Gt I8160 Odin Download For Mac
If you want to get back to the stock ROM on your Samsung Galaxy device, or you want to flash recoveries, modem files, OTA updates you need a piece of software that performs all this and at one place only. In this post, we’ll talk about how you can do so, by using a software called Odin. Moreover, this is the guide specifically for those who want to use Odin on MAC OS. This software was earlier only available for Windows, however now due to the Courtesy of a talented developer from XDA Adam Outler, who has managed to port Odin from Windows to MAC OS and a new version of Odin was born which is named as JOdin 3. And in this post, we’ll learn, how to Install and Use JOdin 3 on MAC OSX. Odin is the best option tool for this task, and it is also freeware and substantially versatile tool. It is one of the most popular flashing tools when it comes to the Samsung community, whether it be the high-end or for its entry-level devices such as the J5 or On7 Odin(JOdin 3) is the way to go.
Odin in simple words is a one-stop destination for Samsung users who want to flash the firmware, unlock bootloaders, unroot and much more on their device. However, this software(JOdin 3) is not officially recognized as Samsung’s Official flashing tool, but it is so good at this job, you should always consider it as you first go to option, for flashing a stock ROM on your Samsung Galaxy. Even though not being an official tool, you won’t void your warranty by using this. Contents. Features of Odin. To Flash your Stock ROM.
Can Flash a Custom kernel. Can Flash Custom Recovery such as the TWRP recovery.
To Flash a ROOT package. Supports.tar or.tar.md5 files. Offline and Web browser-based Online Before Downloading & Installing JOdin 3, Here are some Requirements. You need to install Java on your MAC OSX,. Next, you need to install Hemidall,. Now, you need to get rid of Samsung Kies installed on your MacBook Download and Install JOdin3 on your Apple’s MAC OS. How to use Odin(JOdin3) on your MAC.
Image Courtesy: XDA-forums. Once, you are done installing JOdin3 on your MAC and also got the.tar files that you want to flash; you’re ready to proceed.
Finally, Samsung release jelly bean official update for Galaxy ACE 2 I8160. But only for China, Portugal and Greece.
# UPDATE:27.7.13 Now, it already supports most of the regions. But the only difference is just customization in app (As long as I discovered). I used Jelly Bean package for Portugal region even I am not from there. I hope Samsung will release update for more region. Please bear in mind that, by accessing the internal system and OS, you will lose the warranty. So, take your own risk. Backup all your necessary data (Recommend Samsung Kies to backup all your data).
Download and official firmware d for Portugal (TMN) region. → For other regions, explore more on.
To start installation, Go to Download mode in device by pressing Volume down key + center key simultaneously You may need to remove current ROM. Restart device by pressing Volume up + center key, then choose “ wipe data/factory reset“. It remove all of your data. So, be sure you backup. Open Odin in your computer and connect your device with computer. After a minute, the ID: COM section in odin will turn yellow indicating that all the drivers have been installed successfully. Click on “ PDA” to select the.tar file which you got upon extraction of firmware zip file of XXMC8.
Once the file is selected, click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. After the firmware is updated successfully, the phone will be rooted. The rebooting time will take longer since the device install all the apps and rebooted again and again. Once you will see the home screen, disconnect the device from computer. To check the firmware update version details in your device, head over to the path “Settings About Phone Firmware Version” where the firmware version details will be mentioned.
Samsung Odin For Mac
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