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.

Qpst Tool v2.0.1.9: Download

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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