Mobile ODIN updated to v4.00
Posted on 2014-01-16, 72 comments, 286 +1's, imported from Google+/Chainfire

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Lots of new stuff, please read the entire post!

Device support

Support has been added for the S4 and Note3 on the new Android 4.4 with the new bootloaders. This took quite some time and effort, as especially the Note3 has a number of new protections.

Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular and Canadian S4 and Note3 models are now also supported on 4.3. The S4 models were already supported on older versions, but Note3 support is completely new.

Note that I have not been able to personally test those American S4 and Note3 variants (so be sure to give feedback in the XDA thread). They will also most likely require another update to work on official 4.4 firmwares when those come out, so be sure to inform me (in the XDA thread) about those new firmwares when they become available.

Modem flashing

An often-reported issue with the latest family of Samsung devices is that flashing may freeze when protected partitions are being written to, resulting in a soft-bricked device. The modem partitions are an example of such protected partitions.

Code has been added that attempts to detect if those protections are enabled, and if so, will skip flashing the affected partition and emit an on-screen warning.

You can generally work around those protections by using Triangle Away to reset the binary status and counter (system status is not so important).

It is certainly still possible to flash complete firmwares and modems using Mobile ODIN, the conditions just need to be right.

Upgrading between Android revisions

It is not uncommon that if the you're upgrading to a new firmware with a new Android version that you need to flash bootloaders, trustzone, etc. before the firmware will boot. Mobile ODIN does not flash those partitions, so you need desktop ODIN for that.

A feature has been added to boot into download mode after the Mobile ODIN flash. You can use this to flash the new firmware (with EverRoot enabled), follow by a boot to download mode to flash a modified package with only the bootloaders (and trustzone and such, but not system), followed by a reboot to recovery to apply the CSC, finally followed by the full Android boot.

That way you can upgrade Android versions and bootloaders while staying rooted. Providing the new Android version doesn't actually break the included root, of course.

Other stuff

The included SuperSU has been updated to v1.89 with support for the new Samsung 4.4 firmwares.

A much reported issue regarding files on the external sdcard not being visible from Mobile ODIN should also be fixed.

Shouting at me

Please direct non-trivial discussion to the XDA thread here:


  • Updated: SuperSU v1.89

  • Updated: SD card path and filesystem resolution

  • Added: Option to boot to download mode after flash (for bootloader update)

  • Added and Updated: Support for:

--- Samsung Galaxy S4 Qualcomm LTE 

----- International GT-I9505 - 4.4 (v7)

----- Sprint SPH-L720 - 4.3 (v6)

----- T-Mobile SGH-M919 - 4.3 (v6)

----- US Cellular SCH-R970 - 4.3 (v6)

----- Canadia SGH-I337M - 4.3 (v6)

--- Samsung Galaxy Note3 Qualcomm LTE

----- International SM-N9005 - 4.4 (v7)

----- Sprint SM-N900P - 4.3 (v6)

----- T-Mobile SM-N900T - 4.3 (v6)

----- US Cellular SM-N900R4 - 4.3 (v6)

----- Canadia SM-N900W8 - 4.3 (v6)

Amartya Baidya commented on 2014-01-16 at 11:42:

Wow that was fast..... keep up the great work

Pavel Tikhonov commented on 2014-01-16 at 11:42:

Why doesn't Mobile ODIN support N10?

neo cypher commented on 2014-01-16 at 11:46:

Thanks Chainfire!

Christoph Straube commented on 2014-01-16 at 11:53:

Whats about support for Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (GT-I9295)?

Michele Paradiso commented on 2014-01-16 at 11:53:

+Chainfire thank you for this. Just wish it worked on the AT&T Note 3.

Jo Fa commented on 2014-01-16 at 12:02:

thanks you Chainfire

Howard S commented on 2014-01-16 at 12:05:

Omg I love you so much if I was a girl I would find you and marry you

Amartya Baidya commented on 2014-01-16 at 12:06:

+Howard Smith he's married already as far as I know

Romulus O commented on 2014-01-16 at 12:21:


Craig D commented on 2014-01-16 at 12:43:

Awesome work as usual !

Yann Le Brech commented on 2014-01-16 at 12:59:

GG for the upgrading method, exactly what I was asking, exactly what I got :) I'll just have to try this myself soon. Hopefully this will keep my knox c0x0l.

