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Oct 11, 2018, 10:19:44 AM via Website
Oct 11, 2018 10:19:44 AM via Website
No doubt that all the Android users are familiar with Android flashing. Flashing is a technique which used by the Android mobile owners to modify their device's operating system according to user preferences to gain more advanced benefits. There are plenty of flash tools available out there for different device versions. Out of that Samsung Odin is the flash tool available for Samsung device users. So, I decided to share this tool with you all guys hence I make the maximum benefit using it.
What is Samsung Odin
Odin is a flash tool. But the tool is not available to download officially from Samsung but have the chance to download from forums like XDA and third-party site to download the tool in a safe manner. odin is a window based third-party application only compatible with Samsung Android smartphones including Samsung Galaxy devices. This tool facilitates users to flash stock firmware, Custom ROMs, Custom recovery such as TWRP and also kernels.
Odin latest Version
At the time of writing, Odin latest version available to download is V3.13.1. But there is previously released version in more stable condition. But it is recommended to use a compatible Odin version with your device version other than just downloading the latest version. When considering Flashing firmware to your valuable handset, it is essential to be very responsible. Choose the compatible firmware with your Android deviDisclaimeramer: Do not mess up the process. Download the compatible Odin version as well as compatible firmware files with your device. A .tar file format is compatible with Odin.
There is no specific requirement to mention. But the tool is a windows based tool. So you need to have a Windows PC. It is better If you have already installed Samsung USB drivers into your PC, if not it is highpoint you to install Samsung USB drivers. Disable Samsung Kies as it interrupts Odin latest version.
If you wish to install stock firmware into your Samsung using Odin latest version follow the step guide given below
- Download Odin v 3.13.1 zip file and extract it in your PC and
run the .exe file.
- Download a suitable stock firmware files
- Boot your Samsung mobile to download mode Connect the device
- Odin automatically recognizes the devices and show as ADDED
in ID.COM section.
- Click on "PDA" or "AP" button and select the
previously downloaded firmware file.
- Select the start button to begin the flashing procedure and will take a few minutes to complete it.
- Once the process finished a message will display as Reset or pass
and automatically reboot your device. That is all you have to do.