Identify Firmware For your Android Mobile- Clear Code Explanation

Selecting the right firmware for your device model is very essential. Cause each device model has distinctive firmware based on many criteria such as country, region, or continents. Hence it is very important to select an accurate firmware. It is said that each country has its own distinctive firmware code.

Hence, if you are searching for the right firmware for your Android device. Firstly, you should know your country firmware code just to understand the software. It is likely impossible for two android devices to have the same firmware. In other words, every device has its own unique firmware. Well, in this post, we will be providing you with different firmware codes for all the countries in the world. You may also notice some states with multiple codes; it means that any firmware version with any of those codes is suitable for that country.

Where and How to check your Android device firmware version or number?

It is very essential to note down the correct firmware number or code before rooting your device or performing any administrative actions. Just to simplify Build Number is nothing but the firmware code of your device cause most of the manufacturers show the firmware code of a device as the “Build Number.” To check your device firmware/build number; go to Settings > About Device > Build Number. For HTC devices, you should go to Settings > About Device > Software Information > Software Version.

If you have a Samsung device you can also check the version of firmware you currently have by dialing * # 1234 # call.

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How we can recognize and Select Firmware:

In this article, we are concentrating on Samsung mobile models. However, for other models, the procedure is the same.

A Pragmatic explanation of firmware number or code: 

  • Explain: I4800version – I4800XEIL5 December 2010

The “I4800” is the firmware version from the given example, “XE” is the countries to which the firmware is linked, “I” indicates the year, “L” indicates the month, and “5” represents the authentic version

  • XE= Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Estonia
  • I = 2010
  • L = December
  • 5 = Version

From the example, we have selected the firmware based on the region; however, you can do this based on the model.

Just for clarification, we have given below the country codes and operator codes so that you can select the right firmware.

Below you can check firmware codes for your country:

Country Firmware code
Afghanistan AFG
Algeria ALG, ALR, TMC
Argentina ANC, ARO, CTI, PSN, UFN, UVC, UVE
Aruba ARU
Australia HUT, OPP, OPS, TEL, VAU, XSA
Austria AOM, ATO*, DRE, MAX, MOB, MOK, ONE, TRG
Bahrain OJV, ARB
Baltic SEB
Bangladesh TML, ODD
Belarus OXE*, MTB, VEL
Belgium BAE, BSE, PRO, XEB
Bosnia and Herzegovina BHO, BHT, TEB, ERO
Brazil BTA, BTM, TMR, UVI, ZTA, ZTM, ZTO, ZVV
Bulgaria BGL, CMF, GBL, MTE, MTL, OMX, PLX, VVT
Cambodia RCG
Canada BMC, RGS, TLS
Chile CHB, CHE, CHL, CHO, CHT
China CHN, CMC, CHU, CUH, INT, M00, OZH, TEC, TIY
Colombia CGU, COB, COL, COM
Costa Rica ICE
Croatia CRO, TRA, TWO, VIP
Cyprus CYV, CYO
Czech Republic ETL, KBN, O2C, OSK, TMZ, VDC, XCS, XEZ
Denmark DTL, HTD
Dominican Republic CDR, DOR*, TDR, UWA
Dominica CST, DCN, DOR*
Ecuador BBE, EBE, ECO
Egypt EGY, OJP
El Salvador DGC, TBS
Finland ELS, SAU
France NRJ, OFR, ORC, ORF, OXA*, SFR, UNI, VGF, XEF, AUC, BOG, COR, DIX, FTM
Germany MAN, MBC, OXA*, VD2, VIA, XEG, DBT, DTM, DUT, EPL
Ghana SPN
Greece EUR, GER, OXX*, TGR, VGR, AOC, COS, CYO
Guatemala CGU, PCS, PGU, TGU
Hong Kong TGY
Hungary  PAN, TMH, TMO, VDH, WST, XEH
Indonesia AXI, OLB*, SAR, XSE
India INU, INS
Iran THR
Iraq MID
Ireland 3IE, MET, OXA*, VDI, O2I
Israel CEL, ILO, MIR, PCL, PTR
Italy FWB, GOM, HUI, ITV, OMN, OXA*, TIM, VOM, WIN, XET
Ivory Coast IRS, SIE
Jamaica JBS, JCN, JCW, JDI
Japan DCM, SBM, VFK
Jordan LEV
Kazakhstan EST, KCL, KMB, KZK, OXE*, SKZ
Kenya AFR, KEL, KEN
Korea SKT, KOR
Libya BTC, MMC
Lithuania TLT
Luxemburg LUX, PRO
Macao VTN
Macedonia MBM, OXX*, TMC, VIM
Malaysia CCM, FME, FMG, MXS, OLB*, XME
Mauritania MRT
Mexico IUS, SEM, TCE, TMM, UNE
Mongolia MPC
Morocco FWD, MAT, MED, MWD, SNI, WAN
Nepal NPL
Netherlands BEN, KPN, MMO, ONL, PHN, QIC, TFT, TNL, VDF, VDP, XEN
New Zealand VNZ, TNZ, NZC
Nigeria ECT, GCR, MML
Nordic Countries NEE
Norway TEN
Pakistan PAK, WDC
Panama BPC, CPA, PBS, PCW, TPA
Paraguay CTP
Peru PEB, PET, SAM
Philippines FAM, GLB, OLB*, SMA, XTC, XTE
Poland ERA, IDE, PLS, PRT, TPL, XEO, OXA*
Portugal OPT, TCL, TMN, TPH, XEP
Puerto Rico CEN, PCI, PCT, TPR
Romania CNX, COA, HAT, ORO
Russia AZC, BLN, EMT, ERS, GEO, MTV, OXE*, SER, SNT
Saudi Arabia JED, KSA
Serbia and Montenegro MSR, PMN, SMO, TOP, TMT, TSR
Singapore BGD, MM1, OLB*, SIN, STH, XSO, XSP
Slovakia GTL, IRD, ORS, TMS
Slovenia MOT, SIM
South Africa XFA, XFC, XFE, XFM, XFV
South East Europe SEE
South West Asia SWA
Spain AMN, ATL, EUS, FOP, PHE, XEC, YOG
Sri Lanka SLK
Sweden BAU, BCN, BME, BSG, BTH, COV, HTS, SEN, TET, TLA, TNO, VDS, XEE
Switzerland AUT, MOZ, ORG, SUN, SWC
Taiwan BRI, CWT, TCC, TCI, TWM, WAN
Thailand CAT, OLB*, THE, THL, THO, THS
Trinidad And Tobago TTT
Tanzania SOL
Tunisia ABS, RNG, TUN
Turkey BAS, KVK, TLP, TRC, TUR
Ukraine KVR, RTL, SEK, UMC
United Arab Emirates AFR, ARB, ITO, MID, OXE*, XSG
United Kingdom ORA, OXA*, TMU, TSC, VIR, VOD, XEU, BTU, BTC, CPW, EVR, H3G, O2U
Uruguay CTU
USA AWS, CLW, DOB, TMB
Uzbekistan CAC, UZB
Venezuela DGT, MVL, VMT, VNO*
Vietnam DNA, FPT, OLB*, PHU, SPT, TLC, VTC, VTL, XIV, XXV

Conclusion:

Just to differentiate between Android firmware and help you to get the right version for a particular Android device, we have come up with the multiple unique codes.

Note: Before you start installing custom ROM or flashing an Official file from your Android device it is mandatory that you know your correct firmware. You are free to reach out to us if you need more info regarding this.

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