Nokia 4.2 TA-1157 EDL Test Point – Boot Nokia 4.2 Into EDL 9008 Mode
In this tutorial, we will show you how to boot Nokia 4.2 EDL mode 9008 using test points? Emergency downloading mode or 9008 mode is very important to unbrick Qualcomm Nokia 4.2 TA-1157 mobile. 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 boot looped 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 devices support it.
About Nokia 4.2
Nokia 4.2 is equipped with a 5.71-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels and 270ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expanded with the help of a dedicated microSD card slot. In the imaging department, the Nokia 4.2 is backed by a dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of a 13-megapixel primary lens with f/2.2 aperture coupled with a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For selfies, it is loaded with an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture.
What Is Nokia 4.2 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.
Nokia 4.2 TA-1157 Test Post EDL 9008 Mode:
Find EDL MODE FOR Nokia 4.2 TA-1157
Power off the device if possible.
Open back cover of dead Nokia TA-1157 [You may do Google to tear down Nokia 4.2.[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 Nokia 4.2 Test Point
- Install stock ROM on Nokia 4.2
- Flash Nokia 4.2 without unlocking the bootloader. Bootloader unlocking permission not required.
- Recovery dead Nokia 4.2 by flashing firmware.
- Install stock ROM easily, if the device is not able to boot into fastboot mode or device stuck on Huawei Logo.
Note: It’s really just to understand that EDL mode flashing is a universal method for all Huawei devices. But EDL booting process may be different for different devices. For some devices, you can use the EDL boot command but problem is that nowadays edl command doesn’t work for all the latest Huawei smartphones. So the test point is the easiest and perfect method to boot any Nokia phone into edl mode using test terminals.