Samsung started rolling the Android Pie update for Galaxy J5 2017 (Also known as Galaxy J5 Pro) globally. The update arrives for Galaxy J5 Pro with J530GUBU6CSH5 (South American region), J530GMUBU6CSH5 (Chile ) and J530FXXU5CSH7 (Europe) J530FXWU5CSH7 (Middle East) for Galaxy J5 2017. Along with the new system upgrade, the software also packs August 2019 security patch.
With the upgrade to Android Pie, Samsung introduces the One UI user interface. Speaking of Android Pie the users will now see new features such as new settings UI, all-new gesture navigation, new power menu and revamped volume slider on the home screen. Now there is a dedicated screenshot button for the device. Also, users will see other features like enhanced Auto-fill API, new notification panel etc.
Latest Android 9.0 Pie update is rolling as an over-the-air(OTA) update. So, technically your Galaxy J5 2017 should notify you of the update as it shows up on your device. Then all you have to do is simply download and install the new software. It may happen that while you keep waiting for the airborne system update, but it delays too much to show up. Then to fix that, you can search for the new OTA update on your own. It’s quite simple. Go to your phone Settings > System Update > tap on Check for Latest Updates.
If the update shows up, then download and install it by following the instructions you see on your display. As it is system upgrade, it will weigh in around gigabytes. So, we suggest you find and connect to a stable Wi-Fi network and download the update swiftly. This will also save you from being charged for data by your tele-carrier. Also, make sure to juice up your device over 50% before installing the update. This will help to avoid any power related interruptions while you carry on with the OTA download and install.
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Steps to Install The Software Manually on Galaxy J5 2017 [Asia]
However, if you want an instant upgrade to Android Pie, there is another alternate method to do so. All you have to do is download the firmware and install it manually using a Samsung exclusive flash tool. After that, you can install it using the Odin tool which is the flash tool we mentioned earlier. With Odin, you can install the latest Android Pie based firmware to complete stock on your Galaxy J5 2017. You must keep in mind that the particular firmware we have linked here. So, you cannot use it on other Galaxy J5 2017 phones.
Download Firmware, Odin Tool, and Drivers:
- Download and Install Samsung Kies Software
- Make sure that you download Samsung USB Drivers and install it on your PC.
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- Firmware Link:
- This ROM is supported for Galaxy J5 2017 (J5 Pro) [SM-J530F/G/GM]
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have a 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.
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 Android Pie firmware on Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/G/GM).Guide to Flash Samsung Firmware Using ODIN Software Video Guide to flash Stock Firmware on your device
So, guys..! finally Android Pie update for Galaxy J5 2017 is making its entry with the software. Either wait for the OTA to roll in on its own or flash the firmware manually. Install and enjoy the goodies new Pie OS brings.