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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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Flashing English ROM on Korean Samsung Galaxy S3

I got my Samsung Galaxy S3 (SHW-M440S) but it was bought from South Korea. At first, it was all Korean. But after some time (or some tweaks), I managed to set it to English. (No, I am not a Korean). ...
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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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Accidentally hit PIT during Odin update now phone is stuck

I was attempting to flash a handset using Odin, and accidentally clicked on the button marked PIT, and now the Odin is saying similar to this message - 'connecting phone ------ pc'. Also, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I root a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro (4.4 Kitkat) using Mac OS X (10.9 Mavericks)?

I've looked around for instructions on rooting a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, but I've only found instructions for Windows computers. It seems that the Samsung ODIN ROM flashing tool is only available for ...
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Unable to load stock firmware (US Cellular)

My phone has gone into emergency recover and I've tried to recover it by flashing it with both "Odin" and the samsung "SimpleUpgradeTool" but it has failed everytime I've tried it. I have the SCH-530 ...
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Phone won't turn on after attempting to upgrade Galaxy S to ICS

I tried upgrading my Galaxy S to ICS like I did my Galaxy S2. I used the exact same steps. However, Odin froze and shut down. So, I unplugged the phone, powered off, and went to power back on in ...
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GT-P1000 pc and phone icon

I was trying to root my old Galaxy Tab 7 (GT-P1000) device when it got frozen at the setup connection. I noticed then that it was a Gingerbread file -- so I killed Odin. Now I'm getting phone and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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'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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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 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 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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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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