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Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 10 update, One UI 2, security updates, and more: December patch released by Verizon

Track the software updates released for the US variants of the various Samsung Galaxy J7 models here. We also discuss the release of Android 10 update for the J7 devices along with recent security updates. Samsung is expected to begin Android 10 rollout sooner than usual this time around, all thanks to the robust Android beta program Google carried out, even though Samsung was not part of it.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 10 update

Let’s discuss the eligibility and expected release date if any of the all the Galaxy J7 devices receiving an Android 10 update.

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Will Samsung Galaxy J7 receive Android 10?

  • A few Samsung Galaxy J7 could receive Android 10
  • Android 10 to arrive as One UI 2
  • Unofficial Android 10 update as a ROM remains a possibility

It’s tricky to answer which Galaxy J7 devices will receive Android 10. Simply because there are many of them.

But here a few devices that may get Android 10 update:

  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo

Here are the Samsung Galaxy J7 devices that will not get Android 10 update:

  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Max
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 V

We will know more when Samsung talks about its Android 10 roadmap.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 10 ROMs

Well, a custom ROM based on Android 10 could become for any of the J7 devices, and that’s how some of these J7 handsets could get a chance to run Android 10.

There is active development for the Galaxy J7 sets, so there is a good chance that Android 10 based ROMs will appear for the devices.

Some of the development forums you can keep an eye on are:

One UI 2

One UI is Samsung’s custom skin for its Android devices. One UI was based on Android Pie and for Android 10, it will be called One UI 2.

One UI 2 has already leaked on the Galaxy S10, and is expected to be released for the device along with Galaxy Note 10. Find the next devices in line to receive Samsung’s Android 10 update here.

Software update timeline

Verizon Galaxy J7 V 2nd Gen update (SM-J737)

  • Android 9 Pie update expected in Q3 2018

Verizon has one new Galaxy J7 device with it now, sold both under the postpaid and prepaid plans, and suitably dubbed as Galaxy J7 V 2nd Gen. The postpaid offering comes as model no. SM-J737V, while the one sold under as the prepaid handset is identified as SM-J737VPP — PP stands for Prepaid, in case you were wondering.

Model No. Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-J737V 09 Jan 2020 J737VVRU5BSL2 Android 9 Pie December 2019 security patch
SM-J737V 30 Sep 2019 J737VPPVRS4BSI2 Android 9 Pie September 2019 security patch
SM-J737V 04 June 2019 J737VVRS3ASE1 Android 8.0 May 2019 security patch
SM-J737V 27 Mar 2019 J737VVRU2ASC1 Android 8.0 March 2019 security patch
SM-J737V 18 Dec 2018 J737VVRS2ARK1 Android 8.0 December 2018 security patch
SM-J737V 26 Oct 2018 J737VVRU2ARI4 Android 8.0 September 2018 security update
SM-J737V 04 Aug 2018 J737VVRU1ARG1 Android 8.0 July 2018 security patch
SM-J737VPP 04 June 2019 J737VPPVRS3ASE1 Android 8.0 May 2019 security patch
SM-J737VPP 27 Mar 2019 J737VPPVRU2ASC1 Android 8.0 March 2019 security patch
SM-J737VPP 18 Dec 2018 J737VPPVRS2ARK1 Android 8.0 December 2018 security patch
SM-J737VPP 26 Oct 2018 J737VPPVRU2ARI4 Android 8.0 September 2018 security update
SM-J737VPP 04 Aug 2018 J737VPPVRU1ARG1 Android 8.0 July 2018 security patch

T-Mobile Galaxy J7 update (SM-J737T)

  • Android 9 Pie released on August 27th
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
21 Oct 2019 J737TUVU5BSI2 Android 9 October 2019 security patch
27 Aug 2019 J737TUVU5BSG2 Android 9 Android 9 Pie OS update
24 May 2019 J737TUVS5ASD1 Android 8.0 Security updates

Sprint Galaxy J7 Refine update (SM-J737P)

  • Android 9 Pie updated expected in Q3 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
12 Apr 2019 J737PVPS3ASC2 Android 8.0 Up to April 2019 security patch
18 Jan 2019 J737PVPS2ASA1 Android 8.0 Up to January 2019 security update

U.S. Galaxy J7 2017 update (SM-J727V/T/P/R4)

  • Android 10 update is not expected

Note: Verizon Galaxy J7 V is SM-J727V, T-Mobile Galaxy J7 Pop is SM-J727T, MetroPCS J7 Pop is SM-J727T1, Sprint/Boost/Virgin Mobile Galaxy J7 Perx is SM-J727P, while that of U.S. Cellular is SM-J727R4.

Model No. Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-J727T 30 Sep 2019 J727TUVS6BSI2 Android 8.1 Up to September 2019 security patch
         
         
SM-J727R4 12 Feb 2019 J727R4TYS1BSA1 Android 8.1 December 2018-January 2019 security patch
SM-J727R4 11 Sep 2018 J727R4TYU1BRH5 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo update
SM-J727P 27 Feb 2019 J727PVPS5BSA3 Android 8.1 February 2019 security patch
SM-J727P 26 Dec 2018 J727PVPU4BRK4 Android 8.1 November 2018 security patch
SM-J727P 10 Oct 2018 J727PVPU4BRH5 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo and August 2018 security patch
SM-J727P 22 Jun 2017 J727PVPU1AQF5 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-J727P 12 May 2017 J727PVPU1AQE4 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-J727T 27 Mar 2019 J727TUVS5BSC2 Android 8.1 March 2019 security patch
SM-J727T1 17 Sep 2018 J727T1UVU3BRH3 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo OS
SM-J727T 18 Sep 2018 J727TUVU3BRH3 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo OS
SM-J727T 30 Mar 2018 J727TUVS3ARC1 Android 7.0 March 2018 security patch
SM-J727T 17 Jul 2017 J727TUVU1AQG1 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J727T 26 Jun 2017 J727TUVU1AQFB Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J727T 18 Apr 2017 J727TUVU1AQD7 Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch
SM-J727V 03 Sep 2019 J727VVRU3BSG2 Android 8.0 Up to July 2019 security patch
SM-J727V 23 Apr 2019 J727VVRS3BSD1 Android 8.0 April 2019 security patch
SM-J727V 19 Nov 2018 J727VVRS2BRK1 Android 8.0 November 2018 security patch
SM-J727V 13 Sep 2018 J727VVRU2BRH1 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update
SM-J727V 12 July 2018 J727VVRS2ARF1 Android 7.0 June 2018 security patch
SM-J727V 27 Mar 2018 J727VVRS2ARC1 Android 7.0 March 2018 security patch
SM-J727V 05 Jan 2018 J727VVRU1AQK4  Android 7.0 December 2017 security patch, KRACK fix, and HD voice call improvements
SM-J727V 29 Jun 2017 J727VVRU1AQF3 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-J727V 15 Feb 2017 J727VVRU1AQB1 Android 7.0 February 2017 security patch
SM-J727VPP 23 Apr 2019 J727VPPVRS3BSD1 Android 8.0 April 2019 security patch
SM-J727VPP 19 Nov 2018 J727VPPVRS2BRK1 Android 8.0 November 2018 security patch
SM-J727VPP 13 Sep 2018 J727VPPVRU2BRH1 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update
 SM-J727VPP 12 July 2018 J727VPPVRS2ARF1 Android 7.0 June 2018 security patch
SM-J727S 21 Mar 2018 J727SKSU2ARB3 Android 7.0 March 2018 security patch

Let us know in comments if you need any help with this.

What do you think about Samsung releasing the Android 10 update for the Galaxy J7? Which Galaxy J7 device do you own?