Update Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) to Android 9.0 Pie Firmware with One UI

Today, we are sharing a detailed guide on how to install Android 9.0 Pie firmware with One UI on Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017). Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) is now receiving the latest official update based on Android 9.0 Pie. This smartphone came with Android Pie out of the box and this is a major jump. Last year, the Galaxy J7 got updated to Android Oreo and now, it has been stepped up with Android 9.0 Pie. The new firmware update brings loads of new features, functionality and enhancements. Go ahead and follow the given guide to update Galaxy J7 (2017) to latest Android 9.0 Pie firmware manually to enjoy new One UI skin.

Samsung has granted it extended amount of software support to these devices as Samsung developed the J series for users, looking to get the best bang for their buck. Two major Android version upgrades are available for Galaxy J7 (2017). Being an official release, the new firmware update is available via OTA (Over-the-air). But you can follow the given steps, if you have modified your phone’s system partition with custom recovery, root or your region hasn’t been updated yet. Follow the given guide to install Android 9.0 Pie official update manually by using Odin app. Odin is the most popular flashing tool which is used to flash an official stock firmware on Samsung smartphones and tablets.

By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily update Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) SM-J730F/J730FM to Android 9.0 Pie official update. Before proceeding don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing this OTA Android 9.0 Pie official update on Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) SM-J730F/J730FM then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Install Android 9.0 Pie Firmware with One UI on Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)


Model SM-J730F
Model name Galaxy J7
Version Android 9
Changelist 16068741
Build date Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:49:52 +0000
Security Patch Level 2019-05-01
Product code PHE


This guide containing the Official Android 9.0 Pie firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J7 (2017). Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-C900F.


DroidGuides will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) during or after the installation of Android 9.0 Pie Proceed at your risk.


  • Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy J7 (2017), in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J7 (2017) USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J7 (2017) by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
  • If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
  • The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
  • If the Galaxy J7 (2017) will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy J7 (2017), and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

How to: Flash Android 9.0 Pie Update for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017):

Follow the given step-by-step procedure to update Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) to Android Pie build. The firmware is an official one signed by Samsung and we will use the latest ODIN tool to flash it onto Galaxy J7 (2017).

Step No 1: – First, download Android 9.0 Pie official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J7 (2017) on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.

Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy J7 (2017) to boot into Download Mode.

Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + HomePower keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.

Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.

Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy J7 (2017). (Already extracted in Step No 1)

Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.

Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.

Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

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Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.

Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy J7 (2017) will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) to Android 9.0 Pie official firmware update.

Bhatti Junaid

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