One of the benefits of using Android powered device is you can flash or install custom ROM on your Phone or tablet. Now when it comes to rooting your Android Phone or even if you are planning to install a Custom ROM on your device, then Odin comes in handy.
Odin is a software application that helps you in rooting or installing custom ROM on your Android device. All you have to do is connect your Android phone using USB cable to PC, and if Odin detects your device, then you are ready to go.
But, what if Odin is not detecting your Android Phone or Tablet? It sometimes happens that Odin fails to detect your device successfully, and you would be finding a solution to fix it. If so then here we have a guide on why Odin is not detecting your Android phone and how to fix it.
Below we have given 4 methods that can solve your Problem.
Method 1: Install USB and Phone Drivers
Well, this is one of the most common problems most of the users face when they try to connect their device to PC. If you have not installed USB drivers for your Phone or Tablet, Odin will not detect your device.
Solution: Solution for this problem is very evident. Download and Install USB drivers for your Android phone from your manufacturer website. If you already have the Drivers installed then try to update them to the latest version.
Method: Defective USB Port
Unlike the first problem, this isn’t very common issue. But sometimes your PC’s USB port can have a defect, and you are trying to connect your Phone using the USB cable through the same port, resulting in failed attempt of connecting your device.
Solution: Laptop and Pc’s comes with multiple USB ports, which help you in connecting multiple devices simultaneously. Try other USB port available on your PC by connecting the USB cable to it.
Method 3: Defective USB Cable!
If you have a defective or damaged USB cable, then Odin can’t do anything in this. Sometimes even an accidental drop on the floor can damage your USB cable, or if you are using inferior/low-quality cable then also this problem can occur.
Solution: To fix this, try to connect other device using the same USB cable on your PC to see if it is working or not. If you get a negative result, then it’s time to replace your USB cable.
Method 4: Reinstall Odin or Incompatible Odin Version
If you have tried all the methods mentioned above and still facing the same issue not getting detected your Android device, then the culprit can be Odin itself. Sometimes Software gets corrupted and stops working properly.
Solution: Uninstall and try to reinstall Odin on your PC and see if it solves your problem. If not, then try a different version of Odin, who knows it may solve it.
So, this was about how to fix Odin Not Detecting Android Phone problem on your PC. Follow all of them and let us know which one worked for you.