QFIL which is known as Qualcomm Flash Image Loader, is a popularly known tool used in flashing, factory build images of QUALCOMM devices. The most users of this tool are those with Lenovo qualcomm devices.
The qfil flash tool targets qualcomm devices during the time they are connected to PC in Emergency mode (EDL) or in Normal Boot up mode (HLOS). So in this post, you will be learning how to use latest qualcomm flash image loader after downloading, to Unbrick any Qualcomm device, with available Video tutorial also.
So in other words, this tutorial will make you understand how to use QFIL to flash devices in emergency mode, that is, when the mobile phone is bricked or the OS got corrupted. First of all, we will start with:
How to install QFIL Tool
Note: Qualcomm Flash Image Loader (QFIL) exist or is found in QPST version 2.7.416 and that of above installer packages. In other words, after having the QPST installed on your PC, you will get to see QFIL tool.
>> Click here to Download QPST 2.27.420
>> After downloading, extract and install it.
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How to flash your device with QFIL Free
>> First Download and Install Qualcomm drivers from this link here.
>> Now turn off your device and connect it to PC, do that while holding volume up button in order to make the mobile phone enter Emergency mode (EDL).
In case yours didn’t enter emergency mode after holding the volume up button only, then know it that your mobile device is one of the devices that supports holding both volume up and down. So it requires you holding both.
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>> Now launch QFIL (which can be located in this folder C:Program FilesQualcommQPSTbin)
>> Next, at the very top of the QFIL GUI, you will get to see Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008
(COM XX) indicating a successful connection of your mobile device.
>> Under Select Build Search Path >> Click Browse button, navigate and do well to select firmware folder of your mobile phone in which you want to flash.
>> Next step, is to click on Load XML button, right from the dialogue box.
>> And Select rawprogram xml files and then click on OK
>> Also, under Select Programmer Programmer Path >> Click on Browse button. Right From dialogue box, select the prog_emmc_firehose mbn file and then click where you see OK.
>> At this point, click on the Download button and ensure not to interrupt the process, just wait for the flash process to complete.
As you are waiting for the process to complete, you will get to see a blue progress bar, so when the progress bar reaches the end and say “Waiting for reset done” then the flash process is completed.
>> Your device should reboot this time and should be ready to be used. Just setup the phone to your own test of configuration
In case you are getting QFIL SAHARA FAIL ERROR, then copy the firmware folder to C:Program FilesQualcommQPSTbin folder as in where the QFIL is located. For clearer and more comprehensible tutorial with step by step guide, watch this video below;
That’s all for how to use qualcomm flash tool to Unbrick Qualcomm devices and solutions to qfil sahara fail, qfil no port available.