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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Stock Firmware Download and Installation


Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 device owners can now download and update their device with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. The firmware here we going to share is for the model number SM-A320Y. Go to your mobile Settings >> About section to confirm model number before proceed to firmware download. Once you find the exact model number as said above then move on to firmware download and installation guide.
Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Stock Firmware

Benefits of Firmware Update:

Lets have a look at all those benefits you going to get with this firmware update.

  • The firmware fixes frequent restarts problem or randomly restarts issue.
  • Fix Galaxy A3 2017 having force closes errors.
  • Fix Bootlooping or stuck at logo when restarting your Galaxy A3 2017.
  • If you mess with OTA update means fix OS with this firmware if OTA updates broken.
  • If you mess with any latest update then go back to stock firmware with this update.
  • This will bring you back to Factory state, means reset to factory.
  • You can upgrade your Galaxy A3 2017 to the newer android version.
  • You can also downgrade Galaxy A3 2017 to lower android build of the same android version.
  • Unroot Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 if its rooted.
  • Uninstall custom recovery like TWRP or CWM from Galaxy A3 2017 if installed before.
So, if you want to perform any task from the above then simply check your model number and download firmware from below.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Stock Firmware, SM-A320Y:

A320FXXU1APLD | Android 6.0.1 -

A320FXXU1AQA1 | Android 6.0.1 -


  • Before moving to firmware installation, download right firmware according to your model number. This is not an official way to update device like OTA, its Odin update. Don't panic, your device warranty will be safe but your need to be 100 sure what you are going to do. And you are solely responsible if anything happens to your device after updating this firmware.
  • Check your Galaxy A3 2017 for decent battery charge, about 40-50 percent. Check battery percentage.
  • You should backup your important data and settings to external memory. Data backup guide.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode on Galaxy A3 2017, otherwise it is not possible to connect and transfer files between PC and device via USB- (How to Enable/Disable USB Debugging on Android Devices)
  • Install USB Driver for Galaxy A3 2017 on your PC (Download USB Driver)

Galaxy A3 2017 Firmware Installation Guide:

  1. Download firmware from the above list and extract the zip file, you should get .tar.md5 file along with few other files.
  2. Download latest Odin and extract the zip file.
  3. Now Open/Run Odin exe file as an administrator (to open program with admin privilege, right click on the Odin exe file and click on the “Run as administrator” from the context menu, this is applicable only on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher PC)
  4. Switch off and boot Galaxy A3 2017 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear). A warning message will flash, now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  5. Now connect your Galaxy A3 2017 to your PC via USB cable
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” 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)
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time”options are checked in Odin screen.
  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.
  9. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, and wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect/unplug your phone from computer
If everything goes fine, then you successfully updated your Galaxy A3 2017 to this Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware. Press Ctrl+D to bookmark this page and keep visit for more update on latest firmware build.

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