How To Update Any Android Device Firmware |September 6, 2014
Here is the complete guide/ tutorial on how to update your Android device’s firmware. As we all know that on daily bases Samsung and other android phone manufacturing company releases their Android devices latest firmware. So here is a complete guide on installing new firmware without any risk.
We assume that you have taken that complete backup of your Android device. If not that check out “ how to take complete backup of your android device”
Firmware Update Tutorial
- Enable your Phone USB debugging Mode
- Download USB drive for your Device
- Download Firmware file. If you have already done? That’s good if not, then see a Firmware database list
- Extract Firmware file into a folder
- Download Odin Latest Version
- Now switch off your phone and wait 5-8 seconds
- Put your device into Download Mode by Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
- Run Odin latest version
- Connect your phone to your PC
- Successfully connectivity will show one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. Then POPUP Message arrives under Odin’s message box saying “Added!!”.
- Now click on select these files
- Click the PDA Button, and select the.Tar file here with *code* appearing in its name
- Click the Phone Button, and select file with *modem* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)
- Click the CSC Button, and select file with *csc* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)
- Click the PIT Button, and select the .pit file. Use only if you got it while extracting in step
1 above, otherwise ignore it.
- In ODIN, Please check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options (Re-Partition check box is optional, I prefer to check it if you are using .Pit file
- Now click on the Start button
- Wait until process will complete. On completion of the process your phone will be rebooted and display a message with a green background in the leftmost box at the very top of the Odin. Here you can unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from the computer.
- Congratulations, you have done it