How Update / Change / Repair Firmware in Lenovo Moto/ Motorola/ Moto Nexus phone?

Necessary Drivers and Tools

1. Drivers

2. mfastboot_adb

3. Download necessary Lenovo Moto Firmware

Install Necessary Drivers and Tools

1. Unpack Drivers and install it
2. Unpack mfasboot_adb by any packer to c:\mfastboot

Downloading Necessary Firmware

1. First, get the model ID and CID to get the correct firmware. In order to do it, turn the mobile on in the bootloader mode and read all information according to the instructions

motorola mfastboot getver all

You may also check the model ID by entering the IMEI number on motorola data

2. Once you have model ID and CID, go to  Motorola Firmware and select the appropriate model. Then, choose the latest software version(must have the same CID, downgrade not allowed until you not have the bootloader unlocked).

motorola firmware page

motorola firmware page

motorola firmware page

motorola firmware page

3. After downloading the software, unpack it using any file archiver and copy all the content of the folder into c:\mfastboot where all necessary tools have already been unpacked. 

motorola firmware in mfastboot directory

Changing firmware in the phone will erase all of your data.
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.
If want saves your data do a backup before start.

Firmware Update / Change / Repair in Motorola / Lenovo Moto / Lenovo Nexus phone

1. Launch the command line with admin rights.command line with admin rights

2. Check how many system.img_sparsechunk.*  files our firmware has. Usually, it is 3 or 4 files. 

motorola firmware how much parts

3. Enter the command mfastboot devices and press the enter key to check communication with the phone. Please check if what you see on screen is like in the picture, if communication is correct and all drivers instaled you may now install the firmware. mfastboot device command

4. Type in commands one by one and approve each of them by pressing Enter.  

mfastboot motorola flashing log part1

Depending on the number of system.img_sparsechunk  files present in the firmware folder, do the appropriate number of commands, namely 0-3 or 0-4.

Next, type in the following commands:

mfastboot motorola flashing log part2

5. That's all. Now your phone has a new firmware. To reboot it from the bootloader mode to  the normal mode, use this command:

6. Now the phone will restart and switch on in a normal mode. It will take between 10-20 minutes

Congratulations !!


By Wojtek Góralczyk on Nov 23, 2017