Galaxy J5 update To fix Blueborne threat

It is the very end of September and there are no signs of September security update for any Samsung devices. It is due to on-going Blueborne Vulnerability amongst all the Samsung devices, Samsung is busy patching the threat for all its devices by rolling out firmware updates in waves. Right from around the first week we saw a lot of Samsung devices getting patched against Blueborne. A Recent addition to to the list is Samsung Galaxy J5(2016). Samsung is currently rolling a Galaxy J5 update To fix Blueborne threat. The update is rolling mostly in 14 European regions as of now. The update is solely rolled to fix the Blueborne security threat. Hence, it does not bring any other major updates for the device.

This update brings the firmware build number J510FNXXS2AQI4 to the European variants of Galaxy J5 (2016). This update is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. You can capture the OTA or directly download the firmware from Samsung servers. We have mentioned the steps later in this post.

Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat
BlueBorne Patch Update Now Rolling for Samsung Galaxy J5(2016)

Changelog: Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat

The latest update seeding for Samsung Galaxy J5(2016) brings the patch to fix the on-going Blueborne threat. This update is a build of latest September yet it incorporates the August security patch. The primary target of the update is to plug the Blueborne hole. We have time and again seen Samsung rolling out regular firmware updates for upgrades and other system related updates. So we can expect another update soon with other major enhancements and optimizations.

Firmware Info: Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat

The current update with the build number J510FNXXS2AQI4 is rolling out from 14 different European regions as of now. 

Model SM-J510FN
Model name Galaxy J5 (2016)
Version Android 6.0.1
Changelist 11903637
Build date Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:31:43 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code PHN

Above is the initial rollout for the Netherlands region. Below we have mentioned other regions with their product code who are currently seeding the same Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat.

  • Poland: XEO
  • Hungary: XEH
  • Russia: SER
  • Germany Vodafone: VD2
  • Italy Vodafone: OMN
  • Greece Vodafone: VGR
  • Romania: CNX
  • Spain: ATL
  • Cyprus: CYV
  • Czech Republic: VDC

Download Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat

Your device will automatically capture the OTA update for Galaxy J5 update to fix Blueborne threat as it becomes available. You can also manually capture the OTA update by going to device Settings > About device > System updates and check for availability of the update. Download and install the update if it is available.

An alternate way to download the update is directly downloading the firmware from the Samsung servers using the SamFirm tool.

Download the latest firmware for Galaxy J5 directly from Samsung servers

Manually Install Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat

To manually install the latest Galaxy J5 Update To Fix Blueborne Threat you have to use another tool called Odin Tool. Follow the link below to install the latest firmware update for your Galaxy J5(2016) using Odin Tool.

Manually Install Latest Firmware update for Galaxy J5(2016) using Odin Tool

Therefore, avail the update for your device and get the Blueborne issue sorted. Keep looking for other major firmware updates for Galaxy J5 in the upcoming days from Samsung.Stay tuned with AndroidSage for all the latest firmware updates for all devices.


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