Today we are going to discuss how to use Qualcomm Flash Image Loader. Qualcomm is one of the best smartphone Socs out there, most of the flagship smartphones of today are powered by Qualcomm and still counting.
Why we need to flash our smartphone
- Downgrade or Upgrade your smartphone
You can use Qualcomm Flash Image Loader (QFIL) to downgrade your smartphone or upgrade your smartphone by flashing an updated or outdated firmware of your phone. It depends on the release of the firmware or your choice if the option is available.
- Unbrick Your Smartphone
Smartphones can be bricked in the process of rooting or flashing a custom firmware or rom or recovery. with the help of flashing a stock firmware to your smartphone, you can unbrick your smartphone.
- Unroot Your Smartphone
You can also use Qualcomm Flash Image Loader (QFIL) to completely unroot any Qualcomm smartphone by flashing back the stock rom. You also can regain your warranty by properly flashing your official stock firmware.
- Fix Issues On Your Smartphone
Your smartphone might develop an issue that might be unknown to you, if its a software-related issue, you can restore and fix it by flashing the stock firmware for your smartphone, we are presenting all the Official Firmware, both Official releases and updates following it. You can download all the Firmware for your smartphones here. If you experience any problem with any of the files, don’t hesitate to tell us.
Requirements to Flash Qualcomm smartphone With (QFIL) Tool
Flash Qualcomm Socs using Qualcomm Flash Image Loader (QFIL).
Step 1: Download and extract (QFIL) Tool to your favorite folder.
Step 2: Extract the Firmware you want to flash.
Step 3: Now Open QFIL.exe.
Step 4: Once QFIL is launched, you will be able to see the following screen on your computer:
Qualcomm Flash Image Loader QFIL Interface
Step 5: Click on Browse to locate the extracted firmware for your smartphone.
Step 6: You will need to power off your device and connect it to the PC while off.
Step 7: Once the firmware is launched, click on Download.
Step 8: Once you click on download, the flashing process will begin and might take up to 10 minutes to flash your phone.
Step 9: Relax and take a cup of coffee maybe, your phone will auto reboot after the flashing.
Lastly Set up your device and enjoy.
If your smartphone is a Spreadtrum smartphone, or the flash file comes in. PAC format, it means you are going to flash it with Spreadtrum Upgrade Tool. learn how to do that below.
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[*] Caution: Always Take a backup of your important data before using the QFIL Application, as your personal data will be deleted after flashing the stock firmware using the QFIL Application.
[*] Original firmware: If you download any firmware from our site and the firmware file is not meant for this flash tool, Pease check the actual flash tool that does the job
[*] QFIL Compatible Firmware: If you are looking for the Stock Firmware (ROM) compatible with the QFIL Tool, then head over to our Firmware Categories.
[*] Download Button Not Appearing: The download button will only become active when your device is connected properly. Make sure you have installed Qualcomm Driver and connect the device to the computer by holding the Volume UP key.