Galaxy J7 Pop owners in the US seem to be getting the latest Android 8.1 Oreo update on their Galaxy J7 Pop SM-J727R4 devices. R4 model is linked with the US Cellular so all the Galaxy J7 Pro units bonded with US Cellular carrier are receiving the update now. Other carriers including T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint will release the update in a few days.
The Galaxy J7 Pop SM-J727R4 stock Oreo Android 8.1 update is rolling out as build J727R4TYU1BRH5, the OTA is now live as we speak. The update will take a few weeks to reach Galaxy J7 Pop users in all regions. If you are getting impatient to download and install stock Oreo Android 8.1 on Galaxy J7 Pop SM-J727R4 just head to the installation section below.
The Official Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy J7 Pop brings Samsung Experience 9.0, high contrast keyboard, Dual Messenger, the over all interface looks pretty close to Galaxy S9 and S8. Other Oreo goodies include,
- Notification dots
- Notification channels
- Autofill framework
- Autosizing TextView
- Downloadable fonts
- Adaptive icons
- Shortcut pinning
In this guide we have mentioned the process to download stock Oreo Android 8.1 J727R4TYU1BRH5 firmware zip for Galaxy J7 Pop SM-J727R4 and install it right away by three possible ways.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J7 Pop
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
Build Number: J727R4TYU1BRH5
Android Security Patch Level: August 01, 2018
Status: OTA is live
Process to install Android 8.1 Oreo J727R4TYU1BRH5 on Galaxy J7 Pop SM-J727R4 via Kies
This is just another possible way to download the firmware without extra effort.
First You need to download Samsung Kies application. Download Kies
Install the application on your PC and Open it.
Connect your device to PC and wait for the Kies app to detect your device.
Now it’s essential to make a backup of your device by clicking on Backup and Restore tab in the Kies screen.
Once the backup process is done, just click firmware upgrade to start the update process.
Install Stock Oreo Android 8.1 on Galaxy J7 Pop SM-J727R4 via Odin
Download J727R4TYU1BRH5 Official Android 8.1 Oreo firmware. Link
Then you need to turn off your device and boot it into download Mode, to do follow this guide.
Once your device boots into recovery mode then see instructions here to manually install the firmware via Odin.
That’s it! If you are facing any issue regarding this guide let us know by dropping a comment in the section below. Don’t forget to share this guide with others, Thank You.