Questions tagged [odin]

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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Bootloop?

I purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 in 2013, GT-N8010, Android 4.4 and recently, I had a problem- when it loaded, it said Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and didn't load. I tried to factory reset it ...
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Samsung Tab GT: n8000 stuck on Odins Mode

My samsung Galaxy Note Tab 10.1 is badly infected with the Virus. I want to Factory reset the Tab. I have tried the following steps. 1) Pressed volume upp and power button, but the samsung logo came ...
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Samsung GT-I9192 No Boot loop and can't enter recovery mode

No Boot loop and can't enter recovery mode I tried to boot into recovery mode, the phone vibrates then does nothing. If I release the buttons it simply goes into charging mode. Also tried flash ...
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Messed samsung galaxy note 3

May i ask what solution to my problem in my note 3, i rooted it and try to flash a new rom phronesis ROM using twrp, but no luck i didnt succeed due to md5 issue and signature issue, then after ...
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Installed TWRP, but still getting Odin?

So I'm trying to install CM13 on a Samsung Galaxy S3 (I9300) and I'm following the guide here: https://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_i9300 I've managed to do the first part "Installing a ...
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Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing(Samsung A5)

I recently bought a Samsung A510FD(Android v5.1.1) and attempted to root it but failed and this messaged appeared on my screen: RECOVERY IS NOT ENFORCING.I was then unable to shut my phone down.By ...
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How to factory reset Galaxy Note 10.1 from Odin

My Note 10.1 (N8010) won't boot - sticks at the "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1" logo. Power+VolUp does not take me to the recovery (just reboots), but Power+VolDown does take me to "ODIN MODE", so I ...
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Odin error : NAND Write Start!! FAIL! (Auth) can't flash stock rom SM-G530H

Can't complete the Stock ROM flash on my galaxy grand prime SM-G530H. The following error is shown inside the Odin message box. <ID:0/010> Added!! <ID:0/010> Odin v.3 engine (ID:10).. &...
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Samsung's equivalent to Fastboot's Temporary Flash

Questions that address Samsung not having fastboot can be found here and here. My question: With fastboot you are able to use fastboot boot boot.img to temporarily boot your phone with a custom ...
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Returning S3 to stock - What bad can happen?

Its been a while ( 3 and a half years, in fact) Since I last returned a device to stock. Shamefully, I don't remember the process (I do remember that PC kies is the enemy, however.) I am currently ...
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stuck while updating android in samsung GT-I9003

while updating my samsung GT-I9003 using odin i removed the cable now my phone is showing a logo of a mobile and a computer. please help please
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Odin not working.. - Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8200

I tried to flash I8200XXUAPB1_I8200OXXAPC1_I8200XXUAPC1_HOME.tar.md 5 from Sammobile on Odin latest version and it failed... I also tried to reinstall the drivers, reboot pc and I also tried other ...
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Tablet stuck in “Recoery is not SEAndroid enforcing” and cannot turn off

Just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 tablet T-580. When I buy an Android device I do two things, immediately: 1) get latest OTA update without fully setting the device up (e.g. only Wifi, no Google ...
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S3 mini won't boot up after flashing twrp custom recovery with Odin

After a successful root, I tried to install twrp custom recovery, so I downloaded the appropriate tar file and flashed it using Odin, but the device never entered recovery mode when I attempted to, it ...
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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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After flashing TWRP with Odin, nothing happens and the OEM recovery is still there

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S5, and after flashing the TWRP with Odin 3.07 and 3.10 I'm finding that my recovery is still the default. I'm using these instructions exactly. Android system Recovery &...
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Odin3 Bootloader button is greyed out

I'm trying to install the custom Rapture ROM to improve performance on my aging Note 4. I've rooted it and now in following the instructions I see I need to update my FW which involves loading ...
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Difference between bootloader and Download mode in Samsung Galaxy tablets

I'm working on Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets, specifically with Tab 3 (SM-T210) and Tab 4 (SM-T230), and being learning a bit about the boot and recovery images and the bootloader. I have not being able ...
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Odin BcmCP.img fail when trying to flash gt-s5830i (galaxy ace)

So I have a bricked gt-s5830i (galaxy ace) and when I try to flash it using odin I get this error: <ID:0/003> Added!! <OSM> Enter CS for MD5.. <OSM> Binary Check MD5.. Do not unplug ...
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odin twrp install hangs galaxy s7 edge G935

I have a new Verizon S7 Edge. I want to flash twrp using odin. I am using Windows 10 Odin 3.10.1 twrp-3.0.0-1-hero2lte.tar.md5 My phone settings are: USB debugging on OEM Unlock on Android 6.0....
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ODIN configuration file - elements' meanings

I started this question in order to have more light shed on a tool that's used by almost all the Samsung device owners that perform operations such as flashing: ODIN. Since there's already a good ...
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Odin fails when trying to apply firmware

I'm trying to apply the correct firmware for my region UK and carrier which is EE but i can't seem to do this since it keeps failing on me when i start the process. This is the output from the logs. &...
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Any reasons to update Android from stock firmware (via PC) rather than OTA?

