We are assuming that you have already updated your Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F to XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware, read our tutorial if you have’t done as it is imperative to have your device updated first with the firmware before you root it. Samsung has decided to discontinue A3 but still plenty of people use this device and they must be jubilant for this update. As it comes with many Nougat features and new look for a Samsung A3 device. You have updated your Samsung A3 device and now you will need to root it as any older roots installation will be gone since you update your device.
This means that even if you have rooted your phone previously, you have lost your rooted status. But you need not worry, below we have listed the detailed procedure on how to root your Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F to XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware. Despite the fact that the update did not bring any changes, yet everyone is getting it because it did bring in the promised security update. So, let’s get started instead of wasting more time.
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It is an important step for you to download the Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F latest USB drivers on your computer.
Since rooting your phone means that it will be wiped clean, so it is important that you make a backup of your data including your pictures, contacts, passwords, apps list etc.
Instructions for rooting Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F to XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware :
Please read all the steps below, before you start implementing the actual process.
Things to Remember:
1- The method that we have explained below is limited only to Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F. Trying this method on other variants of the phone is not a good idea. We are not sure it might even work on them.
2- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
Step 1- Start with downloading Download cfar-sm-a320f-a3y17ltexx.zip You then need to extract this file on your computer. The CF-Auto-Root should be for your phone and to check, you need to know the model number of your A3. And in your case it has to be A320F variant of Samsung A3 device.
Step 2- Download the Odin software on your computer as this will aid you in the rooting process.
Step 3- Turn off your phone and turn it back on into the download mode. To enter this mode, you need to press and hold the home and the volume down button. After that, press the power button until you see a warning on the screen. Then to enter the download mode, press the volume up button.
Step 4- While the phone is still in the download mode, connect it to your PC. But before that launch Odin on your computer.
Step 5- You will see ID:COM boxes turning yellow when you phone get successfully connected. You will also be able to see a COM port number. However, this step usually takes some time.
Step 6- To select the file that you extracted in Step 1, you need to click on PDA/AP and then choose the extracted file.
Step 7- Enable the F.Reset and Auto Reboot options.
Step 8- To begin the rooting process, click on the start button in Odin and wait for a couple of minutes.
Step 9- Your phone will enter the recovery mode automatically, once the rooting process is completed. It will then automatically install the root package files. With this, the ID:COM box present in the Odin will also turn green.
Once you see the home screen, disconnect your phone from your PC and you are done with rooting your Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F to XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware