Samsung Galaxy A3 A310F is an excellent smartphone which had been released back in 2016 and still many a users own it proudly. Th good news is that recently it has started receiving XXU3CQE6 Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware from Samsung. The update comes with many bug fixes and upgraded apps.

The major things to remember while updating your smartphone to the latest upgrade is that it only works on the variant A310F and should not be tried on any other Galaxy A3 variant as they differ around the globe. Secondly you should back up all your data before initiating the upgrading process in case of a catastrophic event where things might not go as planned. Lastly, your device will be un-rooted as soon as you install the update on your Galaxy A3 and you shall have to root your  Galaxy A3 once again. The USB debugging mode must be enabled on your device and USB drivers should be installed on your computer.

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Required downloads:

(i) Android 7.0 A310FXXU3CQE6

(ii) Latest version of Odin

How to upgrade Samsung Galaxy A3 A310F to XXU3CQE6 Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware:

Step 1- First of all extract the zip file of Android 7.0 A310FXXU3CQE6 in your computer which you have downloaded.

Step 2- Next boot your device into Download mode by turning it off and then press and hold Home button and Volume down key together and then press the Power button with that until a Warning sign appears on the screen.

Step 3- Now you should connect your device with the computer and launch Odin and one of the ID:COM boxes shall turn yellow as soon as the connection is established.

Step 4- Next you ought to select the files you intend to flash and these you will find from the extracted files in Step# 1.

Step 5- Whereas in Odin the only options that need to be checked are ‘Auto reboot’ and ‘F.Reset time’.

Step 6- Next you have to click the ‘Start’ button in Odin and that shall commence the installation process and when it completes, your device will restart itself and the moment you see the home screen, unplug your device from the computer.

You should also Root your Samsung Galaxy A3 with our quick and easy tutorial on the topic. It’s always good to have your mobile rooted for all the latest features and updates. 

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