These are the instructions on how to use Qcom Phone Download Tools to flash firmware on Qualcomm based android Phone.
Requirement: You need to have compatible firmware which is flashable through the Qcom Phone Download Tools.
Using Qcom Phone Download Tools
Step 1: Download and install the android usb driver on your computer. If android usb driver is already installed on your computer then Skip this Step.
Step 2: Download and extract the Qcom Phone Download Tools on your computer. After extracting you will be able to see the following files:
Step 3: Now, Open GN_Qcom_Download_Tools.exe. Once Qcom Phone Download Tools is launched you will be able to see the following screen:
Step 4: Now, Click the drop button and select English Language.
Step 5: Now, under UpDataType select Save Production Data.
Step 6: Now, In the Softpath button click on the browse button and locate the firmware folder that you want to flash on your android device.
Step 7: Now, Click on the Start Download Button.
Step 8: Now, Connect your android Device to the computer (make sure it is power off).
Step 9: Once your device is successfully connected to the computer flashing process will start automatically.
Step 10: Once Flashing is completed, disconnect your device from the computer.
[*] Take a Backup: If you are going to flash the above Firmware on your Vivo device, then take a backup of everything as because your personal data will be deleted after flashing the stock firmware. Flashing Stock Firmware will delete your Personal Data including Pictures, Videos, Contacts, messages from your device.
[*] The firmware shared on this page is officially released by the company and helps you to recovery your device if you ever got bootloop, software error, update error, hanging and dead issue.
[*] After flashing the Vivo Stock Rom on your device, you may need to flash the IMEI using the IMEI tool provided with the firmware file. If you are going to flash the IMEI, then make sure always flash the Original IMEI that comes with your device.
[*] Request Firmware: If in case you are looking for any firmware, that is not listed on this page then you can request it through the comment box below (do not request firmware through contact page or else it will be ignored).
Keep in Mind:
[*] Vivo also provides Phone Assistant application which allows you to sync data between the smartphone and computer. You can download the latest version of Vivo Phone Assistant from Download Vivo Phone Assistant.
[*] Vivo Stock Firmware: If you are looking for Vivo Stock Firmware then head over to Download Vivo Stock Firmware Page.
[*] Vivo USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver then head over to the Vivo USB Driver Page.
[*] Vivo Flash Tool: If you are looking for the original Vivo Flash Tool then head over to the Vivo Tools Page.
[*] For Windows Computer Only: With the help of above drivers you can easily connect your Vivo Smartphones and Tablets to the Windows computer only.
[*] The above drivers are officially provided by Vivo itself. In case the above drivers did not work for you then you can complain to Vivo Officially.
[*] Take a Backup of your personal data before flashing or installing the firmware on your smartphone. As this helps you to recover the personal data whenever any thing wrong happens.
Accordingly, I am pretty sure if you follow the exact steps then you can easily recover your phone. Did you find it helpful? Do let me know and share your experience in the comment section below.
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