How to flash Galaxy J7 2016 J710FN to Android 7.0 Nougat Update

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Samsung has finally rolled out the official Android 7.0 Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 J710FN Android smartphone. The new official update comes with the build number of J710FNDDU1BQH7 alongside the August 2017 security patch. The new firmware updates the devices to Android Nougat and it brings some new features like the battery saving tool, new emoji, Google Doze, DND, enhanced notifications, better background tasks management and a lot more. The new J710FNDDU1BQH7 update first rolled out in India and if you are in India then you might have received the notification already but if you are not in India and want to install the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy J7 2016 manually then all you need to do is to follow our detailed guide.

flash Galaxy J7 2016 J710FN to Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Flashing Galaxy J7 2016 to J710FNDDU1BQH7is a simple process and would hardly take 10-15 minutes to complete. So, if you are ready then let’s update Samsung Galaxy J7 2016  to Android 7.0 Nougat using Odin.

Here are the complete details of Galaxy J7 J710FN 2016 update:

Model SM-J710FN
Model name Galaxy J7 (2016)
Country India
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 12138476
Build date Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:39:11 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code  INS
PDA J710FNDDU1BQH7
CSC J710FNODD1BQH6

Note:

This Android 7.0 update guide is only for Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. 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 J7 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  4. You have installed the latest Galaxy J7 2016 USB Drivers.

Required Files:

Download Android 7.0 J710FNDDU1BQH7 Official Update for Galaxy J7 2016

Download Odin 3.12.5

How to Update Galaxy J7 J710FN 2016 to Android 7.0 Nougat:

Step 1: First of all, download the official Android 7.0 Nougat update and Odin 3.12.5 for Galaxy J7 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 J7.

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 J7 2016 will restart. Once back online you have the latest Android 7.0 installed and running.

That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy J7 2016 J710FN. If you have any questions or stuck at any point do let us know in the comments.