Hi good people! Here is the essential software for every Mi Super Fans who love to tweak their Xiaomi phones. Enter QPST Flashing Tool! It is an official firmware flashing tool by Qualcomm. This piece of software sports abilities to fix any Xiaomi devices powered with Snapdragon chipset.
Why should you need this? Google always update its Android mobile operating system regularly and hence Xiaomi rolls out an updated version following every Google’s update. With more security features added in new releases means the OS being more and more secure. It is good to a certain extent. However, it may also do harm to devices of adventurous users who have a bravery to tweak and to modify their phones.
The recently released Anti-rollback Protection for instance. ROM adventurers find this protection becomes troublesome and it makes the flashing process of ROM tricky, even for the stock MIUI ROM. Failed to obey with the security mechanism may lead to a bricked device. The worst part of this scenario, the broken device cannot be fixed through the ordinary fastboot mode and hence Mi Flash tool becomes useless. Such a situation is where the QPST Tool helpful. It can flash the necessary ROM through EDL mode or Test-point method.
- What is and how to check for MIUI Anti-rollback Protection?
- MIUI Anti-rollback Protection Do’s and Don’ts
- Standalone installer.
- Serial ports and active client monitoring.
- Advanced QPST Configuration.
- Save Service Programming data file.
- Flash Service Programming data file.
- Multiple devices flashing.
- Backup Non-volatile (NV) memory content
- Restore NV backups.
- Flash MIUI Stock firmware.
- RF Calibration.
- Inbuild QFIL Flash Tool.
The below version is compatible with all series of Xiaomi Redmi, Redmi Note, and Mi phones powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC including all recent variants such as Mi 8, Mi 6X, Redmi Note 5, Poco F1, Mi A2, Redmi S2, Redmi Note 6 Pro, and so on.
The file is available via the direct download link below and is hosted on multiple mirror servers. You need to unzip the file to extract all the installer and QPST tool files.
In some cases, you might want to download its USB drivers only and use the official Mi Flash tool to flash the MIUI ROM. Hence, you might also need to check out this Qualcomm QD-Loader HS-USB Drivers. It comes with installer so that you can install it easily without any fuss.
Credits: Qualcomm Inc.