Download Android 8.1 Oreo update for Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt! Build J701FXXU6BRH9

Samsung started rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo for it’s mid range smartphone Galaxy J7 Core (J7 Nxt in some markets). The new update started hitting the Galaxy J7 Nxt/J7 Core users in the Asian countries including Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. The update brings a direct jump from Android 7.0 Oreo to Android 8.1 Oreo while skipping Android 8.0, if you own a Galaxy J7 Core/ Nxt then this guide is about, how to download and install the official Oreo update on Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt via OTA, Kies or Odin.

The update is rolling out as build J701FXXU6BRH9 that is now live via OTA as we speak, the update will take a few weeks to reach J7 users in other regions. If you are getting impatient to download and install stock Oreo Android 8.1 on Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt SM-J701F just head to the installation section below.

The Official Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt 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,

  • Picture-in-picture
  • 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 J701FXXU6BRH9 firmware zip for Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt and install it right away by three possible ways.

Firmware Details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt

Model: SM-J701F

Region: Asia

OS: Android 8.1 Oreo

Build Number: J701FXXU6BRH9

Android Security Patch Level: June 01, 2018

Status: OTA is live

Size: 1.2GB

Process to install Android 8.1 Oreo J701FXXU6BRH9 on Galaxy J7 Core/Nxt 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 Core/Nxt via Odin

Download J701FXXU6BRH9 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.

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