Software updates: Samsung Galaxy J7

Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy J7 as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 7.1.1 / Baseband Version J700TUVU3BQI5

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and then tap About device.

 

Android 6.0.1 / Baseband Version J700TUVS3AQF1

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and then tap About device.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android 7.1.1

Baseband Version: J700TUVU3BQI5

October 19, 2017

Android 7.0 and Security updates

October 19, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0.1

Baseband Version: J700TUVS3AQF1

June 19, 2017

April/May/June Security updates

June 19, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0.1

Baseband Version: J700TUVU3AQC3

April 14, 2017

Various system improvements

April 14, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0.1

Baseband Version: J700TUVU2APK6

December 19, 2016

December Security updates, Domestic data roaming improvements, IPv4 over LTE international roaming fix

December 19, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0.1

Baseband Version: J700TUVU2APJ3

November 9, 2016

October/November Security patch

Domestic data roaming improvements

November 9, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0.1

Baseband Version: J700TUVU1APD2

May 18, 2016

Original launch software

Released May 18, 2016

 

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • File size: 1011.71 MB

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for J700TUVU3BQI5

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap About device.
  3. Tap Download updates manually.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. Tap Start.
  6. A restart message will appear, tap OK.

 

Update from a computer

Follow the update requirements above, along with the following:

  • Use a Samsung USB cable.
  • Back up your data prior to completing the update.

 

During the update, do not:

  • Use the device or press any keys.
  • Remove the battery, if applicable.
  • Turn off the device.
  • Disconnect the USB cable until the update is complete.

 

You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.

  1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch that is compatible with your computer from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/smart-switch-support/#!/
  2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  5. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  6. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  7. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  8. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.