Samsung Galaxy J1 is the very first device of the J series and it’s especially made to target the low end market. The Samsung Galaxy J1 features a 4.3 inch touch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, a 5 MP camera that captures photos and videos at 720p resolution, 4GB of internal memory and an expandable Micro SD card slot that supports up to 128 GB of memory. A powerful Dual Core Cortex A-7 processor, Mali 400 GPU and a 512 MB RAM. The device comes with Android 4.4.2 but now you can install the Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The update is already on the roll and if you haven’t received the update yet then there is no need to worry. The latest build is J100HXCU0AOI1 and now You can install the Android 4.4.4 KitKat manually on your Samsung Galaxy J1 SM-J100H by following our detailed guide.
- Before proceeding, make sure you have properly taken the backup of your important data including personal photos and videos.
- Your device should have more than 60 percent battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the process.
- You have installed the Galaxy J1 SM-J100H USB drivers on your PC.
- You should have enabled the USB debugging mode. If you have not then go to settings > Developer Options and enable it.
- This guide is only for Galaxy J7 SM-J100H. Don’t try it on other variants.
How to Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat J100HXCU0AOI1 0n Samsung Galaxy J1 SM-J100H:
- First of all, Download the official J100HXCU0AOI1 firmware.
- Download Odin 3.10 and run the exe file.
- Switch off and boot into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power button together. A warning message will appear now press Volume UP key to proceed the download mode.
- Now connect your Samsung Galaxy J1 with your PC via USB cable.
- In Odin, you should see a COM port number like “0:[COM7]” a ID:COM section and “Added” message on the screen. It means that the device has been properly connected. If you didn’t get the message then try changing the USB port sometimes it happens.
- Make sure Auto Reboot and F.Reset Options are checked in Odin screen.
- Click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you can get by extracting the firmware zip fie which you downloaded in the first step.
- Now Click on Start to begin the installation process and wait for some minutes.
- Once completed, you will see a PASS message and the ID:COM port will become green.
- Your phone will now reboot and will take more time than usual.
- You can now disconnect the phone from your computer.
- Your device is now updated to J100HXCU0AOI1 Android 4.4.4 KitKat stock firmware. Now Go to settings – About Phone and verify the firmware version.
That’s it. Your device is now updated. If you have any questions do let us know in the comments.