How To Unbrick OnePlus 8/Pro Using MSMDownloadTool

The OnePlus smartphones are trendy among Android smartphones these days, and the majority are using their smartphones. In this article, we will share the guide to unbrick OnePlus 8 or OnePlus 8 Pro using MSMDownload Tool using a computer.

OnePlus 8 and the Pro are the latest and most up-to-date flagship smartphones in 2020. The best part of OnePlus devices is that it has a healthy development community on various forums like XDA-Developers, OnePlus Forums, etc. You get an on-going development of custom ROMs, kernels, recoveries, etc.

Unbrick OnePlus 8 or Pro

Many OnePlus users love to flash new custom ROMs and custom recoveries, but on some unfortunate moments, they end up bricking their device. For such users, we have a solution to revive your smartphone using the MSMDownload Tool that helps you unbrick OnePlus 8 and the Pro, respectively.

A very reasonable thing in the Android smartphones is that it is easily bricked while flashing custom ROMs, many times, it happens when the vendor doesn’t match, or you have flash a ROM for a different model.

There are two instances present in bricking; one is called soft brick where your device doesn’t boot to the system but have access to the recovery mode and the fast boot more. On the other hand, there is a hard brick mode, which is a severe problem because none of the buttons on the smartphone work or the display turns on.

For unbricking a smartphone that has entered a hard-brick mode requires an EDL (Emergency Download Mode), which is an alternative for fast boot mode. Here you can flash a dead smartphone using a computer with the help of a USB data cable and flash the stock firmware on your device.

How To Unbrick OnePlus 8/Pro Using MSMDownloadTool

If your OnePlus 8 or the Pro is soft bricked, which means you can access fast boot mode or the recovery, then you can simply flash any custom ROM or the OxygenOS through the recovery mode. However, if you have a hard brick situation where the device is not entirely dead but certain features are not functioning, such as the display and the hardware buttons. We will certainly show you just how to repair the hard bricked Oneplus 8 phone in this article.

Download Unbrick Tool For OnePlus 8

  • OnePlus 8 MSM Download Tool OOS 10.5.2 – Europe
  • OnePlus 8 MSM Download Tool OOS 10.5.3 – Global
  • OnePlus 8 MSM Download Tool OOS 10.5.3 – India

Download Unbrick Tool For OnePlus 8 Pro

  • OnePlus 8 MSM Download Tool OOS 10.5.2 – Europe
  • OnePlus 8 MSM Download Tool OOS 10.5.3 – Global
  • OnePlus 8 MSM Download Tool OOS 10.5.3 – India


  • ADB and Fastboot installed on your computer.
  • Download And Install OnePlus 8/Pro USB drivers.
  • Disable any Antivirus software on your computer.
  • Keep your OnePlus 8, and Pro charged for at least 30 minutes.


Step 1: Download and install the unbrick zip file and extract it on your desktop.

Step 2: From the extracted folder locate and run the file MsmDownloadTool V4.0.exe

Step 3: Once the MSMDownloadTool interface is opened, from the drop-down menu, select the Other and click Next.

how to unbrick one plus 8

Step 4: On the next page, click the Target drop-down menu and select your preferred region (EU/India/Global).

unbrick oneplus 8 pro

Step 5: Now, on your OnePlus 8 or Pro press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down buttons together for 5-6 and connect it to your computer with the USB data cable.

Step 6: Once the MSMDownloadTool detects your phone, click on the Start button to start the flashing of the firmware.

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Step 7: When the process is completed, your smartphone will reboot to the system.

Step 8: Setup your newly installed stock ROM and enjoy it.

So this way, you can quickly unbrick your Oneplus 8 and Oneplus 8 Pro. If you have any kind of query in your mind after that, leave the comment below. We will assist you in fixing it up.

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