Joshua Bane commented on 2014-01-16 at 13:35:

I hate you +Verizon Wireless

solomon wright commented on 2014-01-16 at 13:59:


Loay Sherif commented on 2014-01-16 at 14:23:

Can you please include support for Note 10.1 2014 edition P601 3G

Gustavo Ocampo commented on 2014-01-16 at 14:26:

+Chainfire , you do not have an GT-I9500 to prove it? sorry my english :-(

Claus Ziegler commented on 2014-01-16 at 14:52:

Thank you very much!

>Code has been added that attempts to detect if those protections are >enabled, and if so, will skip flashing the affected partition and emit an >on-screen warning.


>You can generally work around those protections by using Triangle >Away to reset the binary status and counter (system status is not so >important).

Would it be possible / make sense to make a check box / menu feature before the actual flashing starts to be able to scan whether there are protected partitions and get an overview about those protected partitions? Just to see whether extra actions are neccessary before I even intend to start a flash.

Would it be possible to "integrate" Triangle away into Mobile Odin, like you do with SuperSU, just to have everything "at hand"  (I am not looking for a free addon, I have all apps which I use from you as a donate or Play version, which is providing you at least a beer...)

Best regards & Many thanks for your great work!


Koushik Mondal commented on 2014-01-16 at 15:10:

+Chainfire please add suppprt for galaxy grand quattro GT-I8552

Diego Luna commented on 2014-01-16 at 16:47:


Юра Сухаревский commented on 2014-01-16 at 21:28:


Mahdi H commented on 2014-01-16 at 21:55:

I tried odin lite on my 4.4.2 i905 (this rom - & I got back an error regarding unsupported device; it generated a log file, would you like it?

Phil Heid commented on 2014-01-17 at 01:43:

Thanks once again Chainfire. 

Yves-Mari PRADELLE commented on 2014-01-17 at 10:25:

Thanks. :-)

MANOJ KUMAR commented on 2014-01-17 at 11:49:

Wat about sm_n900 exynous

Mauro Bartoccelli commented on 2014-01-17 at 13:15:

Hi +Chainfire , any chanche to have it working with Samsung Galxy S Advance (GT-I9070)?

Şeref GÖNÜLTAŞ commented on 2014-01-17 at 15:55:

Hi +Chainfire when will you support turkish version of  note3 (SM-N900Q)

Rafał E. Skowron commented on 2014-01-17 at 20:31:

When Mobile ODIN with support for GT-I9152 is expected? :-)

Сергей Мастыков commented on 2014-01-19 at 07:24:

Please add phone model Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070.

Martyn Osborne commented on 2014-01-19 at 11:01:

Ive just bought MobileODIN Pro but it wont flash the modem i've selected, gives me a message about using triangle away, any ideas how? Im really struggling here....:(

Konay Thwe commented on 2014-01-19 at 20:22:


Stefano Rossetti Maniotti commented on 2014-01-20 at 08:57:

Crashes when opening... Maybe because I'm running CM11 with ART runtime?

Eirik Dalseide commented on 2014-01-21 at 11:52:

As this has turned into a wishlist, might I propose S4 Active i9295 (Int)?

Abdulrahman Alsarhan commented on 2014-01-22 at 00:02:


Neeraj kumar commented on 2014-01-22 at 10:42:

Way mobile Odin not support on grand i9082?

Michael Burns commented on 2014-01-23 at 12:15:

Says my GS4 i9505lte is not supported? But you say it is?  Also the dump file does nothing but close the app, on reopen, same question?  Have I wasted my money?

Edouard Hancock commented on 2014-01-24 at 04:57:

No use to me !

Subhash Chander commented on 2014-01-28 at 11:56:

Pls make it compitable with note 3 in india v r getting n900 version only....plz plz....v indians are not able to tk benifits of ur softwares...

Subhash Chander commented on 2014-01-28 at 11:59:

+Chainfire pls mk it compitable with note 3 in india v r getting this version only...thus v r nt able to tk benifit of ur software

Eric DEMDJIAN commented on 2014-01-28 at 17:37:

Please Dude, make it compatible with SM-N900 ;)

Dimitry Rabkin commented on 2014-01-30 at 22:40:

Please, add support for the Nexus 5!

Byron Castro commented on 2014-02-02 at 14:48:

No sirve en mi apple falta en poner algun programa???????????

Byron Castro commented on 2014-02-02 at 14:48:

No sirve en mi apple falta en poner algun programa???????????

