Download and install Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy A3 A310F (2016) [ XXU3CQE6]

Here is the good news for the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) model A310F, The most awaited Android 7.0 Nougat Update build XXU3CQE6 is here for you to download and install on your devices. The update was expected for the device lately. The best news is that there are many new  features have been integrated with this update and your GALAXY A3. The update will come up loaded with all the new features that you can expect. But first you have to install this latest Android 7.0  firmware A310FXXU3CQE6 which has been just updated.

If you are using the stock TouchWiz version installed on your device, and you still didn’t rolled out some experiments with your device, like Rooting/ Flashing any new firmware, then for this Samsung GALAXY A3 SM-A310F variant, you would likely to get the update notification being shown on your notification bar. The official update have been made available from 9th of June, 2017. Many stock TouchWiz users have been getting the update systematically for the international variant of the device. Currently the update is made available in Russia, Kazakhstan, Germany and some other Caucasus Countries.

Now if you have a rooted device or you have flashed some new firmware on your GALAXY A3, then you may need to flash this Android 7.0 update build XXU3CQE6 manually. And for doing it manually we are here to guide you through. All you have to do is follow up these instructions given below.

Main Features of Android Nougat 7.0 for Samsung GALAXY A3 (2016):

There are tons of new features added in the latest version of Android for the Samsung GALAXY A3 (2016) devices. This includes the most anticipated split-screen feature which allow more then one app on screen at once. The feature have been more successful on the larger display devices. Along with the split screen you have the pleasure of using the Google Keyboard and Google Assistant on your device just like the Stock Android loaded Nexus or Pixel devices.

More features include customize-able quick settings, enhanced notification along with Doze on the Go feature that puts your phone on power saver mode when in the pocket. The update will also enable the Double Tap function on the recent button to switch between recent apps quickly.

Firmware Details:

Model nameGalaxy A3 ⑥
VersionAndroid 7
Build dateTue, 23 May 2017 06:25:18 +0000
Security Patch Level2017-05-01
Product codeDBT

Before Flashing:

You would need following tools and Firmware file to be downloaded and ready before the flashing/ installing process starts.

1- Samsung Galaxy A3 USB Drivers : Link

2- ODIN v3.10.7 : Link

3- Firmware : Android 7.0 for GALAXY A3 A310F

To check out build number  Go to > Settings>>About Device >> Model Number

Important Note: This firmware update will only apply on the Above given variant of the Samsung smartphone. So if you have Galaxy A3 with some other model number, DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT FLASHING. We are also not responsible for any damage caused to your device while Flashing the latest firmware on it.


Install Android 7.0 Nougat GALAXY A3 (2016) SM-A310F firmware XXU3CQE6  :

Follow these steps carefully and at your Own risk.

1- Take a backup of any data that you might need in case you later need to do a factory reset. This includes any data you might have on your internal SD card.

2- Download the ROM’s package and extract the contents of the downloaded zip file to your computer.

3- Download and install Samsung USB drivers, if they aren’t already installed.

4- Power your phone off and boot it into download mode by holding Home and Volume-down buttons while powering it back on.

5- Launch Odin on your computer and connect your phone to it via USB. You should get a blue indicator sign on Odin.

6- Click ‘PDA’ in Odin and select the *.tar.md5 extension file.

7- Leave everything as it is, and especially make sure that Re-partition is unchecked.

8- Click ‘Start’ to begin flashing, and wait for the process to finish.

9- Once done Your device will reboot automatically.

That’s it. Hope you have successfully updated your Samsung GALAXY A3 (2016)  SM-A310F to the latest Android 7.0 Update which has recently been rolled out for your device.

If you face any issue while Flashing this update on your device you can simply comment below or send us a message on our Facebook, Twitter or Google+ profiles and we will try to assist you even better.

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