Samsung has officially announced the latest update for Galaxy J5 (2016) J510F. This latest update comes with build ID J510FXXU1APK1 and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The most recent update does not come with the Nougat but brings some amazing changes like new hardware drivers and bug fixes. Also, the update XXU1APK1 comes with the latest security patch that avoids any malfunctions to your Galaxy J5 (2016) J510F. By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) J510F to XXU1APK1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. We strongly recommend to always keep your phone updated to newest software and official updates.
Samsung has rolled out this update via OTA (over-the-air). If this update has not yet reached in your region then still you can install XXU1APK1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow manually using Odin app. Odin is a firmware flashing tool that allows flashing any official update on Samsung devices. This firmware is completely unbranded, means that you should not get any pre-installed apps or any third party software. Not necessary but it should be better that always take the full backup of all your important data before proceeding. If you are interested in updating your Galaxy J5 (2016) J510F to official XXU1APK1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow then go ahead and follow the given steps.
|Model name||Galaxy J5 (2016)|
|Build date||Fri, 04 Nov 2016 09:36:35 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2016-11-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 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 – J510F.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 during or after the installation of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- 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.
Steps To Update Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510F to Android 6.0.1 Firmware:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow J510FXXU1APK1 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 J510FXXU1APK1 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 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 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.
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 J5 2016 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or trouble while updating your J3 to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update.