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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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Installing TWRP on locked Sony Z3 Compact D5803

I was googling that for ages and couldn't find any decent solution. I have locked Sony Z3 Compact [D5803] and I need to install TWRP and backup the current OS. I CAN use flashtool to install custom ...
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Flashed BTU from sammobile but is still EVR

I'm trying to flash BTU stock firmware from sammobile for my s9 g960f. I got the firmware from here https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-s9/SM-G960F/BTU/ date: 14/11/18 pda: G960FXXS2BRJ6. I ...
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Can I load a different region specific firmware in Huawei Ascend Y530?

I received from Austria a Huawei Y530 root + CWM, Firmware Austria (Y530-U00 V100R001C900B512CUSTCHEC109D003_Firmware_Switzerland_Orange_Android 4.3JB_EMUI 1.6_05012GUN). I want to to know, if I can ...
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How to fix LG Tribute stuck at 0% on “Firmware Update”?

My parents bought me an LG Tribute from the store. Suddenly, it is stuck on a screen saying "Firmware update", and is stuck at 0%. I have seen people saying to remove the battery, but if I do that, ...
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Flash OS firmware on an OS corrupted device via TWRP

I have a big issue: I got 2 units of the Android TV device called "Stream+" sold by Channel Master, manifactured by Technicolor (https://www.channelmaster.com/Stream_OTA_DVR_p/cm-7600.htm) One is ...
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Firmware Update LGK450

My phone has decided to do a Firmware Update for no apparent reason. It has been stuck on the screen for a while now and the percentage is stuck on 0. I don't know what to do and I can't remove the ...
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What do the numbers and letters in the Samsung Firmware mean?

There are three sets of numbers and letters in the Samsung firmware zip names I'm seeing, G930FXXU2EREM_G930FOJV2ERE8_TUR.zip What do the different sets mean, G930FXXU2EREM G930FOJV2ERE8 TUR
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Install a firmware with a different baseband but the - T Mobile

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge from T Mobile. The model number is SM-G935T and the baseband version is G935TUVU4APK1. For this baseband version, T Mobile unfortunately does not offer a software ...
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Installed wrong regional firmware, samsung galaxy

How may i find the correct Product code (PDA)? This Samsung galaxy is from china. i have already installed a random firmware and there is difficulties using the GPRS and wifi.
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ASUS ZenFone doesn't show the update?

My ZC521TL (Zenfone 3s) reports its software version: IN-Phone-14.02.1708.23-20170819 On Asus website, there's an updated firmware listed: Link: https://www.asus.com/in/Phone/ZenFone-3s-Max-ZC521TL/...
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Touchwiz and Samsung Cameras and photo quality

This post by cgirerd, on XDA says, All the custom ROMs out there that are not Touchwiz-based don't use the stock camera (and the stock camera can't be installed on them). So, by using ROMs such as ...
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Security - Samsung official service forces ROM reflashing after battery replacement - how can I make sure that the ROM is 100% clean/stock?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 whose battery got a little bit worn. I want to replace it under warranty, but I'm a bit reticent because the official Samsung service will also reflash my ROM/firmware/etc, ...
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Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) firmware update failed, device won't turn on

So I've tried to update the device, or - to be more specific - downgrade it from android 6 to 5 with an official firmware to do so. When I started, phone was at 100% battery, but the process bar got ...
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How to revert Galaxy S8+ to stock firmware?

Is it possible to revert Samsung Galaxy S8+ to stock firmware? The phone was interrupted while upgrading the software and is now bricked. The model is SM-G955P
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How to Install Stock ROM on S6 Edge after Custom Lineage OS 15.1 ROM?

Hello everyone my first question here. I have flashed my Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge with Custom LineageOS Base Nexus ROM running Android 8.1 Oreo. And my device's model no changed from SM-G925I to SM-...
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When Flashing Firmware, Do you need correct PDA, Etc

Please Help, I had a FPR lock and I removed it with a custom rom, I was following a tutorial and I needed a stock rom firmware for my model. I was reading something about you can get any Firmware but ...
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what happens if i stop a firmware update by removing the battery

will any damage happen if I unplug and remove the batter during a firmware update its been stuck on the same screen and the sim acts up
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Should I add sudo before the fastboot command on macOS just like on Linux?

I will be using fastboot on macOS. I will be following this tutorial. The guide only mentions Windows and Linux, and I do not wish to install those on my Mac right now, and as I think fastboot is the ...
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Insert ROM in PDA file

I have a problem. I am new in the domain of android customization and that is why I am testing. I have a PDA file for my old GT-S6102 Galaxy Y, which contains the following files: boot.img param.lfs ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 restarting continuously

My Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been continuously restarting during or at times right after the welcome screen. I have tried the following steps to sort out this issue: Downloaded Samsung USB driver and ...
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What is different in Android versions for different devices?

Every device has it's own android versions, usually made by the OEM. What I'm asking specifically is: What is the difference between eg. Android Oreo for Galaxy S7 versus Android Oreo for OnePlus? ...
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Where can I find ROM images for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (GT P5113)? [duplicate]

I've stopped using my tablet several years ago out of frustration. Ever since Kit Kat/4.4.4 everything has slowed to a near unusable crawl. I tried rectifying this by flashing it with a SlimRoms OS (...
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LG G4 H815 no sim signal

I have just flashed a Europe firmware meant for H815 to H815T. In doing so I have upgraded from lollipop to marshmallow. The firmware is so smooth and fast except that there is a big problem. NO SIM ...
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Ascend P7 Stopped booting after use of DualBootPatcher

I have a Huawei Ascend P7-L10 that was running EMUI on android Lollipop (5.1.1). It was working great and ran very well. I installed DualBootPatcher to use MIUI as well and flashed the zip file. I ...
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how to get details from a particular Samsung firmware

I need to extract some information from a given Samsung S7 Galaxy firmware such as build number, if it is 64-bit or not, baseband full version of the ROM. I am using Ubuntu with heimdall. Is there ...
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How can I cancel a Huawei system update?

