Through this page, you can download the latest version of the Samsung Odin Flash Tool. Along with the latest Odin version v3.14.4, we have also provided download links for all the previous versions, as well as the known patched versions of the tool. Further, you will also learn how to install and use Odin to flash the official stock firmware on any Samsung Android smartphone/tablet.
Now before you head to the downloads & instructions, let us learn what Odin is and what purpose does it serve for the end-users.
What is Samsung Odin?
“Odin” is Samsung’s official firmware flashing software for Windows which is used to flash official firmware files and custom binaries to Android-based Samsung Galaxy devices. It is also commonly referred to as the “Odin tool”, “Odin Flash Tool”, “Odin3” and “Odin Downloader”.
The tool is normally used by Samsung internally, in their authorized service centers and in their factory for testing software. However, it was leaked out to the public (by unknown sources) and is now freely available for the general public to use. It supports flashing firmware binaries (official or custom) in .tar (tarball) and .tar.md5 file formats and can be used on any Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista, and XP computer.
Note: It’s worth noting that Odin was not intended for general consumers, and wasn’t officially released by Samsung for the very same reason.
For a Samsung Android device owner, this software/tool can be used for a lot of different purposes. Below are some of the most common uses of the Odin software.
- Force-upgrade software: Odin can be used to force-upgrade the software of your Samsung Android device by flashing the latest firmware.
- Flash custom binaries: The tool also allows you to flash custom binaries like a custom recovery (TWRP or ClockWorkMod; for older devices) or root binaries like Magisk patched firmware image/CF-AutoRoot to root your Samsung smartphone/tablet.
- Restore stock firmware/ROM: If you have flashed a custom binary already and want to revert to the factory software, then you can also use Odin to flash and restore the stock firmware.
- Fix software issues: Flashing the official firmware binaries through Odin can also allow you to fix potential software issues like bootloops, battery drains, performance degradation, etc.
- Downgrading software (in rare cases): Odin also allows you to downgrade your Samsung Android device’s software to an earlier version. However, that is within limitations in rare cases. Downgrading to a software version with an older bootloader revision than the one currently installed is not possible.
So the tool surely provides an average Samsung smartphone/tablet user with a lot more freedom when it comes to dealing with the software.
Odin is a very easy-to-use Windows program and most of the options/parts of it’s GUI are pretty self-explanatory. However, they could also be somewhat confusing for users who are new to using this program.
So below, we have listed all the options available in the Odin software that you’d be using, along with a brief explanation for each.
- Status Box: This is located at the very top of Odin’s graphical user interface. The status box shows you the current state of the things carried out in the program.
For example, it will show the “Added!!” status when a supported Samsung device is connected, “Pass!!” status when the flashing process finishes successfully, or “Fail!!” status when the firmware flashing fails.
- Progress Bar: The progress bar sits right below the Status Box and as shows you the realtime progress of when flashing firmware binaries.
- ID:COM: This entry shows the serial COM port of your computer to which your Samsung Android device is connected.
- Log (Tab): The log section of the program’s interface displays the raw information of each event that occurs when using Odin.
- Options (Tab):
- Auto Reboot (Checkbox): This option reboot your device as soon as the firmware flashing process is complete.
- Nand Erase (Checkbox): This option completely erases all the logical partitions of your device. Nand Erase could sometimes be helpful when fixing corrupted device firmware partitions like EFS (for lost IMEI), etc.
- Re-Partition (Checkbox): This option (along with a supported PIT binary) enables you re-flash the partition table of your phone. It is helpful for fixing damaged storage (eMMC or UFS) due to a wrong firmware flash.
- F. Reset Time (Checkbox): This option reset the flashing timer once the firmware flashing process is finished.
- DeviceInfo (Checkbox): Verifies the corresponding device information when flashing kernel.
- Flash Lock (Checkbox): This option will tell the Odin software to unlock the “ODIN Flash” lock on the Device to allow the Device to be “Programmed”. Only certain Devices use this feature and should not be used unless instructed to do so.
- Pit (Tab): Allows you to load your device-specific Partition Information Table (.pit) file and flash it to your Samsung Android phone/tablet to repair the device’s storage (eMMC).
- BL (button): Allows you to load and flash the bootloader firmware binary (BL file).
- AP (button): Allows you to load and flash the Application Process firmware binary (AP file), which is the main firmware file that stores the system/OS. Also known as “PDA” in older versions of Odin.
- CP (button): Allows you to load and flash the Core Process firmware binary (CP file) or modem/radio. Also known as “Phone” in older versions of Odin.
