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What is the basic functionality behind the Odin buttons & checkboxes?

⚠ EDIT: Note that there's now a slightly different but highly related, relatively newer question on the same subject. See "What do the terms “BL”, “AP”, “CP”, and “CSC” mean in Odin?". ...
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Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 on Galaxy Nexus showing droid

I've been testing the Galaxy Nexus with JB 4.1.1 and this is what happened yesterday. Has anyone seen this screen?
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Are Samsung firmware updates regional?

Silly straightforward question: are updates to Samsung devices firmware regional, meaning that US may get an update earlier than South America or EU? Also: who controls those updates? Do they depend ...
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A simple explanation of CWM and Odin

I'm going to root my Samsung Galaxy Note and I come across the terms CWM and Odin very often. What exactly are they? It seems that CWM is used for rooting and Odin for flashing the phone. Is there ...
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Unable to upgrade firmware from Samsung GT-I9000

When I try to upgrade the firmware of a Samsung Galaxy S using Samsung Kies, it tells me "initialization not supported". Therefore I'm stuck with the original firmware. Here's the details: phone: ...
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Upgrade Samsung Galaxy S2 to Jelly Bean

What is the easiest way to upgrade my Galaxy S2 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean? Also, how do I update it?
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How to revert Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 to stock Gingerbread?

Here's the situation: I got this Samsung Galaxy Mini as a gift - my first smartphone - but with this obscured operating system called [DEV][WIP][ROM][UNOFFICIAL] Android 4.2.2 CM10.1 - Nightly ...
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Samsung galaxy grand 2 slow downs after upgrades

i was using grand 2 for 6months and was running on jellybean, and after upgrade to kitkat it is too slow to operate. is there any way to downgrade my cell without rooting the cell. Or any other ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 verizon stuck in bootloop

This is my device info: What forums refer to my phone as: JFLTEVZW Name that comes on box: Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon SCH-I545 Carrier: Verizon Unlocked: Yes Root: When my phone was working, Yes I ...
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Odin projects and versions

Trying to flash my old Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570. For this purpose I need to use some kind of software - Odin. I found several versions of odin project. Which one is real one and where is the right ...
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How can I get my soft-bricked Note 3 to work back

I was messing around with my Note 3's build.prop file to play a game which was created for tablets only. After I was done with editing I just pasted back my backup build.prop file from sd card and ...
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Odin vs Clockworkmod [duplicate]

I want to flash a new Stock Rom on my Galaxy Mega. I'm quite hesitant using Clorkworkmod. Will I lose my Root if I use Odin to upgrade? Also, what happens to Clockworkmod if I use Odin?