How to update Galaxy J5 J510FN to Android 7.1.1 Nougat

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Samsung has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 2016 J510FN in India. The new J510FN Nougat firmware updates the device to Android 7.1.1 which improves the overall performance, stability and also brings some new features in the device. Moreover, Nougat also improves battery consumption of the device. The new update comes with the build number of J510FNXXU2BQJD and is currently on the roll in India and it would take days to reach every Galaxy J5 2016 Android device. If you are a Galaxy J5 2016 smartphone user and want to update the device to Android 7.1.1 Nougat manually then all you need to do is to follow our detailed guide.

Update Galaxy J5 J510FN 2016 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Upgrading Galaxy J5 2016 J510FN to Android 7.1.1 Nougat is a piece of cake and will hardly take 10-15 minutes to complete. If you are ready and want to update Galaxy J5 2016 to Android 7.1.1 then follow the steps below.

Note:

This Android 7.1.1 update guide is only for Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 J510FN. Verify your device model by going to Settings > About Phone.

Warning:

AndroidTutorial.Net will not be held responsible for any damage to your device during or after the update process. So proceed at your own risk.

Pre-requisites:

  1. Make sure you have created a full backup of your device including your personal photos and videos.
  2. Your device should have more than 60 percent or higher battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the update process.
  3. You need to activate the USB Debugging on your device. You can enable it USB Debugging on Galaxy J5 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  4. You have installed the latest Galaxy J5 2016 USB Drivers.

Required Files:

Download Android 7.1.1 J510FNXXU2BQJD Official Update for Galaxy J5 2016

Download Odin 3.12.7

How to Update Galaxy J5 J510FN 2016 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat:

Step 1: First of all, download the official Android 7.1.1 Nougat update and Odin 3.12.7 for Galaxy J5 2016.

Step 2: Now extract the Update file to get the tar.md5 file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 file.

Step 3: Once you got it. Turn Off your device to go into the Download Mode.

Step 4: Now connect your device to PC via the USB cable.

Step 5: Now, turn ON the device by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power key simultaneously and wait till you see the Android and a triangle. Now press the Power button again to enter into the Download Mode.

Step 6: Extract the Odin files in a folder and launch the Odin tool. Make sure your phone is in Download Mode.

Step 7: Once connected, you will see one of the ID:COM boxes will turn Yellow with the COM port number.

Step 8: Now select the firmware files tar.md5 file that you want to flash on Galaxy J5.

Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.

Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore the step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore if there is no such file.

Click on ‘PIT’ file and select the .pit file. Ignore the step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in its name. Ignore the step if there is no such file.

Step 9: Once selected, Make sure the ‘Auto Reboot’ and “F. Reset Time’ options are checked and the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

Step 10: Now you are ready to go. Click on Start button to initiate the flashing process. This process will require some minutes to complete.

Step 11: Once completed, the Galaxy J5 2016 will restart. Once back online you have the latest Android 7.1.1 installed and running.

That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Galaxy J5 2016 J510FN. If you have any questions or stuck at any point do let us know in the comments.