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Download J530FXXU2BRH5 Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy J5 2017

Download/Install J530FXXU2BRH5 July 2018 Security for Galaxy J5 2017 [SM-J530F]: Samsung rolled out the Android 8.1 Oreo Official firmware for the Galaxy J5 2017. The build number of this firmware is J530FXXU2BRH5 which is now available via OTA in various regions. So if you’d like to flash this latest J530FXXU2BRH5 Android 8.1 Oreo firmware on Galaxy J5 2017 then navigate to OTA (Over-the-air) update system / Samsung KIES. But if you can’t install the update through OTA for some reason then don’t worry, you can still follow our given guide to install the Marshmallow update manually.

Samsung announcec the Galaxy J5 2017 in June 2017 that brings a 5.2-inches display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Galaxy J5 2017 is powered by Exynos 7870 Octa processor and 3GB RAM. The internal memory of the phone is 32 GB having no expandable storage support. The most attractive feature of the Galaxy J5 2017 is the main 13 MP Camera setup and 13MP front shooting camera. This phone is running on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with a non-removable battery of 3000mAh.

Keep in mind that J530FXXU2BRH5 is a completely unbranded firmware, thus you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this. In this guide, we’ll use ODIN flashing tool to update Galaxy J5 2017 to J530FXXU2BRH5 Android 8.1 Oreo. So go ahead and follow the given step-by-step guide carefully. Don’t forget to take proper backup of all your important data before proceeding to the installation guide.

Galaxy J5 2017

Note:

This guide containing the J530FXXU2BRH5 Android 8.1 Oreo firmware and instructions are working with Galaxy J5 2017 only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device before proceeding to the installation guide.

J530FXXU2BRH5 Android 8.1 Oreo Firmware Details:

  • Model: SM-J530F
  • Model name: Galaxy J5
  • Country: Poland
  • Version: Android 8.1.0
  • Changelist: 14125461
  • Build date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:06:54 +0000
  • Security Patch Level: 2018-08-01
  • Product code: XEO
  • PDA: J530FXXU2BRH5
  • CSC: J530FOXA2BRH3

Warning:

AndroidXDA.net will not liable for any kind of damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 during or after the installation of Android 8.1 Oreo. Proceed at your own risk.

Pre-Requirements:

  • 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 properly installed the Galaxy J5 2017 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your J7 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
  • If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after the installation of the stock update it will be lost.
  • The custom recovery will be replaced by the stock version.
  • If the Galaxy J5 2017 is rooted then after installing the official firmware, it will no longer belong to a rooted version.
  • Make sure that the battery level of your phone is about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while installing the ROM.
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Required Files:

Steps To Flash J530FXXU2BRH5 Android 8.1 on Galaxy J5 2017:

1:– First, download Android 8.1 J530FXXU2BRH5 and Odin v3.09 for Galaxy J5 2017 on the desktop of your PC and extract the .zip files.

2:– Turn OFF your Galaxy J5 2017 in order to boot into Download Mode.

3:– Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home keys at the same time and then press the Power button until the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

4:– Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.

5:– One of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.

6:– Select the firmware files 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 7:– 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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8:– Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes to complete.

9:– Once the process of installation successfully completes, the Galaxy J5 2017 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 to Android 8.1 build J530FXXU2BRH5 firmware update.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or issues.

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