How to Install Stock ROM on Samsung SM-F916U (Firmware Guide)

Samsung finally unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 within the Galaxy Unpacked 2020. This one is that the successor to the first-ever folding phone- the Galaxy Fold.

On this page, we have shared the download link and guide to install the Samsung SM-F916U (Galaxy Z Fold 2) firmware flash file using the Samsung Flash Tool (Also known as Odin Flash Tool). Here you will find all stock firmware zip files for all the supported regions with Samsung SM-F916U.

If you are someone who wants to restore the device back to factory firmware, then this guide is for you. By using this guide, you can fix certain software-related issues such as hard brick, soft brick, WiFi, or Bluetooth issue, fix lag or stutter or even you can downgrade the device anytime.

How to Install Stock ROM on Samsung SM-F916U (Firmware Guide)

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Specifications

Samsung calls the “Hideaway Hinge” of Galaxy Z Fold 2 “The most advanced mechanism for folding technology”. This means the Galaxy Z Fold 2 can not only open & close but also stand on its own at various angles, thanks to this hinge design.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 features a 7.6-inch display with Samsung’s Ultra-Thin Glass (UTG) & it’s a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel (1768 x 2208) with 120Hz refresh rate. because of the LTPO technology, there’s a variable refresh rate which suggests the display can refresh as slow as once or as fast as 120 times every second. On the surface, there’s a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED panel with a resolution of 2260 x 816 pixels. The refresh rate is 60Hz. Both the displays support HDR10+.

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The triple camera setup on the rear includes a primary 12 Megapixel unit with OIS & f/1.8 aperture, a secondary 12 Megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 3rd 12 Megapixel zoom lens. The camera for selfies is that the same for both displays i.e., a ten Megapixel f/2.2 camera.

Under the hood, it’s the top-notch Snapdragon 865+ processor and has 5G support. The processor is paired with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage. The smartphone runs on OneUI 2.1 supported Android 10.

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, and USB Type-C. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 supports face unlock.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 SM-F916U Flash Files:

Flash File Name: SM-F916U_ F916USQS2HVI8_12.0_file.zip
Build Number: F916USQS2HVI8
Security Patch: October 2022
Model:
SM-F916U
Android Version: 12
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Flash File Name: SM-F916U_F916USQS2HVG9_12.0_file.zip
Build Number: F916USQS2HVG9
Security Patch: August 2022
Model:
SM-F916U
Android Version: 12
Download
Flash File Name: SM-F916U_F916USQU2HVG7_12.0_file.zip
Build Number: F916USQU2HVG7
Security Patch: July 2022
Model:
SM-F916U
Android Version: 12
Download
Flash File Name: SM-F916U_F916USQS2GVD2_12.0_file.zip
Build Number: F916USQS2GVD2
Security Patch: May 2022
Model:
SM-F916U
Android Version: 12
Download
Flash File Name: SM-F916U_F916USQS2EUJ1_11.0_file.zip
Build Number: F916USQS2EUJ1
Security Patch: November 2021
Model:
SM-F916U
Android Version: 11.0
Download
Flash File Name: SM-F916U_F916USQS1BTK5_10.0_file.zip
Build Number: F916USQS1BTK5
Security Patch: December 2020
Model:
SM-F916U
Android Version: 10.0
Download

Steps to Flash Stock ROM File on Galaxy Z Fold 2 SM-F916U

Before we get straight to the steps to Install Stock Firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, let us take a look at the pre-requirements first.

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Pre-Requirements: 

  • This Guide is for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 SM-F916U
  • You need a Windows PC/Laptop and a USB cable to flash a firmware.
  • Charge your device with a minimum of 50% battery backup.
  • You have to download the latest Samsung USB Drivers and install them on your PC.
  • Make sure that you have ODIN Software installed on your PC.
  • Take a backup of your device (No Root) before doing anything.

Now, let’s take a look at Steps to flash Stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2.

Disclaimer:

We’re at GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any kind of damage/error that occurs to your handset while/after following this guide or flashing any file. Proceed at your own risk.
  1. Download the Samsung SM-F916U flash file
  2. Extract the contents of the firmware flash file zip.
  3. Launch the ODIN application
  4. Load the firmware files in their appropriate section
  5. Once you have loaded, now connect your phone to the computer (make sure to boot your device into download mode)
  6. Notice that the CO port will light up on Odin once you connect your phone.
  7. Click the Start button to install the firmware on your Samsung device.
  8. That’s it! You will see a PASS message once the installation is complete.
Follow Complete Guidelines

Check out our full depth video guide as well.

Video Tutorial To Install Firmware

We hope that this guide will be helpful to you. If in case, you’re facing any issues, feel free to ask in the comments below.

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