How to Flash Samsung Android device using Samsung Odin

An overview on the “How to” guide for Odin

Following is a step by step guide to flash Samsung devices using Samsung Odin downloader. Further details of this tool in our introductory page “Samsung Odin Download”.

Prerequisites for Flashing

  • Ensure that your battery of the Samsung device is charged up to 40% or higher.


Step 1

First, install Samsung device drivers to your PC. This is in case if your device drivers are not installed.

Odin can identify and debug devices only when drivers are installed to your PC.


Step 2

A stock or customized ROM is required to be downloaded and extracted to your PC. Below link contains some stock ROMs that can be utilized .

Download Samsung Stock ROM

Step 3

Then, Turn your Samsung Device off.


Step 4

After switching the Samsung Device off, it requires being booted into Download Mode. This requires below combination of buttons to be pressed on the device.

Press and Hold Volume Down key- Home Key and Power key till your phone vibrates.

download mode

Once the Phone Vibrates, Keep holding on to Volume Down Home Keys but relieving the Power key. Holding on to these buttons will load into Download mode.

Step 5

Once Download Mode completed it will show a warning screen as per below.

Then, press Volume up button to proceed.

volume uo

Step 6

Next, Download Odin Downloader to PC and then extract. There is no necessity of installing and operation can be begun simply by clicking on the Odin3 executable file.

  • You can download Samsung Odin All versions on our dedicated download page.


Step 7

Then, Launch Odin3 and connect the device to the PC.



Step 8

Odin3 will show the device added in the log as per below when the connection is identified.load4

Step 9

Then, Click on the “AP” button an select the .tar.md5 file that was downloaded and extracted in step 2.




Step 10

Then click the start button for Odin to begin the Flashing operation.


Step 11

Flashing process completion will be displayed with a green “PASS!” message appearing in Odin. Please disconnect your device from the PC.


Step 12

Then, your device will automatically restart to a boot loop. During this time, you will have to boot into stock recovery mode by pressing button combination.

Press and Hold Volume Up key- Home Key and Power key till your phone vibrates.


Once the Phone Vibrates, Keep holding on to Volume Up Home Keys but relieving the Power key. Holding on to these buttons will load into Recovery mode.

Step 13

The screen would show as per below.



Then scroll down using the Volume button and select “Wipe data/Factory reset”

Step 14

Upon Cache Data cleared, Select “Reboot System Now” in the Menu


Step 15

Finally, the device will restart with the Stock ROM you have selected.

Your Flashing process is now complete!

Few More things to keep in Mind…

Flashing your device can cause loss of memory and data. Hence users should be aware of keeping back up of the device. Furthermore, Flashing Stock Rom will not void any warranty protection, hence it is very safe to proceed under the protection period.

Samsung Odin Download links

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