In this guide you would be able to download and install stock Android 5.0.2 Lollipop based latest firmware on Galaxy A3 SM-A300F. The official firmware for Galaxy A3 carries build number A300FXXU1BQB2, packed with February 2017 security patch with multiple improvements and bug fixes in over all firmware. Flashing stock firmware on manually via Odin is helpful, if you have accidentally bricked your device or return to stock firmware, or unroot it. Flashing the stock firmware firmware on Galaxy A3 A300F will install the complete factory settings on your device and latest firmware update.
Galaxy A3 was released back in Oct, 2014, the device is packed with mediocre specifications but pretty good for everyday use. 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 4.5″ inches Super AMOLED display with the resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 1.2 GHz quad core processor accompanied with Andreno 306 and 1GB of RAM on board. In the optics, the device is equipped with a 8MP rear camera and 5MP selfies shooter, expandable storage and 1900mAh battery.
We have posted the same tutorial for the other variants of Galaxy A3 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 SM-A300F. 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
Version: Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Build Number: A300FXXU1BQB2
Android Security Patch Level: 1 Feb 2017
Build date: 21 Feb 2017
Manually install stock A300FXXU1BQB2 firmware on Galaxy A3 SM-A300F 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 A300FXXU1BQB2 firmware for Galaxy A3 SM-A300F. 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 SM-A300F on A300FXXU1BQB2 firmware, give us your feedback.