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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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Note 4 difficult to boot, refuses to charge and has a chance of going to a screen that says “Could not do normal boot. Odin mode (high speed)”

So i bought this note 4 off ebay. My other note 4 is busted (screen popping out, turns on and off) and i didn't want all the stuff i had for it to go to waste, i have a newer S8 too but i need a spare ...
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PIT file and real partition size

I'm looking for a method how to calculate partition size like USERDATA using only PIT file dumped form Heimdall. I'm trying to create empty USERDATA image and flash using Heimdall, but to do this I ...
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Installing custom recovery using Odin will erase data or not?

My phone's model is sm-g5108q(SAMSUNG G5108Q Galaxy Core Max). I'm going to install custom recovery on my phone. But I can't found custom recovery package suitable my phone. So I prepare custom ...
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Unable to flash custom recovery in Samsung j1 ace

I am trying to use the TWRP custom recovery on my device but am unable to do so. First I made sure I had the latest ADB and Samsung drivers. Downloaded the TWRP .tar file which is compatible( I think ...
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What is a “PIT file”?

Both Heimdall and Odin have options for a PIT file. From Heimdall's option you can find, Action: print-pit Arguments: [--file <filename>] [--verbose] [--no-reboot] [--stdout-errors] [--usb-...
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What does Odin's T-Flash option do?

When I go to flash with Odin, I see an option for "T Flash". What does it do? Other options include, Auto Reboot Re-Partition F. Reset Time Device Info Nand Erase All Flash Lock T Flash (this option)...
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Why flashing a ROM causes the IMEI to go 'generic' -sometimes (even if it's a stock ROM)?

the story I'll tell you will help you with the answer. One year ago, my dad's phone (Galaxy Note 3) had many issues (because the phone was rooted and something messed up the system files). I've tried ...
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Updating S7 Edge using Odin: stuck in Download Mode's “Downloading…”

I have done the following steps (in this order) to update my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge using Odin: - Downloaded and installed the Samsung USB driver on my Windows PC - Enabled USB Debugging on my phone - ...
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How can I install Custom ROM using ODIN?

Hey friends recently I have installed the twrp recovery using odin to install custom ROM on my Samsung phone. But I don't know how to install the custom ROM Using ODiN. Can any one guide me? I ...
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Odin passes, but no changes applied

I got a bricked N8010, it was using stock firmware when it got bricked. I tried flashing it with latest odin and odin 3.07 , using the latest official firmware. Device is discovered correctly, it ...
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Samsung tablet gt-p5100 Firmware Upgrade encountred an error

Nothing will make this message Go away This is after the device turned off half way though flashing. Things i Have done. Flashed With Odin 3.09 with Stock Fimware Downloaded From [sammobile.com][...
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How do I solve these problems when flashing Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J510FN)?

The Iusse Well, this is normally a simple task but I have a lot of problems. I hope you can help me. To begin, let's explain the situation: I have an SM-J510FN device with firmware from Spain to ...
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Set Warranty Bit : Kernel help

I recently tried rooting my samsung galaxy tab E sm-t377p using odin and twrp. i successfully have twrp installed and the latest version of superuser. when i try and boot it gets on a VERY SLOW boot ...
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Odin custom bootloader flash fail (but original stock bootloader flash successful)

This question is regarding my Samsung J5 running Android 5.1.1. I am able to flash the bootloader (BL) with original stock bootloader. Odin clearly shows the boot partition being flashed and then ...
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samsung odin twrp recovery

I have exactly the same problem of this question: After flashing TWRP with Odin, nothing happens and the OEM recovery is still there The problem is the answer is not valid for me, my volume buttons ...
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Can't install TWRP on Galaxy A3 (2017)

I want to root my phone, but first I was trying to install TWRP. The phone is Galaxy A3 SM-A320FL (2017). (Edit: System is Android 7.0) What I did: Turned on OEM-unlock and USB-debugging on the ...
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Samsung tab 10.1 stuck in bootloop won't flash with Odin

I have Samsung Tab 10.1 GT-N8020, with factory ROM, its stuck in bootloop , I did not root or do any updates, just plugged in to charge one day... It will only go into Downloading custom mode, and I ...
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Stuck in boot loop after doing a factory reset, uploading custom firmware (via Odin), rebooting and doing another factory reset

I have the same issue as descibed here. I got the firmware file from here. My phone isn't recognized by my computer when I connect it to USB ports that other devices work with while connected to the ...
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Installing TWRP using Odin will erase data or not?

