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Update SM-J500F J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1 |

Haroon Aejaz

Official Firmware J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1 download and Update for SM-J500F SM-J500F. J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1 released for XFASouth africa

Samsung Rolled out the firmware update for SM-J500F SM-J500F, and the latest firmware is J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1. User from TXFASouth africa can have this update through OTA. In this article we are going to tell you about How to update SM-J500F SM-J500F to J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1. Not only this, they’re so many small tutorials for your help

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How to Check the Firmware through OTA

  1. Go to SETTING
  2. Tap on ABOUT DEVICE
  3. Then tap on SOFTWARE UPDATE
  4. Here you find the UPDATE option TAP on it
  5. It will show you the latest information about your Firmware

How to check the firmware update through OTA

How to check Complete Model and Current Firmware

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Than Tap on About
  3. Here you can see Model Number: SM-J500F
  4. Example: SM-J500F
  5. Example: Android 6.0.1

firmware check through OTA

This Latest Firmware (J500FXXU1BPJ4) update has been released earlier today and you can now be able to enjoy all the features of SM-J500F SM-J500F. The update Firmware files have only been made available for SM-J500F SM-J500F (TXFASouth africa users).

If case you missed out an OTA update or if you really want to update (manually) your SM-J500F to J500FXXU1BPJ4, then you need to follow our manual method of firmware updating. The tutorial is given below


Firmware information

  • Model: Samsung SM-J500F
  • PDA: J500FXXU1BPJ4
  • OS Version: Android 6.0.1


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We recommend you to first read out the instruction first and then follow. So here is our complete tutorial on How to Update SM-J500F SM-J500F to J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1.


  1. This is a warning from that this Guide / tutorial is only for SM-J500F SM-J500F only. Please do not try this guide in any other Android devices, it will work only with SM-J500F SM-J500F.

  2. First, you need to check your device model number in: Settings » About (there you find your device name). And also note that we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk.

  3. If you follow our instructions as it is which is stated below, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged and above of all your Smartphone must be factory unlocked.




  1. Take a complete backup of SM-J500F SM-J500F – See how to.
  2. You must have at least 70 % battery life remaining. (See how to check your battery percentage)
  3. Download Firmware file – (Link given in the Download section)
  4. Visit our Firmware Database to for more firmware files – Link


Latest firmware

Device Name Dated Region PDA OS version
Update Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 (WiFi) T311XXSBQB3 Android 4.4.2April 12, 2017ATLSpain (vodafone) T311XXSBQB34.4.2
Update Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310F) A310FXXU2BQB6 Android 6.0.1April 12, 2017DDEN/a A310FXXU2BQB66.0.1
Update Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920G) N920GUBS3BQC3 Android 6.0.1April 12, 2017CPAPanama (claro) N920GUBS3BQC36.0.1
Update SM-W2017 W2017KEU1AQC2 Android 6.0.1April 12, 2017CTCChina (anycall) W2017KEU1AQC26.0.1
Update Galaxy S6 Edge G925FXXU5EQCK Android 7.0April 12, 2017XIDN/a G925FXXU5EQCK7.0
Update Galaxy Tab PRO 8.4 T320XXU1BQB2 Android 4.4.2April 12, 2017ITVItaly T320XXU1BQB24.4.2
Update Galaxy S6 Edge G925FXXS5DQC1 Android 6.0.1April 12, 2017TPHPortugal G925FXXS5DQC16.0.1
Update Galaxy Tab 3 Lite VE (3G) T116XXS0AQC2 Android 4.4.4April 12, 2017SEBBaltic T116XXS0AQC24.4.4

Utility of Tutorial


  1. First, you need to enable the Debugging mode on SM-J500F SM-J500F. (See how to Enable USB Debugging)
  2. You can find USB Drive of SM-J500F SM-J500F and other useful downloads (Download all Android devices USB drivers)
  3. Manual method of updating SM-J500F SM-J500F ‘s firmware – How To

How to take complete backup

Backup instructions

So now moving toward backup of SM-J500F SM-J500F. Here is the list, which is necessary to take backup

  1. Backup all the SMS and SMS Logs, contacts and Calls Logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  2. Backup Whatsapp and Viber Messages and call logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  3. Backup your Game Data.
  4. Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
  5. APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
  6. Backup your Apps and their Data Files via app Download from Play Store

These are the steps that we strongly recommend


Download Firmware:

If you want a complete tutorial on How to update SM-J500F SM-J500F to J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1 then move further

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Download utility

  1. Latest Odin version – Link
  2. Latest Google Apps – if you want to install it


How to update SM-J500F SM-J500F to J500FXXU1BPJ4 Android 6.0.1

  1. Download Firmware file (above link). If you have already done? That’s good, if not, then see a Firmware database list
  2. Extract Firmware file into a folder
  3. Download Odin Latest Version – Link
  4. Now switch off your SM-J500F SM-J500F and wait 5-8 seconds
  5. Put your SM-J500F SM-J500F into Download Mode by Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.Downloading-Mode
  6. Now run Odin latest version – Download Link
  7. Connect your phone to your PC
  8. Successfully connectivity will show one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. Then POPUP Message arrives under Odin’s message box saying “Added!!”.odin-flash-firmware-instructions
  9. Now click on select these files
  10. Click the PDA Button, and select the .tar file here with *code* appearing in its nameodin2ng
  11. Click the Phone Button, and select file with *modem* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)
  12. Click the CSC Button, and select file with *csc* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)selecting-multi-firmware-files_thumb
  13. Click the PIT Button, and select the pit file. Use only if you got it while extracting in step 1 above, otherwise ignore it.
  14. In ODIN, Please check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options ( Re-Partition check box is optional, I prefer to check it if you are using .pit fileunroot-galaxy-s3
  15. Now click on the Start button
  16. Wait until process will complete. On completion of the process your phone will be rebooted and display a message with a green background in the leftmost box at the very top of the Odin. Here you can unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from the computer.
  17. Congratulations, you have done it

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Looking for more? Yeah, you can visit our Rooting file directory or Rom File, directory and Google Gapps.


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