How to Install XXU4CQDK Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510FD

Samsung is now releasing a newer version of Android OS for some of its mid-range phones. The official Android 7.0 Nougat now comes to the stunning Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 variants. This latest firmware update comes with build number A510FXXU4CQDL and is currently available in India. Now you can update your Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510FD to the latest Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware. The new Stock Android Nougat update weighs about 1.55GB which comes with all Android Nougat features, improvements and changes like split-screen multi-tasking, improved Google keyboard, enhanced notifications and much more. Samsung has rolled out the update via OTA (Over–the–Air), so not all users can get the official update at the same time. If the Android 7.0 Nougat official update is not yet available in your country and you can’t wait more then still you can install it manually by using the Odin app.

By following this step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510FD to Android 7.0 Nougat official update. This latest update is stable and running smoothly on your device. The firmware update brings many new features and bug fixes along with new April 2017 security patch. We always strongly recommend keeping updated your Android OS to the newly released stock firmware released by Samsung. If you are interested in updating your Galaxy A5 2016 SM- A510FD to the Android 7.0 Nougat official update then go ahead and follow the given steps.

A510FXXU4CQDL Android 7.0 Nougat Details:

Model SM-A510FD
Model name Galaxy A5
Country India
Version Android 7.0
Changelist  11234767
Build date Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:39:24 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-04-01
Product code INS


This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy A5 2016. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-A510FD.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 during or after the installation of Android 7.0 Nougat Proceed at your risk.


  • Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy A5 2016, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy A5 2016  SM-A510FD USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy A5 2016 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
  • If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
  • The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
  • If the Galaxy A5 2016 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy A5 2016, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510FD to XXU4CQDK Android 7.0 Nougat:

Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy A5 2016 on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.

Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy A5 2016 to boot into Download Mode.

Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.

Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.

Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy A5 2016. (Already extracted in Step No 1)

Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.

Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.

Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.

Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy A5 2016 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510FD to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.

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