Flash TAR file like stock firmware use Odin on Samsung Android device

The Odin is a flash application based on Windows platform that aims at making you flashing with your Samsung mobile device. In other words, you can install new flashable file that file extension is generally TAR or TAR.MD5 like stock firmware file to update your Samsung Android phone through the use of Odin. In this tutorial you will implement a installation process.

Ready To Work

  • Download Samsung Android USB Driver for your Windows computer, such as SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones_v1.5.61.0.exe, please extract it to get the final EXE file first if the file is SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones_v1.5.61.0.zipSamsung_Mobile_Phones_USB_Driver
  • Download Odin flash tool, make sure you’re downloading the latest version as much as possible. The Odin flash tool you downloaded is usually a compressed file, please extract it, let us take Odin v3.12.3 as an example, you downloaded file is probably Odin3_v3.12.3.zip, you can get two important file Odinv3.12.3.exe and Odin3.ini after extractSamsung_Odin3_EXE_Odin3_INI
  • Download the correct file that you want to flashed, such as Sprint Note 7’s N930PVPU1APGC firmware. In most cases the flashable file your downloaded is a ZIP, RAR or other non-TAR compressed file just like Odin flash tool. On this, you need to extract file first. Live the N930PVPU1APGC firmware for Sprint Galaxy Note 7 I just mentioned is a popular one, extract the file, you will get a series of TAR or TAR.MD5 files and a PIT file including AP_N930PVPU1APGC_CL8706608_QB10377011_REV00_user_low _ship_MULTI_CERT_meta.tar.md5, BL_N930PVPU1APGC_CL8706608_QB10377011_REV00_user_low _ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5, CP_N930PVPU1APGC_CL8706608_QB10377011_REV00_user_low _ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5, CSC_SPT_N930PSPT1APGC_CL8706608_QB10377011_REV00_user _low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5, GRACEQLTE_USA_SPR.pit Sprint_Samsung_Note_7_N930PVPU1APGC_Packages

Well, You must clearly picture that you can do flashing action only after you have got everything well prepared. So, ready? There we go.

Flash File Through Odin

  • Install Samsung Android USB Driver to your computer by simply running SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones_xxxxx.exe (such as SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones_v1.5.61.0.exe) and clicking Next
  • Open Odin flash tool by running Odinxxxxx.exe (such as Odinv3.12.3.exe)Odin3_Flash_Tool_Samsung
  • Boot your Samsung Android device into Download modeSamsung_Android_Downloading_mode
  • Connect your Samsung Android device to your computer using the USB cableFlash_Tool_Whole
  • Wait until your device is connected correctly with computer. On this you will get a colored sign in ID: COM section of Odin, actually, it displays also information saying Added!! on the Log message box in the lower left of OdinOdin_Recognized_Samsung_device_Added_IDCOM
  • We will now begin to load the flashable file in Odin. In the case, if only a TAR or TAR.MD5 file, please click AP and select the file, if there are multiple files like the above N930PVPU1APGC firmware for Sprint Note 7 I mentioned, please select them as follows: click BL and select the BL_XXXXX.tar.md5 file, click AP and select the AP_XXXXX.tar.md5 file, click CP and select the CP_XXXXX.tar.md5 file, click CSC and select the CSC_XXXXX.tar.md5 file, go to Pit tab and click PIT and select the xxxxx.pit file (unless it is possible to be sure of this absolutely, the flashing for the PIT is not usually recommended since it is actually for engineers)Odin_Pit_Select_Pit
  • Go to Options tab, make sure you make only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checked, please make also Re-Partition checked
    unless you have flash PIT file, for any other options, don’t need to changeOdin_Options
  • When everything works, click Start to begin the flashing process
  • Wait for the flashing process is completed. Once it is complete successfully, you will get a colored PASS! information on top box of the ID: COM sectionOdin_Flashing_Pass
  • Your Samsung Android device automatically reboot and now you can disconnect your device with computer
  • Now the flashing process is completed fully

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