March Security Patch For Samsung Galaxy J5 2016

Samsung has just rolled out the March security patch update with the build name number J510MNUBU2AQC1 for the Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510MN. The patch update comes to all J5 2016 users via OTA. But if you have not received the update yet, and you want to install the security patch right now on your handset, you can manually flash it using Odin app.

However, you need first to meet some certain requirements so that your update will not be a failure and any important data are not lost in your device. So take a quick look on the pre-requirements.


  • All important data and files of your Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510MN should be backed up before the update.
  • A computer and an original USB cable for the update are also required.
  • Your PC must be pre-loaded with the Samsung USB driver since it will help you connect your device to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung and install on your computer.
  • Then, enable USB Debugging Option by go to Menu > Settings > Developer Options.
  • Most importantly keep your phone battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 50% power left before starting the update.

Steps to Update

  • At first, download the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for your Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 and Odin, here. Once done, extract both on the desktop of your PC.
  • Then boot your Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510MN into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its ‘Volume Down’, ‘Power’ and ‘Home’ Button at the same time. After that, press the ‘Volume Up’ Button as you see a warning message appearing on your screen.
  • Then plug your Smartphone to your PC using a USB cable and launch Odin.
  • The button-left corner of Odin will display a message after the connection of your handset to your PC is successful.
  • Now click on “AP/PDA” button and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow J510MNUBU2AQB3 folder. Make sure you have unchecked the re-partition option as well.
  • Next, select the “Auto-reboot” option and click the “Start” button. The update process will take around 15-20 minutes. Wait still your Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 reboots.

Also read: How to update T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to Android 7.0 Nougat

That’s all! You have now updated your Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510MN to its latest security update. In case of any issues, bring us back via the comment section. We shall definitely come out with a solution for you. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting