J250GDXU3ARK2: November 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy J2 2018

Samsung has begun rolling out November 2018 Security patch for Galaxy J2 2018 with build number J250GDXU3ARK2. The update brings nothing major changes except bug fixes and security patch. The software is still running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

The update has already started rolling out to devices via OTA (over the air) for users. In case if you have still not received the update on your Galaxy J2 2018, then we would recommend you to check for the new OTA update by following the below instructions manually.

J250GDXU3ARK2: November 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy J2 2018

How to Check Software Update on Galaxy J2 2018?

 If your device is not able to get the update automatically via OTA, then you can manually check for the same.

Settings > About phone > Software updates > and tap the Check for Updates.

If you are manually downloading the latest J250GDXU3ARK2 November 2018 security patch then you should be using a powerful Wi-Fi network. This will help you save your carrier data charges as well. Also, keep your Smartphone’s battery on a good charge percentage. If there is a low power, no update can take place. Alternatively, you can also manually download and install the OTA firmware on Galaxy J2 2018 using ODIN Software. Below you can download the firmware and follow the instructions to install the November 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy J2 2018.

Firmware Details [ J250GDXU3ARK2 ]:

  • Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J2 2018
  • Model: SM-J250G
  • Baseband Version: J250GDXU3ARK2
  • Security Patch Level: 02.11.2018
  • Software Supported: ODIN Tool
  • Android OS: 7.1.1 Nougat

Steps to Install The Software Manually on Galaxy J2 2018

If you have not received the update, then download the firmware and follow the below steps to install the firmware on your device.

Download Firmware, Odin Tool, and Drivers:


  • This ROM is supported for Galaxy J2 2018 [SM-J250G]
  • Download the required firmware and drivers.
  • Your device must have 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.

Disclaimer: We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM.

Installation Instructions:

As mentioned above you need to have the ODIN tool, latest firmware, and the required device. Below we have put up the tutorial that you can follow and manually flash the latest November 2018 firmware on Galaxy J2 2018.

Video Guide to Flash Stock Firmware on your Device Using ODIN Software Guide to Flash Samsung Firmware Using ODIN Software

So that’s it, guys, this was our take on J250GDXU3ARK2: November 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy J2 2018. We hope that you found this post useful. Just in case, if you have stuck somewhere between the steps or had any questions related to the topic. Then, feel free to leave them in the comments section down below.