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Update Galaxy A6 A600F to JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F users can now update their smartphones to latest JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware carrying April 2018 security patch. This year round, Samsung has released just two A series lineups, the A6 and the A8. Contrary to previous times, we haven’t gotten a A3, A5 and A7 refresh. Nonetheless, the new A6 (2018) is up for grabs and features high end hardware but at a lower price point. For users who have already gotten one, this update is quite essential. JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware doesn’t bring a new Android version but what it does bring is, April 2018 security patch. For each month, Google releases a new security definition that is meant to address any issues or flaws so updating to it each time is quite essential. You can easily update Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F to JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware — and also root Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F phone on this firmware.

The Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F variant is mainly available Asia. However, as it is available factory unlocked, you can easily flash JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo on Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F using ODIN. Our manual guide basically skips the wait that is associated with OTA(Over-the-air) updates. Manually downloading official firmware and flashing it directly to the device is quite faster. Before we actually start describing the procedure, it is essential you have a recent data backup from your smartphone. You can take a look at some of our tips on how to backup all your apps and personal data as a precaution. Any modification to the system can cause a factory reset which will result in data loss.

JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 - Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Firmware Details:

Model SM-A600F
Model name
Version Android 8.0.0
Changelist 13397306
Build date Fri, 25 May 6621 22:00:00 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-04-01
Product code PAK

This firmware tutorial for the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) is for a specific model number and will not work if your phone is a different variant. JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 firmware is for the following phone:

  • Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F

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If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F to Android 8.0 JXU1ARD7 official firmware update.

How to Install JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 on Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) to Android 8.0 JXU1ARD7. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device.

ODIN3 v3.09

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • A600FJXU1ARD7 is an official firmware by Samsung for the Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 8.0 build JXU1ARD7 update for Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy A6 (2018) to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. See here: How to Root Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F on JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 8.0 A600FJXU1ARD7 for Galaxy A6 (2018) to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) A600F.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby 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.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy A6 (2018) USB drivers installed on your computer.

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