How to use QFlash Tool

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These are instructions on how to use QFlash Tool to flash or install the stock firmware on the devices running on Qualcomm Chipset.

Requirements: You need to have the Mobile Device and the Correct Stock Firmware of your Device to follow the below guidelines.

Install .xml Firmware using QFlash Tool

  1. Download and install Qualcomm USB Driver on the Computer. If in case Qualcomm Drivers are already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step.
  2. USB Logo

  3. Download and extract the QFlash Tool on your computer. After extracting the tool, you will be able to get the following files:
  4. qflash tool extracted

  5. Now, Open QFlashTool.exe on your computer.
  6. open qflash tool

  7. Once QFlash Tool is launched, you will be able to see the following screen:
  8. qflash tool

  9. Now, Click on the Load Content Button and locate the stock firmware which you want to flash on your device (assuming you have already downloaded the stock firmware of your device).
  10. qflash tool load content

    qflash tool select xml

  11. Now, you need to Boot your device in EDL Mode. To boot the device in EDL Mode, you have to Press and Hold the Boot Key of your Device (boot key defer device-to-device; you can google the boot key of your device) and connect it to the computer using the USB cable (example: LYF Jio F120B boot key is * & #).
  12. Mobile Connected Computer

  13. Once your device is connected to the computer successfully, you will be able to see Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008 Message on the tool.
  14. qflash tool device added

  15. Now, Click on the Download Content button to begin the Flashing process.
  16. qflash tool download content

  17. The flashing process may take a few minutes to complete depending on the size of the firmware.
  18. qflash tool flashing

  19. Once Flashing process is completed, you will be able to see the Done message in the Status area of the tool.
  20. qflash tool success flash

    Congratulations! Now Exit the Flash Tool and disconnect the device from your computer.


[*] Compatibility: It is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (x32 or x64 bit).

[*] Qualcomm USB Driver: If you are looking for the original Qualcomm USB Driver, then head over to the Qualcomm USB Driver page.

[*] Alternative Tool: We have managed to share several flash tool for Qualcomm Devices including QPST Tool, QFIL Tool, Qualfast, Qcom Phone Download Tool, eMMC DL Tool, GNQC Download Tool, Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool, Huiye Download Tool

[*] Credits: QFlash Tool was created and distributed by Qualcomm Corporation. So, full credit goes to them for sharing the Application for free.