Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500F is now available for download. Samsung recently update Galaxy S5, Galaxy A9 and Galaxy S5 Plus to Marshmallow and now sending the latest version of Android to the Galaxy J5. The update is an Official Marshmallow which rolls out in phase wise manner. Many users still not received the OTA update, so we provide the Marshmallow OTA file for Galaxy J5 with that you can Update Samsung Galaxy J5 to Marshmallow Manually. Marshmallow update for Galaxy J5 is currently rolling out only in India (SM-J500F). The update is rolling out via OTA (over-the-air) and many users already getting Android 6.0 marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy J5. You can wait for the OTA updates or you can Update Samsung Galaxy J5 to Marshmallow manually.

Update Samsung Galaxy J5 to Marshmallow Manually

The new Marshmallow update packed with features like Always-on Display, Now on Tap, Doze Mode, New App Permissions and more. The OTA file provide below is only for Indian Galaxy J5 SM-J500F, so don’t try it on other devices. Marshmallow update for Galaxy J7 and other ‘J’ series will be available soon. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy J5 available via OTA (over-the-air) and it is about 1.11GB in size. Check below steps to Update Samsung Galaxy J5 to Marshmallow Manually.


  • Your device must be on stock firmware and stock recovery.
  • This method is only for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500F (India) only don’t try it on any other model.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It will not erase your data but it is advisable to take a complete backup of your phone for safer side.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to install official Android 6.0.1 for Samsung Galaxy J5 –

How to Update Samsung Galaxy J5 to Marshmallow Manually –

1) First, enable USB debugging from setting.

2) Download official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy J5 from above and Unzip it.

3) Download the latest version of Odin from above and unzip the zip file.

4) Run the Odin_v3.10.7.exe file on your PC.

5) Now Boot your Galaxy J5 into Download Mode by press and hold ‘Power + Home + Vol Down‘ buttons.

6) Once you enter into Download mode, you see an ID: COM port turned blue and Added message in Odin message box means your device has recognized by Odin.

7) If ID: COM doesn’t show means your driver is not correctly installed or try it with different USB cable.

7) Now locate and add the firmware ‘.tar file (you downloaded from above) to the AP/PDA tab in Odin.

8) Make sure that only these two options are tick “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time“. (make sure Re-partition is NOT ticked)

9) Now click ‘Start‘ button and it will start flashing the file. Wait until you see ‘Pass‘ in Green Color on Odin screen.

10) Done.

That’s all this is the complete guide to Update Samsung Galaxy J5 to Marshmallow Manually. Let us know if you have any questions by comment below.


Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.


  1. When will the south africa version of marshmallow comes out for the sm-j500f?

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