If you are a Nokia 6.1 user and looking for a guide to download and install the Stock ROM on Nokia 6.1 2018, then we have got you covered here. There are loads of benefits of having the stock ROM of an Android device. You can Fix Bootloop and Black screen issue by flashing back the stock firmware. If you are facing some software related issues, then you can flash the stock ROM to fix that. You can Unbrick and unroot your device by flashing back the stock firmware which will give you your device’s warranty back.
About Nokia 6.1 2018
The Nokia 6.1 2018 comes equipped with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 080 x 1920 pixels. The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of ROM which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB).
The Nokia 6.1 2018 runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the Box [upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie – Android One]. It sports a 16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide) camera on the rear side. It features an 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture. It houses a 3,000mAh non-removable battery.
About ROMs In Android Ecosystem
Android is an open source platform so it allows users to replace the stock ROM or re-installed the operating system with any compatible third-party ROMs. In computer language, the ROM stands for READ ONLY MEMORY that means you can not edit or delete the ROM. However, when it comes to Android there is a different meaning for the ROM. In Android, it means firmware of the device. Installing ROM on the Android device is as same as installing an operating system on a computer device.
In the Android Ecosystem, there are two types of ROMs or Firmware exists. One is Stock Firmware which is provided by the manufacturer and comes pre-installed with the device and the second one is Custom ROM which is developed by third-party developers or team. Most of the cases, Stock Firmware is more stable compared to the Custom ROMs whereas Custom ROMs provides more features and updates compared to the Stock ROM
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- Make sure the battery percentage is more than 60%
- Install the USB driver on your phone.
- Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on your computer. Guide Quickest Way To Install Android ADB and Fastboot (with drivers) on Windows or How to Install ADB and Fastboot on Mac or Linux
- Now Enable Developer option. Guide How to Enable Developer Options & USB Debugging on Android
- Create a nandroid backup on your device How To Create & Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices
- Download PL2-347C-0-00CN-B04 (.zip)
Steps To Install Official Nokia 6.1 2018 Stock ROM/Firmware (Back to stock, Unbrick, Unroot and Fix Bootloop)
- First of all, make sure you have followed each and every step mentioned in the pre-requisites section
- After that, you have to download the files mentioned in the Downloads section and transfer them onto your phone
- Once you have done all the steps mentioned in the guide, your phone should be upgraded to Android Nougat
Note: Follow the linked post below, then scroll down to the bottom portion of the post. There you can find the installation part. All the steps will be the same for all Nokia phones.
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Note: As the device is powered by Spandgraon CPU you can use QFIL Tool to flash the firmware manually. Guide is given below
Using QFIL Tool
Step 1: Make sure that your PC has Qualcomm USB drivers installed on it. (If not download and install them, check pre-requirement section)
Step 2: Download the Qualcomm Flash Image Loader (QFIL) on your computer and Extract that using any unzipper app like WinRAR.
Step 3: Now go to the extracted folder and Open QFIL.exe.
Step 4: Once you enter the QFIL tool, you will see the basic user interface of the tool.
Step 5: Now, Switch Off your Smartphone or Tablet.
Step 6: After your Device is powered Off, Press and Hold Volume UP Key and Connect the Device to the Computer using USB Cable.
Step 7: Now, In QFIL, Click on Browse Button
Step 8: Now locate the Firmware File (.mbn).
Step 8: Once, you have added the firmware file, QFIL will automatically load the rest of the firmware data.
Step 9: Now, Click on the Download button to begin the Flashing Process.
Step 10: Like all other devices and tool, this flashing Process will take up to 10-15 minutes to complete. Once the Flashing process is completed your device will be reboot automatically.
You have successfully installed the stock firmware on your device. If you have any question related to this guide, feel free to leave that in the comment section down below.