The new member of Galaxy Note series arrived just few weeks back and it has been very famous with the users all around the world. Galaxy Note 7 broke all previous records of pre-order in South Korea and its demand is increasing all over the world. Hope you are also excited about this latest flagship device by Samsung.
Well if you are one of those Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge users who are excited about this latest flagship and wish to enjoy the same software experience as the Note 7, then here is a good news for you. Now you can enjoy Note 7’s Grace UX on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge by installing the ROM port of Note 7’s Grace UI. Grace UI is basically a newest and most trimmed down version of TouchWiz that comes in the Note 7. You will feel the reflection of Android Nougat design in Grace UI and it seems that the Grace UI took some inspiration from Android Nougat. So, let’s start with this guide to install Note 7’s Grace UX on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge to get familiar with the Grace UI.
- Galaxy S7/S7 Edge pre-installed Custom Recovery (Guide link is given below)
- ROM port of Note 7’s Grace UI:
- Kernel link for S7’s non-Edge variant:
Note: Make sure to backup your current ROM as advised in the steps given below. Also, make sure you have enough battery life before starting the process.
Steps to Install Note 7’s Grace UX on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
Steps for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Step 1. ROM download link is given above in the prerequisites section, download and transfer the zip file to device’s storage. Choose any prominent location where you can easily find the zip file later.
Step 2. Switch to Recovery mode to start the TWRP custom recovery. To boot into custom recovery mode, power off your device first then press and hold Power+Home+Vol.Down keys for few seconds.
Step 3. Once you get into the TWRP recovery mode, select Backup and choose the all partitions to perform backup. Swipe where appropriate to start the backup process.
Step 4. After completing the backup process, return back to main menu of TWRP and select Wipe >> Advanced Wipe and then select System, Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache partitions. Swipe to confirm the action.
Step 5. Now go back to TWRP main menu and select Install option and then browse the ROM zip file. Select the ROM zip file and swipe to start the installation process.
Step 6. If you want to gain root access then flash SuperSU zip file in a similar way.
Step 7. Reboot to system.
Steps for Samsung Galaxy S7 (non-Edge variant)
Step 1. Download ROM and Kernel zip file from the link given above and transfer these files to your device’s storage.
Step 2. Apply the same steps (2-5) as mentioned in the above section.
Step 3. After performing the step number 5 from the above section, return back to TWRP main menu and select Install option and select the kernel zip file. Swipe where appropriate to start the installation.
Step 4. Now install SuperSU zip file in a similar manner if you want to gain root access.
Step 5. Finally reboot to system.
You have completed all the steps successfully and installed the ROM on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge. Now it’s time to enjoy the latest version of TouchWiz UI on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge device. Share your experience with us. Hope you will like the changes made in the newer Grace UI.
If you don’t like the ROM due to some reason or the ROM doesn’t work as intended at your end then you can easily go back to previous ROM at any time by simply restoring the backup using TWRP.
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