We are sharing a detailed guide on how to install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. Now you can install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. We have some good news for Samsung Galaxy J7, 2016 users, that the android 8.1 Oreo update is now available via AOSP Extended Oreo custom ROM. If you are the owner of Galaxy J7 2016 smartphone and searching for Android 8.1 Oreo-based custom firmware then you are at right place. Today, we are going to discuss how to install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. AOSP Extended is an AOSP based ROM which provides stock UI/UX with various customizations’ features along with the Substratum theme engine.
This latest custom firmware brings lots of new features and changes like Picture in Picture mode, New Android O Emoji style, Advanced Doze Mode, Auto Fill Password, better battery optimization, Settings Overhaul changes and much more. The Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 was launched in March 2016, which comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box and later upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat. So if you can’t wait for official Android 8.1 Oreo firmware until you can try this amazing AOSP Extended custom firmware and get the experience of latest Android 8.1 Oreo OS on your own device.
Your device should be rooted and have the latest version of a Custom Recovery like TWRP or CWM already installed on it to install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. The Android 8.1 Oreo AOSP custom ROM has improved the performance of your system, speed improvements bring some unique features and so on. Before proceeding don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you want to install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the official AOSP Extended Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM is working with the Galaxy J7 2016. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device.
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- Make sure that the battery level of your J7 2016 is at least about 80% before moving to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the J7 2016 on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on J7 2016 from Settings > Developer Options.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
Steps To Install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016:
1: – Download the official AOSP Extended Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
2: – Now, connect your Galaxy J7 2016 to the PC using its USB data cable.
3: – Move the official AOSP Extended firmware, and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
4: – Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
5: – Turn ON the Galaxy J7 2016 while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.
6: – Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik Cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
7: – Go back the main Recovery menu and choose to install zip from sd card > choose zip from sd card.
8: – Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the official AOSP Extended ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
9: – Once the ROM successfully installs on your Galaxy J7 2016, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
10: – After the installation of official AOSP Extended Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to restart your Galaxy J7 2016.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully install AOSP Extended Oreo on Samsung Galaxy J7 2016.