How To Update Vivo V3 To 7.1 (Nougat) [Download + Installation Guide]

If you want to update your Vivo V3 smartphone to that latest version of Android that is known as Android 7.0 (Nougat) for Vivo V3 smartphone, then you will need to root your device in order to flash the custom ROM on your Vivo V3 that will be an alternative to official Android 7.0 (Nougat).

Because you will not receive the official OTA Android 7.0 (Nougat) update on your smartphone as Vivo V3 is supposed to run on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) official stock ROM and no more update will be supported on it further. In that case, the only option you have left is to root your Vivo V3 first and then download the Android 7.0 (Nougat) custom firmware also known as custom ROM and flash it on your Vivo V3 smartphone.


In this guide, we will provide you the Android 7.0 (Nougat) custom ROM and a guide to download and update Vivo V3 to 7.0 (Nougat). Go through the complete article and you will be able to download and install the Android 7.0 (Nougat) custom ROM on your Vivo V3 smartphone.

Download Vivo V3 Update 7.1 (Nougat)

Before flashing the Android 7.0 custom ROM on your smartphone, you will need to follow the below mentioned pre-requisites carefully.


  • Unlock the bootloader on your Vivo V3 smartphone.
  • Root your Vivo V3 smartphone.
  • charge your phone to at least 70% or above.
  • Make a complete back-up of your important data, in case any loss happens, then you might have the back-up available.

Simple Guide on how To unlock the bootloader and root Vivo V3 smartphone


  • Download Android 7.1 (Nougat) custom ROM for Vivo V3.

Simple Steps To Flash the Android 7.1 (Nougat) Custom ROM on Vivo V3

Step 1: Download the Android 7.1 (Nougat) custom ROM from above provided link and then transfer it to internal storage of your Vivo V3 smartphone.

Step 2: Turn your Vivo V3 “OFF”.

Step 3: After when your phone gets powered off, then press & hold volume up and power buttons simultaneously until you enter into twrp recovery mode.

Step 4: When you enter into TWRP recovery, tap on “install” and then locate & select the “Android 7.1 (Nougat) Custom ROM” file from your phone internal storage that you have transferred before in order to add it to TWRP recovery.

Step 5: After selecting and adding the Android 7.1 (Nougat) Custom ROM file to TWRP recovery, now swipe the slider located at the bottom of the screen to flash the custom ROM on your Vivo V3 smartphone.

Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and when it gets successfully complete. Now, reboot your Vivo V3 and enjoy it running on updated version Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the help of flashing the custom ROM.

That’s it, you have successfully updated Vivo V3 to Android 7.1 (Nougat). Enjoy the latest and extra features provided by the custom ROMs.

About Vivo V3


Vivo V3 was officially released in 2016, April supporting dual-sim. The display of the phone is covered by 5.0 inches IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen supporting the resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The default version of software installed on it is Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Funtouch 2.5 powered by an Octa-Core processor. Regarding the internal storage, the phone includes two variants of 16 GB with 3 GB RAM or 32 GB with 3 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card for additional storage.

The camera of the phone includes 13MP primary camera with LED flash including features and 8MP secondary camera for selfies. Vivo V3 is powered by Li-Ion 2550 mAh battery and comes only in one colors that is gold.

Vivo V3 price is about 260 EUR.

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