Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960) Firmware (Unbrick/Repair)

Un-bricking, upgrading and/or repairing software faults on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960) can easily be done using this official firmware.

This is a four file (AP, BL, CP and CSC) repair firmware with which you can un-brick your smartphone and/or fix other software faults on the device.

This firmware fixes software issues like:-

  • Un-brick bricked devices
  • Fix apps force closing
  • Device getting stuck during use, or lagging
  • Fix stuck on boot logo
  • Fix boot loop
  • Remove custom recovery (e.g, TWRP)
  • Remove root and restore default system files
  • Help upgrade/ update Android version to latest security patch
  • And just any software related faults

Before downloading any firmware for your Samsung device, check and confirm that the firmware is meant for your exact device model. This is necessary to avoid downloading the wrong file, causing your device to brick.

Firmware details/ Download

ModelSM-N960UCarrier
N960USQU1ARG6_N960UOYN1ARG6_ATT_8.1Download / DownloadAT&T
N960USQU1ARH2_N960UOYN1ARH2_SPR_8.1Download / DownloadSprint
N960USQU1ARH2_N960UOYN1ARH2_VZW_8.1Download / DownloadVerizon
N960USQU1ARH2_N960UOYN1ARH2_TMB_8.1Download / DownloadT-Mobile
N960USQU1ARH2_N960UOYN1ARH2_USC_8.1Download / DownloadUSA

ModelSM-N960F / SM-N960FD
N960FXXU2CSA2_N960FOXM2CSA2_XXV_9.0Download / Download
N960FXXS2ARH6_N960FOXM2ARH6_PHE_8.1Download / Download
N960FXXU1ARH5_N960FOXM1ARGD_XXV_8.1.0Download / Download

ModelSM-N960NCarrier
N960NKSU2CSA1_N960NOKR2CSA1_KTC_9.0Download / DownloadKT
N960NKSU2ARI9_N960NOKR2ARI9_KTC_8.1Download / DownloadKT
N960NKSU1ARH5_N960NOKR1ARH5_KTC_8.1Download / DownloadKT
N960NKSU2CSA1_N960NOKR2CSA1_LUC_9.0Download / DownloadLG Uplus
N960NKSU2ARI9_N960NOKR2ARI9_LUC_8.1Download / DownloadLG Uplus
N960NKSU1ARH5_N960NOKR1ARH5_LUC_8.1Download / DownloadLG Uplus
N960NKSU2CSA1_N960NOKR2CSA1_SKC_9.0Download / DownloadSK Telecom
N960NKSU2ARI9_N960NOKR2ARI9_SKC_8.1Download / DownloadSK Telecom
N960NKSU1ARH5_N960NOKR1ARH5_SKC_8.1Download / DownloadSK Telecom

ModelSM-N960U1
N960U1UEU1ARH2_N960U1OYM1ARH2_XXA_8.1Download / Download

ModelSM-N960W
N960WVLU1CSAA_N960WOYV1CSAA_XAC_9.0Download / Download
N960WVLU1ARH2_N960WOYV1ARH2_XAC_8.1Download / Download

ModelSM-N9600
N9600ZCU1CSB1_N9600CHC1CSB1_CHC_9.0Download / Download
N9600ZCU1ARH2_N9600CHC1ARH2_CHC_8.1Download / Download

ModelSC-01L
SC01LOMU1ARI6_SC01LDCM1ARI6_DCM_8.1Download / Download
N9600ZCU1ARH2_N9600CHC1ARH2_CHC_8.1Download / Download

ModelSC-V40
SCV40KDU1ARI3_SCV40QDI1ARI3_KDI_8.1Download / Download

How to flash Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960) via Odin

Note: Backup all important data (messages, contacts, app data, settings, etc) as these might be erased once flashing is successful.

Charge your phone to at least 50% before you proceed with the flashing instructions below. Read and follow all steps carefully, especially if you are not very experienced in flashing Samsung devices.

  • Download and install Samsung official USB driver on your computer. (Skip step if already installed)
  • Download and extract (unzip) the firmware file
  • Download Odin Tool
  • Extract the contents of Odin ZIP file
  • Run/Launch Odin.exe
  • Reboot Phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons)
  • Connect device to Computer via USB cable and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  • Select/ add the four firmware files extracted in step one.
    • For instance, BL is the bootloader file- click BL in Odin and select that file. In the same way, click AP, CP, and CSC select the files accordingly. See below screenshot
how to flash samsung phone via odin
  • Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  • Click the start button and wait few minutes for the flashing process to begin and complete
  • Once flashing is complete, disconnect device and boot normally.

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