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Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 10 update, One UI 2, security updates, and more: December patch released by Verizon

Track the software updates released for the US variants of the various Samsung Galaxy J7 models here. We also discuss the release of Android 10 update for the J7 devices along with recent security updates. Samsung is expected to begin Android 10 rollout sooner than usual this time around, all thanks to the robust Android beta program Google carried out, even though Samsung was not part of it.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 10 update

Let’s discuss the eligibility and expected release date if any of the all the Galaxy J7 devices receiving an Android 10 update.


Will Samsung Galaxy J7 receive Android 10?

  • A few Samsung Galaxy J7 could receive Android 10
  • Android 10 to arrive as One UI 2
  • Unofficial Android 10 update as a ROM remains a possibility

It’s tricky to answer which Galaxy J7 devices will receive Android 10. Simply because there are many of them.

But here a few devices that may get Android 10 update:

  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo

Here are the Samsung Galaxy J7 devices that will not get Android 10 update:

  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Max
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 V

We will know more when Samsung talks about its Android 10 roadmap.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 10 ROMs

Well, a custom ROM based on Android 10 could become for any of the J7 devices, and that’s how some of these J7 handsets could get a chance to run Android 10.

There is active development for the Galaxy J7 sets, so there is a good chance that Android 10 based ROMs will appear for the devices.

Some of the development forums you can keep an eye on are:

One UI 2

One UI is Samsung’s custom skin for its Android devices. One UI was based on Android Pie and for Android 10, it will be called One UI 2.

One UI 2 has already leaked on the Galaxy S10, and is expected to be released for the device along with Galaxy Note 10. Find the next devices in line to receive Samsung’s Android 10 update here.

Software update timeline

Verizon Galaxy J7 V 2nd Gen update (SM-J737)

  • Android 9 Pie update expected in Q3 2018

Verizon has one new Galaxy J7 device with it now, sold both under the postpaid and prepaid plans, and suitably dubbed as Galaxy J7 V 2nd Gen. The postpaid offering comes as model no. SM-J737V, while the one sold under as the prepaid handset is identified as SM-J737VPP — PP stands for Prepaid, in case you were wondering.

Model No.DateUpdate Download LinkAndroid OSChangelog
SM-J737V09 Jan 2020J737VVRU5BSL2Android 9 PieDecember 2019 security patch
SM-J737V30 Sep 2019J737VPPVRS4BSI2Android 9 PieSeptember 2019 security patch
SM-J737V04 June 2019J737VVRS3ASE1Android 8.0May 2019 security patch
SM-J737V27 Mar 2019J737VVRU2ASC1Android 8.0March 2019 security patch
SM-J737V18 Dec 2018J737VVRS2ARK1Android 8.0December 2018 security patch
SM-J737V26 Oct 2018J737VVRU2ARI4Android 8.0September 2018 security update
SM-J737V04 Aug 2018J737VVRU1ARG1Android 8.0July 2018 security patch
SM-J737VPP04 June 2019J737VPPVRS3ASE1Android 8.0May 2019 security patch
SM-J737VPP27 Mar 2019J737VPPVRU2ASC1Android 8.0March 2019 security patch
SM-J737VPP18 Dec 2018J737VPPVRS2ARK1Android 8.0December 2018 security patch
SM-J737VPP26 Oct 2018J737VPPVRU2ARI4Android 8.0September 2018 security update
SM-J737VPP04 Aug 2018J737VPPVRU1ARG1Android 8.0July 2018 security patch

T-Mobile Galaxy J7 update (SM-J737T)

  • Android 9 Pie released on August 27th
DateUpdate Download LinkAndroid OSChangelog
21 Oct 2019J737TUVU5BSI2Android 9October 2019 security patch
27 Aug 2019J737TUVU5BSG2Android 9Android 9 Pie OS update
24 May 2019J737TUVS5ASD1Android 8.0Security updates

Sprint Galaxy J7 Refine update (SM-J737P)

