Questions tagged [device-firmware]

For questions concerning the device firmware (as opposed to e.g. the 'radio-firmware'). See the full tag wiki for details, explanations, and hints.

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Formatted bootloader by mistake and phone won't turn on (device: MT6570)

I have a Techno Spark 3 with a MT6570 chip and i used the SP Flash Tool to flash the ROM but i kept getting the error STATUS_PARTITION_NOT_FOUND, so i thought that if i format the bootloader it would ...
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What is the difference between computer and mobile OS [duplicate]

In case of computer operating systems, there is only one OS is needed for installing on any device. But If we consider any mobile OS, the same OS compatible with one device is not compatible for ...
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Stuck On firmware update after two days!

I got locked out of an account and I need my phone to verify myself. It was dead so I plugged it in. I tuned it in at about 7% and it said firmware update... this used to happen with my old phone and ...
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How to clear everything from mobile phone and upload new android

I have app in my phone - backdoor. Restore to factory settings doesn't help. How to remove whole android and upload completly new from the internet. It is possible to deploy new firmware to my mobile ...
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How can I re-flash stock firmware for my Nokia 6.1?

I've developed an issue since the last Android 10 OS update where the phone doesn't charge unless it's in 'USB Controlled by device' mode, which it usually fails to switch to. I'd like to try flashing ...
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Android phone don’t boot to logo and even recovery, after flashing firmware through twrp

Please help me my moto g2 2014 xt1079. I installed lineage 14.1 using twrp but sim was not working so i flashed a cm14.1 firmware in twrp after that i clicked reboot but phone goes off and didn’t ...
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How to get checksum for the running firmware? [duplicate]

I have seen other questions and answers that say given a new phone shipped from a retailer, it is only possible to verify the integrity of the firmware by comparing checksums. However, I'm not sure ...
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Help, I Accidentally Corrupted my MediaTek Preloader

Please help me, I have an Ulefone Note 7P and I wanted to upgrade my firmware, so I downloaded the latest of this ROM and I got the SP Flash Tool and followed the guide on that forum. So after loading ...
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Cant flash my firmware on my huawei p8 lite ( Model Num: ALE-UL00___Build num: ALE-UL00C00B230) Also cant find firmware avalable anywhere?

I have been at this for almost 2 days straight now, Here is the scenario: I bought a phone off of E-bay, but it has a wierd firmware on it which didnt allow me to connect to wifi, but instead had a ...
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What bootloader/recovery firmware can it be?

I have a Wiko Jerry phone, after some bootloader install has already happened on it. Volume down + poweron gives this: It looks like some test firmware, but it has no name/version info. What is ...
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What is an alternate method to flash stock firmware for S9+ G965F?

My S9+ went into bootloop, I loaded up twrp through odin and flashed no-verity-opt-encrypt-samsung-1.0.zip The problem is when phone turns off, it goes back into bootloop. I tried flashing stock ...
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Reduce Display Size / Increase Bezel

I've had my Note9 for a year and even though I thought I would love it, am now being driven mad by the display/writing surface wrapping around the edge of the phone. There must be a way to increase ...
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Flashed stock firmware galaxy S7; speaker phone stopped working (please help)

My speakerphone isn't working correctly.. Whenever I switch to speaker phone in a call /video call the other person cannot hear me. The other person can hear me only when I am calling via either ...
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My LG G5 battery is stuck inside the device and I have a frozen 'Firmware Update' screen. Please help

My LG G5 phone is stuck on a screen saying 'Firmware Update'. It has been at 0 percent for hours now and there is a code that says 633A B50. I would have tried to remove the battery, but the bottom ...
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Install custom system, on unlocked bootloader

I have buy a china device. and i will install custom ROM / system Name of Phone: MYCELL i11 pro ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/i11Pro-6-1-8GB-128GB-Smartphone-Android-9-1-Dual-SIM-Mobile-Cell-Phone-...
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Galaxy S9 SM-G960U1 haven't got Android 10 Update Yet?