- CSC (button): Allows you to load and flash the Consumer Software Customization (CSC file) for your phone’s region/carrier. Also commonly known as “Country Specific Code”.
- USERDATA (button): Allows you to load and flash the user data (/data) partition of the phone. Also known as “UMS” in older versions of Odin.
Some Myths & Misconceptions Surrounding Odin
Samsung’s Odin is a very popular software and so it does attract a lot of misconceptions from various online communities and sites.
- There’s an official website for Odin: According to Wikipedia – “There is no account of Samsung ever having officially openly released Odin”. The software was rather leaked out to the public by unknown sources. So, if you come around any online communities/websites claiming to be the official source of Odin from Samsung, you have probably opened the wrong link when you searched.
- Odin allows you to flash custom ROM: Entirely wrong! Odin cannot be used to flash custom ROMs. It can be used to flash custom binaries (like TWRP, patched Magisk AP/boot images, etc), but not flashable ZIP files like custom ROMs.
- Odin requires USB debugging to be enabled on your Samsung Android device: Again, wrong. USB debugging IS NOT AT ALL related to the Odin tool or its firmware flashing process.
Samsung Odin Flash Tool Download Links
Below, you will find the direct download links for all the versions of the Samsung Odin Flash Tool.
Which version should you download? – The only thing to keep in mind when choosing the correct Odin version is that which Android version you’re going to flash and on which Samsung smartphone or tablet. It is also worth noting that the version of the tool you download and use does not depend on the Windows OS version you have on your PC.
Latest Version: Odin v3.14.4
We’d always recommend the latest version (i.e. v3.14.4; at the time of updating this page) as it supports flashing Android 10 (One UI 2.x) firmware and latest 2020 Galaxy devices like Galaxy S20 / S20+ / S20 Ultra, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Tab S6 / S6 Lite, Galaxy Fold, etc.
- Odin v3.14.4: Odin3 v3.14.4.zip
Now, below are some of the patched versions of the Odin Tool. These are often used while performing procedures like rooting or installing TWRP when the official version fails.
- Patched Odin v3.14.1_3B: Odin3_v3.14.1_3B_PatcheD.zip
- Bypasses “FAIL! Model mismatch fail”, “FAIL! SHA256 is invalid”, and “FAIL! Blocked carrier” errors in Odin
- Modded Odin v3.13.1 by Raymonf: Modded_Odin3_v3.13.1_Raymonf.zip
- PrinceComsy’s Modified Odin: PrinceComsyModifiedODIN.zip
If you want to use an older version of the Odin program, refer to the table below for all the versions and their corresponding download links.
|Odin v3.14.1||For Android 10 Q firmware, use Odin v3.14.4 or higher||Odin3_v3.14.1.zip|
|Odin v3.13.3||For 2019 Galaxy devices like Galaxy S10, Note 10, etc, use Odin v3.13.3 or higher||Odin3_v3.13.3.zip|
|Odin v3.13.1||For Android 9 Pie firmware, use Odin v3.13.1 or higher||Odin3_v3.13.1.zip|
|Odin v3.12.5||For Android 7.0/7.1 Nougat Firmware, use Odin v3.12.5 or higher||Odin3_v3.12.5.zip|
|Odin v3.11.1||For Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware, use Odin v3.11.1 or higher||Odin3_v3.11.1.zip|
|Odin v3.10.7||For Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop firmware||Odin3_v3.10.7.zip|
|Odin v3.09||For Android Jelly Bean and KitKat firmware, use Odin v3.09 or higher||Odin3_v3.09.zip|
|Odin v1.85||For Android Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich firmware, use Odin v1.85 or newer||Odin3_v1.85.zip|
|Odin Multi_Downloader v4.44||Odin_Multi_Downloader_v4.44.zip|
Using Odin Flash Tool to Install Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Devices
Odin is a portable software, which means that you can just run it by launching the included executable file on your PC without any installation. To run the flashing software on your Windows machine, download the latest version of the Samsung Odin tool first. Then extract the downloaded ZIP file to a suitable location on the PC.
Next, open the extracted folder and simply double-click on the Odin executable (.exe) file (e.g. Odin3 v3.14.4.exe) to launch the Samsung Odin tool on your PC.
- Note: If you try to launch the older versions of Odin, you shall be prompted to allow “User Account Control” as well.
That’s it! Once you have launched the Samsung Odin program, you can grab a copy of the firmware for your device using the Frija or SamFirm tools. And then follow the step-by-step instructions on the following page.
If you have any questions regarding the software or its usage, feel free to ask us. Please try to mention details like your Samsung device’s name/model, CSC code, and the Android version installed. This should help us quickly provide answers to your questions.