Install XXU1AOA8 Android 4.4.4 firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A700H

Samsung Galaxy A7 SM-A700H users can now update their device to the latest A700HXXU1AOA8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat. You can update Galaxy A7 SM-A700H to the latest firmware by connecting your device with Samsung KIES or via OTA update notification. Go through the guide to manually update Galaxy A7 SM-A700H to the latest A700HXXU1AOA8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat. This is an unbranded firmware.

Odin is used to flash the firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A700H.

Firmware Details:

Model: SM-A700H
Version: Android 4.4.4
Build date: 21 Jan 2015
PDA: A700HXXU1AOA8
CSC: A700HOLB1AOA1

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy A7 SM-A700H and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.

Galaxy A7 SM-A700H

Install official XXU1AOA8 Android 4.4.4 firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A700H

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Download Kies Software to install drivers.

Download XXU1AOA8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Galaxy A7 SM-A700H and Odin (Odin3_v3.09.zip).

Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.

Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.09.exe” file.

Switch off device.

Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.

Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.

Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.

In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.

Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.

You have installed official XXU1AOA8 Android 4.4.4 firmware on Galaxy A7 SM-A700H. To know the firmware version go to Settings >> About Phone.

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