Guide to Flash / Install Firmware Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) Using ODIN v3.11.1


Guide to Flash / Install Firmware Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) Using ODIN v3.11.1

Flash Stock Firmware Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016).  Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) Also known as Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Duos with dual-SIM card slots, These guide below are the simple instruction to Flash / Install Firmware Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016), On this guide we use ODIN v3.11.1. You can follow this instruction below if you are 99,9% sure about the risks involved in flashing your Samsung device. If you want to upgrade your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) firmware, we recommend using Samsung’s own utilities OTA (Over-the-air) or Samsung Kies. follow this guide only if you understand about risks involved in flashing your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) device.

These are some versions of Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016), J3109 (China); J320M; J320Y, J320A (AT&T), J320P (Virgin Mobile, Boost), J320F (EMEA)This device is released on 2016, January. Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) is the smartphone with 5,0 Inchi Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, work on Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), Supported with Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU, Spreadtrum SC9830 chipset, Mali-400 GPU, combined with 1500 MB of RAM and 8 MP of  Main camera and 5 MP on secondary camera. 


Below is the following things you must do before flashing your Android Samsung Smartphone device.
  1. Make sure your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) is fully charged. or minimum has 89 % of battery capacity. It will avoid the flashing process failure.
  2. Flashing process will delete or wipe all data stored in internal memory. So, don't forget to backup all data before flashing device.
  3. Make sure you have installed a latest of the Samsung driver, that support with your device, If you don't have, you can download here 
  5. Original USB cable driver for your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016).
  6. Download Odin V3.11.1, Here 
  8. Download Official firmware file for the model number of your device, download it from - SamMobile, or you can visit
  9. Or you can read Guide How to Download Official Samsung Firmware From SamMobile. Here 
  11. Firmware Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016), you must Log In to download firmware via this link.
    • SM-J320F - EMEA - Here 
    • SM-J320P - (Virgin Mobile, Boost) - Here 
    • SM-J3109 - China - Here 
    • SM-J320H - Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Germany, Vietnam - Here 
    • SM-J320N0 - Korea - Here 
    • SM-J320N0 - USA - Here 

Guide To Flash Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) 

  1. You must download all necessary file.(Samsung USB driver and Odin)
  2. Then, install all driver to your computer or PC.
  3. Extract Odin V3.11.1. file on the destination folder.
  4. Switch Off your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) to start flashing process.
  5. Then, run Odin3 v3.11.1 by right click on Odin.exe and select Run as Administrator.
    Flash Stock Firmware On Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
    Flash Stock Firmware On Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
  6. When program is running, now you can click AP, and navigate to the *.tar or *.tar.md5 firmware file. 
    Flash Stock Firmware On Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
    Flash Stock Firmware On Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
  7. Now your firmware file has been inserted in Odin3 
    Flash Stock Firmware On Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
    Flash Stock Firmware On Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
  8. Then, Enter download mode your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016). See this guide how to do it. 
  10. On this mode, now connect your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) to your PC / laptop using a USB cable. 
  11. After your phone connected, you will see a message appear that show your device added and there is info on the ID: COM at top left corner. Keep in mind for this COM vary depending on the PC / Laptop. Just Ignore all, in this picture you will see that your device is detected on (COM 5)
    Enter download mode samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
    Port Com Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016)
  12. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  13. When everything already you can click Start Button. at the bottom left corner
  14. Just wait for the process to run about 2-5 minutes, and make sure there is no interference in this process. 
  15. When complete it will display a notification PASS and your smartphone Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) will automatically restart.
  16. Wait your device to boot up, it will take a while.
  17. When your Samsung GALAXY J3 (2016) is ready to use, now check your firmware version. See this guide how to check it. 
  19. Finish.