Vivo S1 and S1 Pro were launched in the year 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. It already received 2 major OS updates; Android 10 and Android 11 updates last year.
Finally, Today Vivo started pushing their new major OS update, Funtouch OS 12 for the Vivo S1 based on Android 12. The update is now started rolling around the globe.
As per some reports, it is said to be rolling with build number PD1913F_EX_A_9.72.20 for Vivo S1 users globally and will soon roll the same update to Vivo S1 Pro anytime. With this, Vivo has included the latest April / May 2022 Security patch, which fixes many security bugs and vulnerabilities.
- Android 12: What’s New and Its Features:
- Download Android 12 | Funtouch OS 12 Update:
Android 12: What’s New and Its Features:
Android 12 is all about improved personalization and revamped user interface that changes the way to bring more dynamic expression and a whole new design element. It’s a successor of the last-gen Android 11 which was basically focused on the privacy and security of the user data. While the Android 12 not only focused on privacy features but also on visual treatment.
Talking about the features, it has all new and colorful yet minimal widgets that are now more dynamic than ever before. While the dynamic theme with the wallpapers is more expressive as per your mood. The notification shade, lock screen, and its notifications, glance screen, volume controls, quick shortcut tiles, new power menu, transitions or animations, etc everything looks & feels great whatsoever with the ‘Material You’ design.
Meanwhile, the impressive Privacy Dashboard feature, the privacy indicator on the top of the screen is also great. Whereas scrolling screenshot support, improved notifications, quick reply feature, on-device search feature, easy Wi-Fi sharing, one-handed mode, quick back tap feature, haptic-coupled audio effect, Android 12 updates via Google Play, App hibernation, all-new emojis, improved auto-rotate, and a lot more.
Android 12 Funtouch OS 12 Update Tracker:
Updated on October 10, 2022: Vivo started seeding September 2022 security patch update for the Vivo S1 Pro with software version PD1945F_EX_A_9.78.14. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on June 30, 2022: Today Vivo rolled their first Funtouch OS 12 update to the Vivo S1 global users with software version PD1913F_EX_A_9.72.20. The update comes with May 2022 security patch.
Updated on July 24, 2022: According to Youtube Video shared by Rockstar, We can confirm that the company has already started rolling the Android 12 for Vivo S1 Pro, but we have not yet received any download link to share it here.
Download Android 12 | Funtouch OS 12 Update:
|Build Number: PD1945F_EX_A_9.78.14
File Size: 4 GB
|Build Number: PD1913F_EX_A_9.72.20
File Size: 4 GB
Steps to Install Android 12 on Vivo S1 and S1 Pro
Before we get straight to the steps to flash the Funtouch OS 12 update based on Android 12 on your Vivo S1 and S1 Pro, let us look at the pre-requisites first.
- The stock firmware provided here is for Vivo S1 and S1 Pro. Do not flash it on any other phone.
- We recommend having at least a 50% charge on your device before installing the firmware.
- A PC or Laptop.
- Make sure to take a backup of your device data. You can Backup your phone Without Root.
- Alternatively, if you have TWRP Recovery installed on your device, you can create Nandroid Backup through TWRP Recovery.
Now, look at the Steps to flash Stock ROM on Vivo S1 and S1 Pro.
Instructions to Flash The ROM:
To install Funtouch OS 12 files on your Vivo S1 and S1 Pro, we have given two methods, either you can follow the recovery method or you can follow the Fastboot method. A detailed guide on both methods is given down below:
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 SP Flash Tool:
Follow the links below to get a full in-depth guide on how to easily install Android 12 on Vivo S1 device easily.
You can follow our full-depth video guide as well:
Method 3: Instructions to Install via AFTool:
- Launch the Vivo aftools to flash the ROM
- In the AFTool, locate the firmware file which you downloaded.
- Boot your device into EDL mode
- You can now connect your phone to a PC in fastboot or EDL mod.
- Click Start to upgrade your firmware.
We hope that this guide will be helpful to you. If in case you’re facing any issues, feel free to ask in the comments below.