Get Familiar with Android 8.0 Oreo & Experience 9.0
If you don't have a lot of time to commit to the pre-installation process, be sure you follow that first step. It's arguably the most important. If you've got a little more free time, here are a few more steps to take to ensure a smooth transition from Nougat to Oreo.
If you don't know a whole lot about Samsung's Android Oreo update, it's a good idea to get familiar with the software before you install it. This way you won't be caught off guard by the changes. There are a few ways to do this.
To get a feel for Android Oreo's base-level features, please take a peek at our Android 8.0 vs. Android 7.0 walkthrough. It'll take you through the key differences between Oreo and Nougat.
Remember, Samsung's version of Oreo also brings the company's Experience 9.0 user interface. Some of the changes will jump out at you as soon as you get the update on board, others are more subtle. You should be familiar with most of them before you install.
To help you out, we've put together our guide to Samsung's Galaxy S7 Android Oreo update. We also recommend taking a look at Samsung's own Experience 9.0 UI walkthrough for additional information.