Samsung Galaxy S4 Active factory stock firmware, Odin compatible

In order to return our Galaxy S4 Active to stock unmodified software, we need a factory firmware that compatible with Odin. This firmware commonly consists of Android OS, radio, bootloader, kernel, etc., which required by our smartphones to work. Someday, when you got a very frustrating issue on your phone then an official firmware can be a life saver because you can reconfigure the phone’s settings and rewrite all the previous files with the new one, so hopefully our device will be able to work nicely as when you first buy it from the store.

 

The most recent firmware has been bundled with Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), just like the software that you’re running now. It is advisable to download it over WiFi since the file size of the firmware is quite large around 1.4GB. Before downloading a firmware, make sure to find out your device model, since each file is uniquely made for each device model and carrier. Which means you can’t utilize the AT&T variant firmware to an International device. Forcing it, might make your phone bricked.

galaxy s4 active stock firmware

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As we know, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is available exclusively in the U.S. with AT&T (SGH-i537) while the non U.S. or International device has GT-I9295 model number. Before picking a firmware to flash make sure you find out the device’s region and carrier, this is very important especially for those who buy a phone with a contract. For the device with model number GT-I9295 you can download here, and for the SGH-i537 owner, you can use a leaked firmware that can be obtained on rootzwiki, the firmware has been packed with Odin (One-click) so you simply just run it.

 

 

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12 Responses

  1. Quang
    September 10, 2013 at 6:24 PMReply

    nicely done, million thanks! I was stuck and desperated but you save me! Thank you.

  2. Alfredo
    November 16, 2013 at 12:11 PMReply

    Hi, may I Flash a Stock ROM via Odin (stock ROM Telcel México) over the actual stock ROM AT&T in my SGH-I537 JB 4.2.2 The ROM AT&T is MG3 and the ROM Telcel is MG2 (Sammobile).
    Thank’s in advance

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      Fridza
      November 20, 2013 at 7:14 AMReply

      No, you can’t. It will brick your device.

    • Erick
      January 22, 2014 at 5:50 PMReply

      what happens if i try to install i337 firmware over the i537??

      Teorically is the same hardware thats true??

  3. Gustavo
    January 19, 2014 at 5:23 PMReply

    Hi
    What happen if I flash a different region firmware? my phone will be bricked even if is free contract? or it will work. Because I have build bmk4 and I cant root it so I am thinking to flash another firmware to try it
    thanks

    • Teddy herrera
      May 14, 2016 at 4:38 AMReply

      I’m from Mexico and I have a Nextel att phone that I bricked and I flashed it via Odin with a firmware fro. Sam mobile from another region brasil to be exact and it work’s perfect. The trick is you can use any region you want but you as long as the firmware is not from another carrier example you cannot us Verizon firmware if your phone is at but you can use firmware that has attracted or no carrier

      • Teddy herrera
        May 14, 2016 at 4:45 AMReply

        Sorry this phone writes different words.what I meant to say is you can use any region firmware you want as long as the carrier is the same and you don’t use different carrier that will brick phone. You can also use firmware from different region that don’t have carrier

  4. David
    October 1, 2014 at 11:08 AMReply

    i have a s4 active i9295 factory unlocked wich firmware should i use since it doesnt have a carrier

  5. spencer
    May 4, 2015 at 7:39 AMReply

    almost finished in one click odin then failed. now odin 3.09 or oneclick will not recognize my device when in download mode. phone says try to recover with kies but I do not have a recovery. phone was freezing at boot and did not know what version of android it was currently running but the owner said me it was factory firmware so I tried flashing this file. also tried cumbl2 4.3 it failed also. any ideas?

  6. Eddie
    January 19, 2016 at 9:56 AMReply

    I have I537UBUAMF1 and this say I537UCUAMF1, there’s any problem?

  7. Taufik
    October 6, 2016 at 5:31 PMReply

    Friends, the address is inactive “rootzwiki” please repair. I need a firmware samsung s4 active sgh i537. Thank you friend

  8. ricardo
    December 17, 2016 at 3:12 PMReply

    Hi il have s4 sgh-i537 but i don’t find his odin

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