If you have bricked OnePlus 8 Pro and are looking for ways to Unbrick OnePlus 8 pro using MSM Download tool, here is an article to help you out.
Also see – Root OnePlus 8 Pro without TWRP Recovery
There are a number of reasons why you would end up getting your OnePlus 8 Pro device bricked. Unlocking Bootloader, Rooting, Installing TWRP Recovery could be one of them. But don’t worry as in this article, you will know how to easily unbrick OnePlus 8 Pro.
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How to Unbrick OnePlus 8 pro using MSM Download tool
- To begin with, Launch MsmDownloadTool V4.0.exe.
- On the login prompt choose “Other” from menu.
- Then click on Next.
- Be patient until main window shows up.
- Hit the Target button.
- Choose O2 when using international tool or India when you use indian tool.
- Turn off your OnePlus 8 Pro.
- Maintain volume up and volume down keys to get into Qualcomm EDL mode.
- Connect OnePlus 8 Pro to the PC using USB cables.
- Now Click on Enum to make sure that your device is detected.
- Lastly, hit Start.
Wait for a few minutes. Soon your device will be back to you!
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Why does my Antivirus Warn me while running the tool or Unzipping Archive?
This is a security warning since OnePlus now uses VM Protect V3 in the MSM Download tool. This triggers Antivirus to give you a warning.
Does MSM Download tool work on Mac or Linux?
No. MSM Download tool is a Windows tool and hence needs atleast Windows 7 to work on.
What if MSM tool is stuck on “Sahara communication failed”?
In case you come across “Sahara Communication failed” error on MSM Download tool, Unplug your phone and boot it into fastboot mode. Then Switch it off and wait for 15 seconds and get back in Qualcomm EDL mode.
Or else you can also try using a USB 2.0 port instead of a 3.0 one. This should help.
What is SMT Download Mode?
Make sure to NOT Unlock SMT Download Mode. This mode will wipe your IMEI as well as the Widevine certificate.
What if MSM tool is stuck on “Param pre-processing”?
In case MSM Tool is stuck on “Param pre-processing”, make sure to have Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers installed on your PC.
I hope the above article helped you to Unbrick OnePlus 8 pro using MSM Download tool.
Comment below for any doubts!