Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN) is currently receiving the J510FNXXU2BRC2, J510FNXXU2BRA4 and J510FNXXU2BRA8 with January 2018 security patch. Although we are in the first week of February, the device still sticks to the January patch. Apart from the security level, this update brings stability improvements, performance enhancement etc. It also brings regular bug fixes. We also expect the J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 January 2018 security patch Resolves Meltdown and specter security threats.
This ROM is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and there is no major update except the January 2018 Android Security Patch. It is sent via OTA (Over The Air) in a phase-wise manner. You may receive the update very soon if you are running Stock firmware without root or mods installed.
This update brings the firmware build number J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 to the Indian variants of Galaxy J5 2016. It is weighing 114.77 MB. This Android OS update is rolling in Indian region as of now. In due time it will roll all over the globe. The update is rolling over the air and it is sent in a phase-wise manner. To receive this OTA, you must be running Stock firmware without root. You can even flash the full firmware package from below download link even if you are rooted or installed any custom ROM.
Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 features a 5.2-inches display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 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 J5 2016 comes with 13MP rear Camera with autofocus and LED flash and 5MP front shooting camera with LED flash. The device runs on Galaxy J5 2016 runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and a Removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery.
- Changelog: Galaxy J5 2016 J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 January 2018 Security Patch SM-J510FN
Changelog: Galaxy J5 2016 J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 January 2018 Security Patch SM-J510FN
This software doesn’t really bring any major update as such. Just the basic fix-ups and improvements for the Galaxy J5 2016.
- Fixes the bugs
- Device stability improvement
- new and enhanced features
- Resolves Meltdown and spectre security threats
Download Galaxy J5 2016 J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 January 2018 Security Patch
You can download the OTA in two ways. Either you manually capture the airborne OTA or manually install the OTA firmware. Before proceeding to download, your phone must have enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also, check if you have enough storage to download and install the latest J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 January 2018 security patch. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it as it is a big update.
To manually capture the OTA,
- Go to Settings –> About Phone –> Software update.
- Tap on Check for software updates
- If the said update is rolling then follow the on-screen instructions to download and install that.
Here is the OTA firmware for the latest update which you can download from the link below.Download Full Firmware Zip File – J510FNXXU2BRA4 Download Full Firmware Zip File – J510FNXXU2BRA8 Download Full Firmware Zip File – J510FNXXU2BRC2
How To Install J510FNXXU2BRC2 / J510FNXXU2BRA4/ J510FNXXU2BRA8 January 2018 Security Patch
Before proceeding with the manual flashing,
- You must install Samsung Kies Software
- You also need to install Samsung USB Drivers
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- This OTA is exclusively for Galaxy J5 2016.
- Do not use this firmware on other Samsung devices.
- GetDroidTips is not responsible for any damage to your device while installing this Update.
- Take the complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
Now make sure you have all the necessary tools to flash the latest OTA for Galaxy J5 2016.
So, that’s it. You can wait for the OTA to roll or you may manually flash the update by grabbing the firmware. Follow the tutorial carefully. If you have any queries let us know through comments.
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