Galaxy J7 Oreo Update: All news and expected release date

Galaxy J7 Oreo Update

Samsung has released truckload of different Galaxy J7 models, all of which made this writer’s task a bit harder than he wanted it to be. But fair enough, it was interesting to check out them all in one view. Anyhoo, except for the three J7 sets released in 2015 and 2016 combined, all Galaxy J7 sets should be receiving the Oreo update from Samsung. Yes, Nougat is still not released for some devices — Galaxy J7 2015, J7 2016 and J7 Prime to be exact — but users of these devices won’t have to wait for long now.

We have got you software updates chart for all of these devices along with their changelog that mentions the monthly security patch that is part of the given update. You also find download link to firmware, so that you can install an update easily at home.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Oreo update

Galaxy J7 Oreo update: Eligibility and release date

Device Model Android 8.0 Expected Release Date
Galaxy J7 2015 SM-J700 Oreo update is not expected. Samsung is yet to confirm it, though. NA
Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710 Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610 Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 V / T/ Perx SM-J727 Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Nxt SM-J701 Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Max SM-G615F Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730 Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Pro SM-J730GM Oreo update is expected. No confirmation from Samsung yet, though. Q3 2018

Galaxy S8 Oreo update

Galaxy J7 Nougat update: Eligibility and release date

Device Model Android 7.0 Expected Release Date
Galaxy J7 2015 SM-J700 Nougat update is expected. Samsung has confirmed the update, too. NA
Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710 Nougat update is expected. Samsung has confirmed the update, too. NA
Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610 Nougat update is expected. Samsung has confirmed the update, too. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 V / Perx SM-J727 Android 7.0 Nougat comes pre-installed on device. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Nxt SM-J701 Android 7.0 Nougat comes pre-installed on device. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Max SM-G615F Android 7.0 Nougat comes pre-installed on device. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730 Android 7.0 Nougat comes pre-installed on device. Q3 2018
Galaxy J7 Pro SM-J730GM Android 7.1 Nougat comes pre-installed on device. Q3 2018

Check out → OnePlus 5 Oreo update

Galaxy J7 2015 update

Samsung has already provided users of Galaxy J7 2015 with one big Android update in Marshmallow. While, by not including the device under its Nougat roadmap, they have confirmed that Marshmallow is the best J7 2015 gets.

So, no Oreo update either for Galaxy J7 2015, as there the Nougat update was denied in the first place.

Android update release → Nougat: Q3 2017 | Oreo: Not expected.

