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Another Nougat software update released by Samsung for the Galaxy A5 (6) smartphone in various countries. The android nougat firmware released having build version number A510FXXU4CQH2. The firmware is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and will bring performance enhancement and bug fixes (if any).  

The firmware is now available for download and update manually through Odin. You can also check your phone settings for the OTA update. If there is no OTA update available yet for you, then download from here and follow the tutorials step by step.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F
It is always recommended to update your device with the latest firmware whenever Samsung rolled out as with every update Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improve/enhance overall performance in OS and sometime introduces new features. Both official and manual way to update latest firmware on your Samsung SM-A510F is available in this post.

Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock A510FXXU4CQH2 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted).

A510FXXU4CQH2 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

Device: Samsung Galaxy A5 2016
Model: SM-A510F
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
PDA: A510FXXU4CQH2

Warning!

The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

Pre Requisites:

Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
  1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
  2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
  3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F on your PC (Download USB Driver
Note That:
  • If your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
  • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

Check OTA Update:

  1. Turn on Mobile Data or connect to WiFi network on your phone (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Phone Settings>>Software update, and tap on the Download updates manually Option (If its show “The latest updates have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Odin.)
  3. If the update is available, then Tap Download to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically
If OTA don’t work for you, then download firmware from the below list and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

Software Update via Odin:

Step 1: First download the firmware from below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

Download A510FXXU4CQH2 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware




































Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
Odin Software
Step 4: Now switch off and boot galaxy a5 (6) into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".
download mode key combination
download mode

Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.
connect phone to pc


Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
Odin detected phone


Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
odin pass message
    Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.
    Congrats! your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F now updated to the A510FXXU4CQH2 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About phone, tap on Software info and verify the firmware update.

    How to Fix Bootloop on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F

    If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
    • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
    • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
    galaxy j7 2016 recovery mode
    Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
    Well, the Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest buzz amongst the wide scale of android users. Everybody is eager to know whether their phone going to get android oreo update or not. Few days back, we had shared some list of phones to get Android 8 Oreo. And here we have the confirmed list of Motorola smartphones to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update.

    The new Android Oreo 8.0 is live and already received by Nexus and Pixel devices. Many companies are gradually reveling list of  their eligible phones to get android oreo update. Sony already announced that Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact will be coming with Android 8.0 Oreo.
    android 8 oreo for motorola
    According to our news source, the Motorola Moto E and Moto C may not get the new Android 8 update. Although both the smartphones comes with Android 7.0 Nougat but still may miss the Oreo Update. Also the Moto E3 Power has not receive the Android Nougat yet, so it may also miss the Android Oreo 8.0 update.

    Android 8.0 Oreo for Motorola Phones (List)

    Here we have 12 confirmed Motorola devices which are going to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update.

    1. Moto Z
    2. Moto Z Droid
    3. Moto Z Force Droid
    4. Moto Z Play
    5. Moto Z Play Droid
    6. Moto Z2 Play
    7. Moto Z2 Force Edition
    8. Moto X4
    9. Moto G5
    10. Moto G5 Plus
    11. Moto G5S
    12. Moto G5S Plus
    Other Motorola devices have to wait further, if theres any confirmation out from the company, we will update here. Now you must be wonders, what are the new features in Android 8.0 Oreo update? Well, there will be a lots of changes and improvements from UI to security and also will have many new features as well.

    Some of the new features in Android Oreo 8 includes- Picture in Picture mode (PIP), adaptive icons, autofil API, wide range of color profiles, notification channels and many more. Will there be any battery improvements in Android Oreo? Yes, a lot of battery improvement can be seen after the new update.

    There is no confirm date about when the devices going to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update. You have to wait for it to come. We will keep posting updates and will provide download links and instructions to update your phone. You can also check- list of phones to receive android 8.0 oreo.
      
    After the Russia, India and UAE, now its time for Malaysia and Philippines to enjoy Android Nougat update on their Galaxy J7 (6) smartphone. Yes, Samsung just released Android 7.0 Nougat official update for Galaxy J7 2016 smartphone. The firmware released for both the country is carry the build version number J710GNDXU3BQH6 and its android 7 nougat.

    Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN users in Malaysia and Philippines can now update their phone to this latest android nougat release. Either you can go for OTA (Over the Air) update which is directly from your phone or the firmware is also available for download and install through Odin. OTA is the official method and it is always recommended first. If OTA not available then go for manual Odin method.
    Galaxy j7 2016 android nougat UAE

    Here at Android Officer, you’ll find both official and manual way to update latest firmware on Galaxy J7 (6) cell phone. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock J710GNDXU3BQH6 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted).