Is there any reason to update Android firmware (5.1.1 -> 6.0.1) via PC using software like Odin, rather than just doing an OTA update? Is there any difference between the two methods in terms of ...
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Can't install TWRP on Note 4

I'm trying to install TWRP ("openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.1-trltetmo.img.tar") on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F with Android 5.1.1 . I tried to do it with Odin versions v3.09 and v3.10.7 using different ...
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Does flashing stock ROM via Odin delete phone data?

So my Galaxy S6 is stuck in a boot loop and I've literally tried EVERYTHING already and nothing will solve the problem. Safe mode won't work, clearing the cache partition won't work and USB Debugging ...
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I flashed recoveries with Odin, why doesn't my phone boot bow?

Samsung S3 Android phone, not rooted, stock firmware. In chronological order: I turned on USB debugging, although could not use fastboot. I used Odin to flash multiple recoveries, but I don't think I ...
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Bootloop & Cannot get into any recovery mode stock/CMW/TWRP

My Samsung s4 mini (I9190) is in bootloop. I CANNOT go into recovery mode by power+home+volume up. I CAN go into download mode by power+volume down. "Firmware upgrade and initialisation" by Kies ...
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ADB command to wipe data the phone?

I have 200 Russian Phones to flash with UK Firmware. Now when i flash the UK firmware through Odin, it works fine but Russian firmware is still on it, however it does become UK if i factory reset the ...
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Heimdall/JOdin: “We could not obtain the PIT file. We tried, but it didn't work.”

I'm trying to root my Samsung S6, but I don't have a Windows computer. Luckily, JOdin works on Linux too and it connects to my phone, so I am now much closer to my goal. But now I am facing a new ...
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How to root Samsung S6 using Linux?

All the guides that I can find online refer to the Windows-only "Odin" software. I also found an open-source alternative "Heimdall" but the Samsung S6 is not supported (and apparently it's not ...
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Can't reboot to recovery mode

I have a galaxy grand prime.when i try to reboot into recovery mode with 3 button combo, clock mode dosn't start. it booted normally.how to solve this.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is stuck in a boot loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910G. I have absolutely no idea why it's stuck in a boot loop, and I can't even go to recovery mode by holding Vol Up + Home + Power. It was constantly ...
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Samsung galaxy ace s5830 in boot loop and usb download doesn't work

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace s3850 which had a problem with the wifi connection. As described on many forums the solution is to root the phone and then enter a code into the phone. It is needed to ...
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How to re-pack odin recovery image?

I want to change the recovery image from ODIN package for Samsung P601. I've unpacked the archive and got recovery.img. Next I've tried to do simg2img recovery.img recovery.raw.img, but it says: ...
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Flashed a new firmware, now wifi won't turn on

last night I installed SlimKat on my rooted S3 (SGH-I747M, Canada Bell) and I had no network connection, so I donwloaded the Samsung original firmware from SamMobile.com. I flashed it on and ...
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Unbrick Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360V

I need to know how to un-softbrick the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. I don't know how it got bricked, I was just asked to fix it. It looks like a bootloop issue. The Product name is SM-G360V. I have ...
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (A500FU) - Installing Custom ROMs impossible

I took the CyanogenMod for my device (Galaxy A5 aka A500FU) from this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/samsung-a-series/development/dev-help-to-create-cm12-rom-galaxy-a5-t3153129I took the zip ...
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Recover data from SM-N900 - Heimdall/Odin help

I have a SM-N900 (Note 3 Exynos), the password for which is forgotten![1], but there is data that need to be recovered. I am trying to flash TWRP, or CWM recovery image so that I can at least get to ...
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Recover From Bad Flash, Recovery Gone, ODIN no go Galaxy S6 Verizon

I have a GS6 on 5.0.2. I wanted to get rid of my root and go back to stock firmware while upgrading to 5.1.1. So I flashed official 5.1.1 using odin but it failed. Recovery mode no longer works. Odin ...
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Does Odin wipe system image when flashing a new Rom?

I wanted to know when flashing a new ROM by using Odin does it wipe and clean the contents of the partitions(system, boot, ..) and then add the new content or just use some kind of replace over files? ...
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What to do if ODIN fails to flash and device can boot only in Download mode?

The other day I was trying to flash a new rom (Android version 5.0.1) on my Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) using Odin. The old one was 5.0.1 as well but I had some problems with it. I flashed this ...
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Galaxy Star fails Custom recovery flashing

I've tried to flash my Galaxy Star Advance (SM-G350E) with ClockWorkMod recovery 6.0.2.9 using Odin and it has said "Success". But the stock recovery still exists and nothing has been flashed! How to ...
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White Screen on Note 2, cannot flash and cannot access recovery mode

Tried to do factory reset from phone settings but now only a white screen appears. I cannot access recovery mode but I can access download mode. Tried to flash it with odin but it seems the PIT table ...
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Is there a ODIN or heimdall varient on Xperia?

This one is what it says on the tin is there a form of ODIN and similar clients that have the capability to flash Stock and Custom ROMS to a Not boot loader unlocked device. I prefer if its built in ...
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Error: Secure Check Fail : aboot, when trying to update firmware on Samsung Galaxy Core Prime using Odin

The things I did to update firmware from Android 4.4.4 to 5.0.2: Installed latest Samsung usb drivers for mobiles Installed latest Samsung kies and through that I installed device drivers. ...