How to flash Samsung stock rom using OdinJune 5, 2017 18419
Here is an easy way to install Samsung Stock ROM using ODIN on your Samsung Android device. If you are using Android device then you heard about Custom Rom and Stock ROM. So Stock ROM is an official firmware which is preinstalled on every new device. Custom ROM is modified version of Operating System such as Cyanogen. There are many advantages of using custom ROM on your Android Device but along with it, there might be some disadvantages also. In Custom Rom you can customize your Android device, boost android speed and many more.
What is ODIN
ODIN is a Windows-based firmware flashing tool that is used to flash firmware image in Samsung mobile phones. ODIN is used by Samsung internally to flash stock Rom, unbrick Samsung device. Along with installing official firmware ODIN is used to,
Communicate with Samsung Mobile using USB cable
Gaining root access
Installing Custom Rom(firmware)
So if you are using Custom ROM and want to install official Samsung firmware then this article is for you. I suggest you take backup of your device before proceeding any steps. So let’s start the process.
Your Samsung Device battery should be greater than 40%
Install the Samsung USB drivers or just install the KIES.
Download the ODIN flashing tool.
Download the Samsung Stock Rom according to your Samsung device model.
ODIN flashing tool
Download USB drivers
Download Official Firmware from one of the below links
Steps to follow for installing Samsung Stock ROM:
Turn on your Samsung device into Downloading mode. You can do so by following steps.
Now navigate to Samsung stock ROM that you have downloaded from sammobile.com and unzip the package. In the package, there is the number of files available. Just follow the below steps to select files.
click AP/PDA button and select the .tar.md file (compulsory file)
click on CP/Phone button and select the file with MODEM name
click the CSC button and select the file with CSC file name
click the PIT button and select the .pit file.
That it guys you have successfully flash your Samsung Android device. Now your mobile automatically restarts and take some time to boot up for the first time.
Need more detail about ODIN tool?
Checkout this What is ODIN and How to use it
If you know more detail view then watch this video
If you encounter a Fail! message instead of PASS! message then it might be problem of ODIN version. So remove battery from device and restart it, restart ODIN with different version and repeat the whole process once again. For more detail view you can see the ODIN logs.
Fixing Bootloop After Installing the Firmware
If your phone is stuck in bootloop then boot your device into stock recovery mode and clear “wipe cache partition”. If know more how to fix bootloop then click here.How to fix bootloop