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I'd like to flash my SM-T813 because it's in a boot loop. I downloaded supposedly the latest firmware. I think it was a tar.md5 file, I peek into this tar file and it's a whole bunch of files:

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ODIN has these slots: BL, AP, CP, CSC, USERDATA. I possibly want to lash the bootloader as well. How do I continue from here, which file is which? I see what are the slots here What do the terms "BL", "AP", "CP", and "CSC" mean in Odin?, but not sure which files is which. I guess .mbn means some boot record (?). System.img is the largest, but the other img files are probably important too (actually probably most files).

  • Putin works with tar.md5 files – alecxs Jul 22 at 5:26
  • @alecxs thanks. My main machine is Linux, I can only put the tablet into download mode and I was not able to get Putin recognize it. I'll try it again. I also double check that this was a tar.md5. Any software takes tar? I tried Kies as well but SM-T813 cannot be factory resetted by it. – Csaba Toth Jul 22 at 6:16
  • i meant ODIN will flash tar.md5 (through AP slot) Sorry, was written from mobile.. what's Putin? :D – alecxs Jul 22 at 7:05
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    @alecxs I was thinking about Heimdall glassechidna.com.au/heimdall – Csaba Toth Jul 22 at 15:03
  • once heimdall works you can use JOdin its a frontend in Odin style forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2598203 – alecxs Jul 22 at 15:40

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