Galaxy J7 Firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J700F 03 Aug 2017 J700FXXU4BQH1 Android 6.0.1 August 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 06 Jun 2017 J700FXXS4BQF1 Android 6.0.1 June 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 21 Jun 2017 J700FXXU4BQF3 Android 6.0.1 June 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 08 May 2017 J700FXXU4BQE3 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 22 Mar 2017 J700FXXU4BQC6 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 17 Mar 2017 J700FXXU4BQC5 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 16 Jan 2017 J700FXXU3BQA2 Android 6.0.1 January 2017 security patch
SM-J700F 07 Dec 2016 J700FXXS3BPL2 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 19 Dec 2016 J700FXXU3BPL6 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 01 Oct 2016 J700FXXU3BPJ1 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 21 Oct 2016 J700FXXU3BPJ3 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 06 Aug 2016 J700FXXU2BPH3 Android 6.0.1 August 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 18 Aug 2016 J700FXXU2BPH4 Android 6.0.1 August 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 08 Jul 2016 J700FXXU2BPG3 Android 6.0.1 July 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 23 May 2016 J700FXXU2APE5 Android 5.1.1 June 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 09 Jun 2016 J700FXXU2APF2 Android 5.1.1 June 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 29 Apr 2016 J700FXXS2APE1 Android 5.1.1 May 2016 security patch
SM-J700F 15 Apr 2016 J700FXXU2APD8 Android 5.1.1 May 2016 security patch
SM-J700H 23 May 2017 J700HXXS3BQE2 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J700H 25 May 2017 J700HXXS3BQE4 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J700H 29 Mar 2017 J700HXXU3BQC1 Android 6.0.1 April 2017 security patch
SM-J700H 21 Mar 2017 J700HXXS3BQC4 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700H 28 Mar 2017 J700HXXS3BQC6 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700H 25 Feb 2017 J700HXXS2BQB2 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J700H 02 Dec 2016 J700HXXU2BPL1 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-J700H 28 Dec 2016 J700HXXU2BPL3 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-J700H 04 Nov 2016 J700HXXU2BPK1 Android 6.0.1 November 2016 security patch
SM-J700H 29 Jul 2016 J700HXXU2BPG4 Android 6.0.1 August 2016 security patch
SM-J700M 26 Jun 2017 J700MUBU2BQF2 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 05 Jun 2017 J700MUBS2BQF2 Android 6.0.1 June 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 15 May 2017 J700MUBS2BQEA Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 07 Mar 2017 J700MUBS2BQC3 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 17 Mar 2017 J700MUBU2BQC2 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 21 Feb 2017 J700MUBS2BQB1 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 13 Feb 2017 J700MUBS2BQB3 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J700M 06 Dec 2016 J700MUBU2BPL1 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-J700M 28 Oct 2016 J700MUBU2BPK1 Android 6.0.1 November 2016 security patch
SM-J700M 07 Oct 2016 J700MUBU2BPJ1 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-J700M 06 Jan 2016 J700MUBU1APA1 Android 5.1.1 January 2016 security patch

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Oreo update

Galaxy J7 firmware (T-Mobile, SM-J700T)

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J700T 06 Jun 2017 J700TUVS3AQF1 Android 6.0.1 June 2017 security patch
SM-J700T 24 Mar 2017 J700TUVU3AQC3 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J700T 24 Nov 2016 J700TUVU2APK6 Android 6.0.1 November 2016 security patch
SM-J700T 14 Oct 2016 J700TUVU2APJ3 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-J700T 04 Apr 2016 J700TUVU1APD2 Android 6.0.1 April 2016 security patch

Nokia 6 Oreo update

Galaxy J7 firmware (Sprint, SM-J700P)

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J700P 21 Jun 2017 J700PVPS1AQF3 Android 6.0.1 June 2017 security patch
SM-J700P 12 Jan 2017 J700PVPS1AQA2 Android 6.0.1 January 2017 security patch
SM-J700P 22 Aug 2016 J700PVPU1APH4 Android 6.0.1 August 2016 security patch
SM-J700P 15 Jun 2016 J700PVPU1APF3 Android 6.0.1 June 2016 security patch
SM-J700P 24 Feb 2016 J700PVPU1APB7 Android 6.0.1 February 2016 security patch

Galaxy J7 2016 update

The Galaxy J7 2016 from Samsung definitely receive Android 7.0 Nougat update, after all, Samsung has confirmed this too, but we’re hopeful about the Oreo update release for the device too. By including the J7 2016 for Nougat release, Samsung has shown to us that it cares for the updates, and wouldn’t mind releasing major Android OS updates released within 18 months of device’s release.

Android update release → Nougat: October 2017. Oreo: Q3 2018.

