Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update today. The update is rolling out in phases. It has already hit a number of regions through OTA. Those of you who want to flash this update without waiting for the OTA can follow this guide now. The steps to download Galaxy J5 Prime Android 8.0 Oreo stock Firmware are given in this guide. Before updating Galaxy J5 Prime to Android Oreo, take a look at what’s new in this update.
Galaxy J5 Prime Flashback
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime, also known as the Galaxy On5, was released in October of 2016. This is a low-end smartphone with a PLS TFT touchscreen display. The display size on the Galaxy J5 Prime is 5.0-inches and it has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Galaxy J5 Prime is powered by Exynos 7570 SoC accompanied by Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. The RAM on this phone is of 2GB and it has the internal storage chip of 16 or 32GB. At the back, there is a 13MP camera. The selfie shooter is of 5MP. Galaxy J5 Prime has a 2400 mAh battery inside. The device ran on Android Marshmallow out of the box. It was updated to Android Nougat later on. Now is the time flash Android 8.0 Oreo to give this phone a whole new look.
Galaxy J5 Prime Android Oreo
The Android Oreo update comes with a lot of goodies packed inside. Right after installing this update, the users will note a brand new status bar on the top. The icons in the notifications area, notification cards in the notification panel and also on the lockscreen have been revamped. When you open the app drawer, you will find some of the applications with new icons. As you open the settings application, you will find a completely redesigned interface. The icons of all the options in settings applications have been redesigned. The settings have been regrouped as well. The File Manager can now show you the recent applications. A number of bugs have been fixed. Samsung has made performance and battery optimizations. This new firmware is supposed to give you a better experience.
Update Galaxy J5 Prime to Android Oreo
Before flashing the Oreo stock ROM manually, open Settings on your phone. In Settings, go to the Software section and check for a Software Update. If there is an update available, try updating your phone via OTA. In case there is no update, go ahead with the manual firmware installation method.
In order to install the firmware manually, we will use the Odin 3.13.1. This latest version of Odin is used to install all the Android Oreo files on the Samsung Galaxy phones.
Download Galaxy J5 Prime Android 8.0 Oreo Stock Firmware
- This guide is only for Galaxy J5 Prime G570F.
- Charge your phone up to 50%.
- Backup each and everything if you are planning of performing a clean installation.
- Enable OEM Unlocking and USB Debugging on your J5 Prime.
- Close Samsung Kies or Smart Switch while using Odin.
- Use OEM Data Cable to install the firmware.
- Follow the remaining steps carefully.
- Odin 3.13.1 for PC
- Extract to get Odin3.exe file.
- Samsung Android USB Drivers
- Download and install on your computer.
- Galaxy J5 Prime G570F G570FXXU1CRH9 Firmware File: Download
Installing Android Oreo on Galaxy J5 Prime
- First of all, open Odin3.exe file on your computer.
- In Odin, click on Options > Make sure that only options checked are F.Reset.Time and Auto Reboot.
- Get back to main menu in Odin.
- Click on AP, select the AP file. Now click on CP, select the CP file. Click on BL, select the BL file.
- Now click on CSC, select the CSC file if you want to perform clean installation, otherwise, select the HOME_CSC file.
- Power down your Galaxy J5 Prime now.
- Press and hold Volume Down + Home + Power button to get into Download Mode. as the phone boots up, press Volume UP to continue.
- Connect Galaxy J5 Prime to the computer now.
- Odin will show “Added” in the log box and also show a Blue light making the connection successful.
- Click on the “Start” button in Odin now.
- Firmware will be flashed and your phone will reboot automatically in about 5-7 minutes. Disconnect the phone now.
That’s all. Your phone will now run on the latest Android Oreo firmware now. If you have any queries, feel free to reach out to me using the comments section below.