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J730FXWU1AQF4: Android 7.0 XWU1AQF4 Firmware is now available at Android Officer. Samsung rolled out the XWU1AQF4 7.0 Nougat official firmware update for Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F. The firmware update recently out by Samsung and the users can manually download J730FXWU1AQF4 to update their device. The users can also update their device to this new firmware through Samsung Kies or OTA (Over the Air). It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Here at AndroidOfficer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-J730F. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock J730FXWU1AQF4 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted). 

There are two official ways to update the J730FXWU1AQF4 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

J730FXWU1AQF4 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy J7 2017
Model: SM-J730F
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: J730FXWU1AQF4
Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download J730FXWU1AQF4 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.
[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy J7 2017 J730F into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy J7 2017 J730F to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F now updated to the J730FXWU1AQF4 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
J330GDXU1AQF5: Android 7.0 DXU1AQF5 Firmware is now available at Android Officer. Samsung rolled out the DXU1AQF5 7.0 Nougat official firmware update for Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J330G. The firmware update recently out by Samsung and the users can manually download J330GDXU1AQF5 to update their device. The users can also update their device to this new firmware through Samsung Kies or OTA (Over the Air). It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Here at AndroidOfficer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-J330G. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock J330GDXU1AQF5 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Samsung SM-J330G. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted). 

There are two official ways to update the J330GDXU1AQF5 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

J330GDXU1AQF5 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Model: SM-J330G
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: J330GDXU1AQF5
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J330G

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung SM-J330G. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Samsung SM-J330G via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Samsung SM-J330G on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Samsung SM-J330G have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Samsung SM-J330G via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Samsung SM-J330G via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download J330GDXU1AQF5 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.
[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Samsung SM-J330G Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Samsung J320H into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Samsung J320H to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Samsung SM-J330G now updated to the J330GDXU1AQF5 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Samsung SM-J330G

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Samsung SM-J330G stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
Here we have another android nougat software update for Samsung Galaxy S7 model number SM-G930F. The latest firmware build version is G930FXXU1DQEA and is released for many countries. The firmware update recently out by Samsung and the users can update their phone to this latest update via OTA, Kies or manually through Odin. It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Here at AndroidOfficer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-G930F. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock G930FXXU1DQEA Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted).

There are two official ways to update the G930FXXU1DQEA Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

G930FXXU1DQEA Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy S7
Model: SM-G930F
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: G930FXXU1DQEA
Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy S7 SM-G930F on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download G930FXXU1DQEA Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy S7 G930F into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy S7 G930F to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F now updated to the G930FXXU1DQEA Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S7 SM-G930F

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy S7 SM-G930F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
Finally android 7.0 nougat official firmware released for Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 model number SM-A510M. The new firmware build version number is A510MUBU3CQE1. The software update now rolled out by Samsung and is ready to update for the device owner. Users can check for OTA update in device settings or may get the update via Kies or manually update through Odin. As we know with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. So get this latest nougat update and enjoy many new features and improvements on your galaxy A5 2016. Continue reading this post to learn how to install latest Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M. You should take note that updating to new official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void. Your device will no longer belong to rooted device (if it was rooted). 

There are two official ways to update the A510MUBU3CQE1 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

A510MUBU3CQE1 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy A5 2016
Model: SM-A510M
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: A510MUBU3CQE1
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download A510MUBU3CQE1 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy A5 2016 A510M into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy A5 2016 A510M to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M now updated to the A510MUBU3CQE1 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510M stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus with model number SM-G928I started to receive latest android 7.0 nougat firmware update. The latest firmware build version number is G928IDVU3CQD3. This is an official update rolling out by Samsung. Android 7.0 Nougat already hits many models of Galaxy S6 Edge Plus in different countries. Now its time for SM-G928I users to enjoy the latest android version on their smartphone. You can check your phone settings for the update. Or there are option to update the software via Kies or manually update through Odin. You should always update your mobile software to the latest available firmware. With every update your device get bug fixes if any, got security update, improves performance and sometimes new features.

If you are new to software update, then here you'll find tutorial for both official and manual way to update your phone. You should make a note that updating to new firmware restore device kernel. Which stop root access to your device (if it was rooted). You can root the firmware again after the update process done

There are two official ways to update latest Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

G928IDVU3CQD3 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
Model: SM-G928I
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: G928IDVU3CQD3
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I Android Nougat Update

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download G928IDVU3CQD3 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928I into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928I to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I now updated to the G928IDVU3CQD3 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928I stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
G925FXXS5EQEE: Android 7.0 Nougat firmware is now available at Android Officer. Samsung rolled out the new 7.0 Nougat official firmware update for Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F. The firmware update recently out by Samsung and the users can manually download G925FXXS5EQEE to update their device. The users can also update their device to this new firmware through Samsung Kies or OTA (Over the Air). It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Here at AndroidOfficer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-G925F. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock G925FXXS5EQEE Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted). 

There are two official ways to update the G925FXXS5EQEE Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

G925FXXS5EQEE Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Model: SM-G925F
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: G925FXXS5EQEE

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download G925FXXS5EQEE Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy S6 Edge G925F into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F now updated to the G925FXXS5EQEE Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
N910VVRS2CQE1: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware is now available at Android Officer. Samsung rolled out the new 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update for Verizon Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V (USA). The firmware update recently out by Samsung and the users can manually download N910VVRS2CQE1 to update their device. The users can also update their device to this new firmware through Samsung Kies or OTA (Over the Air). It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Here at AndroidOfficer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-N910V. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock N910VVRS2CQE1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted). 

There are two official ways to update the N910VVRS2CQE1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

N910VVRS2CQE1 Android 6.0.1 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (USA)
Model: SM-N910V
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
PDA: N910VVRS2CQE1

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download N910VVRS2CQE1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy Note 4 N910V into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy Note 4 N910V to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V now updated to the N910VVRS2CQE1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
N9208XXU3CQE4: Android 7.0 Nougat firmware is now available at Android Officer. Samsung rolled out the latest 7.0 Nougat official firmware update for Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208. The firmware update recently out by Samsung and the users can manually download N9208XXU3CQE4 to update their device. The users can also update their device to this new firmware through Samsung Kies or OTA (Over the Air). It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Here at AndroidOfficer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-N9208. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock N9208XXU3CQE4 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted). 

There are two official ways to update the N9208XXU3CQE4 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware, OTA and KIES. However, if you unable to update your device through OTA and Kies, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. AndroidOfficer always recommend you to try official ways (OTA or KIES) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

N9208XXU3CQE4 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Duos
Model: SM-N9208
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: N9208XXU3CQE4

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings>>About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 via Samsung Kies:

  1. Turn on Internet connection on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC 
If both the above official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Download N9208XXU3CQE4 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

[P.S- The list will be updated with rest of the countries/carrier when respective firmware will release]

odin-3.09-home-screen

How to Install/Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 Manually through Odin:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download Odin v3.09 and extract the zip file, you should get Odin v3.09.exe file along with other files.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin v3.09.exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin v3.09.exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy Note 5 Duos N9208 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy Note 5 Duos N9208 to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  8. Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
Congrats! your Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 now updated to the N9208XXU3CQE4 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About, and verify the firmware update.

How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208

If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy Note 5 Duos SM-N9208 stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.