One of the great pleasures of owning and using an Android device is rooting it and customizing it to your heart’s content. There are upsides and downsides to that. The upside is that you get full control of your device which means you can change just about anything you wish, on your device. The downside is that one wrong move can completely brick your device. If you own a Samsung Galaxy device, you would probably know how hard is it to download those huge Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware Files. If you have ever tried to download the stock Samsung Galaxy Firmware for your device from any third party site, then you would know the pain of it. Well, worry no more. There is a new tool in town, SamFirm, which lets you download the Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware files directly from Samsung Servers.
In this article, we will tell you how you can download and Setup the SamFirm tool on your PC and how to download the Galaxy Stock Firmware using it.
Download SamFirm Tool
You can download the SamFirm tool by clicking below:
How to Download Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware Directly from Samsung Servers
Step 1. To use the SamFirm tool, you must have .NET Framework 3.5+ installed on your PC. Below are the links for them:
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)
Step 2. Extract the contents of downloaded SamFirm Zip file to a folder.
Step 3. You need to note down all the information about your Samsung Galaxy Device. To know this, you can simply install a free app from Play Store. Click below to download the same:
Step 4. Use the below link to find out the Region, CSC [Product] Code for your device: Find Region and CSC Code
Step 5. After collecting all the above details, go to the folder where you have extracted the SamFirm Tool and run the SamFirm.exe. Fill in all the required information. Refer the below image: In the above image, ‘Auto‘ option is checked. You may sometimes need to fill the PSD and CSC of latest firmware in case it can’t automatically retrieve information, Also note that ‘Decrypt automatically‘ option is also checked.
Step 6. After filling in the details, tap on the ‘Check Update’ button. The details of the firmware will be displayed. If you are content with the details, go ahead and hit the ‘Download‘ button.
That’s all we have to do from our end to download the files. Sometimes, it might look like the files are not being downloaded [the tool won’t show any progress] but do not panic. Let it run for a few more minutes before you come to conclusions.