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Odin is unofficial software used to flash ROM upgrades onto Samsung phones, as an alternative to using the official Samsung Kies software.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab E - "An error has occurred while updating the device software."

When I try to boot my Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6, it comes up with this error: "An error has occurred while updating the device software. Use the Emergency Recovery function in the SmartSwitch PC ...
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Stuck in boot loop due to wrong repartition

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 and I use it for developing tests. Long ago, it stopped working and I had to restart it, but it was showing just the samsung logo and animation. Sometimes it could ...
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Galaxy S6 does not start up, cannot flash stock software with Odin

I pulled out a Samsung Galaxy S6 that has not been used in a while. It has never been rooted or had custom software, and it was working last time. But now it was not starting up, it got stuck at the ...
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Odin Error: Fail! (Auth) when trying to change the flash firmware to hongkong TGY from mainland china CHC

I want to change the CSC code for my S21 Ultra for less bloatware, and google assistant available. I used Odin v3.13.1, but I tried multiple versions, as well as the patched one, with failure. Here ...
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Galaxy A51 stuck in ODIN mode after OTA update

Samsung Galaxy A51 received an OTA update last night - installed it, auto-restarted, loaded the Samsung welcome page, then loaded a bright blue screen with: ODIN MODE (AVB fail) SUPER: Build-id does ...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 with Odin3 did not root or flash for some reason

I just flashed my Samsung Galaxy S21 with Odin3 and it said "PASS!" and then it reset and rebooted. But it did not say "The phone is not running Samsung's official software" or ...
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Can't flash Samsung Tab A6 2016 (SM-T585)

My Samsung Tab A6 2016 (SM-T585) doesn't boot when I press the power button and volume down. I did nothing, I was using it last night like every day, but today that happened. It says An error has ...
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How do I flash a custom recovery/ROM to my Galaxy Core Prime (SM-G360V)?

I've been trying to flash a custom recovery and ROM to an old Galaxy Core Prime. Based on advice I received on Reddit, I decided to try using Heimdall. I put the phone into Odin Mode and connected it ...
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Installing firmware SM-A015F to SM-A015AZ hardware

i have a SM-A015AZ and their is no OEM unlocking feature and i want to install magisk i updated the firmware manually with Odin but no luck i now want to install SM-A015F firmware on my SM-A015AZ ...
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TWRP stuck on splash screen, odin not recognizing phone

I have a Galaxy S5 (T-Mobile). I recently booted into TWRP (flashed with odin,) and attempted to flash Resurrection Remix with NikGapps using an SD card. Upon reboot RR was stuck on the loading screen,...
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Samsung S8 is stuck on start logo after flashing

I know this question has been posted but none of the solutions is working for me. I flashed official ROM using Odin on my S8 950FD. The process was smooth, the phone rebooted, installed update (blue ...
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Samsung A50 user data partition downsized from 128GB to 3.7GB after rooting and flashibg android 11

I have a Samsung A50 (A505F). I flashed it with stock Android 11, then rooted using Magisk, then flashed again, using the magisk patched AP. How can I restore this user data partition to maximum size ...
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How can I install Magisk alongside LineageOS on my S10?

I have an S10, which was not bound to any carriers. I managed to install LineageOS and GApps following the steps from LineageOS' official site for my model and everything seems to work perfectly. ...
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Odin write image after phone not working samsung A10S

I try install twrp using Odin. AP image write then my phone not working. All key combo not working. My phone Samsung A10s try write samsung A10 this is maybe my fault. How can i fix it.
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How to verify Samsung/Android firmware files - has Samsung published MD5/SHA256 hashes?

I've soft-bricked my Samsung Galaxy A40FN running Android 9.0 Pie while attempting to disable bloatware via ADB and I'm currently searching for a solution to recover my data and get the system back ...
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How can I disable FRP Lock on my Samsung Tab A6 without the ability to start the device?

