How to Flash Samsung Stock ROM via Samsung Odin

Odin is a Windows based tool to implement in Samsung internal optimization. So take a look at the instruction to know the proper path to Stock ROM Flashing (Original/official firmware) via Samsung Odin. And remember Odin is only for Samsung with 100% accuracy throughout the procedure.

Samsung Odin

Odin v3.12.3

As of this writing Samsung Odin v3.12.3 has updated as the latest. So we recommend Odin v3.12.3 Download which has come with fixes to previous crashes and bugs. If your device is not compatible with the mentioned version, head to one of the immediate releases checking with the device compatibility.

What you should Consider?

  • First of all you must need high care throughout the whole process, and remember Odin Stock ROM flashing makes changes in the internal setting of your Samsung
  • You are highly recommended to make a complete device backup, if not your device’s data may risk to wiping
  • Samsung Odin is a Windows based software which compulsorily need of a PC to run, so get ready with a Windows PC and a USB that matches with the device model
  • Odin may take several minutes, so charge your Samsung at least about 50%
  • Head to Driver Software of the Samsung and install on the PC (After the installation, make sure to restart)
  • Go to Samsung Updates/XDA Forum or search web and find the most suitable Stock Firmware for your Samsung (Double check the compatibility). And then extract/unzip to get the .tar and .tar.md5 extensions which are only accepted by Samsung Odin

Samsung Odin

How to Flash Samsung Stock ROM via Samsung Odin?

Warning: Please proceed at your own risk

  • Step 1: Download Samsung Odin zip file and extract on the PC (Check with the device’s compatibility and Download Odin v3.12.3)
  • Step 2: Click on Odin exe and open in a new Window (Right-click and “Run as Administrator” to avoid issues within the process)
  • Step 3: Switch your Samsung Phone or Tablet into “Download Mode”, so press and hold Volume Down + Home + Power simultaneously until device starts vibrating, then release only the power and keep other two holding until you get the warning triangle

Samsung odin

Now press Volume Up to continue

Samsung Odin

  • Step 4: Now connect your Samsung Phone or tablet into the PC use a proper USB)
  • Step 5: If you have connected to Odin it will take few seconds to discover your Samsung, then you will see an “Added” message in the left Panel of Odin while filling the ID:COM box on the Odin window into blue. It will also show a number which will be varied with the USB port you have used to plug your Samsung)

Samsung Odin

  • Step 6: According to the Samsung Odin version, select either PDA or AP and add the extracted tar.md5 file

Samsung Odin

  • Step 7: If everything is fine up to now, click “Start”

Samsung Odin

  • Step 8: Now wait

Samsung Odin

  • Step 9: After few minutes you will be able to see a green “Pass” message, until then wait patiently letting Odin successfully work with the process

Samsung Odin

If you get an interface like shown above, you have successfully done with Odin stock ROM flashing. In case if you get a “Reset” message you need to repeat the steps by checking the needed changes and fixes.

You failed with Odin?

  • Install latest Samsung Drivers on the PC and have a restart before move ahead
  • Run Odin as an Administrator
  • Double check the compatibility and try to download correct firmware file to your device model
  • Use a proper USB
  • Always use the main USB port when connecting your device with the PC
  • Always try to download Odin latest version, if it is not supportive to your device model, give a try on another immediately updated version

If you stuck in a Bootloop?

To step out of the Bootloop safely, you have to boot into Stock Recovery Mode

  • Press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power simultaneously. Then remove only Power when your Phone or Tablet vibrates but keep holding other two keys (Volume Up + Home)
  • Then give a click on “wipe data/factory reset” and reboot

Samsung Odin

Simply the process flows like that. So get with Samsung Odin to have a successful Stock ROM flashing. And follow the guidelines for a trouble-free complete process.

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