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How to Update Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M to latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Firmware

The latest official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update is now being rolled for the Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M Smartphones in a number of countries that include Chile (Entel PCS), Brazil (Claro), Trinidad and Tobago. Because the update is official, so it’s rolled Over the Air and everyone in the said countries must be getting crazy to flash this new firmware on their devices. The firmware is being rolled with two PDAs i.e. J320MUBU0API1/J320MUBU0API2 and is available for instant update.

But to start with the update, you need to know the total update procedure which is quite easy. If you have already received the OTA, then just download it and flash on your device. If you haven’t received or missed the OTA, then the below given manual update procedure will be of your work. But before that make sure to take a look on different steps of the update. Unfulfilling the given conditions and requirements might end in bricking your device for the which act BlogZamana will never stand responsible.

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  • One Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M Smartphone.
  • Original Data Cable.
  • One PC preloaded with Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M drivers. Else at first download & install the drivers on your PC from Samsung’s official website.
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode. You will find the option in the Developer Section of your device. Follow Settings> Developer Options> USB Debugging.
  • Backup all important data in your Android device since the update process will erase all data.
  • Keep at least 70% to 80% power back up on your Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M to avoid accidental shut down during installation.


Steps to Update

  • First of all download the above mentioned files and then extract the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Firmware file to the desktop of your PC.
  • Next switch off your Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M and move it into download mode by long press & hold of the Volume Down Key+Home Buttom+Power Button. Press the Volume Up button to continue as soon as you see a warning triangle sign on your display.
  • Then connect your Smartphone to your PC via USB.
  • After select the “PDA/AP” button on ODIN screen and select the file with .tar.md5 extension. Ensure that the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are ticked in ODIN and the Re-Partition button is unchecked.
  • Double check the settings and hit the START button to begin the update process.
  • Wait for sometime and you will see the PASS message on the ODIN screen with green backdrop, once the flashing is complete. Disconnect your Samsung Galaxy SM-J320M Smartphone from the PC when your device restarts. It will take around 5-10 minutes of time.

Also Read: How to update Redmi 2 to MIUI 8 Lollipop ROM and get VoLTE

What to wait for? It’s now time to enjoy. Just explore through the varied advanced Lollipop goodies that your device has recently been loaded with. In case of any issues in the update procedure, feel free to use the comment section. I am always here to assist you.

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