1. Shane English's Avatar
    So I recently bought Samsung Galaxy a7 second hand in immaculate condition and I noticed when buying it that it was rooted. This not being a problem cause I've rooted nearly every phone I've had, but never samsung because of knox.

    Question is how do I make sure I have the original firmware on the device and how to return phone to normal so it gets ota updates. The recovery also is using odin I believe.

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    12-29-2015 03:15 AM
  2. FiveOverEight's Avatar
    I would assume you would need to have a copy of the original firmware (i guess you can get yours from Samobile) and flash it via Odin.
    12-29-2015 03:51 AM
  3. Shane English's Avatar
    How do I know which one to choose

    On the box my phone says Asian model, looking up the baseband version says Brazil. Guessing the person before flashed a random one. The phone is working and I'm getting 4G on every carrier in Ireland

    Does it matter which firmware I flash?

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    12-29-2015 03:53 AM
  4. AlphaTango414's Avatar
    Scroll down to Reflash Via Odin. Links to Odin, proper drivers, sammobile official website, and step by step guide to flashing.
    12-29-2015 03:57 AM
  5. Shane English's Avatar
    But does it matter which countries firmware I choose
    As previously stated box says Asia but looking up the model number says Brazil.

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    12-29-2015 04:02 AM
  6. Shane English's Avatar
    Installed Samsung Kies and device came up with its current firmware numbers and the (xme) at the end. On Sammobile i found my device and filtered it for (xme) and it came up as Malaysia. Guessing this is the firmware i need to flash Firmware for Samsung SM-A700FD - SamMobile
    12-29-2015 04:25 AM

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