March Security Update For Samsung Galaxy Core J1 Mini

Samsung has recently rolled out the new March security update with the build name number J105YDVU0AQC1 for the Galaxy J1 mini SM-J105Y. The patch update comes to all J1 Mini users through 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 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 J1 mini SM-J105Y need to 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 as it will help you connect your device to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official website of Samsung and install it 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 proceeding.

Steps to Update

  • At first, download the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for your Samsung Galaxy J1 mini and Odin, here. Once done, extract both on the desktop of your PC.
  • Then boot your Samsung Galaxy J1 mini into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its ‘Volume Down’, ‘Power’ and ‘Home’ Button for a few seconds. 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.
  • After the connection of your handset to your PC is successful, the button-left corner of Odin will display a message.
  • Now click on “AP/PDA” button and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow J105YDVU0AQC1 folder. Make sure you have unchecked the re-partition option as well.
  • Next, select the “Auto-reboot” option and click on the “Start” button. The update process will take around 15-20 minutes. Wait still your Samsung Galaxy J1 mini 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 J1 mini SM-J105Y 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  


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