Unlocked Galaxy J7 2017 variants with model SM-J727U in the US are now getting a major firmware upgrade that brings Android 8.1 Oreo to the table. The Galaxy J7 2017 devices was released last year with Android 7.0 Nougat on board and now here is their first major update that bumps the OS version from Nougat to Oreo Android 8.1. That’s so satisfying to see mid range devices getting updated to latest firmware while others are still looking for it. The Stock Oreo update for Unlocked Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J727U is released as build J727UUEU3BRJ2, so if you are getting impatient to see the latest J727UUEU3BRJ2 stock Oreo firmware on your device without waiting for the OTA then we have got you covered. In this guide you’ll be able to download and install the official Oreo J727UUEU3BRJ2 update for Galaxy J7 2017 via OTA, Kies or Odin.
The Official Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy J7 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
- Auto-fill framework
- Auto-sizing TextView
- Downloadable fonts
- Adaptive icons
- Shortcut pinning
In this guide we have mentioned the process to download stock Oreo Android 8.1 J727UUEU3BRJ2 firmware zip for Galaxy J7 2017 and install it right away by three possible ways.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy J7 2017
Region: United States
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
Build Number: J727UUEU3BRJ2
Android Security Patch Level: September 01, 2018
Status: OTA is live
Install Galaxy J7 2017 Android 8.1 Oreo J727UUEU3BRJ2 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 2017 via Odin
Official Android 8.1 Oreo J727UUEU3BRJ2 firmware tar. Download
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.