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Thursday, 24 November 2016

How to flash Samsung with Odin and download ROM

Odin is a computer based program interface just like Research download tool and SP tool which is used to install / flash ROM Samsung Android device smartphones. Just like Research download tool which is used for flashing and upgrading SPD android phones and SP tool used for flashing MTK based phones, Odin is mainly used for Samsung android phones.

Odin for samsung flashing


How to use Odin

1. Install USB drivers for your device on your PC. This driver can be gotten from Kies samsung software but after downloading Kies you must close the software.

2: Backup your Samsung phone if it can still come up.

3: Ensure that the battery level should be around 60-80%. The more the better.

4: If your phone can still boot then, USB Debugging should be enabled on your device.


How to install or flash samsung with odin

  1. Download the official firmware zip package for the particular  device from here Samsung ROMs. Then extract the downloaded zip file. After extraction, you will either get one .tar / .tar.md5 file or will get multiple files.

  2. Download Odin3_v3.07.zip and extract the downloaded zip file. You will get following files: Odin3 v3.07.exe, Odin3.ini, tmax.dll and zlib.dll

  3. Right click on Odin3 v3.07.exe and run it as administrator to start Odin.

  4.  Boot your device in download mode. For most Samsung devices, you will need to do this:

Switch your device off.
Press & hold Power + Home + Volume down buttons till you see a triangle and Android robot.
Now press the Volume up button to confirm entering the download mode.
Once it is in download mode, connect your device to the computer via USB cable.

When your device is connected, one of Odin ID:COM boxes will turn yellow and display the COM port number.

Note Before you open Odin make sure you have connected your samsung phone for easy connection.

If you do not see the port number in any of ID:COM boxes or if the box does not turn yellow, please do not proceed and check if the USB drivers are installed correctly and the device is connected via USB.

5.If the firmware zip package had just one file, click on PDA button, then browse and select the firmware file (.tar or .tar.md5).
If not:

6: If the firmware package had multiple files:

Click on PDA button, then browse and select the file that has CODE / PDA in its name.
Click on Phone button and select the file that has MODEM in its name.
Click on CSC button and select the file with CSC in its name.
Skip any files that you did not find in the package.

Leave the check boxes the way they are"

Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes should be selected
All other checkboxes should be unchecked.
Step 8: After selecting the appropriate files, click on “Start” button in Odin.

This will kick off the process to flash the ROM. Please do not disconnect your device during the process.

Step 9: Once flashing is complete, your device will reboot. You can now disconnect from the PC and start using it.



Alas! You can use Odin in these  steps to flash ROM on your samsung Android device using Odin.

However, try this at your own risk. We will not be responsible for any hard done to your device.

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