Stack Community So my inquiry today, is that i realised samsung has just roll out the Android 10 Update for S9 devices, on Feb 2 but my phone is not getting updated yet via OTA, like always I had no ...
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Android Update Results in “Hash of data does not match digest in descriptor” error

My Samsung Galaxy A70 prompted for a software update this morning. I dutifully complied and left it to get on with it. Upon return, I was presented with the following error: partition tz ...
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Flashed ROM and changed the Firmware of Samsung Galaxy J600FN but still requires owner's google account

I Flashed ROM and changed the Firmware of Samsung Galaxy J600FN using Odin3 v3.13 with firmware and rom files I downloaded from SamMobile. The old firmware is J600FNXXU6BSK2 same with the new ones I ...
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What are the causes of an android phone bricking?

I will try to change a firmware of SAMSUNG Galaxy J600FN with a current firmware of J600FNXXU6BSK2 with a new firmware J600GDXU3ARH5. I am changing the firmware to bypass the FRP because methods like ...
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Samsung A30 firmware flashing via Odin..Odin stuck on Product.img.lz4

Samsung A305f Samsung A30 firmware flashing via ODIN. Odin stuck on Product.img.lz4 Anyone please help to solve this problem
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Unable to upgrade Samsung Tablet 4 firmware to CM13.0 or Lineage 14.0

I have a Galaxy tablet 4, SM-T533, running stock firmware 5.1.1. I want to upgrade to Android 6 (CM13?) or Android 7 (Lineage 14?) since the hardware is in good condition. I need at least Android 6 to ...
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Update firmware

I have a Samsung Note 9 SM-N960F / DS which I bought in Germany! The first time, the phone was used in an Southeast Europe (SEE) country, so it has an SEE firmware. Service provider shows: SEE/SEE, ...
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Can you modify the configuration of RAM in your Android Device?

On our desktops via BIOS we can modify the configuration of RAM (changing the frequency and other memory timing parameters XMP's). Is there any way we can do the same for the RAM in Android devices?
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Looking for help choosing the correct stock recovery.img file for my phone

I have a Moto G5 XT1676 with Android 7.0 stock firmware. I rooted the phone with Magisk and installed TWRP but I never backed up my recovery.img partition. Now I want to flash a stock recovery ...
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wiped android OS accedentely in twrp in sm-j700h/ds

I was trying to do a factory reset from the twrp recovery, but wiped system partition mistakely.. my device has no system now. i can only access the twrp recovery and download mode. However, i tried ...
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How to install a firmware without losing your data and restore the previous one in case it goes wrong?

I have a OnePlus 5T and I can't install OTA updates anymore because my firmware is too old. In addition to that I don't have a full backup of my device because I'm using encryption and TWRP doesn't ...
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Can I flash SM-G550T with SM-G550T1 , SM-G550T2 Or SM-G550fy firmwares?

I have galaxy on5 sm-g550t at&t model and I want to flash it with stock firmware but the only ones I find are for SM-G550T1 , SM-G550T2 and SM-G550fy model, could I damage my phone by this or is ...
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Oppo Reno 5g, body print PCH1919 and seen as Find X PAFM00

I would like to kindly ask you all for your help regarding a strange issue with an Oppo smartphone. 1 week ago i bought for my son (11YO) a used Oppo Reno 5G smartphone from an online market place ...
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Where is the baseband firmware stored and how does Android interact with it?

My searches on the web didn't provide suitable answers to these questions: 1) Where is the baseband firmware stored? My understanding is that this particular firmware is a RTOS built for the ...
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How can I check that my Samsung phone is original and hasn't been modified?

How can I check that the mobile device that I am using has not been altered after leaving the factory? By this I mean no changes whatsoever have been made to the device. Whether it's the whole OS (...
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Lg lmx220p tribute empire

What's the easiest way to extract boot.img from lg?
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How to select appropriate firmware for Samsung Xcover 4?

