Tasks Switch
– Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
– Full Screen Recents
– Recents Styles
– OmniSwitch

● Cclock Widget ▼

– CLock And Alarm Customizations
– Weather Panel Customizations
– Calender Events

● LockScreen ▼

– Lockscreen Bottom Shortcuts
– Lockscreen General Shorcuts
– 100+ Icons for Shortcuts
– Double Tap to Sleep Lockscreen
– Lockscreen Media Art/Enable Disable
– Quick PIN/Patter Unlock
– LockScreen Wallpaper
– Lockscreen Weather Widget
– Lockscreen Icons Color

● Quick Settings Draggable Tiles ▼

– Customizable Tiles
– Dyanamic Tiles Adjustment
– Number of columns/rows
– Tile Animations

● Notification Drawer ▼

– Task manager
– Custom headers
– LongPress Toogles to Enter Settings
– Disable Immersive Mode Messages
– Force Expand Notification
– Quick PullDown
– Smart Pulldown
– Notification Panel Transperency
– Volume Dialog Transperency
– Notification Panel Stroke
– Volume Dialog Stroke

● Buttons ▼

– Backlight Timer
– Backlight Strength

● Advanced Reboot Menu ▼

– Power Off
– Reboot(Recovery, Bootloader, Hot Reboot)
– ScreenShot
– Power Menu End Calls Switch
– Restart SystemUI
– Airplane Mode
– ScreenRecord
– On the Go Mode
– Sound Panel

● Home Button(For devices with HW keys Only) ▼

– Home Button answer call
– Long Press Actions
– Double Tap Actions

● Menu Button(For devices with HW keys Only) ▼

– Short Press Actions
– Long Press Actions

● Search Button(If Device Supports) ▼

– Short Press Action
– Long Press Action

● Volume Buttons ▼

– Wake Up Device
– Playback Control
– Ringtone Volume Control
– Keyboard Cursor Control
– Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
– Volume Key Answer

● Miscellaneous ▼

– Selinux Switch (Switch Between Permissive and Enforcing Selinux if Device has Selinux Enabled)
– cLock Shortcut
– Disable Battery Saver Warning Color
– OTA Updates
– Cammera Shutter Sound Enable/Disable

● SystemUI Tuner ▼

– Enabled By default
– Removed Demo mode and Tweaked SystemUI Tuner As compared To AOSP
– StatusBar Icons Cuzomizations
– Quick Settings Customizations

● Other Features ▼

– Perfomance Profiles
– LCD Density
– Expanded Desktop Mode
– Heads Up Switch and customizations
– Live Display
– Configurable 0,90,180,270 Degree Rotation
– Lock Screen Autorotate Switch
– Native Tap to Wake From Marshmallow
– Double Tap Power Button To enable Camera gesture
– Prevent Accidental Wakeup
– Wake Phone on Charging Plug
– Battery Light Customizations
– Notification Light Customizations
– Font Size
– CM privacy guard
– RR OTA
– CM root inbuilt
– New RR Configurations
– Overall Smoothness Improvements
– Optimizations to Improve Battery
– Includes all Android Nougat Features
– Includes all CM14.1 Features
– And much much more …

Prerequisites to update Galaxy S7 edge to Android 7.1.2

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy S7 edge as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Note: this tutorial is focused on Samsung Galaxy S7 edge model G935F; do not try this guide on other Android & Samsung devices. For more details of the ROM and support, visit the official thread.

How to update Galaxy S7 edge to Android 7.1.2 ROM

Required files: download Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 for Galaxy S7 edge G935F and save it on your computer. Do not extract the contents. Also, download Google Apps Package.

Once downloaded, follow these steps to update Galaxy S7 edge to Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nightly ROM:

  • Connect your Galaxy S7 edge to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Galaxy S7 edge.
  • Boot it into recovery mode: switch the phone on while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously.
  • Perform a Nandroid backup of your current OS: Backup and restore > Backup on ClockworkMod recovery.
  • Perform wipe data tasks: from recovery menu, select wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process.
  • From the recovery menu, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate the custom firmware and confirm the flashing process.
  • Return back to main recovery menu and reboot your Galaxy S7 edge G935F into the new custom ROM. First boot may take a few minutes.
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