[GUIDE] Restoring Soft Brick MP450 Stylo 3 Plus

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By Raylon00, Senior Member on 29th September 2017, 04:34 PM
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For those of you who had no issue in rooting and installing TWRP; but then, in trying to debloat the system, managed to soft brick your MetroPCS MP450N Stylo 3 Plus: This guide is for you, it should work for other carriers, but I can't test that.

I spent hours in the attempt to fix this problem. After combing many posts,

Download KDZ file for MP450N (Currently MP45010c_00_0821.kdz) from:

Download UPPERCUT and LGUP from this post:
Thanks to @autoprime

Install LGUP first, it provides functionality for UPPERCUT.

Make Sure Phone is Powered OFF. Holding Volume Up, Plug phone into Computer Via USB, it will boot into Download mode.

Extract and Run UPPERCUT

Select your phone in UPPERCUT, Set Process to UPGRADE (Refubish gave me an error).
UPPERCUT shows file type as BIN file, click on the file path and hit the [...] button to open the file selector and pick the KDZ file you downloaded (Currently MP45010c_00_0821.kdz).

Hit Start and Wait. Took maybe 2-3 Minutes.
Congratz you now have a factory restored phone.
Be more careful next time.
Maybe actually do a TWRP BackUp before deleting system apps.

You now have to start over with Root and TWRP; but hey, that was the easy part wasnt it?

Many Thanks to all members on the forums working to improve our Android experience.
Thanks @messi2050 , @autoprime
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30th December 2017, 06:26 AM |#2  
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does this work for metro pcs
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Yes. Mine is metro.
1st March 2018, 09:13 PM |#4  
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Where is the guide how to root MP450 (metroPCS)?
3rd March 2018, 01:45 AM |#5  
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Guide to root
9th March 2018, 04:44 AM |#6  
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Does this work for tmobile? I can't find the last kdz tp45010f Will work if i flash metro pcs kdz?
19th May 2018, 09:01 AM |#7  
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Kdz from LG
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12th February 2019, 08:43 PM |#8  
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Fingerprint records but doesn't work
I restored my phone with this process and am rooted everything else is still stock. After restoring my fingerprint scanner will not unlock my phone or any apps. It does not even try to read my fingerprint. It does however record my fingerprin when setting it up. Any idea what can be the problem?
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