Samsung Galaxy J7 users have some good news that the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is available for these devices. Samsung is regularly supporting their new devices with the latest updates time to time and now Samsung has started pushing out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via OTA for the Galaxy J7 series. These Android new firmware updates are released in stages, means that not all users may get the new firmware at the same time. So navigate to the OTA notification area. If you have received the notification then you can easily update your phone but if the update is not yet available in your region then still we have a detailed guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy J7 to the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
It is really a big update and good news for those users, having Galaxy J7 SM-J700F running on the Lollipop OS to taste some new features and improvements. In this guide, we’ll Odin flashing app to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700F. Now go ahead and follow the given guide.
The firmware files provided in this guide are meant for Galaxy J7. Do not install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. To check out what device you have, go to Settings > More/General > About Device or Settings > About Device.
AndroidRO will not be liable for any damage occurred to your phone during or after the installation of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update. Proceed at your risk.
- Create a proper backup of you valuable data such as SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Media content and other files, etc. before proceeding to the installation guide. In case, anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Download and Install Samsung Galaxy J7 USB Drivers on your computer.
- Enable USB Debugging Option on your Samsung J7 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Windows-based PC and the original data cable to establish a connection between your PC/laptop and Android device.
- Make sure that the battery of your phone is charged about 70 to 80% to avoid an unexpected shutdown while flashing process.
- Download and Extract Odin3 v3.12.3
Steps to Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Official update on Galaxy J7:
Step 1: Download the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Official firmware file on the desktop of your computer for Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700F.
Step 2: Unzip the download firmware file to get the .tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Boot your device into Recovery Mode and perform a factory data reset to attain a clean installation.
Step 4: Launch Odin3.exe.
Step 5: Connect your Galaxy J7 to the PC using its USB data cable and power it OFF to boot into Download Mode.
Step 6: Power ON the Galaxy J7 pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power keys at the same time. As a warning message appears, press Volume Up to continue.
Step 7: If the USB drivers are installed correctly, Odin will detect your phone and the ID: COM box will turn blue.
Step 8: In Odin app, click the AP button. Choose the firmware.tar.md5 or firmware.tar which you have already extracted.
Step 9: Click on the Start button in Odin and wait for the flashing process to complete successfully. After the firmware is successfully installed, the flashing process box will turn green.
Step 10: Disconnect your phone and reboot it manually after the flashing process has been completed successfully.
Step 11: The Galaxy J7 will take about 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation. So please be patient.
Done! You have installed the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy J7 successfully.
Tell us in the comments area below if you have questions or issues while updating your Galaxy J7 to the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.