Best Custom ROMs for Galaxy A3 (2016)


The Galaxy A3 (2016) is the smallest member of Samsung’s mid-range premium series of handsets. It comes with a premium metal and glass build. Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 was released with Android Lollipop in 2016. However, the smartphone now runs Android Nougat as Samsung pushed an update to the phone in January this year. The next update is not pretty sure for the device, that’s why we are listing the best custom roms of Galaxy A3 2016.

best custom roms for galaxy a3

Nevertheless, its an ever-evolving world of software updates. And we’re now seeing Oreo getting pushed to flagship devices by OEMs. The good thing about the Android ecosystem is that you don’t have to wait for your manufacturer to get updates. You can just use one of the custom ROMs that are available and there you are. Here we will list some of the latest custom ROMs that users of Galaxy A3 (2016) can enjoy. The Galaxy A3 (2016) model number we will be referring to here is A3 A310F.

In order to use these custom ROMs you need to have rooted Galaxy A3 device. ALso, you must have backup before proceeding for the custom ROMs. Here are few guides through which you can root, install SuperSu on your device.

Read Before You Proceed:
How to enable USB Debugging Mode on Android Device
Download Magisk v16.4 (Magisk Manager v5.7.0)
How to Install ADB and Fastboot on your Windows PC (Easiest Method)
Download SuperSU zip and APK to root your Android Device
How to Install ADB and Fastboot tools on your MacOS system?

Best custom ROMs for Galaxy A3 2016

Lineage OS unofficial for Galaxy A3 (2016) A310F

We all know Lineage OS very well. It is one of the most well-supported ROMs around. And it has a huge arsenal of devices that it supports. This ROM is an unofficial mod of Lineage OS for the Galaxy A3 (2016). This means that you might encounter some bugs that don’t come with the official build. You can head to the devs thread to find out more. It runs Nougat.

You see our guide to Install LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy A3 2016.


Cypher OS is a new ROM that promises close to stock build with effective useful features. The aim is to preserve clean Android and be simple. It comes with Status bar customizations, some quick settings customizations, and features like one-handed mode. The ROM is based on Nougat. It is one of the best custom ROMs for Galaxy A3 2016. Download

Xperience OS

This is a fully deknoxed, debloated ROM with a long list of features. It is on the lines of Galaxy A5 (2017) interface and partially Galaxy Note 8 interface. There is a stock edition of the ROM and a Xperience edition both of which have some differences. Regardless, if you want more the latest Samsung Experience, than this ROM is for you. Download

Revolution OS

This is another ROM based on Android Nougat. We haven’t yet seen a Galaxy A3 (2016) ROM based on Android Oreo. It comes with all Samsung Galaxy S8 system apps. It also has the Galaxy S8 Edge panel. The ROM is packed with features like Ambient Display, Advanced power menu, full-screen display and so on. visit the source link below for the full changelog. Download


This is another ROM on Samsung Experience 8.1. It has been optimised to provide max battery life. The developer has mentioned that the ROM comes with Note 8 Keyboard, Dual Messenger and some more customizable stuff. It is a stable ROM, so you can use this as a daily driver. Download

We have already covered many lists fo the custom ROMs for several devices. This is out Galaxy A3 2016 list of best custom ROMs.

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Hi, I am A. Qayyum. My fascination with new gadgets is older than I can remember. It is also the driving force for me as an Android Tech Blogger. Other obsessions include Italian Pizzas and Clash of Clans.


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