Samsung has announced the official February security patch for the Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F. This new update comes with build ID G610FDDU1AQA2 that includes the latest security patch and represents only a minor OS improvement. The DDU1AQA2 6.0.1 Marshmallow will not come with new features, apps or capabilities but once you install it then you will see that everything is running without problems as the official firmware is stable, fast and secured. This Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware security patch is rolled out via OTA by Samsung which is currently available only in India but will be soon pushed out in all the other regions. If you can’t wait for the update to be available in your country then you can still install it manually using Odin app.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Samsung galaxy J7 Prime SM- G610F to DDU1AQA2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. This new firmware update comes with bug fixes, stability upgrades and to ensure better security to your Galaxy J7 Prime. We strongly recommend you to always keep your Android devices updated with the latest official updates. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing this official February security update on your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official February security patch firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F. 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-G610F.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F 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 Prime SM-G610F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
How to Update Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F) to February security patch:
Step No 1: – First, download February security patch and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F 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 Prime SM-G610F 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 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 J7 Prime SM-G610F. (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 to complete.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F to February security patch official firmware update.