Vivo has launched another upper mid-range camera-centric smartphone called Vivo V17 in November 2019. It has a new L-shaped rear camera setup with a punch-hole display along with good hardware specifications. It came with Android 9.0 Pie over Funtouch OS 9.2 out-of-the-box. Now, if you’re using the handset and looking for the official Stock ROM to install, this article is for you. Check out the full guide on How to Install Stock ROM on Vivo V17 PD1948F [Firmware flash file].
Android ecosystem is much popular and widely used by users across the globe. Whereas the Android customization lovers always try to flash any Custom ROM, Custom Recovery, install Root, or any other module. In that case, users may find it difficult to continue using the device due to performance issues or software-related problems. Therefore, most of the users want to go back to the Stock ROM again in order to fix most of the issues completely.
Meanwhile, users may also face bugs or stability issues in the latest Stock ROM software update. So, it’s always recommended to revert to the previous version until a new stable update release. The issues can be minor or major like camera app error, software update issue, battery draining, slow charging, Google Apps error, apps/services force closing, RAM Management issue, overheating, stuck in a boot loop, bricking, etc.
Vivo V17 Specifications
It has a 6.44-inches Super AMOLED Full-HD+ display with 1080×2400 pixels resolution. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, paired with Adreno 612 GPU. While it has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage option (expandable up to 256GB via a hybrid slot).
There is a quad rear camera setup of 48MP (wide, f/1.8) + 8MP (ultrawide, f/2.2) + 2MP (dedicated macro camera, f/2.4) + 2MP (depth sensor, f/2.4) lens. It has an LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF, etc. On the front side, it packs a 32MP selfie camera (wide, f/2.0) with HDR mode.
The handset packs a bigger 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Type-C port, FM Radio, etc. In terms of the sensors, it features ambient light, an under-display fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity, accelerometer, compass.
Importance of Stock Firmware
The official Stock ROM or a Stock Firmware is provided a smartphone OEM to its devices by default. It offers better security and stability to the device system with compatible updates. It’s a very important part of your smartphone. However, if you’re facing any issues with a Custom ROM, you can install the stock firmware again. It will fix most of the issues. Such as:
- With the help of Stock ROM, you can unbrick your Vivo V17.
- Solve the boot loop issue on Vivo V17.
- You can bypass system Lock and Screen Lock.
- Removes any possible case of spyware or Adware in your devices.
- To fix any bugs on your Vivo V17.
- Fix OTA update issues.
- Fix battery draining or slow charging issue.
- App force close issue.
- Get back your device warranty. (If applicable)
- Device Supported: Vivo V17
- Tool Supported: QFIL Tool
- Processor: Snapdragon 675 SoC
- Android OS: 9.0 Pie
- File: Software Update
- New Firmware: PD1948F_EX_A_6.70.8
Steps to Install Stock ROM on Vivo V17
Before doing anything, we need to have the Stock ROM file for the Vivo V17 model. Check out the download link below.
- This ROM file is for the Vivo V17 (PD1948F) only. Don’t use it on other devices.
- Charge your phone battery up to 60% at least before doing anything.
- Make sure to take a complete backup without the Root of your device data.
- Create a Nandroid backup using TWRP Recovery.
- A Windows PC/Laptop and a USB cable is required.
- Download and install Vivo USB Drivers on your Windows PC.
- QFIL Tool – Download and Install it.
Firmware Flash Files:
PD1948F_EX_A_6.70.8: Download Link
PD1948F_EX_A_6.70.6: Download Link
PD1948F_EX_A_1.11.6: Download Link
PD1948F_EX_A_1.10.0: Download Link
PD1948F_EX_A_1.9.6: Download Link
PD1945F_EX_A_1.8.8: Download link
PD1948F_EX_A_1.8.3 – Download Link
PD1948F_EX_A_1.7.11 – Download Link
Method 1: Instructions to Install via Recovery:
First, you can try the official method to install the OTA Stock ROM via Vivo device recovery.
Method 2: Install Firmware via QFIL Tool:
That’s it. We hope that you’ve successfully installed the stock ROM on Vivo V17. We hope this tutorial was helpful to you. In case you have any queries, do let us know in the comments below.
Vivo V17 – Android 10 Update Tracker
Today Vivo rolled Android 10 update for Vivo V17 in India which is based on the latest Funtouch OS 10.0. The update brings all new Android 10 features and a new security patch. According to Vivo India, the update already started rolling for users with version 6.10.4. Here is the image shared by a Twitter user about the new update on his Vivo V17.
— Arjun Chauhan (@arjunchauhan341) May 6, 2020
There is no confirmation when this update will hit every user. It can be rolling in a phase-wise manner and take approximately a week or more to reach every device. To run this version, you must be running the latest version of Android Pie.