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How to Downgrade Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge From Android Nougat to Android Marshmallow 6.0.1

Updated On Mar 8, 2017- Learn How to Downgrade Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 from Android Nougat 7.0 : After the sorrowful decline of the beloved Galaxy Note 7, the two best smartphone choices that Samsung has to offer as their flagships until 2017 rolls in are the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. Both the devices sport a great display, amazing specifications, one of the best cameras around, and also the latest version of Android. If you’ve followed our guid to upgrading your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge to Android Nougat 7.0 officially, then you might be living the best possible life with your smartphones.

However, something else important that we’ve mentioned in that guide is that the firmware is a leaked official one. This doesn’t mean it isn’t from Samsung officially, but just that it is still in Beta. This means that many bugs are yet to come. Samsung decides to roll out the final build for Android Nougat for their flagships by the end of 2016, but they’ve opened a beta program anyway, which is where the leaked file has originated from. So, it doesn’t really matter if you’ve upgraded from our definite guide, or using the official slow OTA update, this guide might interest you as well.

The reason as to why you might want to know How to Downgrade Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Android Marshmallow is because there might be all sorts of bugs, ranging from small, negotiable bugs, all the way up to big unexpected bugs. Whatever is the case, you’re here to downgrade your flagship to Android Marshmallow, and we’ve got you all covered!

Disclaimer is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur to your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.


  • This guide is for the following variants of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge only.
        Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F/FD)
        Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F/FD)
  • A complete nandroid backup of your device is recommended, in case something goes wrong.Guide  How To Create &Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices
  • Make sure your device is charged at least upto 60%, to prevent unexpected shutdowns in the process.
  • Before you begin with the tutorial, make sure that ‘OEM Unlocking‘ is enabled from Settings > Developer Options.

How to Downgrade Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Android Marshmallow 6.0.1

Downgrade Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Android Marshmallow 6.0.1


Follow our in-depth guides on how to download and install official Samsung firmware files via Odin!

For Galaxy S7  Download & Install Stock Firmware On Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F (This will downgrade your device to marshmallow)

For Galaxy S7 Edge  Download & Install Stock Firmware On Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F (This will downgrade your device to marshmallow)

Good going! If you have followed all of our guides properly, then you will have no issues downgrading! If you still have any queries on How to Downgrade Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Android Marshmallow, feel free to refer us in the comments section below.

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