Mustafa Wahhudi commented on 2014-02-03 at 21:12:

Is there any way to use ODIN on Linux?

David Davidson commented on 2014-02-05 at 19:20:

What is the expected ota release dates on Sprint for 4.4 on the Note3?

joe engelhardt commented on 2014-02-06 at 02:14:

Hi there im new to this rooting of the phone I have a note 2 1317m on bell I have downloaded your odin mobile app it mention super user and permission I dont know where to go from here .how do I proceed . Thank you

Raul Sabou commented on 2014-02-06 at 15:18:

+Chainfire - Mobile Odin is not working for me on my I9300 with "stock" CM11 +ART, it just gives FC if I try to open it. just thought you might want to know

Hashem Alayan commented on 2014-02-09 at 11:22:

+Chainfire I have a small question , even though it has been asked a dozen of times ... Why isn't the GT-I9295 (The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (InterNational Version)) Unsupported , Doesn't it have the Same Hardware As The LTE GS4 International ? Does it differ From the GT-I9500 ? If you see my questions stupid please ignore me .



Paula Harrell commented on 2014-02-14 at 04:02:

It doesn't recognize my phone. . Closes on me

Paula Harrell commented on 2014-02-14 at 04:02:

Oh galaxy 3 L710

bou3za hamid commented on 2014-02-14 at 22:39:


Randy Bias commented on 2014-02-17 at 19:01:

Do you hace a free version?

Ivan Setiawan commented on 2014-02-20 at 03:38:

Please make compatible version for SM-N900 ;)

thomas grayson commented on 2014-02-27 at 21:11:

Samsung 819n 4.2.2 g4 maxi work or no?

bou3za hamid commented on 2014-02-27 at 21:18:


thomas grayson commented on 2014-02-27 at 23:31:

Thank you GUY,I think I will wait awhile..

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Marius Dalacu commented on 2014-03-07 at 16:51:

Hi, i ran into a small problem. After flashing my N9005 from NB4 to NB7 firmware (4.4.2) using MobileOdin with everroot (inject su binary but no mobile odin) and after i have reinstalled Mobile Odin PRO from play store, when i start it is says thet it can not determine the device moldel and exits. What ca i do. Thx.

Cristhian Mejia commented on 2014-03-09 at 23:08:

I've got a question, if I flash a firmware with no baseband or bootloader included using Mobile Odin, will this trip the Knox counter? I don't care much for the system status. A firmware for example would be Wannam Lite 4.4.2 for I9505 LTE.

bou3za hamid commented on 2014-03-09 at 23:13:

wats your naems

mahdi nazari commented on 2014-03-10 at 01:52:

Note3 not working :/

Cristhian Mejia commented on 2014-03-10 at 02:01:

Update*** installed Djembey 4.4.2 based on NB8 using Odin Mobile. All worked really well. And 0x1 is my new Knox status.  

Malcom X commented on 2014-03-10 at 03:47:

Doesn't work on galaxy s4 sph L720 rooted KitKat 4.4.2 stock or o. Cynogenmod 11. Plus cynogenmod 11 is missing the option to move apps yo SD card. Totally out of topic but if any one can come up with a nightly fix hit me up add me and let me know thanks.

Michele Mombelli commented on 2014-03-13 at 21:15:

Aggiungete Tab 3 10.1 p5200 3g grazie

ناصر أحمد commented on 2014-03-22 at 02:09:


Chris Wagner commented on 2014-03-31 at 19:41:

So this is not for at&t then

HAYKEL NASRI commented on 2014-09-02 at 16:56:

PLZ support S advance gt I9070 And thx

Syaravanaa Batumalai commented on 2015-01-19 at 04:51:

Help me to download...

Syaravanaa Batumalai commented on 2015-01-19 at 05:02:

Help me to find out ....

Борислав Боянов commented on 2015-03-06 at 11:59:


Will you add

Samsung i9301i Galaxy S3 Neo ??? In Odin Mobile PRO?

thank you 

李光輝suwarjono commented on 2015-05-03 at 10:34:

Can i used it for samsung note 10.1 2014 P601 version? Thx

Deepak Patel commented on 2015-05-19 at 11:19:

Please add support for Note 3 sm-n900

Dionysos Savas commented on 2015-12-03 at 14:18:

hi +Chainfire we are all waiting for your support to N9005 Android 5.0 , can you announce ETA. or shall we wait without any clues.

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