Galaxy J7 2016 firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J710F 25 Jul 2017 J710FXXS3AQG1 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-J710F 25 Jul 2017 J710FXXS3AQG2 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-J710F 11 Apr 2017 J710FXXU3AQD1 Android 6.0.1 April 2017 security patch
SM-J710F 15 Feb 2017 J710FXXU2AQB3 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J710F 04 Nov 2016 J710FXXU2APK4 Android 6.0.1 November 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 28 Dec 2016 J710FXXU2APLD Android 6.0.1 November 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 15 Sep 2016 J710FXXU1API4 Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 29 Dec 2016 J710FXXU1APLM Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 06 May 2016 J710FXXU1APE1 Android 6.0.1 May 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 21 Apr 2016 J710FXXU1APDD Android 6.0.1 May 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 17 May 2016 J710FXXU1APE5 Android 6.0.1 May 2016 security patch
SM-J710F 06 Apr 2016 J710FXXU1APD7 Android 6.0.1 April 2016 security patch
SM-J710FN J710FXXU2AQC1 Android 6.0.1 Not Available
SM-J710FN 11 May 2017 J710FNDDU1AQE2 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J710FN 20 Feb 2017 J710FNDDS1AQB1 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J710FN 02 Dec 2016 J710FNDDU1APL2 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-J710FN 28 Dec 2016 J710FXXU2APLE Android 6.0.1 November 2016 security patch
SM-J710FN 07 Oct 2016 J710FNDDU1APJ1 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-J710FN 07 Jul 2016 J710FXXU1APG5 Android 6.0.1 July 2016 security patch
SM-J710FQ 27 Mar 2017 J710FQXXU1AQC1 Android 6.0.1 April 2017 security patch
SM-J710GN 19 May 2017 J710GNDXU2AQE1 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J710GN 28 Feb 2017 J710GNDXU2AQB2 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J710GN 23 Sep 2016 J710GNDXU1API5 Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch
SM-J710GN 28 Dec 2016 J710GNDXU2APL1 Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch
SM-J710GN 04 Jul 2016 J710GNDXU1APG1 Android 6.0.1 July 2016 security patch
SM-J710GN 02 Jun 2016 J710GNDXU1APF2 Android 6.0.1 May 2016 security patch
SM-J710MN 19 Jul 2017 J710MNUBU3AQG6 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 19 Jul 2017 J710MNVJU3AQG7 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 09 May 2017 J710MNVJU3AQE1 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 07 Apr 2017 J710MNUBU3AQD2 Android 6.0.1 April 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 07 Apr 2017 J710MNVJU3AQD3 Android 6.0.1 April 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 02 Mar 2017 J710MNUBU2AQC1 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 25 Jan 2017 J710MNUBU2AQA3 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 16 Feb 2017 J710MNVJU2AQB3 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-J710MN 13 Sep 2016 J710MNUBU1API5 Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch
SM-J710MN 29 Dec 2016 J710MNUBU1APL4 Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch

‘Android 8.0 Oreo update for: Galaxy A5 | Galaxy A7 | Galaxy A8 | Galaxy A9

Galaxy J7 Prime update

For the same explanation given above for the Galaxy J7 2016, we think the J7 Prime will get its Oreo update too. While as regards Nougat, it’s around the corner now.

Android update release → Nougat: October 2017 | Oreo: Q3 2018.

Galaxy J7 Prime firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-G610F 25 Jul 2017 G610FDXU1AQG2 Android 6.0.1 August 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 29 Jun 2017 G610FDDU1AQF3 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 28 Jun 2017 G610FXXU1AQF2 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 19 Jul 2017 G610FDDU1AQG2 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 05 Jul 2017 G610FDXU1AQG1 Android 6.0.1 July 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 16 May 2017 G610FDDU1AQE4 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 12 May 2017 G610FDXU1AQE1 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 02 May 2017 G610FXWU1AQE1 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 16 May 2017 G610FXXU1AQE4 Android 6.0.1 May 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 15 Mar 2017 G610FDDU1AQC4 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-G610F 16 Mar 2017 G610FDXU1AQC4 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-G610M 09 Mar 2017 G610MUBU1AQC2 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-G610M 20 Feb 2017 G610MUBU1AQB3 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch

Galaxy J7 V / T / Perx update

Launched with Android 7.0.1 on-board, the Verizon Galaxy J7 V, also called Sprint Galaxy J7 Perx, also called T-Mobile Galaxy J7 Pop, will definitely get an OTA update to Android 8.0 Oreo OS.

