Here is a complete step-by-step guide on “ROOT GALAXY A3 A320F, NOUGAT FIRMWARE[XXU2BQI3]“. Samsung has recently started pushing the XXU2BQI3 firmware update to all Galaxy A3 (2017) devices across the globe.
Unluckily, as you install it with all official updates, your root status would be set back to stock. To get root apps and functionality, follow the steps given ahead. The Galaxy A3 A320F is hopefully going to be replaced. The process we will be using to root involves CF-Auto-Root package and Odin(the easiest root combination for Samsung devices). CF-Auto-Root is supporting Android 7.0 Nougat builds.
Note that once you have rooted your phone, you will lose your warranty. Before moving forward confirm that your phone is in the A320FXXU2BQI3 build. You can root Galaxy A3 (2017) SM-A320F on XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware using the tutorial below.
We will guide you how to root XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 on Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) LTE A320F using ODIN and CF-Auto-Root. Backup all your data before trying out the root method. Rooting will allow you to install root apps on your phone, i.e Titanium Backup.
- This root method tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) SM-A320F. Please do not try on any other Galaxy A3 (2017) LTE variants.
- Make sure you backup all your data on your phone.
- Your Galaxy A3 (2017) should be on an official firmware by Samsung, not a custom ROM.
- Your phone should be on XXU2BQI3 Android 7.0 firmware.
After fulfilling all the requirements above, proceed to the actual procedure.
Instructions to “ROOT GALAXY A3 A320F, NOUGAT FIRMWARE[XXU2BQI3]”:
Step 1 – Download cfar-sm-a320f-a3y17ltexx.zip for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) to your computer and extract the zip file. Download the appropriate file depending on your phone model number.
Step 2 – Download Odin which is helpful to you to root Android 7.0 on Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017).
Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Then go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see a warning screen. Press Volume Up button once to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy A3 (2017) USB drivers installed on your computer.
Step 5 – Open Odin on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while keeping your phone in the Download Mode.