Finally, Samsung has started rolling out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat official stock firmware for Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN in India. This latest official update comes with build number J710FNDDU1BQH7 along with August 2017 security patch. The Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware comes with various amazing features like battery saving tools, stricter application permissions, new emoji, Merged notifications, enhanced notifications, Google Doze, DND and much more. Samsung rolling out this latest update via OTA (Over–the–Air), which means not all users can get the official update at the same time. If you are excited to upgrade your Galaxy J7 2016 to the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OTA official update then still you can install it manually by using Odin app. By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 to Android 7.0 Nougat official update.
The Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update is packed with many new features and stability improvements, speed optimizations and a number of needed bug fixes. This is a major update for Galaxy J7 2016 and we strongly recommend to flash this OTA update on your device. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.0 Nougat official update on your Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN then go ahead and follow the given steps.
J710FNDDU1BQH7 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:
|Model name||Galaxy J7 (2016)|
|Build date||Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:39:11 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-08-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J7 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-J710FN.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 during or after the installation of Android 7.0 Nougat Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy J7 2016, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN 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 2016 SM-J710FN will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 to J710FNDDU1BQH7 Official Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN 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 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 J7 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.
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 2016 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or queries regarding the above-given guide to flash J710FNDDU1BQH7 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710FN.