It's quite rare to see a J series device from Samsung beat all other flagships to receive the security patch for the latest month. Well, this time it has happened, as Galaxy J6 Plus is currently getting the February 2019 security update with build number J610FNXXU1ASA2. Along with the regular monthly security level step-up, the current update also brings stability improvements to the camera of the device. Apart from this, there are some basic bug fixes and device which always teams up with the monthly update packages.
As of now, the latest J610FNXXU1ASA2 software update for Galaxy J6+ is rolling out in Germany region. It is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Soon, the Galaxy J6 Plus will be able to taste the Pie treat from Samsung. It will apparently follow the Galaxy A series (Galaxy A8 and A6) after they first receive the Android Pie upgrade. So, it's not long till the Galaxy J6 Plus users get to enjoy the Pie update.
Like the usual course, any OTA update takes, the February 2019 software update will knock into the devices in batches. It will be a fairly automatic process which will notify you of the new update once it's available in your region. So, naturally, not everyone is going to see the update at one time. However, you can have the upper hand here and search for the OTA manually. Simply go to Galaxy J6 Plus Settings > System updates > tap on Check for updates. if you see the prompt shows up to download J610FNXXU1ASA2 February update for Galaxy J6 Plus, then tap on Download.
J610FNXXU1ASA2: Firmware Details
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus (SM-J610FN)
- Model: SM-J610FN
- Region: United Kingdom
- Baseband Version: J610FNXXU1ASA2
- Security Patch Level: 01.01.2019
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android OS: 8.0 Oreo
So, if you happened to sport a Galaxy J6 Plus then keep your eyes out for the airborne OTA. It can drop into your device anytime now. Either wait for the OTA to hit your device on its own, otherwise manually fah the latest firmware using our resources and installation guide. Update to latest security and fortify your device.
Install J610FNXXU1ASA2 February Security Update on Galaxy J6 Plus
This is a manual process of updating the device. You will download the firmware and use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on the Galaxy J6 Plus. Below you can find the firmware download link as well as other required drivers. We have also mentioned the guide which will help you flash the firmware on your Galaxy J6 Plus.
Here is the download link for the firmware. Also, you need a few tools with you which we have listed below.
Before installing the firmware you have to follow some guidelines which you can find in the Pre-requisite section.
- This firmware is exclusively for Galaxy J6 Plus. Do not use it on other devices.
- Charge your device's battery up to 50% or more.
- A PC or Laptop
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before installing any new firmware.
- You must install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and Install Samsung Kies software.
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
How To Install Stock Firmware
Simply follow the link below to know how to flash the Samsung firmware to complete stock.
So, that's it, guys. Security updates are always the most important aspect of using smartphones. I hope this guide was useful to upgrade February 2019 security update for your Galaxy J6 Plus and install it. If you've got any queries do let us know in the comments section below.