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Update 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 to Marshmallow J710FNDDS1AQB1 Firmware in India

The 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 with model number SM-J710FN is one of the popular devices across the globe. The Galaxy J7 is of course equipped with superb hardware and classy look. While the Samsung Galaxy J7 tipped in with the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS, now it’s getting upgraded to a new Marshmallow firmware in India. So if you want to taste the new enhancements and security patches on your 2016 Galaxy J7, then this article is for you.

So what you have to do is to check the notification panel of your Samsung Galaxy J7 to ensure that the update has hit your device. If not, then you must not be worried as you can follow the below given manual update method to start with the update right now. But here I need to tell you that the download link given in this article is only meant for the Samsung Galaxy J7 users residing in the said regions. So if you are a user of the said device residing in any other country, then this article is dedicated to you. The firmware carries build name J710FNDDS1AQB1.

Caution: Note that the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is straight offered by Samsung. So do not confuse it with any beta custom ROM, rather get known that it’s an official update in a manual way. We will pay no attention to your damaged handset if found any during the update. We are only here to help you recover from the damage if you face any during update. The most important thing is that the device must not be rooted. Else, the update might or might not work on your device properly.


  1. One 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 Samsung
  2. One Computer (Windows XP or Windows 7)
  3. One Original USB Cable
  4. Enable the USB Debugging option by going to Settings>Application>Development and tick the USB Debugging box and do not forget to untick the box when the update is finished.
  5. Backup all personal data such as SMS, MMS, videos, music, apps, contacts, messages, apps etc available in the Galaxy J7 using a backup app to avoid data loss.
  6. Power up the Samsung Galaxy J7 if your battery is low and hence it must be 60% or more to avoid automatic shutdown.


Update 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 to Android Marshmallow

  1. First make sure the 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 is not rooted and then create a backup. If it is rooted then you may or may not get the exact result. It’s totally unexpected.
  2. Then download the Marshmallow Firmware for your 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 and after download Odin. Do not rename it.
  3. After extract both the downloaded files to your PC and place them on the desktop for easy finding during update.
  4.  Switch off the 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 and put it into download mode.
  5. Now double click on Odin to launch it and then with the help of USB, connect the Smartphone to your PC. Soon the ID:COM box in Odin turns yellow indicating the device is connected. If this doesn’t happen then you must not have enabled the USB Debugging option. Do it at first.
  6. Now select “PDA” and choose the “.tar file” that was downloaded & extracted by you in the beginning. Go ahead and click on the Start button.
  7. The update procedure will start now and will take little time to finish. The phone will be switched off and will reboot automatically. Then unplug the cable and go easy with the official updated process.

Check the new firmware at the About Device section in Settings. Well done. Now you have learnt the procedure to update your 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 to the newest official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware in India. In case you faced any issues in the update process, feel free to let me know in the comment section. I shall try to find out a solution for you.

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