My Samsung Note 3 Neo is stuck on Samsung screen. I need the backup of data, but I dont have any recovery other than the default recovery (having options: Apply update from ADB/External storage, ...
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Have I Killed My SAMSUNG TAB 2?

I couldnt update my tablet kept getting the message, "Cannot update as this device has been modified." So I searched for advice on how to fix it. I was told to put in recovery mode by pressing power ...
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How to determine if the bootloader is locked

The end point is for me to root my S6 but I figured I cannot do that if I first do not find out whether the boot-loader is locked or not although I am convinced it is unlocked. I need reassurance as I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 won't get out from recovery booting

I got a problem with my Samsung device and now I've no idea how to fix this, hope anyone want to help me in fixing this problem. So this thing started yesterday when I just went in to Recovery Mode ...
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How do I root the Samsung Galaxy On7 G600FY (o7lte)

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy On7 G600FY (o7lte) and I'm trying to root it. When I try to root it using cf-autoauto-root, I get a Unsupport dev_type message on the device screen. What I've done ...
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what to do for VOLTE in India's jio network?

Actually my friend bought me a mobile from UK , its SAMSUNG J3(2016). But now i now need to use VOLTE in India in Jio 4g network, which is not available in the foreign made by default. Which firmware ...
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Flashing Nougat Note 5 HOME_CSC

I want to keep my data even though I'm going to update to Nougat from 6.0. marshmallow. It's an ATT unlocked phone that I'm using on T-mobile so it won't do a normal OTA update anymore. I can't seem ...
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Debug Crashing S4

I am literally going crazy over this. I own a Samsung Galaxy S4 I bought unlocked at a T-Mobile store a while back. Now, one day when I restarted the phone it got stuck on the T-Mobile boot screen. ...
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How to Enable USB Debugging from PC

I have a " Huawei G630 U20 " and I get a lot of messages keep showing up on the screen all times : ' Unfotunately android.process.media has stopped (OK) ' ' setup wizard isn't responding . Do you ...
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SAMSUNG GALAXY J1 ACE FLASH WITH ODIN

HI I WAS TRYING TO DO THE FLASH WITH ODIN AND SAW THIS COMMENT " Easy way to get out of downloading mode is by following trick, press and hold : Home button + Power button + Volume UP + Volume down ...
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Extract modem from stock Galaxy S4 tar-file

How one should extract stock modem from Odin tar files? I read this question already, but there is no modem.bin and no NON-HLOS.bin file in my tar. Which file is a modem?
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Flash zips in download mode

I have an old Galaxy Ace II with no installed ROM and stock recovery, and I am trying to put a custom recovery/ROM on it but all I can find is flashable zips intended for flashing in recovery. I ...
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Note 3 stuck on “Odin Mode”

I wanted to check if I had an unlocked bootloader or not and I pressed "Reboot into bootloader mode" in recovery mode. It now has a black screen with a green android robot saying "Downloading... Do ...
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How to unbrick my Samsung Tab 1 (7 inch) from T mobile brought it from S. KOREA

I had plan to upgrade my samsung Tab 1 (7 inch) to Lollipop. I got the fair enough idea to upgrate it from youtube videos. I was able to go to recovery mode by pressing up+power. I was able to go to ...
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Using Odin to wipe out everything and restore factory settings

I have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8 that has MDM installed. I need to wipe out everything. I was told that I need to flash the firmware. I tried it with Odin v3.12.7 using a firmware Android version 6 ...
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SW REV CHECK FAIL : Fused 1 > Binary 0

