Samsung releases April security patch OTA for Galaxy J3 (2016) in Europe

Samsung has started rolling out a new firmware update to Galaxy J3 2016 in Europe. The update brings April security patch and is being rolled out over the air. The firmware update – arriving as build number J320FXXU0AQC3 – is currently hitting Galaxy J3 (2016) units in Europe.


It brings some regular bug fixes, as well as device optimizations. The rolling out of April security patch on the first day of the month to a budget smartphone talks a lot about Samsung’s commitment in taking care of all its users, irrespective of their budget category.

As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take time for the update notification to pop up on your device’s screen. Meanwhile, if you feel impatient, you can manually check for the update.

Check the OTA update Notification on your handset:

In this method (OTA) you don’t need to download Firmware from anywhere. The OTA update will be installed automatically without any other requirements. You need only connect your smartphone to the Internet, so below are the simple steps-

  • Go to “Settings”.
  • Press “About device”.
  • Tap on “System updates”.
  • It will show information about your OTA update.
  • One downloaded, tap on the “Restart & Install” button for the update to get installed.
Things to keep in mind:
  • Get your Galaxy J3 (2016) phone connected to a WiFi network.
  • Make sure that the battery is at least 50 percent charged.

The OTA update is rolling out gradually, it may take some time to reach your device.

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