In this guide you would be able to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based stock firmware on Galaxy A3 2016 SM-A310F. The update for Galaxy A3 A310F carries build number A310FXXU2BQA8, packed with February security patch along multiple improvements and bug fixes. Flashing stock firmware on manually via Odin is helpful, if you have accidentally bricked your device or return to stock firmware, or un-root it. Flashing the stock firmware firmware on Galaxy A3 A310F will restore your device completely on factory settings.
Galaxy A3 2016 is the successor of Galaxy A3 that was released back in 2014, this time the device is packed with some improved hardware and supports better performance. The device is carrying a low cost price tag yet you can experience the smoothness in firmware of high end device. The phone has a 4.7″ inches Super AMOLED display with the resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, 1.5 GHz quad core processor accompanied with Andreno 306 and 1.5GB of RAM on board. In the optics, the device is equipped with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP selfies shooter, expandable storage and 2300mAh battery.
We have posted the same tutorial for the other Galaxy devices so the process remains the same because it has nothing to do with the change build number or Android version, all you need is an Odin tool along the firmware tar and a PC with latest Samsung USB drivers installed on it. You can also greet the new firmware using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update firmware via Kies on Galaxy A3 2016 SM-A310F. You can flash the firmware belonging to any region on your device but you should be careful of device model before flashing the firmware.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A3 2016
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: A310FXXU2BQA8
Android Security Patch Level: 1 Feb, 2017
Build date: 02 Feb 2017
Manually install A310FXXU2BQA8 stock Marshmallow on Galaxy A3 A310F via Odin
Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the firmware installation process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you can’t follow the instructions carefully.
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Download latest version Odin 3.12.3 tool. Click here
Download stock Marshmallow A310FXXU2BQA8 firmware for Galaxy A3 2016 SM-A310F. Here
Extract the firmware file in a specific folder on your PC.
Now turn off your device completely.
Reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update the firmware via Odin.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your Galaxy A3 2016 SM-A310F on A310FXXU2BQA8 firmware, give us your feedback.