When I try to start my device it's in a boot-loop. And I also can't access the recovery menu (which you can enter with Power + Home Button + Volume UP). So I can only enter the download mode. Thanks!
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Rooting my android with Odin fails

I'm a non-techie here trying to root my old samsung to extend the storage and use it longer, and the rooting keeps failing! I have a Samsung Galaxy On5, and I tried using KingoRoot as well as Odin v.3....
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How to fix Samsung A8+ (SM-A730F)

Hi, I'm trying to fix my Samsung A8+ (SM-A730F) and have no luck with it so far. My phone suddenly freeze for almost 1 hour, then reset automatically and enter download mode and stuck in there until ...
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Cannot boot into recovery after changing file system of internal storage

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 (GT-930F) and have been using it with an unofficial build of Lineage OS (which can be found here) for quite some time now. But when I wanted to make a clean update to the ...
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Galaxy S7 - Stock Rom - Stuck at Downloading

Thought I'd re-edit to make it clearer: I have a stock Galaxy S7 that is stuck at the 'Downloading...do not turn off target' screen. I have tried restarting it via vol down and power, and it keeps ...
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Recover data from soft bricked (unrooted) Galaxy S8

My S8 G950F got stuck in a boot loop after an update (there was little storage left before the update, but not sure if this is the reason for failure). I tried flashing it with Odin (with HOME CSC), ...
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Cannot install/replace Android OS on Samsung S3

I have a corrupt version of Android on my S3 phone: WiFi signal is 100% but almost zero internet connection. So I found a binary: S968CUDUAMH1_S968CTFNAMH1_S968CUDUAMH1_HOME.tar.md5 which is good(?) ...
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Can I use Odin 3.12.7 T Flash option to install u-boot onto my SD card without tripping knox?

I'm curious, if I can eventually dual boot on my Galaxy Tab Active 3, because some games are broken on the newest One UI and I want to take control over my OS without the limiting security and ...
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ODIN : Binary size is too large

Device Name : gt5note10lte/SM-P555/Samsung Galaxy Tab A TWRP Source : https://github.com/minimal-manifest-twrp/platform_manifest_twrp_omni Android version : 10 I am trying to build TWRP for my device. ...
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How to install a post-market operating system on a Samsung Galaxy S7 with a broken screen that has "OEM unlock" still disabled?

I want to use my old Samsung Galaxy S7 (with a broken screen) as a headless device in my home network. (Rationale - for the curious readers: Even with a broken screen it could possibly become a ...
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Stuck in twrp after trying to root Samsung A7(2018)

I tried to root my samsung A7 yesterday, I flashed twrp with odin and when I try to install magisk it says "Zip file is corrupt", I don't have any OS now and I'm left with only twrp. I ...
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Android Recovery is loaded instead of TWRP after flashing TWRP with Odin

There was this question here the solution to which was to boot into TWRP before booting android, so that TWRP isn't replaced by Android Recovery. I can press UP+Home+Power and go into recovery - I've ...
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Can we use Odin/Heimdall to emulate a fake flash (without real hardware connection)?

As my title suggests.. is there a method to flash a (samsung) firmware on a formatted sd card (fat32 I guess? And 16gb too?) instead of an actual phone (flash emulation) using pit file in heimdall/...
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What is the differences between the three USB drivers: MTP, Odin, ADB?

In Why can't Windows detect phones, even when the USB driver is installed?, @Robert says: And that Odin works at the same time is because Odin uses different drivers. From the perspective of your ...
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ODIN - Error <ID:0/004> Complete(Write) operation failed

I am currently trying to root an android 10 device (a samsung sm-j600f) using ODIN 3.14.1 and TWRPbut when I hit the start button I get <ID:0/004> Complete(Write) operation failed. error. The ...
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Download/Fastboot Mode Broken

I have the Samsung J5 Pro (SM-J530F). Two years ago I installed TWRP via Odin and download mode and it worked great. Since then I never entered download mode again because I installed all my roms with ...
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Not booting into TWRP but instead stock recovery

I installed TWRP with ODIN and used adb reboot bootloader to go into Odin mode. When I boot into recovery it goes to the stock recovery. I used this command:- adb reboot recovery to go into recovery. ...
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Device Not booting into Odin mode

I have an sm-g350h and when I try booting into Odin mode, It comes back to the normal mode. I power off my phone and press home + volume down + power. It boots into the stock os.
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what can i do to bring back to life mi samsung galaxy a 51?