I want to use these instructions to root Samsung Xcover 4 that I'm planning to buy. Below instructions there is warning:Warning: The above tutorial only works for Android 7.0 with the built id NRD90M....
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Samsung Note 4 + Bootloop + Odin + HOME_CSC_ Questions

(TL;DR, skip directly to 4. Questions) I have a problem which I though would require a qualified input. I will try to explain briefly: what the current situation is, what the desired situation is, ...
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How can I avoid the firmware update every time when I plug my phone into my laptop?

So, for some days now, whenever I plug my phone (LG Q6) into my laptop to get music or photos exchanged between the two, it restarts and tells me that it wants to update the firmware, which it then ...
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Are Android updates signed with Google's private key or other signing techniques?

I noticed that Android pops automatically for new updates and patches. Are these updates signed so that the device knows it's from the official publisher and not from some server spoofer?
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How do i install firmware or recovery menu when android smartphone reboots every 5 seconds?

I tried to install TWRP to TP-LINK Neffos C5A and phone started to reload every 5 seconds. Now i just want it to work. So, i tried to enter some menu (Volume UP + Power, Volume DOWN + Power, Volume ...
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Get software information

My samsung j7 prime phone has received an update from July 2019. I would like to know the previous firmware version (February era) to install that previous version, or if there is any way to return to ...
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What is the name of android's equilivent to UEFI?

Sorry if this is a dumb question. I'm having the hardest time finding the name of android's analogue of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface. Maybe they are specific to each manufacturer? I am ...
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Phone stuck on firmware update

How do I get my adroid phone model #LM-X220PM unlocked when it is stuck on firmware update: Do not unplug the usb connection until the process is complete
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After flashing from SP Flash tool, phone won't boot up

Device: Huawei Honor Hol-U19 It was bootloop so I tried flashing the firmware sing SP Flash tool. But now, the phone won't even start/boot to it's logo. I can't feel any vibration afte pressing the ...
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Combatible firmware for old S7

I got an old s7. Looking through the settings it says: Model Number: SM-G930FD Build Number MMB29K.G930FXXU1BPIF Baseband Verion:G930FXXU1DQE8 I am trying to find a compatible firmware to manually ...
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SP Flash Tool does not recognize the firmware scatter file

I have a neffos X1 Lite and it seems that it boots only in the twrp recovery console. Anyway I am trying to restore my official recovery console (i have no backup) using the official firmware http://...
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how to use downloaded firmware from firmware Finder

I have jsnL21 C432 4/64 version I upgraded my phone by 3 button method from 8.2 to 9.0.1.158. Using Firmware Finder, I found a newer version of my firmware in 9.0.1.162 which has a lot of improvement ...
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Carrier apps still appear after stock android installation

So I have been trying to install stock android on my phone, but not having the desired result. Before I try on my current phone (Galaxy S9), I've been practicing on an old S6 edge. The phone was ...
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Odin Flash error: SW REV CHECK FAIL : [lk]Fused 2 > Binary 1

I've been trying to flash stock ROM on my Samsung J7 Max. Briefly, these are the steps I followed : Enable Developer Options Disable OEM lock Reboot phone and open into Download Mode (Power+Home+Down)...
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Is it possible to install regular, non go version of android firmware on a device running android go?

are there any alternative, 'non go' android firmwares for my Samsung J4 core phone available? The Samsung J4 core comes with Android Go.
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Does manual firmware update needs boot loader unlocked?

I tried manually update my phones firmware but I didn't get any notification after I put zip file to root directory of internal storage. So does it need boot loader unlocked?
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lg v20 firmware update -now looking for any connection

I powered off my V20 and 3 hours later went to turn it on and it says, "firmware update, now looking for any connection" It appears stuck on this screen. I can't do anything. Any suggestions
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Manually create A/B partitions

I have an Xiaomi Mi 6X which is the Chinese version of A2. There is a way to convert it into A2, but OTA updates won't work because 6X has only A partition. I'm not sure, but I've read, it is possible ...

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