Detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to flash the Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510 smartphone to a new official or custom firmware. Obtaining Root superuser rights on Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510, installing custom recovery TWRP Recovery.
Installing the official firmware on the smartphone Samsung Galaxy J5 2016, using the service program Samsung Odin. In order to install new firmware on a smartphone, you first need to download several files to your PC:
Odin- Odin firmware program
Download the latest Official Firmware for Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510FN
Official service firmware for Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) SM-J510FN android 6.0.1
Before flashing your phone, you first need to decrypt it.
To unlock the Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510, you need to disable the reactivation lock. Go to “Settings”. “Lock screen and protection”. “Find phone” and disable “Activation lock”. Before and after the firmware update procedure, it is necessary to reset the device to factory settings in order to avoid all kinds of errors and interface slowdowns.
When performing this procedure, all your data and files will be permanently deleted.
Option 1: On the device, open “Settings” > “Archiving and dumping” > “Account” > “Reset Data” > “RESET DEVICE” and click “Delete All”
Option 2: Turn off the device, press and hold the “Volume Up”, “Home (Central)” and “Power” buttons and after a few seconds the “Recovery” menu will appear. In the “Recovery” menu, select “Wipe data / factory reset”.> “Yes. delete all user data”, the deletion of all user data will begin. After the process is complete, select “Reboot system now” and the device will restart.
You can skip this step, but remember! If you do not do a data reset, after the update “lags” and unstable operation of the device as a whole due to the tails of the previous firmware may appear, and recently, before completely resetting the smartphone, you also need to delete your Google account, otherwise the smartphone may be blocked.
After you have downloaded everything, unpack the archive with the driver for Samsung A5 2017 and install it. Then unpack the archive with Odin and firmware.
Run the program for firmware Samsung J5 2016 Odin as administrator. To do this, hover over Odin and right-click and select “Run as administrator”, then click “Yes.”
After starting Odin, we arrange the firmware files in the following order:
Insert the BL ……….tar.md5 file into the “BL” field
The AP filetar.md5 is inserted into the “AP” field
We insert the CP file ……….tar.md5 into the “CP” field
The CSC file. tar.md5 is inserted into the “CSC” field
Check that the “checkboxes” are only in the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time ”
We translate the Samsung J5 2016 phone into firmware mode. To do this, turn off the phone and then press and hold the “Volume down”, “Home” and “Power” buttons, and after the menu with a yellow triangle appears, press the “Volume up” button
We connect the smartphone using the supplied USB cable to the PC and in the Odin program, “COM” should appear in the upper left corner, highlighted with a blue background, then press the “Start” button.
Video: Samsung J5 2016 Update
Note: If for some reason your PC does not recognize your device, try reinstalling the driver and / or trying other USB ports.
The smartphone firmware process is running. After successful firmware, the device will reboot automatically and “Odin” will appear in the Odin program.
That’s all! The first boot of the phone lasts a little longer than usual, everything will not panic OK.
Installing custom recovery TWRP Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510
And so we proceed to install custom recovery on the Samsung j5
If you have not installed Samsung drivers on your PC, then download and install. Then connect, using a standard USB cable, your smartphone to the computer. After the PC recognizes the phone automatically, additional drivers and updates are installed.
We need the Odin 3 program, download Odin
Then download the custom recovery TWRP recovery for Samsung j5 2016. TWRP recovery SM-J510 (J510f, J510H, J510FN
Turn off your smartphone, and then (on off) press and hold the “Sound down” “Power” buttons, the home key until the phone boots in Odin mode (Download Mode). You will see a warning, confirm the desire to boot in this mode by pressing the “Volume Up” key.
When the phone is in Odin Mode, connect it to a PC using a standard USB cable.
Run the Odin 3 flasher program on behalf of the administrator on the PC
In the line AR specify the path to the previously downloaded file with custom j5 TWRP Recovery recovery with the extension “.img.tar” and select it
Uncheck “auto reboot” and press start (the phone should be flashed, the firmware should be no more than 30 seconds, the result should be like this (succeed 1 / failed 0);
Until the firmware process is completed, do not touch the Smartphone, usually the firmware lasts no longer than 30 seconds.
Without turning the gadget on, directly from the Download mode, go to the newly installed TWRP Recovery by holding three buttons (volume up home power button, release the buttons when Samsung appears).
Installing custom firmware on the Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510 smartphone
To install custom firmware on a Samsung Galaxy j5 phone, you must have custom TWRP Recovery, if you do not have it, see the paragraph above.
Download to your PC any custom firmware that you like, for example:
LightTM ROM_1.1.5_J510 android 6.1.1
Then copy the firmware file to the phone’s memory and turn off the smartphone. After that, you need to load the smartphone into the custom TWRP Recovery recovery (on the switched off phone, hold down the power buttons, the thunder up button. HOME)
And through TWRP Recovery, install the modified firmware file for j510
Go to Wipe and select Advanced Wipe
We tick off the items: “Davlik Cache”, “System, Data”, “Cache”, ”Android Secure”.
Making “Swipe to Wipe”
Go to Install.> Select the memory where the custom firmware is located, and select Swipe to Confim Flash, installation will begin
After installation in recovery, select the Reboot.system item and the device will restart.
Done! You have successfully flashed custom firmware! reboot your smartphone and use it with pleasure (without paying for custom firmware bugs)
Root superuser rights on Samsung Galaxy j5 2016
Usually, all custom firmwares in themselves already contain root rights, therefore, to get root, you just need to install the modified firmware. But if suddenly you do not want to install custom firmware or the custom does not contain root, then follow the instructions below.
To successfully get root on the Samsung j5 2016, you must have custom TWRP recovery (you can install it according to the instructions above)
Getting Root Rights.
1. Copy the file “UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.76-20160630161323.zip” to the root of the SD card.
2. On the smartphone, in the “Developer Settings” section, activate “USB Debugging” and “Unlock Prov. production OEM ”
3. Go to TWRP (with the phone turned off, hold down “HomeVol_UpPower”).
4. Next, go to “Installation” and find on the SD card “UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.76-20160630161323.zip”, install it.
5. Click “Reboot to OS.” The download will be long enough, the phone may reboot several times, this is normal.
6. Check for Root rights.
7. We do not touch the “Developer Options”. the activated items do not bother you.
After installing TWRP, you can format the “Data” section to return to the factory settings. TWRP and SuperSU will not go anywhere.