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# 180914 26-Sep-2015 07:00
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My Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 took a wrong turn somewhere while it was on the super rooting highway. Now I have a very thin 9.7' brick.

Fortunately I can still get into download mode and it's still responding to ODIN.

I'm not sure which firmware version I should be using for NZ? The model number is SM-T815Y, which indicates it's an LTE model.

samsung-updates.com gives me a big list of firmwares for different countries (i'm too new to post link), but I can't see anything close to Australia/NZ or even USA. Any suggestions? If anyone has this device can the check which version you are running?

Cheers!


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  # 1394690 26-Sep-2015 07:40
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It won't really matter it your firmware doesn't match your country, it really needs to match your device though. Something like this would suffice?

http://samsung-firmware.org/download/Galaxy%20Tab%20S2%20(9.7)/6m57/SIN/T815YDVU1AOG5/T815YOLB1AOG5/

You're at the stage where flashing anything is better than nothing.

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  # 1394814 26-Sep-2015 12:32
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This one might be the best match.

http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/download/53156/T815YDVU1AOG8_T815YXSA1AOG8_XSA/ 

It appears to be the latest Australian generic firmware.

There doesn't seem to be a NZ firmware listed, so like a lot of tablets its the Aus one is likely used here.

 
 
 
 




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  # 1394901 26-Sep-2015 16:13
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Thanks, the aussie ROM did the trick!

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  # 1395022 26-Sep-2015 19:47
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biofidius: Thanks, the aussie ROM did the trick!


Excellent. The one redeeming feature of Samsung devices is that a bricking can almost always be sorted with a simple ROM flashing.

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