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How to flash MBN File using QFIL Tool

How to flash MBN File using QFIL Tool

Qualcomm Chipset can be flashed using QFIL tool. Stock ROM comes in MBN extension.

Qualcomm CPU Flashing is carried out in 2 phases:-

1- Driver Installation

2- Software Upgrade

Driver Installation:

1- Download and install Qualcomm driver. While installing the driver avoids using cable for successful installation.

2- After the installation, connect your device to PC using USB cable.

3- While connecting to PC, the device should be off and press the volume up & down as boot key.

4- If it marks Qualcomm port the driver has been successfully installed.

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Software Installation: How to flash MBN

1- Download the QFIL tool & driver.

2- Make sure your phone has the Power to support flash.

3- Now Run the QFIL tool

Qualcomm FlashImage Loader

4- Click on the Browse button under Programmer path to select the MBN File.

QFIL tool programmer

MBN Format

MBN File Format

5- As soon as the device MBN file is selected, Select Build will automatically pick the Update or Stock ROM.

6- Click on the Load XML, select the rawprogram_unsparse_without_qcn.xml and then pick Patch0.xml

Load XML comes with two option:

a- rawprogram_unsparse_without_qcn.XML: On choosing this file, data will not be lost.

b- rawprogram_unsparse.xml : Will lose RF Calibration data, IMEI and WiFi/Bluetooth Address.


7- Switch off the phone and connect it to PC by the pressing Volume up & down button.

8- Click on Select Port and choose the port.


9- Click on the Download button to start flashing.


10- Unplug the USB cable, when the Finish Download appears.

Note: Do not disconnect cable when Reset Phone or waiting for Reset Phone is in the process.

I hope this tutorial on how to flash MBN File using QFIL Tool work fine for you



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