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How to Unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L

In this guide, we will show you how to unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L. The Vivo smartphone company is slowly climbing the popularity charts across the globe. Their budget devices are admired by many users as the devices come with many features and impressive specs within a suitable price range. In addition to that, the devices are also slowly becoming active players in the custom development department. After you manage to unlock the device’s bootloader, there are a lot of things you can try out on your device, such as flashing countless mods, flashing custom ROMs and rooting your device using Magisk.

But with all of these tweaks and flashing, there is a potential risk as well. Your device can end up in a boot loop or could get soft bricked. Furthermore if the device partition is corrupted, your device could also get hard bricked. This proves to be problematic for many users as they do not know how to manage using such a device or how to unbrick their device. But if you own a Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L, you should not worry because in this post, we will be showing you how to unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L from dead. So read on for further instructions regarding the same.

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How to Unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A, or Y51L

Before we head into the steps for procedure to unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L, you should take a look at the list of these files that are required to be downloaded before you start this procedure. So download them from the list below and head below to get started with the procedure:


  • First of all, you are required to download the stock firmware file that you want to flash on your Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L. There is not any official website from where you can get the firmware files for Vivo. So this means that you will have to search for the firmware file on the internet. Make sure that you download the files from a trusted source.
  • After that, you are required to download the QPST flash tool on your PC. This tool is required to flash the firmware files onto your Vivo device.
  • Along the same lines, you also need to download Qualcomm 9008 Drivers on your Windows PC so that your PC is able to recognize and identify your device when it is connected to it in the EDL mode.

And these were all the requirements. Once you have downloaded them, proceed with the instruction steps given below.


STEP 1: First of all, you need to open up the back cover of your device and then remove the battery.

STEP 2: Once done, launch the QPST flash tool on your PC and then you will see a Load XML button, click on it.

STEP 3: Now, you are required to load the XML file that has the no_qcn tag.

STEP 4: We used the rawprogram_unsparse_no_qcn_PD1510F_EX.xml file. This is important because other XML files can corrupt your device’s IMEI number but the no_qcn file does not corrupt your IMEI number.

STEP 5: Once you are through, you need to connect your Vivo device to your PC and then you are required to short the test points that are required to unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A or Y51L. The image below will help you.

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STEP 6: Now the tool will be able to detect the Qualcomm port 9008. This means your device’s connection is successful.

STEP 7: Now you just have to click on the download button and the flashing process will be initiated. This may take some time.

STEP 8: When the flashing process is completed, remove our device from your PC and then place the battery back in. Now you can boot to the OS by powering on your device.

So that was it from our side on how to unbrick Vivo Y51, Y51A and Y51L. We hope that you found this guide helpful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.

Uzair Hussain

Uzair Hussain is a dedicated writer who loves to read and research about android phones and technology. Has always enjoyed exploring further into tech and likes to share his knowledge through publishing writings.

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