Another device from Galaxy A series get updated to Android 7.0 Nougat today. Yes, Samsung after pushing Android 7.0 Nougat update to Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7, released official Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy A3. The Galaxy A3 variants have started getting official Nougat update from today, so far we have been reported about the Galaxy A3 SM-A310F units getting the updates. The screenshot can also be seen below, the update arrives as build number NRD90M.A310FXXU3CQE6 has landed in Europe via OTA. We have mentioned the complete process to download and install official Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy A3 2016 SM-A310F.
Once you install the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A3 SM-A310F, you’ll be able to access the major Nougat features like improved UX, Split screen feature, integrated Doze mode for better battery backup, redesigned notifications shade, updated security patches and more. The stock Nougat A310FXXU3CQE6 firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates.
Note: 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 install stock Nougat A310FXXU3CQE6 firmware on Galaxy A3 SM-A310F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.A310FXXU3CQE6
Android Security Patch Level: 1 May 2017
How to install Stock Nougat A310FXXU3CQE6 on Galaxy A3 SM-A310F via Odin
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
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat A310FXXU3CQE6 update on Galaxy A3 SM-A310F
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy A3 into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy A3 SM-A310F via Odin.
Download stock Nougat A310FXXU3CQE6 firmware for Galaxy A3 SM-A310F. Here
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