Samsung started rolling a new software update for Samsung Galaxy J1 device with model no SM-J120F. The Software update is live now. If you are a Galaxy J1 users, you can grab this software now. The update brings the build number to J120FXXU2ARA1 on Galaxy J1. With this update, the software comes with January Month 2018 security patch update along with some minor bug fixes and improvements. This update is still based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Talking about the hardware, Samsung Galaxy J1 features a 5.2-inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Exynos 7880 Octa processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32/64GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Samsung Galaxy J1 comes with the 16MP rear camera and 16MP front shooting camera. Samsung Galaxy J1 came out of the box with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and backed by 3000 mAh battery.
The update is rolling via OTA (Over the Air). However, in case you didn’t receive the same, you can manually update to J120FXXU2ARA1 by flashing the firmware from below given download link. For this, you are going to help you in this matter.
We recommend you to install the latest January 2018 Security patch on Galaxy J1 which fixes the security malware and bugs found in this month. You won’t receive the update in case if you have rooted your device. You can manually flash the firmware J120FXXU2ARA1 on Galaxy J1 by following our guide.
Before proceeding with anything, make sure your device has enough storage space in it and it must have at least 50% battery. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Also, don’t forget to take the data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. You can now start downloading to upgrade January 2018 Security patch on Galaxy J1. As this update is based on Lollipop, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.
In case you haven’t received the same, you can simply check for the update manually or can follow our guide on getting January 2018 Security Patch for Samsung Galaxy J1 SM-T585.
This update is an incremental update with latest January 2018 Security Patch Update. So we recommend to update your device safe with January 2018 Security update which has patched a whole host of vulnerabilities in Android.
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Flash J120FXXU2ARA1 January 2018 Security Lollipop For Galaxy J1 SM-T585
If you didn’t receive any notification about the new update on Samsung Galaxy J1, then you can either check for the update manually or you can follow our simple guide on How to flash Lollipop J120FXXU2ARA1 For Samsung Galaxy J1.
To Check for latest Update, Go to Settings -> About Phone -> Software Updates.
Once you have the update then press download and upgrade the OTA to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. If you didn’t receive and you still want the update, then don’t worry. You can Update Samsung Galaxy J1 to January 2018 Security Patch based Lollipop manually by following the below steps. So read the steps carefully to upgrade Samsung Galaxy J1 to Lollipop OTA update.
Remember, Below guide is to update full OTA firmware file on Galaxy J1.
Required Drivers and ODIN:
- Download and Install the Samsung Kies Software
- Download and Install the Samsung USB Drivers.
- Click to Download and Extract the ODIN ZIP file on Desktop.
- Remember: This guide is to Install January 2018 Security Patch Update on Galaxy J1 SM-T585 (J120FXXU2ARA1 ).
- Your device must have 70% Battery.
- You need a Laptop or PC to perform this Action.
- You should be using Stock Firmware and not Custom ROM.
- Back Up your Data to make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t loose your data).
- You need to Enter Download Mode on Samsung.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage that you make to your Phone.
I hope you followed the above full guide link to install January 2018 Security Patch Lollipop on Galaxy J1 manually. If any queries or feedback, please write a comment to us.