Unbrick OnePlus 8 Pro and Restore using MSMDownloadTool

If you are an OnePlus 8 Pro user, then this guide may be very helpful. Here we will be sharing a guide to safely Unbrick OnePlus 8 Pro and Restore back to stock ROM/Firmware using MSMDownloadTool. This method is very simple and easy to follow. In a bricked condition, your device gets into a full blank screen with no response. That means your device is either soft bricked or hard bricked and it’s dead already.

What Breaking OnePlus 8 really means?

“Bricking” means a device has gone into a blank screen and you can’t do anything on your device. Make sure that a bricked device won’t power on or work as well. It’s considered to be a dead piece. However, either you can go to the official service centre of that device in order to fix the bricking issue.

But if in case, you want to save your time and money by manually unbrick your OnePlus 8 Pro, this guide is for you. A bricked device can’t be fixed via the normal firmware flashing method.

Thanks to Some_Random_Username, Senior Member over Xda, now OnePlus 8 Pro can easily be unbricked and restored to the stock OxygenOS v10.5.4. In this guide, we will be using MSMDownloadTool. So let’s move to the instructions.

Download OnePlus 8 Pro Unbrick Tool {MSM Tool}

OnePlus 8 Pro Regions [MSM Download Tool] Download Links
Europe Region OOS 10.5.4
International OOS 10.5.4
Indian Region OOS 10.5.4

Other things You Will Need

  • A PC/ laptop
  • USB cable


rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk. This will void the warranty of your device.

How To Unbrick OnePlus 8 Pro and Restore Back to Stock ROM using MSMDownloadTool

Unbrick and Restore OnePlus 8 Pro

  • Download the MSM Unbrick Tool From the above link and extract it
  • Switch off your device and connect to the PC
  • Enter the Qualcomm EDL Mode On Your Phone (Volume Up and Volume down)
  • Now click on MsmDownloadTool V4.0.exe and Launch the unbricking tool
  • In the Login page of the tool, select Other in user type and move next.
  • Click on click on Target and select another option (ex. India) and click start
  • This will start the unbricking process. Just wait for a few minutes.
  • Done!!

Your device should be unbricked and booted into the Stock OxygenOS.


Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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