Right from mid-2017 till now we saw a lot of Samsung devices getting Android OS upgrades. It includes the mid-range devices as well as the flagships. Samsung has always effortlessly and efficiently managed to bring latest updates to its devices. As we speak, Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016) is rolling from the European regions. The update is rolling as an OTA(over-the-air) update.

This update brings the firmware build number J510FNXXU2BQJ8 to the European variants of Galaxy J5(2016). The update packs a lot of new features and changes. It brings the Samsung Experience 8.5. The camera also seems to have got some nice enhancements. But the security patch dates back to August. The update can be availed as OTA update. Also, one can download and install the update manually from Samsung Servers.

 Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016)

Galaxy J5(2016) Now Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update

Changelog: Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016)

The Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016) brings some important updates to the device. Although the security patch is of 2 months older build. Maybe there is a quick update that will hit the device later this week or earlier next month. Well, as of now, let’ see what are the changes the Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016) update brings.

  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Samsung Experience 8.5
  • Integration of Samsung Cloud
  • Updated device manager
  • Home screen is optimized
  • The camera gets a new feature of Zooming by swiping the shutter.

Firmware Info: Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016)

As of now, the update Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016) is rolling in Poland and Russia. Slowly it will be rolling into other regions too. So, let’s check out the firmware build details of the update.

Poland Region

Model SM-J510FN
Model name Galaxy J5 (2016)
Country
Poland
Version Android 7.1.1
Changelist 12384086
Build date Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:27:44 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code XEO
PDA J510FNXXU2BQJ8
CSC J510FNOXA2BQJ8

Russia Region

Model SM-J510FN
Model name Galaxy J5 (2016)
Country
Russia
Version Android 7.1.1
Changelist 12384086
Build date Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:27:44 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code SER
PDA J510FNXXU2BQJ8
CSC J510FNOXY2BQJ8

Download OTA Update

The update Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016) is rolling primarily as OTA update. Your device will automatically capture the OTA. Also, You can easily catch the OTA update manually by,

  • Go to device Settings > About device > System Update.
  • Check for available updates. If it is available, download and install it.

Manually Install Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Galaxy J5 (2016)

Alternatively, you can also download the latest firmware directly from the Samsung servers using the SamFirm tool.

After you are done with the download, you can also manually install the firmware by using the Odin Tool.

Odin Tool | Download

Steps of Manual Installation

  • Select the .TAR file from the firmware zip file you downloaded.
  • Put the TAR file in the AP section of the Odin Tool.
  • Now begin the installation.

If you want a more detailed tutorial then click the below link.

Install Latest Android Nougat 7.1.1 Firmware for Galaxy J5 (2016)

Therefore, do not miss this update as it really is a big update for a mid-range device from Samsung. So much new upgrades are really worth having. Since we are now headed towards Android 8.0 Oreo, it is a good idea to upgrade the device to a most recent version of Android Nougat. Also, stay connected to AndroidSage for all the latest updates on Samsung devices.