Odin Software (Rooting Samsung Devices)

Hi Guys,

In an earlier post, we discussed about different ways of rooting. Today, we are gonna discuss about the method to root with Odin which is used to root devices running with Samsung chipsets. We will discuss every aspect of this exploit in brief. So, let us start.

What is Odin?

Odin after recovery

Odin After Recovery

Odin Start Page

Odin Start Page

This software was developed by XDA Developers to root devices running with Exynos chipset which are the Samsung devices, using the Odin software’s exploit.

How to get Odin?

To use the Odin software to root your Samsung device, first you need to install Odin on your Windows PC, which is easily available to download via the following link of XDA Developers below the page along the list of compatible phone.

How to use Odin?

Download Mode

Download Mode

Recovery Mode

Recovery Mode

Follow the following steps –
i) First you need to download Odin on your computer from above link.
ii) Then, you will have to download the recovery for your smartphone which can be easily available on XDA.
iii) Next, unzip all the files on your computer.
iv) Install Odin and then launch it.
v) You must turn off your Android device before connecting it to PC.
vi) Then, you must boot your handset into download mode by pressing Power button, Home button & Volume Down button simultaneously, in some phone models it may result it Recovery mode, take out the battery and plug it again. Then try booting in download mode by Power button and Volume Down button simultaneously.
vii) Then you may receive a warning. Press Volume Up button to dismiss it
viii) Odin must notice that you have connected your gadget, so you will see the “added” notification along with the ID:COM section which now would be blue, as in the latest version of Odin.
ix) {Optional step} In case you don’t notice the mentioned aspects, then you will have to start all over meaning that you must disconnect the devices, close Odin, reinstall the software and repeat the update / root process from the beginning.
x) As soon as everything is working as explained, you should open the “PDA” option and select the recovery which you downloaded in step (ii). It may have one of the following extensions *.tar, *.md5, *.smd, *.gz or *.tgz.
xi) In Odin, the re-partition box should stay unchecked (if it is checked, uncheck the same).
xii) Select “start” from Odin and wait while your phone is being rooted.
xiii) Finally, when the installation procedure is over on Odin you will see the “Pass” message displayed on the top.
xiv) Unplug the USB cord.
xv) Reboot and enjoy your rooted phone.
You can use the same method to flash (i.e install) its stock ROM, or any root.zip file. See screenshots for reference.

List of Compatible Phones

Odin v3.xx

Odin Pass

Odin Pass Notification

*v3.xx versions should be compatible with all phones that work with v1.85*
Download Odin 3.07
Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000
Samsung Epic 4G SPH-D700
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini I8190

Odin v1.85

Download Odin 1.85
Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070
Samsung Galaxy S 4 I9505 (Snapdragon 600 based version)
Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300
Samsung Galaxy S3 i9305
Samsung Galaxy S II I9100
Samsung Epic 4G SPH-D700
Samsung Galaxy S II I9100G
Samsung Galaxy S II I9100P
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v P7100
Samsung Galaxy Y S5360
Samsung Galaxy Y S5363
Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi P1010
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 P7300
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi P7510
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro B5510
Samsung Galaxy Note N7000
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket SGH-I727
Samsung Galaxy S II LTE SGH-I727R
Samsung Galaxy S II SGH-I777
Samsung DoubleTime SGH-i857
Samsung Captivate Glide SGH-i927
Samsung Galaxy S Glide SGH-i927R
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE SGH-i957
Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997
Samsung Dart SGH-T499
Samsung Gravity Smart SGH-T589
Samsung Galaxy Q SGH-T589R
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus SGH-T869
Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate 4G SGH-T959P
Samsung Hercules SGH-T989
Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus GT-S7500
SCH-I500 Mesmerize
SPH-M820 Prevail
SPH-M910 Intercept
SCH-R880 Acclaim
SCH-R910 Indulge
SGH-I897 Captivate
SGH-I997 Infuse
SGH-T589 Gravity
SGH-T839 Sidekick
SGH-T959 Vibrant
SGH-T959v Galaxy S 4G
SPH-D700 Epic 4G
SPH-D720 Nexus S 4G
SPH-M580 Replenish
SPH-M920 Transform
SCH-I400 Contunuum
SCH-I500 Fascinate
SCH-I510 Droid Charge
SGH-I917 Focus

Odin v1.83

Download Odin 1.83
Samsung Galaxy S I9000
Samsung Galaxy S II I9000
Samsung Galaxy SL I9003
Samsung Galaxy Giorgio Armani I9010
Samsung Google Nexus S I9020
Samsung Google Nexus S i9020A
Samsung Google Nexus S i9023
Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000
Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi P1010
Samsung Galaxy Note N7000

Odin Multi Downloader v4.44

Samsung Galaxy W i81u50-T679M

Odin Multi Downloader v4.43

Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001
Samsung Galaxy W I8150
Samsung Exhibit II 4G T679 (T-Mobile)
Samsung Galaxy W T679M (Bell)

Odin Multi Downloader v4.42

Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660
Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570
Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670
Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
Samsung Galaxy Xcover S5690
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro B5510
Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510
Samsung Galaxy M ProB7800

Odin Multi Downloader v4.34

Samsung i5500 Europa
Samsung I5500 Galaxy Europa
Samsung Galaxy 551 I5510
Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica
Samsung I5800 Galaxy Apollo
SamsungI7500 Galaxy

Odin Multi Downloader v4.29

Samsung Galaxy I5510L

Odin Multi Downloader v4.28

Samsung I5500 Galaxy 5
Samsung Galaxy Europa
Samsung Galaxy 550
Samsung i5500 Corby
Samsung I5510
Samsung Galaxy 551
Give your reviews & feedback in comments.

That’s all folks.

Note – Root your device on your own risk. TechGlobule is by no means encouraging any phone user to root his/her phone.
List source –  XDA Developers
Image source – Abdul’s HP Laptop and Shubham’s Samsung Note 2.
Author – Siddhant Baranwal
Co – Author – Swapnil Jha and Abdul Rehman



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