Staying true to its planned roadmap Samsung has now rolled out the most awaited Android Pie update for its mid-range machine Samsung Galaxy J7 Core. The new system upgrade is identified with the build number J701FXVU6CSF2. Along with the step-up to Pie, it also brings the latest may 2019 security patch update for the device. As of now, the update is available in South Africa and Russia.
Just like every Android Pie for Samsung Galaxy J7 Core will come with all new One UI user interface which is a step up from the older Samsung Experience UI. Now, there are new features such as new settings UI, all-new gesture navigation, new power menu and re-designed volume slider on the home screen. Now there is a dedicated screenshot button on the home screen. Also, users will see other features like enhanced Auto-fill API, new notification panel, etc.
Latest Android 9.0 Pie update J701FXVU6CSF2 for Galaxy J7 Core update is rolling as an over-the-air(OTA) update. So, your device will let you know when the update is available in your region. It will show up on your device. Then all you have to do is download and install the new system software.
It may happen that while you wait for the OTA, but it may not show up for weeks. Then to deal with that, you can search for the new OTA update J701FXVU6CSF2 on your own. It’s very easy to do. Go to your phone Settings > System Update > tap on Check for Latest Updates.
If the J701FXVU6CSF2 update is available it will show up. Then download and install it by following the instructions you see on your screen. As it is a system upgrade, the update weighs 1.8 GB. So, to save your data charges, use Wi-Fi to download and install the update. Also, make sure to charge the battery of your device over 50% before installing the system update. It will avoid any power related interruptions while you carry on with the OTA download and install.
J701FXVU6CSF2: Firmware Details
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J7 Core
- Model: SM-J701F
- Baseband Version: J701FXVU6CSF2
- Security Patch Level: 01.05.2019
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android OS: 9.0 Pie
How to Install The Android Pie Update on Galaxy J7 Core
If you want to upgrade to Android Pie right now, there is an easy method to do so. All you have to do is download the J701FXVU6CSF2 firmware and install it manually using the Samsung exclusive flash tool Odin. With Odin, you can install the latest Android Pie based firmware to complete stock on your Galaxy J7 Core.
- This ROM is supported for Galaxy J7 Core [SM-J701F]
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have a 50% – 70% Battery.
- You need a PC or Laptop to install this firmware.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware. So make sure you have data’s in case if something wrong.
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
Firmware Installation Instructions
You need to have the ODIN tool, latest stock firmware, and the respective device, ie Galaxy J7 Core. Below we have put up the tutorial that you can follow and manually flash the latest Android Pie firmware on Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F).Guide to Flash Samsung Firmware Using ODIN Software Video Guide to flash Stock Firmware on your device
So, finally, you can now enjoy Android 9.0 Pie update on your Galaxy J7 Core from Samsung. We hope this guide was helpful to you.