Bricking your Android device can be a very horrifying experience. When you are trying to root your Galaxy Note 10 or install a custom recovery or a custom ROM, there are a lot of very complex steps involved. Modifying Galaxy devices at the root level has become complex with the recent iterations. Samsung is taking the security of their devices very seriously and it shows how good they have locked down their devices.
If your Galaxy Note 10 is bricked and you are looking for a way to unbrick Galaxy Note 10; the process is easier than you think. You can easily unbrick Galaxy Note 10 in a matter of just a few minutes.
Please note that the below procedure will completely wipe all the data, including but not limited to photos, videos, and apps.
Steps to Unbrick Galaxy Note 10
- Download and extract the latest version of Odin from here: Odin3_v3.13.1.zip.
- Download the Samsung Stock Firmware for your Galaxy Note 10. You can follow any one of the below guides for this:
- Download the extracted firmware to your computer.
- Boot your Galaxy Note 10 into download mode:
- Switch off your Galaxy Note 10.
- Press and hold Volume Up and Power buttons at the same time.
- Keep holding these two buttons down until the blue splash screen appears.
- Let go of buttons when the Recovery Mode main menu is displayed.
- Press the Volume Down button to highlight the Reboot to Bootloader option is highlighted in blue.
- Power button to select that option.
- Wait until the Galaxy Note 10 reboots to a blue/green screen.
- Connect your Note 1o to a computer.
- Right-click the Odin.exe file so you can run it as an Administrator.
- Load the firmware into Odin tool:
- Click the BL button in Odin, then browse and select the firmware file that begins with BL.
- Click the AP button, then browse and select the firmware file that begins with AP. Note: This is a huge file and will take time to load in the tool.
- Click the CP button, then browse and select the firmware file that begins with CP.
- Click the CSC button, then browse and select the firmware file that begins with CSC. Note: Do not load the HOME_CSC file here, we’re wiping the phone so load the regular CSC file.
- Once all the files are loaded into Odin, click the Start button at the bottom of Odin.
- Wait until the green PASS message appears in Odin tool.
Once the process is complete, Galaxy Note 10 will reboot automatically. This is the easiest way to unbrick Galaxy Note 10.