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Install JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 on Galaxy A6 Plus A605F Oreo Firmware

Complete procedure for installing JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware update on Galaxy A6+ (2018) A605F has been detailed ahead. Samsung, for this year, has updated the A series with two new smartphone lineups, Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A8. For the comparatively high-end Galaxy A6 Plus (2018), a firmware update has already started arriving for it. This update consists of some initial bug fixes and performance improvements. JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo being an incremental update, it is arriving in stages across each region. Thankfully, with our manual guide you can easily update Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F to JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware — and also root Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F phone on this firmware.

Samsung smartphones are generally the most easiest to update and maintain. This is all thanks to the built-in download mode which allows to flash JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo on Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F utilizing ODIN. Yes, this update is available through OTA(Over-the-air) update servers but as we detailed before, the update is rolling out in stages. To immediately upgrade your smartphone, our manual steps will work flawlessly. Now, as a precaution make sure to create a recent backup of all user data. You can also further read on how to backup all your apps to save redundant downloading.

JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 - Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (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-A605F
Model name
Version Android 8.0.0
Changelist 13434925
Build date Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:22:53 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-04-01
Product code XFA

This firmware tutorial for the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (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 Plus (2018) A605F

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If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (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 Plus (2018) properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F to Android 8.0 JXU1ARD7 official firmware update.

How to Install JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 on Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (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 Plus (2018) A605F. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • A605FJXU1ARD7 is an official firmware by Samsung for the Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F.
  • 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 Plus (2018) A605F, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. See here: How to Root Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) A605F on JXU1ARD7 Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 8.0 A605FJXU1ARD7 for Galaxy A6 Plus (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 Plus (2018) A605F.

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 Plus (2018) USB drivers installed on your computer.

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