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Update Galaxy A3 A320F to XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat Official Firmware

You can now install the latest XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on your Galaxy A3 A320F via this detailed guide. While we wait for Android Oreo to arrive for this device, Samsung is still keeping the regular updates on track. XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware comes with minor changes and bug fixes. Further, the build contains an updated security patch. Now, in order to get this update running on your phone, you can either check with OTA(Over-the-air) update system or try the Samsung Smart Switch app. If you don’t find this firmware on these mentioned services, your best bet is to manually install XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on your phone through the steps given ahead. Our procedure utilizes Odin and the official update package from Samsung. You can easily update Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F to XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware– and also root Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F phone on this firmware. A320FXXU2BQI3 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 XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A3 (2017) A320F using ODIN. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Install XXU2BQI3 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 (TeamAndroid.com) 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 😉

XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Model SM-A320F
Model name Galaxy A3
Country Turkey
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 11883096
Build date Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:24:57 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code TUR
PDA A320FXXU2BQI3
CSC A320FOJV2BQI3

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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 XXU2BQI3 official firmware update.

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