Join us on Telegram | Early Samsung Black Friday deals, check them out right now!

SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Verizon Galaxy J3 Eclipse Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out

Firmware
By 

Last updated: October 12th, 2018 at 18:54 UTC+01:00

North America’s largest carrier is updating two of its low-end Samsung phones to Android 8.0 Oreo. These devices are the Galaxy J3 Eclipse and the Galaxy J3 Mission, both of which are receiving the September 2018 security patch along with Oreo. The Galaxy J3 Eclipse Oreo update comes with build number J327VVRU2BRHA. The J3 Mission is being bumped up to J327VPPVRU2BRHA.

Galaxy J3 Eclipse and J3 Mission make the jump to Oreo

The update brings many of the stock Android Oreo features, such as picture-in-picture multitasking, autofill support across the OS, notification dots, and limits on background activity by unused apps for faster performance and better battery life. You also get high-contrast options in the Samsung keyboard app, Dual Messenger, and an updated Phone app, along with many minor changes as detailed in our What’s New With Android 8.0 Oreo articles. Verizon has also made some changes of its own, such as removing some preinstalled apps and reducing Samsung apps like Samsung Health to a stub so you can download the full versions only if needed.

To grab the Oreo update on your Galaxy J3 Eclipse or Galaxy J3 Mission, check the Software update section in the phone’s Settings app. If you aren’t in a rush, you can wait to be notified about the update by your phone. Having a Wi-Fi connection will accelerate that process and will also allow you to save on data costs.

Have you received the Oreo update on your Galaxy J3 Eclipse or Galaxy J3 Mission?

Via Source 1 Source 2 Firmware Android 8.0Galaxy J3 EclipseOreoVerizon
Load 2 comments

You might also like

Verizon starts the One UI 5.0 update for the Galaxy S22 series in the USA

As you probably heard by now, on several occasions, the Android 13 beta testing period for the Galaxy S22 series has ended, and Samsung began updating the 2022 flagship lineup with One UI 5.0 earlier today. The update got released in South Korea and across Europe, and now, at least one carrier variant in the […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 4 weeks ago

Galaxy Watch 5 series is getting the October 2022 update from Verizon

What with the One UI 5.0 beta getting a handful of iterations and the October 2022 security patch rolling out, we’ve had a lot of firmware news lately. We’re now adding the Galaxy Watch 5 series into the mix, as the two new flagship smartwatches are getting a new update in the USA. The Galaxy […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 month ago

Latest Galaxy S21 update fixes missing text bug on Verizon

There is some good news for Galaxy S21 owners on Verizon’s network as an important update is now rolling out for their devices. There were several user reports that confirmed that after the September 2022 update, their devices weren’t receiving text messages. This issue was quite widespread and was even reported by Galaxy S21 owners on T-Mobile. […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 months ago

Has Verizon really released stable Android 13 update to the Galaxy S22?

Samsung is currently testing the third One UI 5.0 beta version on the Galaxy S22 series. However, Verizon claims on its website that it has already released the stable Android 13 update to the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and the Galaxy S22 Ultra. The carrier even published the complete One UI 5.0 changelog and screenshots […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago

Recent Galaxy S22 update for USA prevents users from getting messages

Many Galaxy S22 customers in the USA are facing issues that supposedly cropped up after the device received the September 2022 update. Customers have brought the problem to light through the official Community forums and Reddit. They claim that the issue prevents them from receiving messages, thus rendering communications unusable until they reboot the Galaxy […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago

Latest Galaxy Z Fold 3 and S21 updates from Verizon ship with bloatware

Verizon recently started rolling out a couple of new firmware updates for the Galaxy S21 series and the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The latter device got new Android 12L and One UI 4.1.1 features, and both appear to have received the September 2022 security patch. However, in addition to new One UI features and better […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago