Samsung has officially announced the latest firmware update for Galaxy J7 SM- J700F variants. The update comes with build ID J700FXXU3BPJ1 and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The most recent update, XXU3BPJ1 is a major upgrade for the Galaxy J7 that brings with a bundle of new features like newer TouchWiz UX, along with the latest security patch level to make sure your Galaxy J7 SM- J700F is up to date with the latest security standards. We always recommend updating your Android devices with recent official firmware. The firmware update is a completely unbranded, without any third-party apps.
By following this step by step guide, you can flash XXU3BPJ1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on your Samsung Galaxy J7 SM- J700F. Samsung rolled out these updates in stages via OTA (over-the-air). So not all users can get the update at the same time. If the OTA update has not yet reached in your region then; still you can install it manually using Odin app. Every firmware update comes with bugs fixes and to improve/enhanced the performance of your Galaxy J7. If you are interested in upgrading your Galaxy J7 SM- J700F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow then go ahead and follow the given steps.
J700FXXU3BPJ1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Details:
|Model name||Galaxy J7|
|Build date||Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:24:32 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2016-10-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy J7 SM-J700F. 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-J700F.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700F 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 SM-J700F, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J7 SM-J700F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy J7 SM-J700F 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 SM-J700F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy J7 SM-J700F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700F) to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy J7 SM-J700F 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 SM-J700F 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 tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy J7 SM-J700F. (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 SM-J700F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update.