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[TUT] FIX ARB4 Bricked RN5 (QHSUSB 9008) with MIFLASH/QFIL

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By devcon69, Senior Member on 13th September 2018, 08:07 AM
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MIFLASH METHOD
Downloads:
MiFlash 2018
Prog Emmc Firehose ELF(Patched) Credits: Chocoml
Any ARB4 fastboot rom:
Global: http://bigota.d.miui.com/V9.6.4.0.OE...f5ee62becf.tgz
China: http://bigota.d.miui.com/V10.0.1.0.O...7a9c72f518.tgz

1. Download and Extract fastboot rom folder. You can use any latest fastboot rom. If you have Global variant use Global fastboot rom and if China variant use China fastboot rom to prevent being stucked on recovery (Miui version can't be installed in this device).
2. Download and Replace prog_emmc_firehose_Sdm660_ddr.elf with the patched file above in the fastboot images folder.
3. Try to power cycle phone. Hold Power button for about 20-30 secs or longer. Or try any button combinations. (HOLD Power + VolDOWN) or (Power + VolUP), or (Power + VolDOWN + VolUP).
4. Connect phone to PC, open MIFLASH, load the fastboot folder.
5. Select CLEAN ALL and flash.
6. How to flash with MIFlash


QFIL/QPST METHOD
Downloads:
QPST/QFIL
Prog Emmc Firehose MBN(Patched) Credits: Chocoml
Any ARB4 fastboot rom:
Global: http://bigota.d.miui.com/V9.6.4.0.OE...f5ee62becf.tgz
China: http://bigota.d.miui.com/V10.0.1.0.O...7a9c72f518.tgz

1. Download and install QPST.
2. Download and Extract fastboot rom folder. You can use any latest fastboot rom. If you have Global variant use Global fastboot rom and if China variant use China fastboot rom to prevent being stucked on recovery (Miui version can't be installed in this device).
3. Download patched prog_emmc_firehose_Sdm660_ddr.mbn and copy inside fastboot rom images folder.
4. Try to power cycle phone. Hold Power button for about 20-30 secs or longer. Or try any button combinations. (HOLD Power + VolDOWN) or (Power + VolUP), or (Power + VolDOWN + VolUP).
5. Connect phone to PC, Run QFIL from bin folder, select Flat Build (prog_emmc_firehose_Sdm660_ddr.mbn), Load XML (rawprogram0.xml), (patch0.xml) and click Download.
6. How to flash with QFIL


** TROUBLESHOOTING **
1. If with "Write time out, maybe the device was disconnected" or "cannot receive hello packet" error on MIFlash. Disconnect phone from pc and hold power button again for 20-30 seconds. Reconnect to pc and try again.
2. If with "YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO DOWNLOAD" error on MIFLASH or 'Only nop and sig tag can be received before authentication' on QFIL, try to power cycle again OR hold those buttons while connecting it to PC. Try every combo and flash again.
3. If all failed then Remove back cover of the phone, do a testpoint. If it still doesn't work Disconnect the battery connector.
4. How to testpoint RMN5 .

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Originally Posted by devcon69

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For people with bricked devices due to ARB and unable to flash with the anti note 5 bypass fastboot rom (authentication failed).
You can try to use QFIL (QPST) as someone has successfully fixed it using QFIL.
http://en.miui.com/thread-3839818-1-1.html

DOWNLOADS
QPST/QFIL: https://www.androidbrick.com/downloa...2/?wpdmdl=9343
Prog firehose: http://www.mediafire.com/file/924uil...0_ddr.mbn/file Credits: Choco
Fastboot ROM
Global: http://bigota.d.miui.com/V9.6.4.0.OE...f5ee62becf.tgz
China: http://bigota.d.miui.com/V10.0.1.0.O...7a9c72f518.tgz

1. Download and install QPST.
2. Download and Extract fastboot rom folder. If you have global variant use global fastboot rom and if china variant use china fastboot rom to prevent being stucked on recovery (miui version can't be installed in this device)
3. Download prog_emmc_firehose_Sdm660_ddr.mbn and copy inside fastboot rom images folder.
4. Run QFIL from bin folder, select Flat Build (prog_emmc_firehose_Sdm660_ddr.mbn), Load XML (rawprogram0.xml), (patch0.xml) and click Download.

How to flash vid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2z9GRXNhKE

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I was able to unbrick it using the qpst/qfil method, but I had to open the back lid and disconnect the battery. MiFlash didn't work for me..
Btw I have the note 5 ai and unlocked bootloader.
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Update: USERS with (You are not authorized to download) error CONFIRMED that the antibypass fastboot rom worked with Miflash by forcing edl/testpoint again or by flashing with the battery connector Disconnected.
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I tried rom from here shared by friend,,,,
It is not work it said you are not authorized to download, i tried many many times is not work. Always same error,,,,
Until I read force edl, i try open with guitar pick my phone,,,,
And success!!!!!!
My phone not working for 4 weeks because I have miui pro install and i flash old miui version and it dead,,,,
Thank you so much!!!! Greetings from Romania!!! Bună ziua!!!
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Successfully !! Thanks dev !
This thread is awesome already fix arb hardbrick with flash testpoint using qfil ! I hve been waiting for a month and already try many way from another thread but still get "unauthorized acc" but this only one is success ! Btw my phone is redmi note 5(ai , china) and now already using miui 10 eu rom . Thanks dev !
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Originally Posted by Kishan_22

I was able to unbrick it using the qpst/qfil method, but I had to open the back lid and disconnect the battery. MiFlash didn't work for me..
Btw I have the note 5 ai and unlocked bootloader.
Thanks for posting this

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Originally Posted by AJphatia_0

I tried rom from here shared by friend,,,,
It is not work it said you are not authorized to download, i tried many many times is not work. Always same error,,,,
Until I read force edl, i try open with guitar pick my phone,,,,
And success!!!!!!
My phone not working for 4 weeks because I have miui pro install and i flash old miui version and it dead,,,,
Thank you so much!!!! Greetings from Romania!!! Bună ziua!!!

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This thread is awesome already fix arb hardbrick with flash testpoint using qfil ! I hve been waiting for a month and already try many way from another thread but still get "unauthorized acc" but this only one is success ! Btw my phone is redmi note 5(ai , china) and now already using miui 10 eu rom . Thanks dev !

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