How To Install Official Stock ROM On Vivo X7 (Firmware File)

Did you brick your device or Want to fresh install the Stock ROM flash file on Vivo X7 PD1602? then you are in the right place. Here we will guide on how to download and install the Stock firmware on Vivo X7. To install Stock ROM on any Qualcomm powered device, you need software known as QFIL Tool, also known as Qualcomm Flash Image Loader.

Android always opens the door to various possibilities such as flashing custom ROM or kernel or APK modding etc. These feats can be achieved by providing root access to your device or simply rooting your phone.  In today’s date, rooting or customizing is no rocket science, but people perform these processes carelessly. Certain users hastily carry out the modding/rooting process without properly following instructions. It leads to the bricking of the device. It can happen with any device. In this post, we will tell you how you can restore or unbrick Vivo X7  back to the previous working condition.

Vivo X7 PD1602 Flash File (Stock Firmware Guide)

Why We Need Stock Firmware?

Stock Firmware or a Stock ROM is official software that is designed by the OEM manufacturer for a particular device. This file is required to fix any software related issue on your Vivo X7. If you are facing any problem with your device, your final attempt will be to re-install the stock ROM. This way, you can restore your device back to stock ROM. This guide will be more useful to those users who always want to try rooting, installing mods or custom ROM.

The Advantage Of Stock Firmware:

Here are the answers to why you need to download and save the Vivo X7 Stock ROM flash file on your computer.

  • To Unbrick your phone
  • Fix the Bootloop problem
  • Upgrade and Downgrade your phone
  • Unroot or Fix Bugs on your phone
  • To fix the lag or stutter
  • By flashing Stock ROM, you can solve software problems.
  • Revert back to stock to gain your warranty.

Steps to Install Stock firmware on Vivo X7 :

Before installing, make sure to follow the pre-requisite and install the necessary drivers and tools on your PC.

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Pre-requisites

  • Supported device: Vivo X7 PD1602
  • Charge your phone: You need at least a 50% charge on Vivo X7
  • Laptop or PC: To carry out this installation, you need a PC or Laptop.
  • Take Device Backup: The very first thing to pay attention to is taking the device backup. You might not be able to take the backup of phone data, however, if you have inserted a memory card in your device, remove it at least to save it.
  • Download AF Tool, QFil Flash Tool, or QPST Flash tool and install it on your PC.
  • Install the Latest Vivo USB Drivers | Qualcomm drivers

Disclaimer

GetDroidTips will not be responsible for bricking, hardware, or any kind of software problem arising on your while you follow this guide to install stock ROM on your phone. First, understand the tutorial and then follow it at your own risk.

Download Firmware

Download Link Descriptions
Vivo_X7_PD1602_09082016_QFIL Download
Vivo_X7_PD1602_MSM8976_A_3.11.3_LA_QPST Download

Method 1: Instructions to Install via Recovery:

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

Guide to Install Vivo Firmware on any Vivo smartphone

Method 2: Instructions to Install via AFTool:

  • Launch the vivo aftools to flash the ROM
  • In the AFTool, locate your firmware file which you downloaded.
  • Boot your device into EDL mod
  • You can now connect your phone to PC in fastboot or EDL mod.
  • Click Start to upgrade your firmware

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

Guide to Install Stock ROM using QFIL Tool

Method 4: Instructions to Install via MSM Download tool:

  1. Download the MSM Download tool, firmware, and drivers on your PC.
  2. Now install the USB drivers
  3. Place the MSM download tool and firmware in the same folder
  4. Open the MSM download tool and connect your device to PC/Laptop
  5. Once you connect, it will automatically load the firmware, if not select it manually.
  6. Click on the start button and wait patiently to complete the installation process.
  7. Once it is done! remove your device from PC. That’s it!

Method 5: Instructions to Install via QPST Tool:

Here are the instructions you need to follow in order to install Stock ROM on the Vivo X7 :

  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 Installer-00429.zip 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 Vivo X7.

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