Android update release → Nougat: Expected in October 2017. Oreo: Expected in Q3 2018.

Android Oreo release: Q3 2018

Read: Galaxy S7 Oreo update | Galaxy S8 Oreo update

Galaxy J7 V / T / Perx firmware download

Note that model no. of the Verizon Galaxy J7 V is SM-J727V, T-Mobile Galaxy J7 Pop is SM-J727T, while that of Sprint Galaxy J7 Perx is SM-J727P.

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J727P 12 May 2017 J727PVPU1AQE4 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-J727T 26 Jun 2017 J727TUVU1AQFB Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J727T 17 Jul 2017 J727TUVU1AQG1 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J727T 18 Apr 2017 J727TUVU1AQD7 Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch
SM-J727V 29 Jun 2017 J727VVRU1AQF3 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J727V 15 Feb 2017 J727VVRU1AQB1 Android 7.0 February 2017 security patch

Galaxy J7 Nxt update

Samsung has pre-installed Android 7.0 Nougat update on the J7 Nxt, so its first big Android update has to be Android 8.0 Oreo OS. So, the J7 Nxt definitely gets Android 8.0.

Android Oreo release: Q3 2018

Galaxy J7 Nxt firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J701F 28 Jun 2017 J701FXVU1AQF8 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J701F 06 Jul 2017 J701FXXU1AQG1 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J701F 11 Jul 2017 J701FXXU1AQG3 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J701F 30 Jun 2017 J701FDDU1AQG1 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J701F 20 Jun 2017 J701FXXU1AQF7 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J701F 21 Jun 2017 J701FDDU1AQF8 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J701M 10 Aug 2017 J701MUBU1AQH2 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
SM-J701M 15 Jun 2017 J701MUBU1AQF6 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch

Moto E4 and E4 Plus Oreo Update

Galaxy J7 Max update

The Galaxy J7 max will also receive the Oreo update. Samsung is yet to reveal its Oreo roadmap, but because the device launched with Android 7.0 OS, the Android 8.0 upgrade seems easy logic.

Galaxy J7 Max firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-G615FU 21 May 2017 G615FUDDU1AQEA Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch

Galaxy J7 2017 update

The Galaxy J7 2017 will also receive the Oreo update. Samsung is yet to reveal its Oreo roadmap, but because the device launched with Android 7.0 OS, the Android 8.0 upgrade seems easy logic.

Android Oreo release: Q3 2018

Galaxy J7 2017 firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J730F 13 Jul 2017 J730FXWU1AQG2 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J730F 06 Jun 2017 J730FXWU1AQF4 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730F 14 Jun 2017 J730FXWU1AQF6 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730F 22 Jun 2017 J730FXWU1AQF9 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730F 08 Jun 2017 J730FXXU1AQF4 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730FM 08 Jun 2017 J730FMXXU1AQF3 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730FM 01 Jun 2017 J730FMXXU1AQF1 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-J730G 12 Jun 2017 J730GDXU1AQF6 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730G 08 Jun 2017 J730GUBU1AQF3 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch

Galaxy J7 Pro update

The Galaxy J7 max will also receive the Oreo update. Samsung is yet to reveal its Oreo roadmap, but because the device launched with Android 7.0 OS, the Android 8.0 upgrade seems easy logic.

Android Oreo release: Q3 2018

Galaxy J7 Pro firmware download

Model Date Firmware Download Android OS Changelog
SM-J730GM 12 Jun 2017 J730GMDXU1AQF8 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730GM 16 Jun 2017 J730GMDXU1AQF9 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J730GM 08 Jun 2017 J730GMUBU1AQF3 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch

How to install Galaxy J7 firmware

Well, check out the model no. of your Galaxy J7 first, and then download the latest firmware available above for your exact model no. Next, install the downloaded firmware using our Odin Samsung firmware installation guide here.

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

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