    J710GNDXU3BQH6 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

    Device: Samsung Galaxy J7 2016
    Model: SM-J710GN
    Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
    Country: Malaysia/Philippines
    PDA: J710GNDXU3BQH6

    Warning!

    The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Android Officer (AO) is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

    Pre Requisites:

    Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
    1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 50% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
    2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
    3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
    4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy J7 2016 on your PC (Download USB Driver
    Note That:
    • If your Galaxy J7 2016 have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
    • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

    Update Stock Firmware on Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN via OTA:

    1. Turn on mobile data or connect to Wi-Fi network on your phone (should have stable Internet connection)
    2. Go to Settings>>About device, and tap on the Download updates manually Option. (If its show “The latest updates have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Odin.)
    3. Tap Download to start the download and installation process
    4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically
    If the above official OTA way don’t work for you, then download firmware manually from below and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

    Install Official Firmware on Galaxy J7 2016 through Odin:

    Step 1: First download the firmware from below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

    Download J710GNDXU3BQH6 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

    Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

    Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
    Odin Software
    Step 4: Now switch off and boot galaxy j7 (6) into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".
    download mode key combination
    download mode

    Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.
    connect phone to pc


    Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

    Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
    Odin detected phone


    Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

    Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
    Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
    odin pass message
      Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.
      Congrats! your Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN now updated to the J710GNDXU3BQH6 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About device, and verify the firmware update.

      Fix Bootloop on Galaxy J7 2016

      If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710GN stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
      • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
      • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
      galaxy j7 2016 recovery mode

      Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
      Samsung just released another Android Nougat update for both the Sprint Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones. The new firmware build versions are G920PVPS4DQH1 and G925PVPS4DQH1 and the Android version id 7.0 Nougat. Both the firmware is ready to download from here.

      Owners of Sprint (CDMA) Galaxy S6 SM-G920P and S6 Edge SM-G925P upgrade now to this latest android nougat build keep your device updated. Even if your cellphone already running on android nougat, you should update this latest release.
      Android Nougat Firmware Update

      It is always recommended to update phone to latest available firmware, as with every update, there may be bug fixes, security update, improve device performance and may be add some new features. To update your phone, you can either check your device software update section in the settings or download manually by following this tutorial.

      In this post, I'm going to share both official OTA and manual Odin way to update Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. In the official OTA (Over the Air), you can update firmware directly from your phone using system in build method. And in manual Odin, download firmware manually and install using Odin software on PC.

      Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphone.

      However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted previously). Root the phone again after updating the new firmware.

      Firmware Details:

      Device: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
      Model: SM-G920P and SM-G925P
      Country: Sprint (CDMA)
      Product Code- SPR
      Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
      PDA: G920PVPS4DQH1 and G925PVPS4DQH1

      Warning!

      The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Android Officer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

      Pre Requisites:

      Before proceeding to update guide, Android Officer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
      1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 50% battery power (Battery Percentage Settings)
      2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (Data Backup Guide)
      3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and phone via USB- (USB Debugging Settings)
      4. Install USB Driver for your phone on your PC (Android Phone Driver for PC
      Note That:
      • If your cell phone have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
      • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

      Firmware Update Via OTA:

      1. Turn on mobile data/WiFi on your phone (should have stable Internet connection).
      2. Go to Settings>>About phone, and tap on the Download updates manually option. (If its show “The latest updates have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing manually through Odin).
      3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process.
      4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically.
      OTA sometimes take time to get the update. If the official OTA method don’t work for you, then download firmware from the link below and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

      Software Update Via Odin:

      Step 1: First download the firmware from below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

      Download Firmware

      Galaxy S6 SM-G920P: G920PVPS4DQH1/G920PSPT4DQH1 (Spint (cdma) - SPR)

      Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925P: G925PVPS4DQH1/G925PSPT4DQH1 (Spint (cdma) - SPR)

      Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

      Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
      Odin Software
      Step 4: Now switch off and boot your phone into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".
      download mode key combination
      download mode

      Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.
      connect phone to pc


      Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

      Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
      Odin detected phone


      Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

      Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
      Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
      odin pass message
      Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.

      Congrats! your phone is now updated to the latest Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About phone, and verify the firmware update.

      Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

      If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your phone stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
      • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
      • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
      galaxy s6 edge plus recovery mode

      Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
      Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) SM-A710F in Vietnam started receiving Android 7.0 Nougat official update. Samsung already started rolling out nougat update for the phone in many countries and now its released for Vietnam. Users of Galaxy A7 2016 in Vietnam can now check their device for the update or directly download the firmware from here.

      Samsung always release firmware update for all their eligible phones and you should keep updating your phones. With every release, Samsung introduces bug fixes, overall system improvements, security patch updates and sometimes introduce new features.

      Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F
      With this latest Android 7 update, your Galaxy A7 2016 will get many new features and android security patch for the month of August. There are two main ways to update stock Android firmware, OTA update and Odin update. OTA is the official method, update directly from phone. If OTA doesn't work for you, then you can flash stock firmware manually through Odin. Android Officer always recommend you to try official way (OTA ) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

      Here you’ll find both official and manual way to update this latest firmware on your Samsung SM-A710F. Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock A710FXXU2CQI4 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A7 2016. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted).

      A710FXXU2CQI4 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

      Device: Samsung Galaxy A7 2016
      Model: SM-A710F
      Country: Vietnam
      Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
      PDA: A710FXXU2CQI4

      Warning!

      The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

      Pre Requisites:

      Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
      1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
      2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
      3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
      4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F on your PC (Download USB Driver
      Note That:
      • If your Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
      • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

      Update Firmware via OTA (Over the Air):

      1. Turn on Internet connection on your device or connect to Wi-Fi network (should have stable Internet connection)
      2. Go to Settings>>About device, and tap on the Download updates manually Option (If its show “The latest updates have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Odin.)
      3. Tap on Download to start the download and installation process
      4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically
      If official way don’t work for you, then download firmware from below and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

      Update Firmware Manually through Odin:

      Step 1: First download the firmware from below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

      Download A710FXXU2CQI4 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

      Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

      Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
      Odin Software
      Step 4: Now switch off and boot galaxy a7 2016 into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".
      download mode key combination
      download mode

      Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.
      connect phone to pc


      Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

      Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
      Odin detected phone


      Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

      Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
      Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
      odin pass message
        Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.
        Congrats! your Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F now updated to the A710FXXU2CQI4 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About phone, and verify the firmware update.

        Fix Bootloop on Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F

        If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
        • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
        • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.

        Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
        Recently we shared android nougat firmware for Galaxy A5 2017 users in India and UAE. And now its time for Switzerland to get the latest Android 7.0 Nougat official update. Finally Galaxy A5 (2017) owners in Switzerland can upgrade their phone to android nougat. The latest android nougat build version is A520FXXU2BQHK.

        You can check your phone for the update to get via OTA or the firmware is also available for manual download and install. If you own the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F phone that belongs to Switzerland region, then upgrade it to latest Android Nougat OS now. Always upgrade to latest available android firmware to stay updated with latest security patch.
        galaxy a5 2017 android nougat

        The new android 7 nougat will bring many new features and also bring android security patch for the month of August. So don't get delay, update your galaxy a5 (2017) from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Android 7.0 Nougat using step by step tutorial here.

        So, how to upgrade to android nougat from android marshmallow? There are two main ways you can follow to update your phone. The first one is via OTA (Over the Air), you can directly get the update from your phone settings (tutorials given below). And the second way is manually download and install firmware through Odin software on PC.

        Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock A520FXXU2BQHK Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted).

         Android Officer always recommend you to try official way (OTA) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

        A520FXXU2BQHK Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

        Device: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
        Model: SM-A520F
        Country: Switzerland
        Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
        PDA: A520FXXU2BQHK

        Warning!

        The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

        Pre Requisites:

        Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
        1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
        2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
        3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
        4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F on your PC (Download USB Driver
        Note That:
        • If your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
        • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

        OTA Update Guide:

        1. Turn on mobile data or better connect to a Wi-Fi network on your phone (should have stable Internet connection)
        2. Go to Settings>>About device, and tap on the Download updates manually Option (If its show “The latest updates have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Odin.)
        3. Tap on Download to start the download and installation process
        4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically
        If the OTA don’t work for you, then download firmware from below and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

        Update Firmware on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F Manually through Odin:

        Step 1: First download the firmware from below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

        Download A520FXXU2BQHK Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

        Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

        Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
        Odin Software
        Step 4: Now switch off and boot galaxy a5 2017 into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".
        download mode key combination
        download mode

        Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.
        connect phone to pc


        Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

        Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
        Odin detected phone


        Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

        Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
        Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
        odin pass message
          Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.
          Congrats! your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F now updated to the A520FXXU2BQHK Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About device, and verify the firmware update.

