Redmi 8A EDL Test Point – Boot Redmi 8A Into EDL 9008 Mode
In this post, We will show you the method to Unbrick Xiaomi Redmi 8A Test Point mode. Previously it is familiar as Emergency Download (EDL) mode. This is a highly developed procedure users choose this technique to bypass the unlocked bootloader. There may be a condition when your Android device was in boot loop condition or bricked, but the bootloader has not been still unlocked. This condition will force you to use the Test Point process. It would be not possible to unlock the bootloader because the device is bootlooped or bricked.
If you happen to own an Android device running a Qualcomm processor chances are that your device supports Emergency Download Mode aka EDL Mode.
EDL mode is a Qualcomm enabled feature, that is useful to unbrick device, unlock bootloader or modify protected device parameters. However, not all Qualcomm based device support it.
Xiaomi Redmi 8A is a most-wanted device of the year. It sports a 12MP dual-camera setup. It is another level of iteration of Redmi Note 5. Unfortunately, being a celebrity of mid-range Android phone does not make it invulnerable to damage. System failure, inappropriate flashing, or simply bad luck could be one of the causes of a bricked device.
Flashing a global stable MIUI ROM on the Chinese Redmi 8A variant but getting stuck in bootloop is a good example of bad luck.
What Is Xiaomi Redmi 8A Test Point Or EDL Mode?
If you are newbie user then probably EDL mode may be new word for you. But if you are involved in rooting and flashing firmware then absolutely not.
In short, EDL mode is also known as emergency mode for mobile. Technically all the Huawei devices come with EDL mode option. If you want to install or update your own Redmi 8A phone then you have many options to flash new stock ROM on the device using Recovery Mode or using fastboot mode. Both methods have some limitations like Recovery ROM can be used only to update higher version and you can’t downgrade Huawei version.
Redmi 8A Test Post EDL 9008 Mode:
Find EDL MODE FOR Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2019)
Power off the device if possible.
Open back cover of dead Xiaomi Redmi 8A [You may do Google to tear down Redmi 8A. [Be careful at the time of removing back cover of the device and make sure you are not going to damage any hardware of the device] Once you are able to remove back cover, disconnect the battery connector first. Battery not required for EDL mode. Use tweezers, short pin those 2 red dots you see in the picture, plug the USB cable in and you will get your EDL/9008 service port opened.
Uses Of Redmi 8A Test Point
- Install stock ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 8A
- Flash Redmi 8A without unlock the bootloader. Bootloader unlocking permission not required.
- Recovery dead Redmi 8A by flashing firmware.
- Install stock ROM easily, if the device is not able to boot into fastboot mode or device stuck on Huawei Logo.