Samsung has recently launched the latest budget smartphone, Galaxy Grand Prime Plus G532F. This smartphone come with 1.4 GHz Quad-Core processor that provides good performance and great system execution. Galaxy Grand Prime also includes Bluetooth 4.2 version with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, but it lacks NFC connection. The software it runs is traditional Samsung TouchWiz UI. Samsung has announced the official update for Galaxy Grand Prime Plus variants. This latest firmware comes with build ID G532FXWU1AQA1 and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. XWU1AQA1 6.0.1 Marshmallow brings some bugs fixes, minor changes along with new January 2017 security patch. XWU1AQA1 Marshmallow firmware is available through OTA (over the air) and is rolling out by Samsung in stages. So not all users can update their phones at the same time. If the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update has not yet reached in your region then still you can install it manually using Odin app.
By following this step by step guide, you can update your Galaxy Grand Prime Plus G532F to the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. We strongly recommend you to keep your Android phone updated to the latest stock firmware to avoid any inconvenience. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your Galaxy Grand Prime Plus G532F to XWU1AQA1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, then go ahead and follow the given steps.
G532FXWU1AQA1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Details:
|Model name||Galaxy Grand Prime Plus|
|Build date||Tue, 03 Jan 2017 10:20:31 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-01-01|
This guide is containing the Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F. 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-G532F.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F; then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G800F 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 Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
How to Flash G532FXWU1AQA1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F 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 Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F 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 Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F. (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 Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus SM-G532F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update.