Finally Samsung rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy A5 SM-A510F. The update took start from Russia, carrying build number A510FXXU4CQDK and being a major update bumps the firmware to Android 7.0 Nougat from Marshmallow. The Nougat firmware for Galaxy A5 was expected to be released last month when it clears WiFi Alliance certification it was running Nougat firmware.
Once you install the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 A510F, 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 A510FXXU4CQDK 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 A510FXXU4CQDK firmware on Galaxy A5 SM-A510F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A5
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.A510FXXU4CQDK
Android Security Patch Level: 1 April 2017
Release date: May 3, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat A510FXXU4CQDK on Galaxy A5 SM-A510F 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 A510FXXU4CQDK update on Galaxy A5 SM-A510F
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy A5 into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 SM-A510F via Odin.
That’s it! If this guide helped you, please share it with others, Thank You.