  • Android 9 Pie updated expected in Q3 2019
DateUpdate Download LinkAndroid OSChangelog
12 Apr 2019J737PVPS3ASC2Android 8.0Up to April 2019 security patch
18 Jan 2019J737PVPS2ASA1Android 8.0Up to January 2019 security update

U.S. Galaxy J7 2017 update (SM-J727V/T/P/R4)

  • Android 10 update is not expected

Note: Verizon Galaxy J7 V is SM-J727V, T-Mobile Galaxy J7 Pop is SM-J727T, MetroPCS J7 Pop is SM-J727T1, Sprint/Boost/Virgin Mobile Galaxy J7 Perx is SM-J727P, while that of U.S. Cellular is SM-J727R4.

Model No.DateUpdate Download LinkAndroid OSChangelog
SM-J727T30 Sep 2019J727TUVS6BSI2Android 8.1Up to September 2019 security patch
SM-J727R412 Feb 2019J727R4TYS1BSA1Android 8.1December 2018-January 2019 security patch
SM-J727R411 Sep 2018J727R4TYU1BRH5Android 8.1Installs Android 8.1 Oreo update
SM-J727P27 Feb 2019J727PVPS5BSA3Android 8.1February 2019 security patch
SM-J727P26 Dec 2018J727PVPU4BRK4Android 8.1November 2018 security patch
SM-J727P10 Oct 2018J727PVPU4BRH5Android 8.1Installs Android 8.1 Oreo and August 2018 security patch
SM-J727P22 Jun 2017J727PVPU1AQF5Android 7.0June 2017 security patch
SM-J727P12 May 2017J727PVPU1AQE4Android 7.0May 2017 security patch
SM-J727T27 Mar 2019J727TUVS5BSC2Android 8.1March 2019 security patch
SM-J727T117 Sep 2018J727T1UVU3BRH3Android 8.1Installs Android 8.1 Oreo OS
SM-J727T18 Sep 2018J727TUVU3BRH3Android 8.1Installs Android 8.1 Oreo OS
SM-J727T30 Mar 2018J727TUVS3ARC1Android 7.0March 2018 security patch
SM-J727T17 Jul 2017J727TUVU1AQG1Android 7.0July 2017 security patch
SM-J727T26 Jun 2017J727TUVU1AQFBAndroid 7.0July 2017 security patch
SM-J727T18 Apr 2017J727TUVU1AQD7Android 7.0April 2017 security patch
SM-J727V03 Sep 2019J727VVRU3BSG2Android 8.0Up to July 2019 security patch
SM-J727V23 Apr 2019J727VVRS3BSD1Android 8.0April 2019 security patch
SM-J727V19 Nov 2018J727VVRS2BRK1Android 8.0November 2018 security patch
SM-J727V13 Sep 2018J727VVRU2BRH1Android 8.0Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update
SM-J727V12 July 2018J727VVRS2ARF1Android 7.0June 2018 security patch
SM-J727V27 Mar 2018J727VVRS2ARC1Android 7.0March 2018 security patch
SM-J727V05 Jan 2018J727VVRU1AQK4 Android 7.0December 2017 security patch, KRACK fix, and HD voice call improvements
SM-J727V29 Jun 2017J727VVRU1AQF3Android 7.0July 2017 security patch
SM-J727V15 Feb 2017J727VVRU1AQB1Android 7.0February 2017 security patch
SM-J727VPP23 Apr 2019J727VPPVRS3BSD1Android 8.0April 2019 security patch
SM-J727VPP19 Nov 2018J727VPPVRS2BRK1Android 8.0November 2018 security patch
SM-J727VPP13 Sep 2018J727VPPVRU2BRH1Android 8.0Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update
 SM-J727VPP12 July 2018J727VPPVRS2ARF1Android 7.0June 2018 security patch
SM-J727S21 Mar 2018J727SKSU2ARB3Android 7.0March 2018 security patch

Let us know in comments if you need any help with this.

What do you think about Samsung releasing the Android 10 update for the Galaxy J7? Which Galaxy J7 device do you own?