Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup has finally got unveiled on the 10th anniversary of the South Korean Giant, Samsung in San Francisco. The phone has got tons of amazing features that the Samsung and tech freaks are going crazy about. However, still, there are some features and interface tweaks that can be improved in the Samsung Galaxy S10.
Thanks to the open source nature of the Android OS, you can absolutely mod your device for free and effortlessly. So want to tinker around with your Samsung Galaxy S10? Here’s how you can do it using the Samsung Smart Switch.
Install Samsung Galaxy S10 Stock ROM Firmware Using Samsung Smart Switch
Installing the Samsung Galaxy S10 Stock Firmware using the Samsung Smart Switch will wipe off all your data, so the first thing that you need to do is backing up your device. So make sure to back up your device before following the following steps:
1. Download Samsung Smart Switch for Samsung Galaxy S10 on Windows PC
After you have backed up your Samsung Galaxy device, the next thing you need to do is to install the Samsung Smart Switch from Samsung Fan Club. The software works on both, Windows and Mac, so you don’t need to worry even if you have a Mac based computer.
2. Run the Smart Switch on Your PC
After downloading the Smart Switch from Samsung’s Official Website, you need to install the setup and run it on your PC. Running such software will require the admin’s permission. So make sure to enable your PC to run this program.
3. Connect Your Samsung Galaxy S10 to your PC
Using your USB data cable, you need to connect your Galaxy S10 to your PC, in which you have installed the Samsung Smart Switch. Just after connecting your phone, you will get a recognition message on your PC that Smart Switch recognizes your device.
4. Install the Stock Firmware ROM
In order to install the Stock Firmware ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S10, click the “More” button on the top right corner of the screen. A popup will open in which you need to navigate until you find an “Emergency Software Recovery” option.
5. Select Software Update
Now select the software update for Samsung Galaxy S10 and Initialisation form the next screen. The next process is pretty much automatic after this. Smart Switch will find the correct firmware, download and install it on your Galaxy S10. All you need to do is follow the on-screen instructions in Smart Switch PC Software.
6. Be Patient Otherwise, You Might Damage Your Phone
This whole process will take a while, considering that a firmware file would be 2 – 4 GB in size, so please remain patient. You may risk permanently damaging your device if this process is interrupted midway. Flashing with Samsung ODIN would be required if this process is interrupted in any way. In that case, you should opt for manual flashing process, that is to Download Galaxy S10 Stock ROM Firmware and manually install or flash it using Samsung ODIN.
7. Your Device is Now Ready
Once the whole process is completed, your Samsung Galaxy S10 will reboot automatically and will take you to the home screen with the Stock Firmware installed.
That’s it. It is that simple using the Samsung Smart Switch to install Stock Firmware ROM on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, S10E or S10 5G.