The Galaxy J3 2018 has started getting December 2019 Patch Security Update in the USA. Most of the major US mobile carriers like Sprint, Virgin and Boost have started seeding the update. Many users have already updated their devices to this update in the US region. The baseband version of this update is J337PVPS5BSL1.
There are two types of software updates. One is an incremental update which fixes bugs and other issues. The other One is Major update which brings new features or updated to newer Android version. This update which is being rolled out to Galaxy J3 2018 is a Hotfix update which brings stability and performance improvements to the device.
About Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 J337PVPS5BSL1
The OTA has been rolled out in some regions and only available for Samsung users. This update comes with the latest security patch update which was released by Google in December Security. The update comes with build number J337PVPS5BSL1 . The update brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. It also brings stability and performance improvements. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 which will come as an OTA update to your phone.
- Device Name: Galaxy J3 2018
- Model: SM-J337PN
- Region: USA
- Android version: Android 9 Pie
- Baseband Version: J337PVPS5BSL1
- Android Security Patch Level: 1st December 2019
- Flashing Tool: Odin Flash Tool.
Manually Update Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 to J337PVPS5BSL1 December 2019 Security Patch
You can manually check for the update from Settings > Software update >Download updates manually. If there is no update showing on your device, then wait for few days for the update to come to your device as it is being released phase-wise manner or you can manually flash the full firmware using Odin Flash Tool.
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- Download The Firmwae (Samfrew)
Note: You can download any Galaxy firmware using Samfirm Tool, Guide: Download Latest Galaxy Firmware using SamFirm Tool
Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device
How To Install Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 J337PVPS5BSL1 December 2019 Security Patch OTA Update
- First, download the firmware file from the download section above
- Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On Samsung Galaxy device
- If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
- If you want to Install the Full Firmware File then follow the guide given below (Odin Method)
If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.
Note: Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to a good wifi and your device has more than 50 percent battery life remaining