1. 25wood35's Avatar
    I have tried without success to flash the Firmware files with 'Odin' to the phone. The stock files I have downloaded were from both Sammobile and Frija and when unzipped are BL AP CP and CSC. I am now trying to use a programme called Heimdall to flash the phone but having searched the web I cannot find the way to convert the Firmware files to the .gz extension that Heimdall requires. Apparently it has something to do with unzipping the files down the their individual content and then bundelling them into one .gz file to insert into the Heimdall GUI. Any ideas would be of help. Kind Regards.
    10-07-2020 04:06 PM
  2. mustang7757's Avatar
    I would stick with Odin

    What error it gives you ? Have you flashed with Odin before?
    10-07-2020 04:09 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! I moved this to the S7 edge forum for more specific traffic.
    10-07-2020 07:45 PM
  4. 25wood35's Avatar
    Good Evening Mustang, The following error :-I notice in the Log file at the bottom it says cannot open the COM port. If I use the Odin 3-v3.13.1 or Odin 3-v3.14.4 I have used more than one computer and tried different genuine Samsung USB leads. The Odin programe reports that the phone has been 'added' and connected to COM port 8. There is therefore nothing wrong with my hardware or access to the phone.
    10-08-2020 01:12 PM
  5. mustang7757's Avatar
    Good Evening Mustang, The following error :-I notice in the Log file at the bottom it says cannot open the COM port. If I use the Odin 3-v3.13.1 or Odin 3-v3.14.4 I have used more than one computer and tried different genuine Samsung USB leads. The Odin programe reports that the phone has been 'added' and connected to COM port 8. There is therefore nothing wrong with my hardware or access to the phone.
    Hi, where this error in Odin?
    It's kinda hard to know what's going on , maybe provide screenshot?

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=413366


    Also is the phone in download mode ?
    10-08-2020 01:16 PM
  6. 25wood35's Avatar
    The Phone is in download mode the correct Firmware is being used. I have had an Odin error in the past 'cannot find Pit' so I have extracted the PIT file from the CSC and entered it in the Odin PIT box before flashing. During the flashing process the top left hand box said 'set PIT' but after a few minites the box turned to 'FAIL'. I will try to attach screen shots with a word file. Regards and thanks for the help.
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    10-08-2020 05:16 PM
  7. mustang7757's Avatar
    The Phone is in download mode the correct Firmware is being used. I have had an Odin error in the past 'cannot find Pit' so I have extracted the PIT file from the CSC and entered it in the Odin PIT box before flashing. During the flashing process the top left hand box said 'set PIT' but after a few minites the box turned to 'FAIL'. I will try to attach screen shots with a word file. Regards and thanks for the help.
    Hi, can't open the file ?
    10-08-2020 05:18 PM
  8. 25wood35's Avatar
    The file is originally screen shots of odin pasted into microsoft word 2010. Unfortunately the document extension is '.docx' which this forum does not accept for downloading. I have used a programme to convert 'docx' to 'doc' to enable me to upload to this site. I will have to try another method as 'doc' is a file extension for the very old microsoft WORD 2003.
    10-08-2020 05:38 PM
  9. mustang7757's Avatar
    The file is originally screen shots of odin pasted into microsoft word 2010. Unfortunately the document extension is '.docx' which this forum does not accept for downloading. I have used a programme to convert 'docx' to 'doc' to enable me to upload to this site. I will have to try another method as 'doc' is a file extension for the very old microsoft WORD 2003.
    Ok , so have you tried not using PIT file , just putting the files in their corresponding slots in Odin?
    10-08-2020 05:43 PM

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