Finally, today Samsung has started releasing the official firmware update for Galaxy A3 (2017) SM-A320Y variants which is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. This latest update comes with build ID A320YDXU1BQG5 along with the latest security patch. Also, the update comes with many new features and several bugs fixes and improves the stability and performance of the Galaxy A3 (2017). The Android 7.0 Nougat official update is one of the sweetest updates from Samsung up till now which brings tons of new features like Multi tasking, conserve battery power, Split screen, Notification redesign, add to the phone speed, Quick Reply, some light touches on the system and much more. Samsung rolled out the official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means that not all users can get the update at the same time. If the OTA update is not yet available in your region and you are excited to install Android 7.0 Nougat update on your device then still you can install it manually by using Odin app.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Galaxy A3 (2017) SM-A320Y to Android 7.0 Nougat. The Galaxy A3 (2017) came with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box and now you can upgrade your Smartphone to Android 7.0 Nougat officially. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your Galaxy A3 (2017) SM-A320Y to the Android 7.0 Nougat official update then go ahead and follow the given steps.
A320YDXU1BQG5 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:
|Model name||Galaxy A3 (2017)|
|Security Patch Level||2017-06-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy A3 2017. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-A320Y.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 during or after the installation of Android 7.0 Nougat Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy A3 2017, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy A3 2017 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy A3 2017 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy A3 2017 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy A3 2017, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 to A320YDXU1BQG5 Official Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy A3 2017 on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy A3 2017 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy A3 2017. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy A3 2017 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or queries regarding the above-given guide to flash DXU1BQG5 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A3 2017 SM-A320Y.