Samsung has started rolling out the latest official May Security Patch for Galaxy J7 Prime. This latest OTA update comes with build ID G610FXXU1AQE4 along with May 2017 security patch ensuring that your device stays protected from threats and other malware out there. This latest update is still based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware, we hope the Nougat official update will arrive soon. The May Security Patch not only comes with security patch but also brings additional bug fixes, improved stability, many changes and minor performance improvements for your device. Samsung has rolled out the official update via OTA (Over-the-Air) in phase wise manner, so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the latest May Security Patch official update has not yet reached in your region and you can’t wait more for this OTA update then still you can install it manually by using Odin app. Odin is basically a Windows-based tool which is developed for the Samsung devices to install official firmware released by Samsung.
By following this simple and easy step by step guide, you can install the latest May Security Patch official update on Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime. This is an incremental update which brings tons of new features and optimizes system performance through a few minor tweaks. We always strongly recommend keeping updated your Android devices to the latest Android OS firmware officially announced by Samsung. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing the latest May Security Patch Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official update on Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime then go ahead and follow the given steps.
G610FXXU1AQE4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Security Update Details:
|Model name||Galaxy J7 Prime|
|Version||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Build date||Tue, 16 May 2017 07:04:12 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-05-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow May Security Patch firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J7 Prime. 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.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 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 J7 Prime, 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 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J7 Prime 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 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy J7 Prime, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download G610FXXU1AQE4 Update Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
- Download ODIN v3.10.7
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime to XXU1AQE4 May Security Patch Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow May Security Patch and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J7 Prime 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 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 Prime. (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 Prime will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow May Security Patch official firmware update.