Download J330FNXXU3ARC1 and J330FNXXU3ARC2 March 2018 Security for Galaxy J3 (2017)

Today Samsung rolled the latest Google Security Patch update for March 2018 with build number J330FNXXU3ARC1 / J330FNXXU3ARC2 for Galaxy J3 2017. The update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat and currently rolling via OTA for few selected region. With this update, Samsung has fixed critical vulnerabilities that were discovered in the AndroidOS aside from countless moderate-risk and high-risk vulnerabilities. As per the record, Samsung also fixed their own software vulnerabilities.

The rollout is gradual, it may take some time to reach every user around the globe. So you can either wait for the software update to hit your phone or you can manually upgrade your phone to this latest build J330FNXXU3ARC1 / J330FNXXU3ARC2 using our manual guide.

Talking about the specs, Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 features a 5.0-inches display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 7570 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 comes with the 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooting camera. Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 came out of the box with Android 7.0 Nougat and backed by Removable Li-Ion 2400mAh battery.


Download J330FNXXU3ARC1 and J330FNXXU3ARC2 March 2018 Security for Galaxy J3 (2017)

If you are running Stock ROM with roots or mods, then your OTA update may fail. You can manually upgrade to J330FNXXU3ARC1 / J330FNXXU3ARC2 build on Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN) by following the below instructions to upgrade via ODIN Downloader.

Still not received the OTA update? Then follow the below instruction to check for new OTA update on your phone.

How to Check Software Update on Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J330FN?

  1. In your phone, tap the Menu Key > Open Settings > Tap on About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  2. If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. Once the download complete, your device will be ready to upgrade. Tap on Install update.
  3. Your device will reboot and wait for the installation process to complete. Tap OK.That’s it! You’ve successfully updated your software.

[su_note note_color=”#fdf8db” text_color=”#000000″]Before proceeding to download, Galaxy J3 2017 must have enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also to install this update, make sure you have enough storage on your device to complete the installation process. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Before following this, take a complete data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading March 2018 Security for Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN). As this update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.[/su_note]



Steps to Install J330FNXXU3ARC1 / J330FNXXU3ARC2 on Galaxy J3 2017 manually:

If you have not received the OTA update, rooted or installed any custom ROM, then you can simply follow this guide to the update manually by using ODIN Software. Follow the complete instruction to install new update on Galaxy J3 2017.


Download Firmware Here – J330FNXXU3ARC1

Download Firmware Here – J330FNXXU3ARC2




  • This ROM is supported for Galaxy J3 2017
  • Download the required firmware and drivers.
  • Your device must have 50% – 70% Battery.
  • You need 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 (This Process won’t lose your data).
  • You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
  • Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage.

How to update via ODIN Software

To install the firmware, you must first download the required software and drivers on your PC. By following the below link, you can upgrade the OS version to J330FNXXU3ARC1 / J330FNXXU3ARC2 on Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J330FN.

Odin software

Guide to Flash Firmware Using ODIN

I hope this guide was helpful to install a new software update on your device.

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