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[GUIDE][P31xx][P51xx] Installing custom recovery and updating bootloader w/ Odin

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I've seen a lot of people having problems how to use Odin, so I decided to make a guide to install a custom recovery and to update the bootloader with Odin
Please make this thread sticky or add it to the index so other people can find it

Windows Only
Basic Windows & Android knowledge required


Guides

Installing a custom recovery

Updating the Bootloader



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Thanks to
@Android-Andi - For his unofficial up-to-date recoveries
@codeworkx - For his JB Bootloaders

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Downloads

If you have a P3113 use the P3110 downloads instead
If you have a P5113 use the P5110 downloads instead

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Downloads needed for both guides
Odin3
Samsung USB Driver

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Recoveries

Direct download links to CWM 6.0.5.1
P3100
P3110
P5100
P5110

Recovery threads
P31xx
P51xx

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JB Bootloaders
P3100
P3110

P5100
P5110

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Prompt Installing a custom recovery
Installing a custom recovery
  • Download Odin3 & Samsung USB Driver
  • Install the Samsung USB Driver, make sure to run the installer as an Administrator by right clicking on the installer and selecting "Run as Administrator"
  • Unpack Odin.zip with Windows or another archive manager like 7-zip or WinRAR
  • Open Odin3.exe
  • You now see the following program
  • Shut down your tablet
  • Enter download mode by pressing Volume UP (right button) + the Power button
  • You will now get a warning, press Volume Down (left button)
  • Now connect your tablet to your computer with the usb cable that was included with the tablet
  • Windows will now install drivers, this will take up to one minute
  • Odin should now say "<ID:0/005> Added!!", if not reinstall the USB Drivers
  • The hardest part is done
  • Now download the file with the same model
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Direct download links to CWM 6.0.5.1
P3100
P3110
P5100
P5110

  • Now click "PDA" and select the downloaded file (.tar.md5 should be the extension)
  • Make sure Re-Partition & F. Reset Time are unchecked
  • Now press "Start"
  • Odin will now send the file to your tablet, this will take a few seconds
  • Odin should now look like this, your tablet should also restart after the process is done
  • To verify that it worked, turn off your tablet
  • Enter CWM recovery by pressing Volume DOWN (left button) + the Power button
  • You should now be in recovery!
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Prompt Updating the Bootloader
Updating the Bootloader

Why updating the Bootloader?
  • If you're going straight from Stock ICS to a custom Jelly Bean or KitKat rom, this guide is strongly recommended
  • If you're already on Stock Jelly Bean, you can skip this guide

If you're using a ICS Bootloader on a Jelly Bean or KitKat rom, you may get graphical glitches
This guide explains how to install the Jelly Bean Bootloader without going back to Stock ICS and update to Stock Jelly Bean

===This part can be skipped if you followed the above guide already===
  • Download Odin3 & Samsung USB Driver
  • Install the Samsung USB Driver, make sure to run the installer as an Administrator by right clicking on the installer and selecting "Run as Administrator"
  • Unpack Odin.zip with Windows or another archive manager like 7-zip or WinRAR
  • Open Odin3.exe
  • You now see the following program

===Skippable part ended===
  • Shut down your tablet
  • Enter download mode by pressing Volume UP (right button) + the Power button
  • You will now get a warning, press Volume Down (left button)
  • Now connect your tablet to your computer with the usb cable that was included with the tablet
  • Windows will now install drivers, this will take up to one minute
  • Odin should now say "<ID:0/005> Added!!", if not reinstall the USB Drivers
  • The hardest part is done
  • Now download the file with the same model
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JB Bootloaders
P3100
P3110

P5100
P5110

  • Now click "PDA" and select the downloaded file (.tar.md5 should be the extension)
  • Make sure Re-Partition & F. Reset Time are unchecked
  • Now press "Start"
  • Odin will now send the file to your tablet, this will take a few seconds
  • Now you have a JB Bootloader and you're ready for JB or KitKat roms!
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Some updates

21 September 2014
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.5.1

1 July 2014
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.5.0

6 June 2014
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.4.9

24 April 2014
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.4.8

13 April 2014
  • Moved screenshots from xda to imgur, guests who are not logged in should see the images now
  • Squashed some typos
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Originally Posted by Joery360

Some updates

1 July 2014

  • CWM links updated to 6.0.5.0

6 June 2014
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.4.9

8 May 2014
  • CWM links Dev-Host -> AndroidFileHost
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.4.8 version2(recompiled by Android-Andi)

24 April 2014
  • CWM links updated to 6.0.4.8

13 April 2014
  • Moved screenshots from xda to imgur, guests who are not logged in should see the images now
  • Updated the direct recovery links from File1 to Dev-Host (These downloads are maintained by @Android-Andi)
  • Squashed some typos

Hey thanks for anwsering so i started doing what you said i installed the samsung drivers it finish and it failed and its giving me com3 not com5
please help
i did reinstall the driver several times

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EDIT: okay so i figured out that i was missing some of my own computer drivers i installed that now the samsung usb drivers arent giving me an error but the im still getting com3, so i plugged it in a another usb slot and now its com 5 but after i did all the steps it resarted and when i went to check if the custom recovery is there i still see the stock recover?!?!?!?
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EDIT: okay so i figured out that i was missing some of my own computer drivers i installed that now the samsung usb drivers arent giving me an error but the im still getting com3, so i plugged it in a another usb slot and now its com 5 but after i did all the steps it resarted and when i went to check if the custom recovery is there i still see the stock recover?!?!?!?

Could you show me the log from the second image?

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Could you show me the log from the second image?

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i assumed you mean the message from odin it i copied it here:

<ID:0/005> Added!!
<OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
<OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
<OSM> Please wait..
<OSM> GT-P5110_CWM_6.0.5.0.tar.md5 is valid.
<OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
<OSM> Leave CS..
<ID:0/005> Odin v.3 engine (ID:5)..
<ID:0/005> File analysis..
<ID:0/005> SetupConnection..
<ID:0/005> Initialzation..
<ID:0/005> Get PIT for mapping..
<ID:0/005> Firmware update start..
<ID:0/005> recovery.img
<ID:0/005> NAND Write Start!!
<ID:0/005> RQT_CLOSE !!
<ID:0/005> RES OK !!
<ID:0/005> Removed!!
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i assumed you mean the message from odin it i copied it here:

It should be all fine according to the log. I don't know how much technical Android knowledge you have but are you sure that you are in stock recovery and not in the bootloader? One is power + vol-up. The other one is power + vol-down.

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Originally Posted by Joery360

It should be all fine according to the log. I don't know how much technical Android knowledge you have but are you sure that you are in stock recovery and not in the bootloader? One is power + vol-up. The other one is power + vol-down.

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ive attached the two pic odin and recovery see for your self

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