Updating firmware on samsung galaxy s
Take note of the location for these files, as you'll need to select them later.Your PC needs the necessary drivers to interface with your Samsung phone.If you are lucky enough to have a recent Samsung flagship, you can download the desired firmware from the Samsung Firmware Science website.Next, right-click on the Odin firmware ZIP file and choose "Extract all." Inside the extracted archive, you will see five MD5 files (pictured below).Android is a groovy operating system, but I often think think that manufacturers are given too much leeway in terms of how much of their own software they can ship on the devices.Samsung is no exception, and because of this it can take a few extra steps to get your phone completely up to date.For any older Samsung device, the best place to look is typically in the corresponding XDA forum.Many users post stock and beta firmware in these forums.
The Odin software only works with Windows, so make sure to have a PC handy. Extract the ZIP file for the latest version and run the EXE file inside of it to launch Odin.Click on the 'CP' button, choose the CP file inside your extracted firmware folder.