Samsung’s security firmware updates slated for the month of August seems to have continued to September too. Obviously with a number of devices to cover and roll out dropping region wise this minor delay is bound to happen. But Samsung makes sure all of its devices get the latest security updates. In this context, Samsung has rolled out the August 2017 Security Update for Galaxy J3. This update is rolling from Europe and will be available elsewhere in due course of time.
This update brings the firmware build number J330FXXU1AQH4 for European variants. The update aims to fix some major security issues and stability enhancements.And this update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. As the update is rolled out Over-The-Air, so, it might take a while to reach your device. But you can also download and install the firmware update directly from the Samsung’s server.
Galaxy J3 August 2017 Security Update: Firmware Information
Model Name: GALAXY J3
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Security Patch Level: 2017-08-01
Product Code: NDR
Change Log: August 2017 Security Update for Galaxy J3
Let’s see what’s are the new features or upgrades this August 2017 update brings for Galaxy J3.
- August based security patch update.
- Auto brightness Controlling improved.
- Stability of connection to PC improved.
- Fixes 40 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure (CVEs)
- Speed optimization.
- Regular bug fixes.
Download August 2017 Security Update for Galaxy J3
You can download OTA(Over the air) update and install it via stock recovery. And the second way is flash the full stock firmware using Odin tool and restore the device to complete stock.
The best way is to directly download the firmware from Samsung servers using the Samfirm tool and install the firmware via latest Odin Tool.
Install August 2017 Security Update for Galaxy J3
like we mentioned You have to use a tool called OdinTool for installing the firmware.
Below we have mentioned the link on how You can install the latest security firmware update on Your Galaxy J3.
Therefore, make sure to grab this August 2017 Security Update for Galaxy J3 as it is already September. Your device might not get any security based update till the end of this year, as Galaxy J3 follows a quarterly maintenance timeline.