How To Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 8.0 Oreo update

Following the premium S-series smartphones such as the Galaxy S8 or S8+, S7 or S7 Edge, Note 8, Samsung has finally started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo firmware update to the the A series phones. We have already seen official Nougat for the Galaxy A3, A5, and A7 devices and their many variants. Today,How To Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 8.0 Oreo update becomes the first A-series device to receive the Oreo firmware update. This new OTA update will take the Galaxy A3 2017 (with model number SM-A320F) to a new firmware build number (Baseband) A320FXXU3CRD4. So download and update your Galaxy A3 to Oreo update right now.

As the OTA is based on Android 8.0.0, it features all the Oreo goodies such as better public Wi-Fi connections, new emoji, Picture-in-picture mode, improved multi-window, UI tweaks, a new camera app, revamped notifications, Notification Dots, Notification channels, Google Play Protect, Project Treble and much more. It also sport the latest April 2018 Android security patch.

Unfortunately, the Android 8.0 OTA update will only be rolling out for the A-Series 2017 Editions. Not so much luck for the 2016 Editions. As the A3 received it, soon the Galaxy A5 2017,  A7 2017, A3 SM-A320FL, and A3 SM-A320Y will receive Oreo update. Moreover, it is currently only rolling out in the Russian region and Serbia. But there are ways you can get the update too.

How To Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 8.0 Oreo update

How To Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 8.0 Oreo update

How To Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 8.0 Oreo update

The following Samsung firmware tool will help you download the latest full firmware Odin files for Samsung Galaxy A3 just like any other Samsung phone. With SamFirm tool, you can download the full stock Odin firmware files safely, faster, and comes directly from Samsung servers. It has no restrictions for downloading the firmware. It has no speed limit or bandwidth limit.

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As the Oreo update is available for Russian variant SM-A320F, any device with the same model number should be able to flash the following Odin firmware file.

Samsung Galaxy A3 Android Oreo firmware information

Samsung Model       –      SM-A320F

Device name          –        Samsung Galaxy A3 2017

Country  –

Software Version     –     Android 8.0.0 Oreo

Changelist           –           13368006

Build date           –            Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:29:09 +0000

Security Patch Level   –  2018-04-01

CSC or Product code  –  SER

Firmware PDA       –       A320FXXU3CRD4

Firmware CSC        –      A320FOXY3CRD4

In order to capture the OTA update, go to Settings, then go to About Device > System Updates, Tap on Check for system updates. If the update has arrived for your device then it will show and seek your permission to install it.

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Downloading Samsung Galaxy A3 full Oreo Odin firmware

To download the latest full firmware Odin files for Android Oreo for Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A320F variant, you need to use SamFirm tool.

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How to install Android Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy A3 via Odin

  1. First off, download all the files to you PC from the download section. This includes the stock Oreo firmware, Odin tool, drivers, etc.  
  2. Enable OEM unlock (if available), USB Debugging and Advanced Reboot from developer options on your A3 device.
  3. Extract all the files including the Oreo firmware zip, Odin tool and enter the extracted odin folder.
  4. Install and run Odin on your PC as administrator.
  5. Reboot Android into download mode using the Advanced reboot.
  6. Connect your device via USB cable.
  7. Look for the blue ID: COM and the added message in Odin.
  8. Now click on the AP/PDA tab in Odin and add the stock Oreo firmware to it. It should be a .tar or .md5 extension file. If there are multiple slots, add them to their proper slots like BL, CSC, AP, etc.
  9. Click on start option and begin the flashing. It takes a while to get the PASS message.

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Follow all the on screen instructions and your device will be updated to Android Oreo. How To Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 8.0 Oreo update is successfull.

 

 

 

Mohammad Rasel Ahmed