Samsung has pushed the latest Android 7.0 Nougat updates for European people who are using Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 variants. This Android 7.0 Nougat update comes with build ID A310FXXU3CQI8. This update brings the fix for Charging Bug of Galaxy A3 2016. Keep in mind that XXU3CQI8 contains August Security Patch. Therefore, if your phone is running on a newer version than this guide isn’t for you. The vastly reported Charging Bug won’t let your device charge fully. The charging will stop at 87%. So, in this guide, we will tell you How to Install XXU3CQI8 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A310F.
Installing stock XXU3CQI8 Android 7.0 Nougat via Odin tool is an official process so you won’t lose warranty. The process doesn’t require any root access or custom recovery. Let us clear one thing here, this guide is only meant for Galaxy A3 (2016) A310F. To confirm the model no. go to Settings > About Phone. Please don’t try it on any other models.
Follow our step by step guide on How to Install XXU3CQI8 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A310F.
|Title:||Samsung SM-A310F Galaxy A3 2016 Android 7.0 System Update|
|Released:||2017 Oct 7|
|Countries Where Available:||Austria, Croatia, Czech, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Ukraine|
|Regions Where Available:||Asia, Eastern Europe, Europe, Western Europe|
|Description:||Android 7.0 Nougat Software Update for Samsung Galaxy.|
- Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
- Download and install Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
- The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdown during the process can damage your device permanently.
How to Install XXU3CQI8 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A310F
Step 1: Download A310FXXU3CQI8 and Odin for Galaxy A3 2016 A310F on your PC.
Step 2: Extract downloaded firmware to get tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Now to turn off your mobile and boot it in download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at once for some time. An android logo will appear, now press Power Button again to enter into the Download Mode.
Step 4: Open your Odin folder and right click on Odin file and then click on Run as Administrator. After that connect your phone to PC with USB cable.
Step 5: In Odin tool one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This means your phone is connected successfully.
Step 6: Now click on AP and select md5 file of firmware which we extracted earlier.
Step 7: Before clicking on start make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected, but re-partition option must NOT be ticked.
Step 8: Your Galaxy A3 2016 will reboot once the installation is completed. Keep the device connected to USB until you reach the home screen.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Stock XXU3CQI8 Android 7.0 Nougat on your Samsung Galaxy A3 2016.