- May 12, 2016 at 4:42 PM #3616
Here is a simple Step By Step guide explaining How to Install Stock Firmware on any Samsung device using Odin flashing tool. This guide will only be helpful if you have a stock Firmware Image already downloaded with .tar or .tar.md5 extension. If you have a ROM file with .zip file extension then you have to flash the ROM zip file for your Samsung device using a Custom Recovery and this guide will NOT WORK for you. If you don’t have a TWRP recovery for your phone then here is How to Install TWRP on any Samsung phone.
If you are a beginner to these things like the Stock Firmware image or Odin then I will tell you in simple words that the Odin is a flashing utility provided by Samsung itself to flash Samsung proprietary Android FW binaries. Here we are going to use Odin to flash the Stock Samsung Firmware on a Samsung phone or tablet.DISCLAIMER:
Manually upgrading a firmware requires patience and a little bit of technical knowledge. Flashing a new Firmware will delete all the data on your Samsung Phone/Tablet. Before proceeding further you may consider backup your all data. Also understand that YOU are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
Before proceeding to flash a new Stock Firmware on your Samsung device if you want to take a backup of your current data then please follow the link for how to backup all the data on your android device:
Step by step guide to take full backup of your phone data
Files Needed to Install Stock Samsung Firmware Using Odin Flashing Tool:
- Samsung USB drivers
- Download Latest ODIN 3.11
- Stock Samsung Firmware Image.
Here you go to Download Stock Samsung Firmware easily and Quickly.
Make Sure You have already done the below:
Make sure that you have already downloaded all of the above mentioned files. If so, then do the following now:
– Installed the driver for your phone.
– Installed the ODIN application on your PC before proceeding further.
– Make sure you have already downloaded a Stock Firmware which you want to Install/Flash.
How to Install Stock Samsung Firmware Using Odin on Any Samsung Android Device:
Step By Step Guide.
- Put your phone into download mode. Press and hold these three buttons until you see a WARNING SCREEN! to enter into the Download mode:
Volume DOWN key + Power key + Home key
When you see the WARNING SCREEN press the volume UP key to continue into the Download mode.
- Open the ODIN application on your PC. Connect your phone(while it is still in the download mode) to the PC using a USB cable.
ODIN will show an Added! message on the message box.
[Device Added on ODIN]
- Click on the AP button on the ODIN application and select the Downloaded Firmware Image file.[Click on the AP button and select the FW Image file]
- Select the appropriate options before flashing the recovery image. Make sure only the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time are checked and all other boxes are un-checked.
[Select the ODIN Options]
- Select the Start button, which will start the flashing process. When you get the PASS message, then your phone will reboot automatically.
[Click on Start and wait till it completes]
- That’s All my friend! Now your Samsung Device is installed with the Stock Samsung Firmware.
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