Install XXU3CRD3 Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo

Galaxy A7 2017 users now can install Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo update manually. Nowadays, Samsung is very busy in rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for A series devices. After pushing out Android Oreo update for A3 and A5 2017 devices, Samsung finally started rolling the Android 8.0 for Galaxy A7 2017. This latest official update comes with build ID A720FXXU3CRD3 along with latest April 2018 security patch which fixes system-level vulnerabilities.

The Android 8.0 Oreo update weight is about 1.3GB in size and comes with Samsung Experience 9.0 that enhances the proprietary user interface and includes an improved keyboard. Also, the update brings tons of new features like UI changes, picture in a picture, multi-display support, background Limits, better Icons, Autofill, Notifications Channels and much more.

By following the given easy step by step guide, you can install Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo Update. Samsung started rolling out this official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. If still you have not yet received this OTA update and you are excited to install Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo update manually using Odin app. Samsung offered a dedicated flashing program known as Odin which is used to flash the official updates on Samsung devices. This latest official update is a stable build and smoothly run on your device without any problem.

Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you wish to install Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo update then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Install XXU3CRD3 Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo

A720FXXU3CRD3 Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware Details:

Model SM-A720F
Model name  Galaxy A7 (2017)
Country  Russia
Version Android 8.0
Changelist 13390708
Build date Fri, 26 Apr 2875 14:23:54 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-04-01
Product code  SER


This guide containing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy A7 2017. 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-A720F.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 during or after the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo Proceed at your risk.


  • Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy A7 2017, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy A7 2017 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy A7 2017 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 A7 2017 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy A7 2017, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

Steps to Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo Update:

Step No 1: – First, download Android 8.0 Oreo official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy A7 2017 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 A7 2017 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 A7 2017. (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 successfully completes, the Galaxy A7 2017 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! You have successfully Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo update the official firmware.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or queries regarding the above-given guide to flash A720FXXU3CRD3 Android 8.0 Oreo on Galaxy A7 2017 SM-A720F.

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