Finally, Samsung has started rolling out the much waited Android Pie for Galaxy J5 2017 via official update. The Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is a budget range smartphone and recently received the latest Android Pie update. The Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 was released with Android 7.0 Nougat OS and later received the Android 8.0 Oreo, now the time to upgrade your device to the latest Android Pie OS officially. This is the major update for all the users of Galaxy J5 2017.
Here we come with an easy step by step guide on how to download and install Android Pie for Galaxy J5 2017. The Android 9.0 Pie update is rolling out via OTA and comes with lots of new features, customizations and bug fixes. The most recent update is a stable build and smoothly run on your device without any problem. The Android 9.0 Pie official update brings tons of new features such as new gesture controls, vertical volume controls, refined notifications, a new pill-shaped icon for navigations and much more. Also, the update brings one of the best features which is recently introduced has named it One UI.
You can check the update first manually by going to Settings > Software update. If you have not yet recieved any new update and excited to install Android 9.0 Pie official update on your device, then you can install it manually using the Odin tool. Odin is a flashing tool which is officially developed by Samsung. With the help of the Odin tool, you can flash official stock firmware on any Samsung device. If you wish to download and install Android Pie for Galaxy J5 2017 via an official update, then go ahead and follow the given instructions.
This guide containing the Official Android 9.0 Pie firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J5 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.
DroidGuides will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J5 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 J5 2017, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J5 2017 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J5 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 J5 2017 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy J5 2017, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Install Android Pie For Galaxy J5 2017 Update:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 9.0 Pie official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J5 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 J5 2017 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power 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 J5 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.
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 successfully completes, the Galaxy J5 2017 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully installed Galaxy J5 2017 Android Pie update.
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