What is Qualcomm EDL? How to Reboot Into EDL Mod

Qualcomm EDL (Emergency Download Mod) is a Qualcomm proprietary protocol that allows firmware flashing or unbricking a device when it cannot be booted up normally. It is also known as Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader Mode.

EDL Mode is often used by device manufacturers, developers, and enthusiasts to perform advanced operations such as unlocking the bootloader, installing custom firmware, and recovering a bricked device. However, entering EDL mode typically requires specialized tools and technical knowledge, and not all devices support this mode.

Once the device is in EDL mode, it can be connected to a computer and Firmware can be flashed using specialized software, such as the Qualcomm Flash Image Loader (QFIL) or Qualcomm Product Support Tool (QPST).

It is important to note that entering EDL mode and flashing firmware can potentially brick a device if done improperly, so it should only be done by experienced users who understand the risks involved. Here’s how to reboot your Qualcomm device into EDL Mod

using Key Combinations

the most easy way to Reboot a Qualcomm device into edl mod is key combination, however it’s limited to some manufacture like oppo, Vivo & oneplus. you can do it by following below Pattern

  • Power off device, Now Hold volume up + volume down & Plug usb without Releasing keys

using ADB Command

if you device in working stage then you can use below code to Put your device into edl Mod via android adb interface

adb reboot edl

using Fastboot command

if your device stuck in fastboot mod then you can use below command to reboot into EDL mod

fastbot oem edl
fastboot oem-Dload

using Fastboot to EDL tool

fastboot to edl is a window utility which can reboot unlocked Xiaomi devices into edl mod from fastboot mod

using test Point

The EDL test point is typically a set of pins on the device’s circuit board that can be shorted together in order to put the device into emergency download mode. each device has specific test Point.

using EDL cable

An EDL cable is a specific type of cable that is used to enter the EDL mode on these devices.