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Cannot flash firmware to Samsung Galaxy S6

So i have a Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920R4 (US Cellular) and tried flash TWRP to it which worked but switched the left and right touch so if you touch on the right side it responds on the left and vise versa. So went into TWRP and erased eveything (Operating system , revovery, everything) But now whenever i try to flash the original firmware using odin it always fails. Yes I am using the correct firmware. Any help on this?
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    Can you elaborate? What is the error that you get?

    1. Is your device in download mode? You need to be in download mode for Odin to work.
    2. Is your USB wire okay? Check it with a different wire.
    3. Are you connecting the USB cable using an extension wire or hub? Try plugging it directly to the motherboard's built in USB ports on the back.
    4. Are the drivers installed?
    5. Is Odin running in Administrator access?
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  2. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Can you elaborate? What is the error that you get?

    1. Is your device in download mode? You need to be in download mode for Odin to work.
    2. Is your USB wire okay? Check it with a different wire.
    3. Are you connecting the USB cable using an extension wire or hub? Try plugging it directly to the motherboard's built in USB ports on the back.
    4. Are the drivers installed?
    5. Is Odin running in Administrator access?


    1. yes it is in downlaod mode
    2. yes usb wire fine
    3. Plugged directly into the pc
    4. All correct samsung mobile drivers are installed
    5. There is nothing but download mode on the phone so it is running in adminstrative
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  3. Ozzy__ said:
    Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Can you elaborate? What is the error that you get?

    1. Is your device in download mode? You need to be in download mode for Odin to work.
    2. Is your USB wire okay? Check it with a different wire.
    3. Are you connecting the USB cable using an extension wire or hub? Try plugging it directly to the motherboard's built in USB ports on the back.
    4. Are the drivers installed?
    5. Is Odin running in Administrator access?


    1. yes it is in downlaod mode
    2. yes usb wire fine
    3. Plugged directly into the pc
    4. All correct samsung mobile drivers are installed
    5. There is nothing but download mode on the phone so it is running in adminstrative




    I meant Odin running with Administrator access in Windows. If it is, check if your firmware was downloaded correctly.
    And you can always install a recovery other than TWRP. There is Philz Touch Recovery or the legacy CWM Recovery.
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  4. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:
    Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Can you elaborate? What is the error that you get?

    1. Is your device in download mode? You need to be in download mode for Odin to work.
    2. Is your USB wire okay? Check it with a different wire.
    3. Are you connecting the USB cable using an extension wire or hub? Try plugging it directly to the motherboard's built in USB ports on the back.
    4. Are the drivers installed?
    5. Is Odin running in Administrator access?


    1. yes it is in downlaod mode
    2. yes usb wire fine
    3. Plugged directly into the pc
    4. All correct samsung mobile drivers are installed
    5. There is nothing but download mode on the phone so it is running in adminstrative




    I meant Odin running with Administrator access in Windows. If it is, check if your firmware was downloaded correctly.
    And you can always install a recovery other than TWRP. There is Philz Touch Recovery or the legacy CWM Recovery.


    I have tried all of these with no success
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  5. Ozzy__ said:

    I have tried all of these with no success


    I see. Are you able to boot into TWRP?
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  6. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:

    I have tried all of these with no success


    I see. Are you able to boot into TWRP?



    No i have tried but with no success.
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  7. Ozzy__ said:

    No i have tried but with no success.


    Okay. In Odin, is your device not being detected at all? Or only the flash fails?
    Have you tried different versions of Odin?
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  8. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:

    No i have tried but with no success.


    Okay. In Odin, is your device not being detected at all? Or only the flash fails?
    Have you tried different versions of Odin?



    yes ove tried different versions yes it detects it just the flash fails
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  9. Ozzy__ said:

    yes ove tried different versions yes it detects it just the flash fails


    Have you tried flashing a different recovery image from Odin? If yes, then it's quite odd why it isn't working...
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  10. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:

    yes ove tried different versions yes it detects it just the flash fails


    Have you tried flashing a different recovery image from Odin? If yes, then it's quite odd why it isn't working...



    Yes i have tried but none seem to work
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  11. Ozzy__ said:

    Yes i have tried but none seem to work


    What is your PC's USB port? Try from a USB 2.0 port, or from another computer. It sounds absurd but a few users have had trouble with USB 3.0 ports.

    Edit: Can you post a screenshot of your Odin window with the options you have ticked?
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  12. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:

    Yes i have tried but none seem to work


    What is your PC's USB port? Try from a USB 2.0 port, or from another computer. It sounds absurd but a few users have had trouble with USB 3.0 ports.

    Edit: Can you post a screenshot of your Odin window with the options you have ticked?



    I have tried both usb 3 and 2 ports
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  13. Ozzy__ said:

    I have tried both usb 3 and 2 ports


    Okay. I have a feeling that you either have locked your bootloader or have a corrupt Partition Table.

    It is most likely a corrupt partition table, probably caused by the wrong recovery installed. In order to fix it, you need a PIT file for your US Cellular S6. Have a look at XDA developers and find a PIT file. You can then flash it using Odin. A word of caution: use the correct PIT file or say goodbye to your phone.

    Locked Bootloader is very, very rare but it is irreversible as far as I know, but I do not think that's the issue.

    Edit: Try flashing an older firmware.
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  14. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:

    I have tried both usb 3 and 2 ports


    Okay. I have a feeling that you either have locked your bootloader or have a corrupt Partition Table.

    It is most likely a corrupt partition table, probably caused by the wrong recovery installed. In order to fix it, you need a PIT file for your US Cellular S6. Have a look at XDA developers and find a PIT file. You can then flash it using Odin. A word of caution: use the correct PIT file or say goodbye to your phone.

    Locked Bootloader is very, very rare but it is irreversible as far as I know, but I do not think that's the issue.

    Edit: Try flashing an older firmware.



    Could you give me the exact steps on how to flash the PIT ?
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  15. Ozzy__ said:

    Could you give me the exact steps on how to flash the PIT ?


    Well, the following steps are quite raw since they differ from device to device. However, the general way is to:
    1. Find the correct PIT file of your device as per its variant.
    2. Connect with Odin and load the PIT file in the Odin's PIT option and select the appropriate options.
    3. Flash it - This will probably remove everything but bootloader.

    If possible, escalate the issue on XDA Developers where you can find device specific solutions. There might be things I am overlooking which they might know.
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  16. Rishabh Tatiraju said:
    Ozzy__ said:

    Could you give me the exact steps on how to flash the PIT ?


    Well, the following steps are quite raw since they differ from device to device. However, the general way is to:
    1. Find the correct PIT file of your device as per its variant.
    2. Connect with Odin and load the PIT file in the Odin's PIT option and select the appropriate options.
    3. Flash it - This will probably remove everything but bootloader.

    If possible, escalate the issue on XDA Developers where you can find device specific solutions. There might be things I am overlooking which they might know.

    There isnt any PIT availible for the U.S. Cellular version of the Galaxy S6
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  17. Also having the same issue
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  18. in my case it was the windows problem. i hav windows 10 in Desktop and windows 8.1 in laptop. in windows 10 dosen't won to start flash (it was stock in "get pit map") and in windows 8.1 flash done OK
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