What is UMT QcFire and How to Use It to Flash Stock Firmware
If you have an Android phone with a Qualcomm processor and you want to flash stock firmware, unlock your device, or bypass FRP lock, you may need a tool called UMT QcFire. In this article, we will explain what UMT QcFire is, what it can do, and how to use it.
What is UMT QcFire?
UMT QcFire is a Windows-based utility software that can flash stock firmware on Android phones with Qualcomm chipsets. It can also perform other tasks such as:
Remove pattern lock, PIN, password, or fingerprint lock without data loss.
Bypass FRP (Factory Reset Protection) lock on Google account verification screen.
Repair IMEI, EFS, QCN, and other security partitions.
Enable diagnostic mode (Diag) for Qualcomm devices.
Reset Mi account for Xiaomi devices.
Unlock bootloader for some Xiaomi devices.
Root some Qualcomm devices in EDL mode.
Read contacts and messages in EDL mode.
UMT QcFire supports a wide range of Qualcomm devices from brands like Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Motorola, Nokia, LG, Huawei, ZTE, and more. You can check the full list of supported models on the official website of UMT.
How to Use UMT QcFire?
To use UMT QcFire, you need to have a few things ready:
A Windows PC with UMT QcFire software installed. You can download the latest version of UMT QcFire from here.
A USB cable to connect your phone to your PC.
A Qualcomm USB driver installed on your PC. You can download it from here.
A bootable USB drive or DVD with Windows 10 installation media. You will need it to access the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) where you can perform various troubleshooting tasks.
A backup of your data on your phone. Flashing stock firmware will erase all your data on your phone, so make sure you have a backup before proceeding.
Once you have everything ready, follow these steps to use UMT QcFire:
Run the UMT QcFire software on your PC as an administrator.
Select the brand and model of your phone from the drop-down menus.
Select the firmware file that you want to flash on your phone. You can download the firmware file from the official website of your phone's manufacturer or from a trusted source online.
Put your phone into EDL mode. EDL stands for Emergency Download Mode and it allows you to flash firmware on your phone using a USB cable. There are different ways to enter EDL mode depending on your phone model. You can check this guide for some common methods to enter EDL mode.
Connect your phone to your PC using a USB cable. Make sure the cable is not loose or damaged.
Click on the Flash button on the UMT QcFire software. The software will detect your phone and start flashing the firmware file on it.
Wait for the flashing process to complete. Do not disconnect your phone or turn off your PC during the process.
Once the flashing is done, you will see a message saying Flashing Done on the software. You can disconnect your phone and reboot it normally.
Congratulations! You have successfully flashed stock firmware on your Qualcomm device using UMT QcFire. You can now enjoy the original features and performance of your phone.
Tips and Warnings
Here are some tips and warnings that you should keep in mind when using UMT QcFire:
Make sure you use the correct firmware file for your phone model and region. Using an incompatible firmware file may cause bootloop or brick your phone.
Make sure you have enough battery charge on your phone before flashing. It is recommended to have at least 50% battery level to avoid any interruption during the process.
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