The new official update based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat is now rolling out by Samsung for the Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 in Indian region. Now a days, Samsung is busy in rolling out the Nougat updates for his variants. Now the time to upgrade your Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510FN to the latest official update Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. The Android 7.1.1 Nougat comes with build number J510FNXXU2BQJD along with the latest security patch.
This latest update comes with new features, stability, changes and improvements that should offer a brand new Android experience for your device. Once the update is installed on your device then your phone will have a massive performance, enhanced battery life and much more. Samsung pushing out the update via OTA (Over-the-Air), so not all users can get the update at the same time. If this OTA update is not yet available in your region and you are excited to flash this big update on your Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510FN device and get the latest Android OS experience then still you can install it manually by using Odin app.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update weighs about 1.13GB which comes with all Android 7.1.1 Nougat features and customizations like Notification redesign, Quick Reply, Split screen, Vulcan API, Multitasking, Enhanced Doze Mode, Multi Window support and much more. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update on your own Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510FN then go ahead and follow the given steps.
J510FNXXU2BQJD ANDROID 7.1.1 FIRMWARE DETAILS:
|Model name||Galaxy J5 ⑥|
|Build date||Fri, 27 Oct 2017 03:32:15 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-08-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J5 2016. 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 J5 2016 during or after the installation of Android 7.1.1 Nougat Proceed at your risk.
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy J5 2016, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J5 2016 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J5 2016 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 2016 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy J5 2016, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download the Android 7.1.1 J510FNXXU2BQJD archive update from here
- Download ODIN v3.0.9
How to: Flash J510FNXXU2BQJD Android 7.1.1 Update for Samsung Galaxy J5 2016:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J5 2016 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 2016 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 to 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 2016. (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.
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 J5 2016 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat official firmware update.