These are the step by step instructions on how to flash Stock ROM using Qcom Phone Download Tools on Qualcomm based Android phones and tablets.
Before proceeding to the instructions on how to flash Stock firmware using Qcom Phone Downloader, it is recommended to follow the below mentioned preparation steps for a smoother flashing process.
- Backup all of your important data to a safe place as flashing firmware wipes all of your data and settings.
- Make sure your Android device is charged to at least 50% battery before proceeding to flash the firmware.
How to use Qcom Phone Download Tools to Flash Android Firmware
Step 1: Download and install the suitable Android USB Driver on your computer. If you already have the drivers installed on your computer, then you can skip this step.
Step 2: Download Android Stock Firmware for your Android phone or tablet from here on to your computer.
Step 3: Download and extract the Qcom Phone Download Tool on your computer. After extracting, you will see the following files.
Step 4: Now open “GN_Qcom_Download_Tools.exe” that you have extracted in Step #3.
Step 5: Once the Qcom Phone Download Tool launches, you will see the following screen.
Step 6: Now, click on the drop button from the top right corner and select “English” as the language.
Step 7: Now, under UpDataType select Save Production Data.
Step 8: Now click on the SoftPath Browse […] button and locate the firmware folder that you want to flash on your Android phone or tablet.
Step 9: Now click on the “Start Download” button.
Step 10: Now Power off your phone and connect it to the computer using a USB data cable.
Step 11: Once your phone is successfully connected to the computer, the flashing process should start automatically.
Step 12: Once the flashing process is completed, you will see the Pass message in Qcom Phone Downloader.
Step 13: Now close the Qcom Phone Download Tools and disconnect your device from the computer and reboot it.
Congratulations, now you have successfully flashed Stock firmware using Qcom Phone Download Tool on an Android smartphone or tablet.