In this video tutorial I will show you how to update or install firmware with Odin on Samsung Galaxy J7 J700F (Android 5.1.1).You can use this operation if you want to do an upgrade or downgrade to your phone or if you have various problems with the phone software.
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This method is the same also for J700M (LATAM); J700H with no LTE (South Africa, Pakistan, Vietnam).
To install firmware on Samsung Galaxy J7 J700F with Odin you need a computer, internet connection, micro USB data cable, Odin 3.10.7 and the firmware that you want to install on your phone.
After the update is complete is good to do a HARD RESET or make a factory reset from phone settings to your phone!
You can use this method to remove "Android security patch level 2015-12-01" by installing a firmware version before 12.2015, in case you can't bypass the Google account.
If you get the "FAIL" message, go to Settings/About and hit for seven times "Build number" to enable "Developer Options" menu.Then go to Developer Option and enable OEM Unlocking and USB Debugging mode and try again.
If something go wrong, with the update of your Samsung Galaxy J7, you can recover or restore the original firmware, very easy, with Samsung Kies 3.
HOW TO UPDATE
Extract (unzip) the firmware file
Download Odin v3.10.7
Extract Odin ZIP file
Open Odin v3.10.7
Reboot Phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons)
Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes
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Samsung Galaxy J7 HARD RESET
Warning! You do this at your own risk! Make sure your phone battery is fully charged!
Better remove the SIM card and memory SD card from your phone before this operation!
If you reset or update your phone, all your data may be lost, so it's good to do a full backup before!