How to Install Official Nougat Update on Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F

After rolling out Nougat update for Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710FN) variant, the Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F) variant has also getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update. The update is for Indian region (INS) and comes with firmware version G610FDDU1BQH9. If you have not received the Nougat OTA update on your Galaxy J7 Prime yet, here is how to download and install the official Nougat update on Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F manually.

Android 7.0 Nougat update (G610FDDU1BQH9) for Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F brings Samsung’s new Experience UI 8.1, alongside improved notifications and quick settings as well as Dual Messenger and improved multi-window features. Also, the update includes latest Android security patches (Patch level August 1, 2017).

Install Official Nougat on Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F

The incremental Nougat OTA update (G610FDDU1BQH9) starts rolling out and it weighs around 1143MB. Since the OTA update is rolling out in phases, it will take few days to get the update across the devices. Note that your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F should be on firmware version G610FDDU1AQF3 to install the OTA update.

If you have not received the OTA notification yet, check it manually by heading to Settings > About Phone > Software Update. If update found, download and install it. This is the safest method.

If you did not see the Nougat update on your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F, follow the below manual method to get the update.

How to Get Nougat update on Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F

Disclaimer: Follow the instruction at your own risk. We will not be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components. It is recommended for technically talented users only.

1. Download G610FDDU1AQF3_ODD1AQG1_India_6.0.1 .ZIP from here to your PC and unzip it.

2. Download Odin tool (here), unzip it and run it on your PC.

3. Enable “USB Debugging” and “OEM Unlock” on your phone and then boot into ‘Download’ mode (use Home + Power + Volume Down together).

4. In Odin select AP and choose the firmware file (with .tar extension) and then click ‘Start’ button. Once the ‘Pass’ message is appeared in Odin, reboot your phone.

Now, go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update. You should get the Nougat update.

Alternatively, you can download Android 7.0 Nougat firmware for your Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F variant from here (not live yet), and follow this guide to flash manually. (Source 1, 2)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

2 Comments

  1. chiranjeevi

    Sep 9, 2017 at 8:49 am

    that’s marshmallow., not nougat

    • Kannan

      Sep 10, 2017 at 9:45 am

      Already mentioned in the post

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