How to Install Official Tizen OS Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F Stock Rom
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F smartphone and want to install the official stock firmware on it, then you are in the right place. In this article, we will show you how to download and flash the Tizen OS Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F stock rom using a simple and easy method.
Tizen OS is an open source, standards-based software platform for multiple device categories, such as smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, wearables and more. It is developed by Samsung and other partners under the guidance of the Linux Foundation. Tizen OS offers a rich user experience, high performance, security and compatibility with various web standards and APIs.
Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F is one of the few smartphones that run on Tizen OS. It was released in 2016 with Tizen 2.4 version. It has a 4-inch display, a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage, a 5 MP rear camera, a VGA front camera and a 1500 mAh battery.
Sometimes, you may want to install the official stock firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F for various reasons, such as fixing bugs, restoring the original settings, unrooting the device, upgrading or downgrading the software version, etc. To do that, you need to download the correct firmware file for your device model and region from a trusted source and flash it using a tool called Odin.
Before you proceed with the installation process, make sure you have backed up all your important data and fully charged your device. Also, you need to enable USB debugging mode and OEM unlock on your device settings. You also need a Windows PC, a USB cable and the latest Samsung USB drivers installed on your PC.
Here are the steps to install official Tizen OS Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F stock rom:
Download the official Tizen OS Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F stock rom from this link. The file name should be something like Z200FDDU0BQK1_Z200FODD0BQK1_INS.zip. Extract the zip file to get a file with .tar.md5 extension.
Download Odin tool from this link. The latest version should be Odin3 v3.14.4. Extract the zip file to get an executable file named Odin3 v3.14.4.exe.
Run Odin3 v3.14.4.exe as administrator on your PC. You should see a window like this:
Turn off your Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F and boot it into download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power buttons together for a few seconds. Release the buttons when you see a warning screen like this:
Press Volume Up button to confirm entering download mode. You should see a screen like this:
Connect your Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F to your PC using a USB cable. Odin tool should recognize your device and show an Added message in the log box. You should also see a blue light in the ID:COM port.
Click on the AP button in Odin tool and browse to the .tar.md5 file that you extracted from the stock rom zip file in step 1. Do not change any other settings in Odin tool.
Click on the Start button in Odin tool to begin flashing the stock rom on your Samsung Galaxy Z2 SM-Z200F. The process may take several minutes and you should see a progress bar on your device screen.
When the flashing is completed, Odin tool should show a Pass message in green and your 061ffe29dd