Pixel Flasher v 18.104.22.168 GUI tool for flashing / updating / rooting / managing Pixel phones. This is, as the name implies, an application for flashing (updating) PixelTM phones (perhaps all GoogleTM-made phones/tablets, YMMV).
PixelFlasher, at its core, is a UI layer (with bells and whistles) on top of ADB / fastboot commands, therefore many of its capabilities are also applicable to non-Pixel devices. (YMMV).
The application includes two modes: basic mode and advanced mode (expert).
Features Pixel Flasher v22.214.171.124 GUI tool:
Basic mode: This should suit most users. Some of the features in basic mode are:
Simple UI interface, click and go. No more command lines, no more placing all files in one directory.
boot.IMG management UI, select the boot.img file to patch and click the patch button. Fully Automated patching with Magisk (without user interaction) and perform upgrades without losing root.
No more manually extracting files transferring to the phone, patching / re-flashing, and doing multiple reboots.
No more setting airplane mode and clearing storage to retain Safetynet passing.
Display details of the boot.img.
Origin (file it was extracted from).
Whether it is patched or not, and if it is patched.
What version of Magisk was used to patch it.
On what device it was patched.
Date of patching.
Choose to keep data or wipe data while flashing.
Ability to flash even if multiple devices are connected to the computer.
Display information about the phone.
current installed firmware.
if it is rooted with Magisk.
List installed Magisk modules.
Magisk modules management, enable/disables modules selectively, this comes in handy to disable suspect modules before an upgrade. Display:
Enabled / Disabled.
Display Android Platform Tools (SDK) version.
Advanced features are hidden to keep the interface simple and easy to follow.
A lot of checks and validations for smooth operation.
Automatic check for program updates.
Expert mode: (should only be turned on by experienced users). In addition to the basic features, you get:
The ability to flash custom ROM (with or without patching boot. img)
Option to flash to both slots.
Options to disable verify and or verification.
Ability to change the active slot.
Ability to live boot to custom boot.IMG (temporary root).
Ability to boot to recovery.
Ability to flash custom image: boot, recovery, radio, kernel, …
Ability to sideload an image.
Lock / Unlock bootloader.
SOS Disable Magisk modules to get out of the boot loop (experimental).
- New Feature: Install Magisk into the phone, PixelFlasher displays information about the latest available Magisk
- versions (stable, beta, canary, debug) and offers the choice to install a selection.
- New Feature: Install compatible apk file onto the device from PixelFlasher menu.
- Check Android Platform Tools version and warn if it is old.
- Block flashing when stock flash_all.bat file is tampered with.
- Don’t bother with flashing if bootloader is locked.
- More validations and exceptions handling.
- Improved logging.
How to use Pixel Flasher tool v126.96.36.199 GUI
To begin, download the Pixel Flasher executive file from the link provided below.
Then, open the folder and start the program with administrative privileges.
Pixel Flasher is a portable tool that does not require installation. Simply extract and execute it.
Enjoy the tool and share your findings in the comments area.
Compatibility: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 are all supported (32-bit and 64-bit).
Take a Backup: Before using the aforementioned utility, please make a backup of your personal data from your Android smartphone or tablet. Because flashing any Firmware or Recovery could brick the device.
The developer generated and distributed Pixel Flasher v 188.8.131.52. As a result, full credit goes to the creator for providing the utility for free.