          Fix Bootloop on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F

          If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
          • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
          • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
          Galaxy A3 2017 recovery mode

          Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.
          Galaxy A5 (2017) already started receiving Android Nougat update and many countries got the latest version. Now its time for India and UAE to receive the same. Samsung started rolling out OTA update for Android 7.0 Nougat firmware for Galaxy A5 2017 smartphone. The new nougat firmware build version is A520FXXU2BQI5.

          If you own the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F phone that belongs to India and UAE region, then upgrade it to latest Android Nougat OS now. You should always upgrade to latest version of available firmware to stay updated with latest security patch.
          galaxy a5 2017 android nougat

          The new android 7 nougat will bring many new features and also bring android security patch for the month of August. So don't get delay, update your galaxy a5 (2017) from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Android 7.0 Nougat.

          So, how to upgrade to android nougat from android marshmallow? There are two main ways you can follow to update your phone. The first one is via OTA (Over the Air), you can directly get the update from your phone settings (tutorials given below). And the second way is manually download and install firmware through Odin software on PC.

          Scroll through this page to learn how to install stock A520FXXU2BQI5 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F. However, flashing or installing official firmware restore device kernel, so root access to your device will be void, means the firmware update will unroot your device (if it was rooted).

           Android Officer always recommend you to try official way (OTA) first and if official method don’t work then try manual method to flash the stock firmware.

          A520FXXU2BQI5 Android 7.0 Firmware Details:

          Device: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
          Model: SM-A520F
          Country: India, UAE
          Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
          PDA: A520FXXU2BQI5

          Warning!

          The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other Android device and also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. AndroidOfficer is not responsible If anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk. However, we believe that if you follow the instructions carefully that mentioned in this guide, your device shouldn’t face any issue.

          Pre Requisites:

          Before proceeding to update guide, AndroidOfficer recommend to backup all your device data and settings to restore later when you need that. However, official firmware restore all previous data but if your device get stuck at bootloop issue or fall into any error, the backup file will help you to restore all your data.
          1. Check your device battery percentage, make sure that your device have at least 60% battery power (How to Check Battery Percentage on Android Devices)
          2. Backup all your device data and settings to external storage- (How to Backup Android Data and Settings)
          3. Check that USB Debugging is Enabled on your device, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
          4. Install USB Driver for Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F on your PC (Download USB Driver
          Note That:
          • If your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.
          • Custom Recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) or TWRP or Philz Recovery will be replaced by Stock Recovery.

          OTA Update Guide:

          1. Turn on mobile data or better connect to a Wi-Fi network on your phone (should have stable Internet connection)
          2. Go to Settings>>About device, and tap on the Download updates manually Option (If its show “The latest updates have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Odin.)
          3. Tap on Download to start the download and installation process
          4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically
          If the OTA don’t work for you, then download firmware from below and follow the manual installation guide as it is.

          Update Firmware on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F Manually through Odin:

          Step 1: First download the firmware from below and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.

          Download A520FXXU2BQI5 Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware


          Step 2: Download latest Odin Software and extract the zip file, you should get Odin application file having .exe file extension along with other files.

          Step 3: Now Open/Run Odin application file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin software file and click on “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC).
          Odin Software
          Step 4: Now switch off and boot galaxy a5 2017 into download mode by pressing and holding the volume down+home+power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appears). A warning message will flash, now press volume up key to proceed to "download mode".
          download mode key combination
          download mode

          Step 5: Now connect your phone to computer via phone USB cable.
          connect phone to pc


          Step 6: In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7 or anything else]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin. (If not, then try connecting through another USB port. If you are using desktop PC, use USB port located at the back of the CPU. If still don’t work, then you should reinstall the USB driver and try again)

          Step 7: Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
          Odin detected phone


          Step 8: Now, click on the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that you get by extracting the firmware zip file in step 1.

          Step 9: Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
          Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
          odin pass message
            Your phone should automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect/unplug phone USB cable from computer.
            Congrats! your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F now updated to the A520FXXU2BQI5 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Now, go to Settings>>About device, and verify the firmware update.

            Fix Bootloop on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F

            If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
            • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
            • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.
            Galaxy A3 2017 recovery mode

            Note that: Wipe task process will erase all your device internal memory data but not the external SD card data.