This morning I turned I my Huawei Mediapad M8 and it tried to do a system update, although I don't remember seeing a notice about one. However it fails with the error "The update package does not ...
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Samsung tablet gt-p5100 Firmware Upgrade encountred an error

Nothing will make this message Go away This is after the device turned off half way though flashing. Things i Have done. Flashed With Odin 3.09 with Stock Fimware Downloaded From [sammobile.com][...
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Stuck between Firmware update error and unsupported device (KIES3)

I used Kies 3 in updating the firmware of my phone, but along the process, something went wrong. Well i tried searching on youtube about the possible ways of getting my phone unbricked and found some ...
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Root Issue : Rebooted when app is running

I am new to this. I have flashed twrp.img in my phone. Then using twrp recovery , I have installed SuperSU.zip file. I installed root checker and it shows "device has root permissions". But the ...
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How to tell if idc file was used?

I have an IR touch frame device which I have to configure using the idc file, however I am not sure if it is used at all. I have changed the device type to pointer which should show a cursor on the ...
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How to detect which driver is used for touch device?

I've connected an IR touch frame to my android device and it works great, however the touch input is rotated by 90 degrees. I would like to find out which driver is used by the touch device, but I ...
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What do i do if my LG Stylo 2V is stuck on 0% on the firmware screen?

I have had my phone for a few months now and for a couple weeks it wouldn't connect to any WiFi. what i usually do is turn off my phone then it would work for a few days. i didn't think that it was ...
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Will moto brick loading wrong firmware? [duplicate]

I cant load recovery to flash new ROM As its the first time im about to use ADB, ive read that i need: Motorola drivers, mfastboot, my phone firmware In this link i have two options for XT1064 "...
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Does all root directory in android os exist in flashing firmware

At the root directory of android os there is some folder such as /acct /root /sys /dev , ... that are not available in firmware structure. by using fastboot to flash firmware There is some mount point ...
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what to do for VOLTE in India's jio network?

Actually my friend bought me a mobile from UK , its SAMSUNG J3(2016). But now i now need to use VOLTE in India in Jio 4g network, which is not available in the foreign made by default. Which firmware ...
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Samsung Note 8 Firmware

I'm just new to android as i have been using ios for all this time, my question is, I have recently bought a Note 8 in the UK, due to cost and I'm now back home in Australia, can I change the samsung ...
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Installing new firmware: PDA,CSC

I bricked my phone, and wanted to reinstall the firmware, but I'm not sure if it is enough that the build number matches or do the PDA and CSC numbers also have to much at all costs? I'm asking this ...
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How can I update Huawei Honor 4C

I need Android 6.0 Marshmallow Firmware B067 Huawei Honor 4C (CHM-U01) For this device: Huawei HONOR 4C, Model number: CHM-U01, Build number: CHM-U01 V100R001C185B067, CPU: Octa-core 1.2GHz, RAM: 2....
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Huawei P8 lite red screen

Hi everyone so i tried to root my huawei p8 lite but i guess there was some error while i was executing the steps. Now, when i started to reboot my huawei it only shows red screen. never gets to its ...
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LG G6 H870 - Stock firmware version

I have unlocked my H870 and installed custom ROM (LineageOS 14.1), but the ROM was missing some features that I require. So I want to install stock ROM and lock it down again, I need a mobile devices ...
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No IMEI after stock recovery

I have a moto e2 xt1521 handset and I tried to update my OS. In the process I wrongly typed flashboot flash boot recovery.img instead of flashboot flash recovery recovery.img and I was stuck in a ...
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Xperia S (LT26i) stolen. Can thief access internal storage?

Recently my xperia s is stolen.I am confused what are the chances that thief can access and take my all videos and picture out from my phone. I had App lock in my phone with admin right so no one can ...
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hacked/malfunction base system. resources to flash stock firmware on Motorola [duplicate]

After visiting some shady sites like tpb and clicking a link my phone just reset on it's own and now my keyboard reset to default, I can't access the notifications dropdown, or use the return to ...
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Installing original firmware on Galaxy S7

So something really weird happened yesterday thats driving me off the walls. I used android data recovery to recover some data, and it seemed to have "flashed" my Galaxy S7, and now it has a "custom" ...
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Odd vibrations after upgrading to Nougat

I own a Moto G4 XT-1622. I was stupid enough to upgrade the firmware using the Indian firmware. Since then I experience phantom vibrations. I hesitate whether I should flash the "correct" firmware ...
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Is it possible to update BQ aquaris E4.5 with latest firmware for BQ aquaris A4.5

I have this phone, BQ Aquaris E4.5 https://tweakers.net/pricewatch/434564/bq-aquaris-e45-ubuntu-edition-zwart/reviews/ And at the moment I have android 5. However I want to update to Android 6. On ...
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Can I install a firmware from a different country on my phone

As I wrote in the title I was wondering if it's possible to install a firmware from a different country on my Sony Xperia Z5 . Thanks for your answers.
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Return to previous android version

Some days ago I updated my phone to marshmallow, but after the discovery of some bugs I would return back to the previous version. The problem is that when the phone start flashing the old android ...
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Unlocking bootloader to change rom or firmware

My question is very easy: do I have to unlock the bootloader on every single phone to change its rom or its firmware, or someone need it and someone doesn't?
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Flashing Stock Android ROM from another country

I purchased my SM-A520F from UAE. I am currently using the phone in India. All Samsung Mobiles sold in UAE have VOLTE disabled by default, and hence my phone do not have it. However, majority of the ...