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Install Galaxy A3 A320F XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 Nougat Official Firmware

Immediately update your Samsung Galaxy A3 A320F (2017) to XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. Coming from Marshmallow, the Galaxy A3 (2017) is receiving its first major Android upgrade. The newer firmware comes with Android 7.0 Nougat, refreshed design, added features and performance enhancements. The Galaxy A3 (2017) initially shipped with Android Marshmallow but you can now finally update the smartphone to XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 Nougat. The process of installation is quite simple. However, before we begin, you can search for this update on the phone directly or through  Samsung Smart Switch app. In case where you don’t find it, install the firmware update through the manual procedure written below. The following guide will help you install the official firmware on your phone without any delay or wait. You can easily update Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F to XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware– and also root Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F phone on this firmware. A320FXXU2BQI2 is a complete unbranded firmware, which means you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this.

Samsung Smart Switch gives you some surety over not losing your data while updating your phone. However, we recommend that you always backup your stuff and all your apps, because you never know when something might happen to your phone while manually flashing firmwares. As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F using ODIN. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Install XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 firmware on Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F


Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

XXU2BQI2 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Model SM-A320F
Model name Galaxy A3
Country United Arab Emirates
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 11883096
Build date Wed, 06 Sep 2017 10:48:23 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code XSG

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If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps.

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. Read: How to Backup Android Apps, Text Messages, WhatsApp, Call History.

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung Smart Switch to your computer. Smart Switch helps you to move data across different Android devices i.e moving HTC U11 backup data to Samsung Galaxy S8.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up. [Tutorial: How to Backup Android Phone using TWRP]

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android phone to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat and Oreo.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

3. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend not to try our guides if your phone is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and update Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F to Android 7.0 XXU2BQI2 official firmware update.

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