Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro Firmware Flash File

Google Pixel phones have been among the favourite Android devices for custom developments. And the latest Pixel 7 and 7 Pro are no different. The newest set of Pixel phones offers a refreshed design and impressive software optimizations. Users have received the Pixel 7 series well, and reviews have been good. But, there can be challenging times when the device may run into problems; you might need to install the firmware on your Google Pixel 7 or Pixel 7 Pro using Fastboot Factory Images and OTA files.

Google Pixel 7 Pro firmware flash file

Google Pixel 7 series is not completely 100% bug-free. But yes, the software experience is much better than the Pixel 6, termed the buggiest phone released by Google. Although the latest pixels are improved, users face many issues with the display, fingerprint, Google Pay card, and scrolling. Google keeps fixing issues reported by users through OTA updates. But sometimes, the latest OTA update brings a new set of problems. In such a case, you would want to return to the previous firmware.

In this article, you’ll find all the firmware flash files for the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. You can grab the file and return it to the stock firmware by flashing the Fastboot factory image or OTA file. Even if your Google Pixel is stuck on any screen or running into a bootloop issue, flashing the stock firmware can fix the problem.

Don’t know how to flash the stock firmware, don’t worry. Just grab the file using the download links below and follow the steps mentioned in this article.

Download Links:

You’ll find the download links for the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro factory images and Full OTA images. Select the specific device variant according to the carrier and then download the firmware file on the PC.

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  Google Pixel 7 Pro (cheetah)
Version Factory Image OTA File
TD1A.220804.009.A2 (Oct 2022) Link Link
TD1A.220804.009.A5 (Oct 2022) – JP carriers Link Link
TD1A.220804.031 (Oct 2022) Link Link
Google Pixel 7 (panther)
Version Factory Image OTA File
TD1A.220804.009.A2 (Oct 2022) Link Link
TD1A.220804.009.A5 (Oct 2022) – JP carriers Link Link
TD1A.220804.031 (Oct 2022) Link Link

Prerequisites

Before we get to the flashing steps, you need to fulfil a couple of requirements to go forward.

1. Backup Your Phone

Before doing anything that could erase data on your phone, take a complete backup; flashing the firmware always has a risk of data loss; hence backing up the data on your phone is highly recommended.

Don’t know what to back up or how to back up your Android phone? Read our detailed guide on how to take a full backup of any Android device.

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2. Install Android SDK

You’ll need to install the Android SDK Platform Tools on your computer to make an ADB connection between the two devices. It’s critical to have Android SDK Platform Tools to run ADB and Fastboot commands. Go ahead and download the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC.

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3. Charge Your Phone

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The firmware installation may take a little longer. Therefore, it would be best if you had at least 50% battery on your phone so it doesn’t die before the firmware flashing.

4. Install Google USB Driver on Your PC

It’s recommended to install the latest Google USB drivers on your PC. It will properly configure the USB connection for your Pixel phone. It also fixes the issue where the PC can’t detect the phone.

5. Enable USB Debugging on Your Phone

You need to enable USB Debugging on your Google Pixel 7 or Pixel 7 Pro so that the PC can recognize it in the ADB mode. This option can be found under the Developer options menu, which is hidden by default. Here’s how to enable Developer options and USB Debugging:

  1. Open the Settings app on your phone.
  2. Click About phone.
  3.  Tap 7 times on the build number. It will unhide the Developer options menu.
  4. Go back to the Settings page.
  5. Tap on System and click Developer options.
  6. Turn on USB debugging.

Flash Pixel 7/Pro Stock ROM via Fastboot Factory Image

You’ll need an unlocked bootloader on your Google Pixel to perform Factory Image flashing via Fastboot. Check out this guide on unlocking the bootloader on Pixel 7 or Pixel 7 Pro. With an unlocked bootloader, follow the steps on your phone:

  1. Extract the downloaded file into the platform-tools folder on your PC.
  2. Connect your phone to the PC via a USB cable.
  3. Go to the platform-tools folder on your PC.
  4. Type CMD on the address bar and press Enter to open the Command Prompt.
  5. Run the following command to boot your phone to the Fastboot mode:
adb reboot bootloader

5. Go to the platform-tools folder and double-click the flash-all.bat file to start flashing the firmware file. Otherwise, you can run the following command to do the same:

flash-all.bat

6. Once the process is completed, your phone will automatically reboot the system. If not, press the power button until you see the manufacturer’s logo.

It may take a few minutes for the device to boot into the system for the first time after flashing the firmware. So, don’t panic.

Flash Pixel 7/Pro Stock ROM via OTA Image

  1. Connect your phone to the PC via a USB cable.
  2. Go to the platform-tools folder on your PC.
  3. Type CMD on the address bar and press Enter to open the Command Prompt.
  4. Type in the following command on the command window and hit Enter:
adb reboot recovery

5. Your phone will boot to Recovery mode. Please navigate to the Apply update from the ADB option and press the power button to select it.

6. Run the following command to sideload the factory image file:

adb sideload factory_image.zip

[Note: In the above command, factory_image.zip is the downloaded OTA image file.]

7. Once the process is complete, reboot your device to the system by running the following command:

fastboot reboot

You can also boot your phone to the system by pressing the power button.

That’s it for this post. What made you flash the firmware on your Google Pixel? Do share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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