How To Flash Xiaomi Pocophone F1 – Flashing is crucial for some user that have problem with their devices, something like bootloop, or dead phone. While these problem maybe can’t solved by flashing, it’s still worth to know an alternative to try fix it by yourself first. At this time I will give you an instructions how to flash Xiaomi Pocophone F1. You also can download all necessary file at down below.
Pocophone is the latest sub brand from Xiaomi, and because of this from Xiaomi there will be Xiaomi’s distinctive features in it. This is a cheap price for high specifications, this time Xiaomi once again proved through Pocophone as the king of cheap phones.
This sub brand has just launched one phone, but the excitement has spread everywhere when this phone was announced. Flagship killer is the nickname, and it feels like the nickname is worth putting on this Pocophone F1.
This phone uses the strongest Qualcomm processor today, it’s Snapdragon 845 but priced at a low amount of money, starting from around 300 Euro. In addition to the Snapdragon 845, some key specifications of this phone include a 6.18-inch FHD + screen, 6 or 8 GB RAM, 64/128/256 GB storage, a dual camera on the back and a 4000 mAh battery.
This dual camera has a resolution of 12 MP and 5 MP, while the front camera has a resolution of 20 MP. For the lowest variant, 64GB storage and 6GB RAM is sold around 300 Euro.
Some problem that maybe fixed with flashing is:
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1 bootloop.
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1 forgot password.
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1 lost MIUI password.
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1 restart continuously.
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1 hardbrick.
Actually, most of problem that occur above is from yourself, but still there is a little chance that is system fault. So I hope this guide to flashing can fixed all of your problem, Amen. But flashing is not only about fix a problem phone, you also can try another ROM via flashing.
Some user prefer other ROM than an original one, just because they want a better experience. Alright, before we go ahead to flashing point, lets download some necessary file first.
|Stock ROM MIUI Xiaomi Pocophone F1||Download|
|USB Driver Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (adb)||Download|
|Mi Flash Tool||Download|
|Guide to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Pocophone F1|
Beside that downloaded file, you also need to confirm that your phone already unlocked, otherwise you cannot should consider open that link above to know how to unlock bootloader your Pocophone F1. But I suggest to try check your bootloader first.
How To Check Bootloader Status Xiaomi Pocophone F1
First, you need to download adb file above and install to your PC. After done, open c:\adb then hold and press SHIFT + right-click on that folder. Choose open command window here to process.
Now turn off your phone and start to enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together until your screen turn into picture like this.
Now finally connect your phone to your PC via USB cable and wait for your PC to read the phone. If it’s done, type this command to your cmd window to make sure your phone already connected:
A random strings will show up if your phone is connected, if that happen then you can continue to type this command :
But if it’s turn out that your PC can’t read your phone, maybe you should to try reinstall adb drivers to your PC or wait a little longer and recheck by typing first command.
Look at cmd screen, if Device unlocked: true then it’s mean your bootloader is already unlocked. While if the result show false, then your bootloader is still locked for now and you need to unlock it to finally begin flashing process.
How To Flash Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Now if you are sure your phone bootloader already unlocked, then start reading next instructions here. But reminder that the next step will probably erase all of your data, so I suggest you to do a full backup first before continue.
STEP #1. Install Xiaomi Pocophone F1 drivers and Mi Flash Tool that you are download back then.
STEP #2. Extract Stock ROM Xiaomi Pocophone F1 file to your PC.
STEP #3. Now open Mi Flash Tool and browse the location of your extracted Xiaomi Pocophone F1 ROM.
STEP #4. You can pick another options at down-right side of the apps, and some of them are:
- “flash_all” choose this option if you want to clean flash, mean all of your data and apps were gone. (recommended)
- “flash_all_except_data_storage” choose this option if you want to flash without losing your data, only your apps.
- “flash_all_lock” choose this option if you want a clean flash then bootloader will be locked again.
STEP #5. If you’re done to picking, now turn off your phone and enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together. Then connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.
STEP #6. Wait a second and hit repeat at Mi Flash Tool so the apps can read your phone.
STEP #7. If your phone has been detected, now hit flash to begin flashing. Wait until process end and your Pocophone F1 should restart by itself. Please note that restart process will be a little longer than before.