Samsung is a Korean conglomerate that works in the field of consumer electronics. It was founded in the year 1938 and since then has been working in many different sectors such as smartphones, house appliances, electricals, industrial applications, etc. Samsung is also a major smartphone manufacturer and has launched hundreds and thousands of devices in its lifetime. One such device launched by Samsung was the Samsung j700f.
Samsung Galaxy J7, this device was sold in huge quantities during its launch period. The Samsung j700f is an android-based device that was greatly appreciated by the consumers. It was such a famous device that many of the original buyers still use this device to this day as their primary device.
If you own this device and are facing any kind of software issues such as unresponsive apps, frequent restarts, boot loop, slow operating system, etc. Then the best way to repair the devices to install the flash files provided by the manufacturer. Flash files are a bundle of software files that are provided by the manufacturer of the device during the launch of the device. By following this tutorial you can easily fix your device without having to spend any money.
Since it is an android device and we all know that android devices over time start having some kind of software issues if they are not regularly updated. Samsung j700f may also face these kinds of issues over time. One of the most efficient and easiest ways of solving such software issues is to install the stock flash file onto the device.
In this article, we will see what exactly is a flash file and what are the benefits of installing it on your device. We will also show you how you can install it on your Samsung j700f.
What is the Samsung j700f flash file?
Flash File is a bundle of few software components that are necessary for the proper functioning of a mobile phone. Typically the flash file consists of these four components – kernel, recovery image, operating system, bootloader. Each of these components has a predefined function that is extremely necessary for the device. For example, the operating system is the mother software of the phone and manages user interaction and resource management of the device.
Similarly, the kernel is a software component that provides an interface for the operating system to interact and control the hardware components of the device. When the device is powered on the operating system needs to be switched on and this is handled by the bootloader. The bootloader loads the operating system into memory whenever the device is powered on. The main task of the recovery image is to handle software updates that are given to the device by the manufacturer.
if either of these four components malfunction or stop working properly it can cause serious problems in your device. A simple way of repairing these components if either of these a damaged is to install the flash file again. The process of installing the flash file will reinstall a fresh copy of all these software components and reset the device making it new in terms of software.
Installing the flash file can solve these problems –
Installing the flash file on your device can help to solve different kinds of software issues but it is necessary to keep in mind that not all issues can be solved with it. If you are device has any kind of hardware damage then installing the flash file is of no use to you. Installing the flash file on your device again can help to solve a variety of problems that you might be facing with your device such as –
- If you have forgotten the unlock password for your device and are unable to get past the security lock then the best way to remove the lock is to install the flash file. This will reset the device and will also reset your security lock.
- sometimes your device becomes too slow and laggy because of bloatware and other software issues. Reinstalling the flash file will reset your device and also remove any kind of junk or bloatware from your device. Your device will become snappy and past as it used to be at the time when you got it.
- if your device is restarting on its own randomly it might be because of a corrupted system file. You can solve these issues by installing the flash file.
- if your installed apps are crashing regularly and the device has become more or less unusable then the best way to get your device working again is resetting it by installing the flash file.
How to install flash file firmware in Samsung j700f?
Here, we will see how you can install the flash files in your Samsung j700f easily.
This tutorial is only meant for educational purposes. Any damage caused to your device by following it is completely your own responsibility. We don’t take any responsibility for what happens to your device if you follow this article incorrectly.
Download the flash file and the required tools
First of all, download the below-given files and extract them to a folder that you can easily access later on.
In this tutorial, we will use Odin flash tool to flash the stock ROM on your device.
Steps to flash the firmware file –
Before getting started to make sure that your device is charged to at least 50%. Also, make sure that you use a high-quality usb cable. A faulty usb cable can result in an incomplete and corrupt process.
- Navigate to the folder where you have downloaded the drivers in the previous step and install them on your computer.
- Now switch off your Samsung device and simultaneously press the volume down, home, and power button. Press and hold these three buttons together for about 7 to 8 seconds. Done successfully the device will restart into download mode.
- Once the device restarts, you will see a warning sign with a yellow triangle on it. Press the volume button to continue.
- Now go to the folder where you have downloaded the Odin flash tool. Launch the tool by clicking on the .exe file.
- Connect your Samsung device to your computer using a usb cable. Odin flash tool will recognize your device and show a message on the tool that says “added”.
- Once the device is recognized click on the PDA button on the Odin flash tool. Select the tar.Md5 file you have downloaded in the first step.
- Once everything is set click on the start button present at the bottom of the Odin flash tool.
- The flashing process will now start. Once it’s complete you will see a green-colored pass message on the top left corner of the Odin flash tool.
- Now disconnect your Samsung device from your computer. Restart is by pressing and holding volume up, power, home button simultaneously for 6 to 7 seconds.
- You will see that your device has restarted into recovery mode. Select the option that says wipe data/factory reset.
- Once the device is factory reset, restart your device.
In this article, we saw what exactly is a flash file and what purpose does it serve.
Installing the flash file on your device is usually useful in the cases where the damage is on a software level. Anything related to hardware cannot be fixed by installing the flash file to make sure that the issues that you are facing with your device are not related to hardware.