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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Squiizz, Sep 7, 2020.

  1. Squiizz

    Squiizz Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hello new to the forum and in need of help badly, I have an S7 Edge running Android 8.0 and I and trying downgrade it back to 6.0 Marshmellow but I am having trouble, I have Odin and have tryed every firmware I can think of to try and get it reverted back with no success, is this even possible to do on my device or can anyone help me with the process/files required?

    Baseband Version: G935FXXS8ETC1
    Build Number: R16NW-G935FXXS8ETC1
    Current OS: 8.0

    For some reason carnt upload a photo of the software information.
     


  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

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  3. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

    Welcome to Android Forums @Squiizz :)

    Sorry to be the one to inform you but you current firmware is a fused 8 (aboot) and all other firmwares are fused 7 or below. This will result in an "sw rev check" Odin fail or something similar. Bootloaders and modems are upward compatible but never downgradeble.

    https://www.sammobile.com/samsung/galaxy-s7-edge/firmware/SM-G935F/BTU/

    G935FXXS8ETC1 Count five digits from the end and thats your fused (aboot). In this case its an 8. No way to downgrade. :(
     
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  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    @MrJavi that is what i thought, until i came across the article i linked. i wonder why they never mentioned that.
     
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The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge release date was March 2016. Features and Specs include a 5.5" inch screen, 12MP camera, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 processor, and 3600mAh battery.

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