Official Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy J5 (2017) is released! Build J530FXXU2BRH5

Samsung started seeding Android 8.1 Oreo update for Galaxy J5 2017 owners in Poland. This is the first Android 8.1 Oreo build released for a Samsung device so far, back in May this year Galaxy J5 was spotted running Android 8.1 Oreo a direct jump from Android 7.0 Nougat. Finally the update is here, rolling out as build J530FXXU2BRH5 the update is live via OTA as we speak, the update will take a few weeks to reach J5 users in other regions. If you are getting impatient to download and install stock Oreo Android 8.1 on Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F 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,

  • 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 J530FXXU2BRH5 firmware zip for Galaxy J5 (2017) SM-J530F and install it right away by three possible ways.

Firmware Details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Model: SM-J530F

Region: Poland

OS: Android 8.1 Oreo

Build Number: J530FXXU2BRH5

Android Security Patch Level: August 01, 2018

Status: OTA is live


Process to install Android 8.1 Oreo J530FXXU2BRH5 on Galaxy J5 (2017) SM-J530F 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 J530FXXU2BRH5 Official Android 8.1 Oreo firmware. Here

Update: Link is Active now [Stay tuned we are trying to get the firmware and will update the link soon]

Now follow the guide 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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