Today, we bring a handy guide about Samsung’s flagship phone, Galaxy J5 Prime that comes with the latest Marshmallow official firmware out of the box. This Galaxy J5 Prime can now be upgraded to XXU1API6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware update. The big difference between the elderly and the latest device J5 prime lies in the security patch level and other bug fixes. As it comes with a defined change-list code XXU1API6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware pledge to keep this smartphone running efficiently and consistently as demanded by every user. Like other devices, this smartphone also comes with the new features, improved graphics, and other many enhanced security patches. It is highly recommended to install this latest official firmware for better utilization of these great Android platforms.
Please bear in mind, that the G570FXXU1API6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is almost an unbranded firmware, means you should not get any extra apps or additional language packs pre-installed. No need to be the worry if you haven’t received the OTA update yet; just using this simple step by step guide, you can still upgrade your Galaxy J5 Prime. Just you’ll need to download the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow XXU1API6 official firmware for your J5 Prime and flash it manually using the Odin tool.
XXU1API6 Android 6.0.1 Firmware Details:
Version Android 6.0.1
Build date Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:17:41 +0000
Security Patch Level 2016-09-01
Product code SER
The firmware files provided in this guide are meant for Galaxy J5 Prime. Do not install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. To check out what device you have, go to Settings > More/General > About Device or Settings > About Device.
AndroidSoul will not be liable for any damage occurred to your phone during or after the installation of XXU1BPF4 Marshmallow official firmware update. Proceed at your risk.
- Create a proper backup of you valuable data such as SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Media content and other files, etc. before proceeding to the installation guide. In case, anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Download and Install Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime USB Drivers on your computer.
- Enable USB Debugging Option on your Samsung J5 Prime by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Windows-based PC and the original data cable to establish a connection between your PC/laptop and Android device.
- Make sure that the battery of your phone is charged about 70 to 80% to avoid an unexpected shutdown while flashing process.
Steps to Install XXU1BPF4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy J5 Prime:
Step 1: Download the XXU1BPF4 Official firmware file on the desktop of your computer for Samsung J5 Prime.
Step 2: Unzip the download firmware file to get the .tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Boot your device into Recovery Mode and perform a factory data reset to attain a clean installation.
Step 4: Launch Odin3.exe.
Step 5: Connect your Galaxy J5 Prime to the PC using its USB data cable and power it OFF to boot into Download Mode.
Step 6: Power ON the Galaxy J5 Prime pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power keys at the same time. As a warning message appears, press Volume Up to continue.
Step 7: If the USB drivers are installed correctly, Odin will detect your phone and the ID: COM box will turn blue.
Step 8: In Odin app, click the AP button. Choose the firmware.tar.md5 or firmware.tar which you have already extracted.
Step 9: Click on the Start button in Odin and wait for the flashing process to complete successfully. After the firmware is successfully installed, the flashing process box will turn green.
Step 10: Disconnect your phone and reboot it manually after the flashing process has been completed successfully.
Step 11: The Galaxy J5 Prime will take about 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation. So please be patient.
Done! You have installed the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy J5 Prime successfully.
Tell us in the comments area below if you have questions or issues while updating your Galaxy J5 Prime to the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.