How To Install Android 10 Q Update On Galaxy A3 2017 (AOSPExtended ROM)

From this guide, you will be able to download and install Android 10 Q Update On Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (AOSPExtended ROM) || (codename: a3y17lte )

If you are a Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 user who is looking to install this latest update of Android 10 Q, then this post will help you do that. In this post, we will be sharing with you all about Android 10 Q, its new features, and more. After that, we will be sharing with you a step-by-step guide to help you install this update within minutes. We are thankful to developer Astrako over Xda for this awesome ROM.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 was launched back in January 2017. It features a 4.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The device is driven by a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 sports a 13MP front and 8MP rear camera. It packs 16GB of onboard storage which can be expanded up to 256GB) via microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. It houses a 2350mAh non-removable battery.

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The device received two major updates Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 8.0 Oreo. The last major official update for the device is Android 8.0 Oreo. FYI, the device has still been getting monthly security patches.

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⚠️ Not working:

  • This is a BETA build since AEX 7 is still in BETA stage
  • Light in buttons doesn’t work and can’t be enabled. Virtual navbar can’t be enabled either
  • Echo in calls
  • Other inherent bugs from AOSP, or AEX sources
  • Selinux is permissive for now
  • CTS profile fails in Magisk
  • Volte (it never will work)


Android 10 Q Update On Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (AOSPExtended ROM) Features:

  • SELinux is Permissive
  • VoLTE is broken
  • Tell me

What is Custom ROMs On Android?

Custom ROMs are based on Official Android source codes which are customized or developed by developers or a community of developers. Custom ROMs come with loads of extra customizations which makes them unique and popular among the android lovers. Remember, Custom ROMs are not provided by Google or other mobile vendors but are developed and maintained by the community and its contributors.

Some example: Lineage OS (Previously known as CyanogenMod), Paranoid Android etc.

Benefits Of Custom ROMs

Custom ROMs advantages

1) Vanilla Android (Pixel Style)

Most Of the AOSPExtended Based Custom ROMs are bloatware free and have very close to the stock look and feel which makes them super snappy. These ROMs are very optimized for battery and performance.

2) Root Access

Most of the Custom ROMs are pre-rooted. The process of gaining full admin control of the Android device is called Rooting On Android. It’s similar to running programs as administrators in Windows.

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device. You can install the latest Android updates (like the Android 10 Q) On old device by installing third-party ROMs like AOSPExtendedEXTENDED or Lineage OS 15/16. You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance. You can hibernate any app you want. You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here >What Is Rooting Android Qhone? Advantages And Disadvantages

3) Regular Updates

Most of the Android smartphone manufacturer provides 2-year software support and after that, the devices won’t get any official update. In that case, users have to fully depend on Custom ROMs to test the latest Android on their devices.

Most of the developers of the Custom ROMs provide a 4)regular update which is one of the best things about Custom ROMs.

4) Customization

Android is famous for Customization and Custom ROMs take this to another level. Unlike Stock vanilla android Custom ROMs come with various customization options. We are sharing a few of them below

  • Users can enable or disable navigation bar
  • Users can customize navigation bar and Status bar icons
  • Some Custom ROMs come with different MODs
  • Some Custom ROMs come with Custom Kernels which allow users to Overclock or underclock the CPU and GPU.
  • Some Custom ROMs come with support for Third party themes

5) Battery and Performance

Most Of the Custom ROMs are very close to stock vanilla android in look. The Custom ROMs are very optimized which results in better battery life and smooth performance.


Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, proceed at your own risk.

Download AOSPExtended Android 10 Q Update On Samsung Galaxy A3 2017

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Steps To Install Android 10 Q Update On Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (AOSPExtended ROM)

Install Android 10 Q Update On Galaxy A3 2017 (AOSPExtended ROM)

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Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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