How do I revert back to Android stock ROM?

For a quick refresher, here are the steps:

  1. Find a stock ROM for your phone.
  2. Download the ROM to your phone.
  3. Back up all your data.
  4. Boot into recovery.
  5. Select Wipe to factory reset your phone.
  6. From the recovery home screen, select Install and navigate your way to the stock ROM you downloaded.

How do I get Samsung stock recovery?

  1. Step 01: Download the stock recovery file.
  2. Step 02: Visit and download the latest Samsung Odin.
  3. Step 03: Unzip the Odin file folder onto your desktop (Does not require installation)
  4. Step 04: Install latest Samsung USB driver or update current drivers.
  5. Step 05: Put your device in to “Download Mode”

How do I boot my Note 2 in recovery mode?

Press and hold ‘Volume Up + Home + Power’ buttons together and release them as soon as you see the Galaxy NOTE 2 logo on your phone’s screen. Your phone will boot into recovery mode. Use Volume buttons to navigate Up and Down between options and use Power button to select an option in recovery.

How do I backup my stock ROM?

Root your phone as per the instructions for your mobile device. Install/ Flash a Custom Recovery on your device. Then enter into the custom recovery and Backup your Stock ROM by clicking Backup(TWRP Recovery) or Nandroid Backup(CWM Recovery). You can select the partitions which you want to backup.

How do I backup my Samsung stock firmware?


  1. You need ClockWorkMod download V. 5.0.
  2. Copy ClockWorkMod to your SD Card.
  3. Turn off your phone.
  4. Press Home + Power.
  5. You will get to the stock recovery, Select flash a Zip.
  6. After the flashing is completed select “Reboot the Device”.
  7. Press and hold Home + Power again.
  8. Select “Backup/Restore”.

What is stock recovery on my phone?

The recovery that comes installed by default on your phone with the firmware is called Stock recovery. You need stock recovery installed in order to take OTA updates.

What is the best stock recovery format for Samsung Galaxy devices?

Usually, you will find stock recovery in these 3 formats: TAR, IMG and ZIP. Among Samsung devices, TAR and ZIP remains most popular formats you’d find stock recovery available for download. We’ve provided below methods to install each of those 3 formats of stock recovery.

Can I take OTA updates after flashing stock recovery?

Upon flashing stock recovery via any method, the custom recovery is replaced with stock recovery, and you are able to take OTA updates.