Sunday, 30 March 2014

Flashing using Odin 3.09: Complete guide.

About Odin

ODIN is a third-party, Windows-based program created specifically to flash files such as ROMs on Samsung smartphones. ODIN is used in several different circumstances, such as flashing firmware or installing a custom ROM on the smartphone. ODIN has no special requirements beyond the Samsung USB drivers, which may be installed on your computer already depending on your smartphone usage.

You can download odin by clicking Here.

Odin samsung

Steps for flashing via Odin 

  • Power off your Phone. 
  • Boot into Download Mod (Press Volume down + Home + Power on).
  • Connect your phone to PC via USB cable.
  • Wait to install the driver.
  • Once the driver installation finish the odin looks like.
  • Extract the downloaded firmware. It contains PDA, PIT, PHONE, CSC, BOOTLOADER


  • Run Odin
  • If you have only one file i.e., PDA then select PDA
  • Power off your Phone.
  • Boot into Download Mod (Press Volume down + Home + Power on)
  • Connect your phone to PC via USB cable.
  • Hit Start and wait to complete the installation.

Case 2

If you have more than one file

1. Select PIT.

2. Once you select PIT make sure that you select re-partition button

If your ROM comes with a boot-loader
(If you don't have this file skip step 3)

3. Select BOOTLOADER and tick Phone Bootloader Update.

4. Select PDA, PHONE, CSC (If you have only PDA then you can leave PHONE and CSC).

5. Power off your Phone.

6. Boot into Download Mode (Press Volume down + Home + Power on)

7. Connect your phone to PC via USB cable.
8. Once your phone is added you can click Start

Don’t touch the USB cable while the firmware is being flashed.
At the end you will see a message saying ‘PASS” on a green background. This means that the installation is done. The device should reboot and run on the new firmware.

Please remember that flashing your mobile phone is fully at your own risk.

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