Finally Samsung has started regular roll out of Android 7.0 Nougat OS for remaining Galaxy A8 units. A few days back a Korean Galaxy A8 variant received Nougat update silently, now Galaxy A8 SM-A810F is getting it right now. If you own one, lets us tell you that the official Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy A8 SM-A810F arrives as build number A810FXXU1BQH3 that rolls out via OTA but you can also install the update via Kies and Odin as well.
Once you install the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A8 SM-A810F, 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 A810FXXU1BQH3 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 A810FXXU1BQH3 firmware on Galaxy A8 SM-A810F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A8
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: A810FXXU1BQH3
Android Security Patch Level: 1 August 2017
How to install Stock Nougat A810FXXU1BQH3 on Galaxy A8 SM-A810F 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 A810FXXU1BQH3 update on Galaxy A8 SM-A810F
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy A8 into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy A8 SM-A810F via Odin.
Download stock Nougat A810FXXU1BQH3 firmware for Galaxy A8 SM-A810F. Here
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