GENERAL GUIDE: How to flash Samsung firmware via Odin
STEP 1: Download, Install and Run ODIN.
Step 2: Boot your Device into Download Mode
Follow these steps to enter Download Mode/Odin Mode
- Power off your device
- Press and hold Volume Down key, Home Key and Power Key
- When your device vibrates, release Power key while keep holding the Volume Down key and Home key until you see this picture
Then Press the [Volume Up] button to continue and you will see a download mode screen on your device
Step 3: Connect your Samsung device to the computer via the USB data cable
Device is connected to Odin.
Step 4: Load the Firmware into Odin
Click the Odin “AP button” then browse and select the firmwares file. Just make sure you the right firmware.
For Example, if you are about to flash a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F, the firmware should look something like this “G900FXXU1ANE2_G900FOXA1ANE2_HOME.tar.md5”. Note that Firmware packages come in different build version numbers and basically shows the device model number such “N900F” or “N925A” and so on.
Step 5: Install the Firmware into your Device
Simply click that Odin’s “START” button to begin flashing. Wait and watch the progress bar as it will show you the exact time how it completes the flashing and it takes a couple of minutes before the flashing finishes, you have a time to relax for a while.
WARNING DO NOT REMOVE OR OPERATE ON YOUR DEVICE UNTIL FINISHED OR FAILED IS SHOWED ON ODIN.
Step 6: Wait until the Restoration Process completes!
When original firmware installation successfully completed, you’ll noticed that Odin displays a word “PASS” in Green. This means the operation was a success. Then reboot your phone and you are done.