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Topic # 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. 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?


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  Reply # 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?

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

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

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

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  Reply # 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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