Days ago my phone restarted and stopped on the android/samsung logo. i tried to do a hard reset on the recovery menu, but when the process finished the phone stopped on the android logo again. i did ...
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RQT_CLOSE when flashing TWRP into Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) with Odin

I am trying to flash TWRP into my Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) based on official instructions from: https://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-a8-2018/samsung-galaxy-a8-2018-roms-kernels-recoveries--other-...
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The phone is stuck in download mode and gives error verifying vbmeta image. The device is a205f samsung

The phone had magisk pre installed and I tried to flash a stock rom and after that I manually locked the bootloader from the download mode. Phone is stuck on download mode, odin unable to flash any ...
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How to use ODIN with more than a dozen of mbn, bin, img, ext4 files?

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: ODIN ...
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Recover data from Download/Odin Mode on phone that won't boot into Recovery?

Is there any way to get the data out of a Samsung phone that will boot into Odin Mode / Download Mode but won't boot into Recovery or anything else?
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How to modify CSC file of samsung sm-j500fn?

My phone origin is the UK and I am in Sri Lanka now. My phone modemst1, modemst2 were reset and also I forgot to backup. dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/modemst1 dd if=/dev/zero of=/...
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Flashing galaxy s5 issues

I am having issues flashing my Samsung Galaxy S5 with a new firmware. Whenever I use odin to flash the new firmware it would say Failed (size) This lead me to issues with the PIT file, alas flashing ...
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What is an alternate method to flash stock firmware for S9+ G965F?

My S9+ went into bootloop, I loaded up twrp through odin and flashed no-verity-opt-encrypt-samsung-1.0.zip The problem is when phone turns off, it goes back into bootloop. I tried flashing stock ...
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Galaxy Note3 is not recognized by Odin ("SeAndroid not enforcing: set Kernel")

My Galaxy Note3 is not recognized by Odin because its stuck in recovery with SeAndroid not enforcing: set Kernel. When I reboot into TWRP recovery, it's recognized by the computer but still fails to ...
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Extract sms and other personal data from Android Backups without device (ADB, Nandroid, ODIN Backup [.tar.md5])

I have some old backups of my older phones (samsung galaxy S4 / i9500). One of them is a Nandroid backup, one is ADB, and i guess the third one is an Android Image created most probably by ODIN (.tar....
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How to factory reset a SAMSUNG tablet using Odin without tripping KNOX

Almost all of the questions I've asked here are related to the same topic, which is: I've forgot my unlock screen pattern and I am unable to factory reset my tablet to gain access to the tablet again (...
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Will flashing "ADB enable" trigger Knox warranty bit?

I have ghost touch and I am unable to unlock my phone anymore, so I want to flash a file to enable ADB using Odin and then perform a factory reset using ADB... Will it change the KNOX fuse? File is ...
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SM-T815 tablet stuck into boot loop

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T815), witch got into a bootloop after a android update. If the tablet reaches 0% battery and i try to plug it in, it automatically powers on into samsung logo and ...
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How to flash custom or stock ROM with Odin mode working? (from a bad flashed Galaxy A20, see image)

The current state of the device is shown bellow. I prefer using heimdall to flash each partition directly from command line if possible. Unless it is mandatory to put all images inside a tar and flash ...
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wiped android OS accedentely in twrp in sm-j700h/ds

I was trying to do a factory reset from the twrp recovery, but wiped system partition mistakely.. my device has no system now. i can only access the twrp recovery and download mode. However, i tried ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Will not boot into Recovery mode from Download Mode [closed]

for the first time ever i'v tried to root my samsung device I am running a Samsung Galaxy S10+ SM-G975F I started by making sure OEM was unlocked + USB debugging put the phone into bootloader mode ...
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Phone still stuck in a bootloop after flashing official firmware with Odin!

I successfully flashed a stock ROM on my Galaxy Note 4 using Odin 3.13.1 but, unfortunatelly, the bootloop is not gone. Device info: SM-N910C unrooted Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Bootloop sequence: ...
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