Android 8.1 Oreo update for Galaxy J5 2017 is on the full roll out in multiple regions of the world. Just a few day ago the European Galaxy J5 variant got updated to Android Oreo, now the update is rolling out in Korea the Hometown of Samsung. The Stock Oreo update for Korean Galaxy J5 update is hitting all the three popular variants of the device.
The Galaxy J5 SM-J530S is getting the update as build J530SKSU2BRH9, SM-J530K is receiving it as build J530KKKU2BRH9 and build J530LKLU2BRH9 is rolling out for SM-J530L, the OTA is now live as we speak. If you are living in south Korea and own a Galaxy J5 Korean then you’ll be getting the OTA any time soon. Or if you are getting impatient to download and install stock Oreo Android 8.1 on Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530Y just head to the installation section below.
The Official Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy J5 2017 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 firmware zip for Galaxy J5 2017 and install it right away by three possible ways.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J5 2017
Model: SM-J530S / J530K / J530L
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
Build Number: J530SKSU2BRH9 / J530KKKU2BRH9 / J530LKLU2BRH9
Android Security Patch Level: September 01, 2018
Status: OTA is live
Process to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy J5 2017 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 J5 2017 via Odin
Download J530SKSU2BRH9 firmware for SM-J530S. Link
Download J530KKKU2BRH9 firmware for SM-J530K. Link
Download J530LKLU2BRH9 firmware for SM-J530L. 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.