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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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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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After rooting through Odin My Samsung galaxy j7 Max is Crashing

After rooting my phone is crashing continuously it is on 8.1.0 and rooted through Odin 3.07 I open any application it gets crashed a samsung logo pops onto the screen making the background black and ...
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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

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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Samsung A20 SM-A205W stuck on download mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy A20 and I was attempting to unlock the bootloader and also install TWRP. While the bootloader was unlocked successfully, while doing the TWRP part I had to use Odin and used an ...
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Can't boot to system after installing TWRP with Odin

After I installed twrp on a S7 Edge, when I reboot to system I get stuck on a loop that only shows the "Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge" black startup screen for about 8 seconds and then reboots automatically....
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Android (Galaxy Tab 6) Will not reboot to bootloader

Im hoping someone can point me in the right direction. So I am in the process of attempting to unlock the bootloader on my Galaxy Tab 6. However, the device will not boot to the bootloader. I can use ...
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I got 5 files, how to use them with Odin?

My original problem is at After Factory Reset, Android Galaxy Camera Touchscreen is unresponsive You can simply ignore my original problem since it's kinda not related to this question. Just share ...
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Odin stuck at "File analysis"

When I press "Start" in Odin3 3.13, the log just says: <ID:0/006> Added! <ID:0/006> Odin engine v(ID:3.1.1301) <ID:0/006> File analysis.. Then it is stuck forever, with the desktop ...
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Odin Flash error: SW REV CHECK FAIL : [lk]Fused 2 > Binary 1

I've been trying to flash stock ROM on my Samsung J7 Max. Briefly, these are the steps I followed : Enable Developer Options Disable OEM lock Reboot phone and open into Download Mode (Power+Home+Down)...
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Why does flashing my Tab3, 7.0, 8GB, WiFi (sm-t210) fail with Odin?

I tried several versions of Odin and also several ROM's, yet successfully flashing still seem to fail. <OSM> Enter CS for MD5.. <OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable.. <OSM> ...
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USB MTP/PTP/Tethering/Midi Not Working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 T235Y LTE 7.0". I have ported and flashed rom and it went wrong. Then I flashed stock rom. Now it's not detecting usb on pc (not showing usb options in tablet like mtp/...
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How to repair an android device after partially formatting its root directory

My phone is Samsung Galaxy SM-J7 and it's rooted. I heard a linux command which could format the entire operating system from root directory (I do not want to mention it here). I've been curious to ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 : Tried to install TWRP, can't boot into recovery mode now

I followed the instructions for the Odin install method here and and installed the twrp-3.2.3-0-ha3g.img.tar using Odin (Reboot in Odin was unticked). Everything went fine, but when I had to launch ...
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Odin froze on TWRP image

I started flashing mu Samsung A5 (2017) about 30 minutes ago, and Odin seems frozen at TWRP image. What should I do? <OSM> Enter CS for MD5.. <OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable.. &...
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Boot loop, random crashes, flashing won't help [Galaxy S4 VE GT-I9515]

I'm in dire straits. I have been using an unofficial LineageOS port for almost 2 years. I was going to give the phone away to my buddy as a Christmas gift, he only has an S3 mini with a shattered ...
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TWRP Not Flashing Correctly on Note 3 (SM-N9005)

I'm trying to install the TWRP Recovery on my Note 3 SM-N9005 (which currently has stock ROM running Android 5.0) using Odin v3.13. I have downloaded the TWRP 3.2.3 (hlte) .tar from the official TWRP ...
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Why can't Odin recognize the phone in system recovery?

If I boot the phone in system recovery, it doesn't detect the phone: But when I boot the phone normally, Odin can detect it: If I flash TWRP recovery anyway, the log is: <ID:0/004> Odin ...
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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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