How to Install iQOO 3 5G Stock Firmware – PD1955F | PD1946F ROM flash file

If you’re the Vivo iQOO 3 5G (Model: PD1955F | PD1946F) user and looking for the official Stock Firmware to download, you can follow this full guide below. Here you can check How to Install Stock ROM on iQOO 3 5G [Firmware flash file]. We have also put up the stock firmware advantages, firmware info, and requirements for your ease.

Android is full of customizations and tweaks that all the users can easily perform. But users have to follow the guide and step-by-step process properly in order to done customization successfully. Unfortunately, some of the users may not follow the proper steps or don’t flash the compatible file on their devices during Custom ROM installation or rooting, etc. Therefore, their devices can be easily bricked or stuck into the bootloop issue.

In that case, it’s highly recommended to unbrick their devices or fix the bootloop issue at first by flashing the Stock ROM again. Even if your device is having an issue with the software performance or overheating or network drop or battery charging or anything else, you should re-install the Stock ROM. As the iQOO 3 5G device runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, we will provide you the firmware installation method using the QFil or MSM Download Tool.

iQOO 3 5G

Steps to Install Stock ROM on iQOO 3 5G PD1955F | PD1946F

Before installing the Stock ROM on your iQOO 3 5G PD1955F | PD1946F, you should download the firmware file. Then download and install the USB Drivers and flash tool on the PC as well. Once you’re done with these, you can proceed to the steps below. But let’s take a quick look at the Stock Firmware importance and firmware details below.

Stock ROM Advantages

Stock ROM comes by default on a smartphone or tablet device that usually runs on an operating system like Android OS. All the device OEMs provide the specially crafted and compatible firmware version for each and every model. It also offers a more stable and smoother user experience which you may not find on Custom Firmware.

  • Fix Bootloop issue on iQOO 3 5G
  • Bricked your iQOO 3 5G? Unbrick by following this tutorial
  • Upgrade or Downgrade the software version on iQOO 3 5G
  • Can unroot the device
  • Fix software related issues or bugs
  • Get back the device warranty again, if under warranty period

Firmware Details:

  • Device Name: iQOO 3 5G
  • Model No: PD1955F | PD1946F
  • ROM Type: Stock ROM
  • Gapps File: Included
  • Tool Supported: QFil or MSM Download Tool
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
  • Android Version: Android 10
  • Firmware version: PD1955F | PD1946FPU_11_A.05


Download Flash Files:

Flash File Name: PD1955F_EX_A_8.70.35
File Size: 3.5 GB
Flash File Name: PD1955F_EX_A_6.70.32
Region: China
File Size: 3.6 GB
Flash File Name: PD1955_A_1.13.21
Region: China
File Size: 3.6 GB
Flash File Name: PD1955F_EX_A_1.15.2
Region: India
File Size: 3.4 GB
Flash File Name: PD1955F_EX_A_1.13.12
Region: India
File Size: 3.4 GB

Instructions to install:

After downloading the firmware file for iQOO 3 5G from the link above, you will need to use Qualcomm Flash image loader Tool to flash the Stock firmware. Here is a detailed guide mentioned below which you can follow completely.

Method 1: Instructions to Install via Recovery:

First, you can try the official method to install the OTA stock ROM update via iQOO device recovery. Follow the guide link given below to install the OTA update on iQOO device.

Guide to Install Vivo Firmware on any smartphone

Method 2: Instructions to Install via MSM Download Tool

Download MSM Download Tool and Qualcomm USB Drivers on your PC. Follow the below link to install the firmware using MSM Download tool

Flash iQOO Firmware via MSM download tool

Method 3: Instructions to Install via QFIL Tool:

Download Qualcomm Flash image loader tool and USB Drivers on your PC. Follow the below link to install the firmware using QFIL tool

Steps to Flash Stock Firmware Using QFil Flash Tool

Method 4: Instructions to Install via QPST Tool:

Here are the instructions you need to follow in order to install Stock ROM on the iQOO 3 5G :

  1. First of all, do all the PREREQUISITE STEPS and Now Open the Extracted QPST Folder
  2. You will find two files with the name: Qualcomm_USB_Drivers_For_Windows.rar and QPST.WIN.2.7 QPST folder
  3. Open the QPST Win folder and Install the QPST.exe file on your PC/Laptop QPST install
  4. After Installation, Go to the Installed Location in the C Drive
  5. Open the QPST Configuration QPST Configuration exe open
  6. Now in the QPST Configuration, Click on Add new port -> Select the com port of your device -> and close it QPST Configuration
  7. Now Open the EMMC Software Downloader in the same folder located all the QPST Files EMMC Software download
  8. In EMMC Software Downloader, Check program boot loaders -> Browse for the device com portEMMC Software download Browse
  9. Now Click Load XML Def and browse for rawprogram0.xml in folder ROM in EMMC Software Downloader (If you didn’t extract please extract the ROM and then browse the file rawprogram0.xml)click and load xml
  10. Now tap on Load Patch def and browse for patch0.xml in folder ROM load patch
  11. Check the search path 2 and browse for the folder ROM search path QPST
  12. Now click download, wait for the download to finish (it never finish but it also detects for a new driver, and that’s important) and it will search for the new hardware found, install the driver
  13. That’s it! Once your installation is done! Reboot the phone! Congrats, you successfully installed Stock ROM on iQOO 3 5G.

We hope that you’ve successfully installed the Stock Firmware on iQOO 3 5G (PD1955F | PD1946F) Android device easily. If you have any issues or queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.

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