My mobile was stucked while updating android 7.0 . tried ODIN still it was stucked in bootloop. so i decided to downgrade it into 6.0 but in ODIN i am getting this error... how do i fix this? I am ...
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S7 Edge - Boots into Odin Mode when trying to system update

I have a rooted Verizon S7 Edge on 7.0 and whenever I try to do a system update, it reboots into Odin mode and does nothing. FRP lock is off and OEM unlock is enabled.
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Reinstalling TWRP via Odin on Android 4.1, failed after “SetupConnection”

I recently installed TWRP recovery into a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8013 tablet running Android 4.1.1 via Odin. I wanted to install a custom ROM, in this case LineageOS. Unfortunately, I installed ...
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Marshmallow 6.0.1 OTA Update - Boot Loop

Samsung A3 Model: A300FU Country: United Kingdom My phone was previously locked on O2 and my brother got it unlocked and i was able to use a Virgin sim. Yesterday I updated the phone's software to ...
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Installed TWRP recovery on a Verizon-locked device but didn't unlock bootloader: options?

On a Verizon Galaxy S3, I installed the TWRP recovery not realizing Verizon's bootloader is locked. Now it boots to "System software not authorized by Verizon Wireless has been found on your phone. ...
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What do the terms “BL”, “AP”, “CP”, and “CSC” mean in Odin?

I'm trying to Use Odin to download a OS to my phone (Trying to put Raspbian. Raspbian runs on the raspberry pi which has an ARM processor my android phone also has one so hopefully it'l work.) (does ...
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Galaxy Tab S can't boot into fastboot mode

I want to install a custom ROM on my Galaxy Tab S. Therefore, I need to install TWRP as recovery. For that, I need to unlock my bootloader. I'm following this guide to unlock my bootloader: http://...
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Unable to get past odin mode

I have a Galaxy S5 that had Cyanogenmod + CWM for about a year. The other day it started randomly shutting down and getting stuck in the bootloader screen ("SELINUX ENFORCING" + Samsung logo). No ...
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Factory reset not working

S7 mobile is continuously coming up with a warning on a blue screen ,OS and ODIN are written in capitals then a screen shows with download do not turn target off and just freezes on that page
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Is USB debugging needed when flashing stuff?

I mostly worked on Samsung phones, but I also had a shot on some cheap MTK phones. Over the course of rooting/flashing roms/flashing kernels I built myself/using Odin (Samsung)/etc. on a lot of ...
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Is my Galaxy 10.1 Tablet dead forever, or can I bring it back to life?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, 16GB, wifi only version, GT-7510. Bought in the US. It was running a rooted version of Lollipop for a long time with no problems, and then in the last couple weeks, ...
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Download Mode. What does this mean? [closed]

RP SWREV B:3 K:0 S1 Searching online, I haven't found any clear information.
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twrp flash successful but stuck at “recovery is not seandroid enforcing”

when i try to flash twrp odin says "PASS", but when I attempted to reboot into recovery mode, my phone froze on the 'Samsung Galaxy Grand prime' screen with a message in small red text at the top ...
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Samsung S3 Mini (i8190n) extreme case of bootloop

I had an s3 mini running TWRP 2.8.6.1 and custom Resurrection Remix 5.1.1. Seeing how the folks at xda doesnt bother to reply to my thread i decided to try my luck here. The phone started to bootloop ...
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Device administrator can not be deactivated

I installed a security app on my Samsung phone and it blocks the device from going to Odin mode (bootloader) so I can not update the software. I can not remove this app because it is a device ...
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S3 i9300 Soft Bricked. Heimdall says: Failed to receive handshake response. Result: -7

I have S3 i9300 CWM working w/ cannot mount errors Download mode is fine It is stuck on Samsung i9300 logo What I have tried Odin3 all version w/ pit file: fail Heimdall running on Ubuntu 64: fail ...
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Adoptable Storage on Glaxy J5

I have a very specific question, but in the same time I think I need some good tips ... I figured the best way to explain my problem is to explain the path that led me to this problem ! So ... story ...