This month experienced the release of the much-awaited latest Note-series flagships – Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. These phones got huge popularity for their amazing software as well as hardware features. Not just that, Samsung also took care of the 5G enthusiasts by launching the Note 10 5G. These phones are out to sell in countries like the US, some Asian countries that pre-booked phones, UK, etc.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are both powered by the Samsung owned Exynos 9825 Octa-Core processor. Mali-G76 MP12 GPU on the global variant (EMEA). In the case of the Carrier variants of North America, we get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor supported by Adreno 640 GPU in the USA & China. The Note 10 devices come with the Android 9.0 Pie-based One UI 1.1 Firmware.
So as you might have guessed by now, in this article, we are sharing the method to download and install Samsung Galaxy stock firmware with the help of Odin Flash Tool. In case you are interested in the upcoming launches from Samsung i.e. the A30s and A50s, then here is something you would want to check out.
Download Stock Firmware for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ & update via Odin Flash Tool
Given below is a guide on how to download the full stock firmware for all the Galaxy Note 10 variants including the global variants (SM-N970F/SM-N975F) and also the carrier variants like SM-N970U/U1 along with the Unlocked variants like SM-N975U1 in the United States.
Not just that but this article also consists of a way through which you can restore your Galaxy Note 10/Note 10 Plus to complete stock. Restoring implies flashing the latest stock firmware on your Galaxy phone which will help you update the phone. Doing this will remove any changes that you made to your device and reset it back to the factory state. This will indirectly help users in unrooting Note 10, remove bugs, uninstall TWRP, Undo changes, Upgrade to the latest firmware, unbrick the device in case of any mistake. So here we go –
Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10 Plus Firmware Download
You can now download the Full Stock firmware from the Samsung servers. With the help of the Latest Frija tool or SamFirm tool, you can download the latest stock firmware i.e. TAR file for Galaxy phones from any location without paying for anything.
All you need to use this tool is the Model number of your Note 10/10+ device(which you can find from the Settings> About Phone) and the region or CSC Code of it. Once you have these two, you can follow the below steps to download Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ firmware.
- To begin with, download and extract the SamFirm Tool/ Frija Tool.
- Now go to the Phone Settings> About Phone and note the Model Number.
- Next, look for the CSC Code/ Region/ product code by using Google.
- Now enter the Model number and the region code.
- Check the Auto box and the Update and decrypt Automatically Box.
- When you are given the details, press the download button.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ firmware Download from third-party sites
Although we have mentioned the Samsung Stock firmware above, here are some third party sites from where you can download the Samsung firmware. Some of the below offer higher download speeds while others may be comparatively slow. So it will be more reliable and better if you download the firmware using the above mentioned Samsung Servers.
Downloads by SamMobile – (freemium)
- Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F) (International or Global variant)
- Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U) (USA locked)
- Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1) (USA unlocked)
- Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W) (Canada)
- Galaxy Note 10 5G (SM-N971N) (Korea)
- Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F) (International or Global variant)
- Galaxy Note 10+ (US) (SM-N975U) (USA locked)
- Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1) (USA Unlocked)
- Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W) (Canada)
- Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976B)
- Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976N) (Korea)
Restore to Stock Firmware: Update Samsung Galaxy Note 10 using Odin FlashTool
- Download the full stock firmware from above. Note that this firmware comes in a size of 2 GB as a.TAR file extension. When you download it from the link given above, make sure to extract the zip to get a TAR File.
- To Restore to Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+, first of all, you will have to back up all the data on your device. This is because, when we use the Odin Tool, the device will undergo a factory reset. So make sure to take a complete backup.
- Latest Odin Flash Tool: Odin v3.13.3 (Gdrive link) or the stable Odin v3.13 or the Modified Odin: AFH link.
- Samsung Drivers – Samsung USB Drivers | AFH mirror download
- Enable OEM Unlocking and USB Debugging.
Restore to Samsung Stock Firmware –
- To begin with, Switch off your Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+.
- Reboot your device into Download/ Odin Mode. You can do so by holding down the Power Button, Bixby and Volume Down buttons altogether. Once a warning sign shows up on your screen, press the Volume Up button to get further. That is it, this will be the Download or Odin Mode.
- Now download and extract the latest Odin Flash tool whose link we had mentioned above.
- Now run the Odin.exe file as administrator.
- Now is the time to connect your Galaxy Note 10/10+ to the PC using a USB Cable.
- You will receive a ‘Added‘ message from Odin.
- After this, download and extract the firmware zip file to get TAR image files. Add the firmware files to Odin. If you see only one file, then add it into the [AP] slot. Or else, add to the Odin sections righteously. Like BL for BL, AP for AP, CP for CP, CSC for CSC (not HOME_CSC).
- In the Options tab, note that you have selected only the options of “F. Reset Time” and “Auto Reboot”.
- Lastly, check the log tab and then hit the Start button at the right bottom.
- The output should now be in the Log. You will see the Log say ‘Pass’ once the Flash is successful.
That was it all about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ firmware download & update via Odin FlashTool. I hope you have all found the article of use. We specifically mentioned the method to Restore to Stock Firmware so as to update Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with the help of the Odin Flash tool. In case of any doubts, feel free to let us know in the comment section below.
Happy Androiding 🙂