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How to Downgrade Galaxy A3 [Nougat to Marshmallow]

How to Downgrade Galaxy A3 [Nougat to Marshmallow]
How to Downgrade Galaxy A3 [Nougat to Marshmallow]

Samsung recently announced about the Nougat 7.0 update for Galaxy A3 2016 which is a stable update. But there are some people who don’t like the update for any reason, if you’re one among one, then you can downgrade Samsung Galaxy A3 from Nougat to Marshmallow version easily.  The entier process of downgrade Galaxy A3 to Marshmallow from Android Nougat is very easy and we mentioned all steps below in this post.

If you are looking for some guides on How to Downgrade Galaxy A3 from Android Nougat to Marshmallow then this post will help you a bit too easily revert back to Marshmallow version. If you did not like the Nougat or if you felt like your phone can’t handle it, you can downgrade it right away.

So just follow the guide below to Downgrade Galaxy A3 from Nougat to Marshmallow. Now we are here with a method to actually downgrade Samsung Galaxy A3 from Android Nougat to Marshmallow. We already shared a guide post on Root Galaxy A3 2017 variant and today with downgrade tutorial!

The Android update was released by Samsung a while ago. Users have already updated it and found a number of reasons to hate it. They wanted to revert back to Marshmallow and if you are one of them, just follow the step by step guide below on Downgrade Galaxy A3.

Downgrade Galaxy A3 2016

How to Downgrade Galaxy A3 [Nougat to Marshmallow]

The Stable version of Android Nougat for Samsung Galaxy A3 is available for download and users can update their S6 to Nougat version. You can also Revert Samsung Galaxy A3 to Marshmallow Version if they want! Just follow this guide post for more!


  • Although this method has been verified working by some people, it is still risky.
  • Your phone will be completely wiped during the process. We recommend you to take a backup before proceeding.


  • Take a backup of your phone.
  • Make sure your phone at least 50-60% charged.
  • The method will only work on Galaxy A3 smartphones. Do not try it on other devices.
  • A PC or Laptop.
  • USB drivers for your phone installed on PC.

Download Files

File NameDownload links
Odin Flash ToolDownload
Galaxy A3 Stock Marshmallow FirmwareDownload


Keep in mind that there is a certain amount of risk involved while following this guide. We are not responsible for any damage that might happen to your device in this process. This guide is written carefully detailing all necessary steps and by following it you agree that you understand these risks. If you are clear with all that, let us begin and get into the procedure now.

Downgrade Galaxy A3 from Android Nougat to Marshmallow

  • Make sure you have downloaded the tool and the firmware of your phone (Galaxy A3) that we have provided earlier.
  • First of all, you need to enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking in Settings > Developer options. If you don’t have developer options enabled, go to About phone and tap Build Number 7 times.


  • Open the Odin tool you downloaded.
  • Connect your Galaxy A3 with your PC via USB cable.
  • Now, enter download mode on your phone by turning off your phone. Then, press and hold Volume down, Home and Power buttons. Do it until you see the download mode on the screen.
  • When the device is in download mode and connected to Odin, you will see its ID in ID:COM box. If it doesn’t show there, make sure you have properly installed the USB drivers for the phone.


  • Now select the downloaded firmware files in the AP box in Download section in Odin.
  • In Options tab, tick Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time.


  • Press Start button once you are ready. The flashing process will start now.
  • Once the process is complete, a green Pass message will appear. You’re done!

You have successfully completed the process. That is all from our how to Downgrade Samsung Galaxy A3 from Android Nougat to Marshmallow guide.

We hope that this helped you on Downgrade Galaxy A3. Let us know in comment section below if you have any doubts. Stay tuned for more updates from Downgrading till Rooting your devices 🙂