How To Use Odin Pc Tool ?

****Update**** Odin flash tool for mac osx 2018 is now available to flash Samsung firmware. Check how to download and install Odin for max osx pc?

If you are a Samsung Smartphone user then you should know about Odin donloader and “how to use Odin Tool?” to flash any file on samsung smartphones.this guide will help you to learn about ,how to use odin tool to flash stock ROM or Stock Firmware ,custom recovery ,root files etc.

Remember Odin tool is only and only for Samsung Android phones,so don’t try to use it on any other android devices .

Important: flashing a stock ROM on any samsung devices will not void your phone warranty but after flashing a custom ROMs ,any root file and custom recovery may void your samsung phone use it carefully and you should know what you are doing?

How To Flash Stock ROM or Custom Rom Using Odin Tool

This is a universal method to flash a ROM on any samsung android phone but you need to download specific firmware file according to your samsung device.for example if your phone model is Samsung On8 then you need to download samsung On8 firmware and you cant use this firmware on any other may brick your phone permanently.

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Now follow the steps and flash ROM on any samsung Android phone.

How To Use Odin Pc Tool ?

STEP01 At first download and install the latest SAMSUNG USB drivers on pc [skip, if already done by you]

STEP02 in second step download the stock firmware or Stock ROMs according to your Samsung device.

STEP03 Enable USB debugging and OEM in your android phone.

go to “Phone Setting” app >> “About Phone” >> tap 7 times on “build Number”

Go back >> Enter Into “Developer Option” >> Enable Debugging & OEM [if available]

[Please Note: OEM unlocking is must, otherwise device will stuck on “Google account verification screen [FRP Lock]”, if you were using Google account on the same device]

STEP04 Now power off your phone.


STEP05 Boot your device into Downloading Mode manually. It’s an universal method for all most all Samsung smartphones. Samsung Downloading mode also known as “ODIN Mode”.

[Press & Hold Volume Down Key+Home Key +Power Key together at the same time for 5 to 6 second ]


STEP06 Now you will see a warning message on your phone screen.just press volume Up key for once to continue. After that device should be into “Download Mode”.


STEP07 In next step, Extract the downloaded latest Odin tool on pc and RUN the odin setup file as administrator. [Always try to use latest version of Odin flash tool].


STEP08 Now, connect the device with pc via USB cable and make sure it is in Downloading mode. Here you will see Added! Message in Odin Message box as shown below. That means, device is properly connect with pc into download mode.


STEP09 Now click on “AP” or “PDA” button from the tool and browse the firmware file [.tar/.tar.MD5] that you want to flash on your Samsung device.


IMPORTANT: For some devices, firmware files may be in multiple files. In case firmware contain 3 or 5 flash files then load all the files in appropriate section.

Click on “BL” and load BL flash file [.tar/.tar.MD5] from Extract firmware folder

Click on “AP” and load AP flash file [.tar/.tar.MD5] from Extract firmware folder

Click on “CP” and load CP flash file [.tar/.tar.MD5] from Extract firmware folder

Click on “CSC” and load CSC flash file [.tar/.tar.MD5] from Extract firmware folder

Use may use “Home-CSC” file also in the place of normal “CSC” file. But we recommend you to use normal CSC file if you are going to flash new stock ROM.”

STEP10 After loading the Stock ROM now, click on START Button to start the flashing process.


STEP11 now process will take few minutes to complete and after that you will see the Green PASS message as shown below.



Flashing a stock ROM using Odin is very simple but selection of wrong file or wrong process may brick your Samsung device permanently.

After flashing a stock Rom on Samsung device using Odin, it will wipe all user data like contacts,messages,photos,apps etc. so take a backup before starting the flashing process.

Download latest Odin tool for windows pc.

Download Odin flash tool for mac OSX.

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Jagmohan Singh Negi

I am Jagmohan Singh Negi A Tech Enthusiastic Person. I always want to explore something new and experiment on Android Smartphones, here on i share solutions of Latest Android Bugs and Their Fixes, Latest Android launches, and How-to-Type Solutions for All Android Smartphones.

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