Install Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Alcatel Idol 3 [build number 7VAB-UEBO]

Alcatel Idol 3 is now receiving the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Alcatel’s Idol 3 is released for the all the devices sold in the US in the unlocked form. The Marshmallow update was announced by the alcatel’s twitter account a day before, the build number for the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is 7VAB-UEBO carries multiple new features.

The popular Marshmallow features are packed inside the update, that include, Doze Mode, better apps permission, Google Now on Tap and more. The Android security patch level is updated to June 2016, you can see other info in the screenshot uploaded above. The users who have updated their devices on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow have reported about the smoothness in firmware and much more stable.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 7VAB-UEBO firmware on Alcatel Idol 3

Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom ROM on your device, it is not an official firmware but will flash the custom firmware. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.

Before you begin:

Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.

Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for Alcatel

If the PC is unable to unable to detect your device after even after installing Android USB drivers for your device, then you need to perform one more step, Enable USB debugging.

To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging.

Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu.

Update Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 7VAB-UEBO firmware on Alcatel idol 3 via Stock Recovery

Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 7VAB-UEBO firmware for Alcatel Idol 3 from the  link provided below.

Now copy the Android 6.0.1-VAB-UEBO zip on the phone storage, you should have the latest drivers installed on your PC or simply grab the latest USB drivers for your device from our guide here.

Now turn off the device and reboot into stock recovery

Once in the stock recovery, highlight the menu and select the “apply update from sdcard” then choose the 6.0.1-VAB-UEBO zip and flash it.

That’s it! Your Alcatel Idol 3 will be updated on latest Android 6.0.1-VAB-UEBO Marshmallow firmware. Contact us for further queries.

Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow VAB-UEBO zip  for Alcatel Idol 3 [Link will be back soon]

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