Samsung Galaxy A3 is the slimmest smartphone by Samsung. The Galaxy A3 comes with amazing specs such as 4.5 inches display, 1.2 Quad-core processor, 1.0 GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage, and Android 4.4 KitKat. The Galaxy A3 smartphone also packs with an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It is dual SIM smartphone and also include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G LTE.
The Galaxy A3 is a very popular smartphone and many users updated to Android 5.1.1 lollipop. If your device running on Android v4.4 so now you can update your smartphone to Android 5.1.1. In this post, we will guide you how to update Samsung Galaxy A3 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. If you are interested then follow the guidelines below.
DISCLAIMER: THIS GUIDE IS FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY A3 SM-A310F ONLY. DON’T TRY THIS METHOD ON ANY OTHER DEVICE. ALSO, WE (GUIDEBEATS) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY FOLLOWING THIS INSTRUCTION. TRY IT AT YOUR OWN RISK.
- Take a complete backup of your important data on Samsung Galaxy A3.
- Your phone should have more than 70 percent battery for the successful process.
- Install Samsung USB driver on your computer. [here].
- Enable USB Debugging Mod on Galaxy A3. Go to [Settings => Developer options].
Download Official Android 5.1.1 A310FXXU1APA1 build. [Download Link].
Download the Latest Odin tool. [Link].
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy A3 to Android 5.1.1 Stock ROM:
Step 1: Download the official A310FXXU1APA1 firmware from above link.
Step 2: Once the file downloaded then extract on the desktop of your computer.
Step 3: Download Odin tool and run the .exe file.
Step 4: Now Switch off & boot your device into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power button at the same time. When you see a warning message then press Volume UP key to proceed the download mode.
Step 5: Now connect your Galaxy A3 smartphone with your Computer via USB data cable.
Step 6: In Odin tool, you should see “Added” message on the screen. It means that the device has been properly connected.
Note: Auto Reboot & F.Reset Options are checked in Odin.
Step 7: Now click on the AP button and load the .tar.md5 file that you have downloaded and extracted on your computer in step 2.
Step 8: Now click on Start to begin the installation process and wait for some minutes.
Step 9: Once the process finished, you will see a “PASS” message in Odin tool and the ID: COM port will become green.
Step 10: Now reboot your device and it will take more time than normal.
Step 11: Unplug the smartphone from your computer.
Congrats! Your Samsung Galaxy A3 is now updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop stock firmware.