Samsung has just released the April 2018 Security Patch for its mid-range device is Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F). We all are expected that J7 Prime users should anytime now receive the new April 2018 Security Patch on their own devices. This latest official firmware comes with build ID number G610FXXU1BRC1 along with the latest features or an improved Android functionality. This latest official update comes with stability improvements, fixes seven critical vulnerabilities that were found in the Android OS and eight vulnerabilities that only affect Samsung’s software. Also, the update brings important bug fixes and to smooth up your daily experience. This most recent official update April 2018 Security Patch is not a major update but still, you will be able to secure your overall Android activity and your handset should perform better user experience on a daily basis.
By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily and quickly install April 2018 Security Patch official update on Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F). Samsung starts rolling out this April 2018 Security Patch via OTA (Over-the-Air), so It may take a while to reach every user around the globe. If you have not received this OTA update and you are excited to install this latest April 2018 Security Patch on your device then still you can install it manually by using Odin app. Odin is a dedicated flashing program offered by Samsung which is used to flash an official update on Samsung devices. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing in April 2018 Security Patch official update on Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F) then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official April 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-G928F.
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- 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.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime to XXU1BRC1 Official April 2018 Security Patch:
Step No 1: – First, download Official April 2018 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 successfully completes, 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 April 2018 Security Patch official firmware update.