Update Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F) to Stock Android 5.0.2

Good news for Samsung Galaxy A3 users, Samsung has recently announced Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy A3. As like always the update isn’t available worldwide but will be by the passage of time, Although you can check it by taping on Settings > About device > Software update. Can’t wait any more? Follow the step by step guide to update Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F) manually.

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Requirements and Prerequisites:

  • This update is only for Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F).
  • Backup all your important data stored in your device storage.
  • Download Android 5.0.2 Lollipop stock firmware.
  • Download Odin3 for Windows and jOdin3 for Mac.
  • Go to Settings > Developers Options and then enable USB debugging
  • Make sure that you’ve installed Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
  • Your device must be charged, At least 50% is recommended.

Update Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F) to Stock Android 5.0.2

Step 1: Download the required update files and unzip on your desktop.

Step 2: Power off your device and reboot into download mode; Press and hold down the Volume down + Menu + Power keys simultaneously for 5 to 6 seconds.Volume up to confirm.

Step 3: Run Odin v3.10.

Step 4: Connect your device to PC using the USB cable.

Step 5: Hit the AP button and select the tar.md5 file.

During this your PC might hang for a while, just have patience and let Odin3 handle everything.

Step 6: Leave the Odin3 default settings.

Step 7: Finally hit the Start button to flash the Android 5.0.2 stock firmware.

Step 8: Depending on your system, it usually takes 6 minutes to flash stock firmware. When completed your phone will automatically reboots and Odin will show you with PASS! notification confirming that your Galaxy A3 (A300F) has successfully been updated to latest firmware.

Note: For the first time your phone might take more time to boot, just wait. You’ll also notice your phone might be become slow after the update, all you’ve to do is hard reset your phone by booting into Recovery Mode; Wipe data & Factory reset and delete all caches should make your phone smooth and faster than before.