Here’s what you need to download the official Coolpad 5872 firmware flash file onto a computer. You can then flash the firmware file with the appropriate flashing tool.
Flashing tools were once used only by smartphone repair centers. Since then they have become available on the Web for anybody to use. They allow you to fix the same kinds of problems that were once left up to those repair centers: bootloops, soft-bricked devices, software errors, software bugs, update errors and so forth. And best of all, installing the Coolpad 5872 flash file is simple to do, thanks to the flashing tool’s easy to use interface that usually requires just one click.
Most developers who create tools for helping you customize your devices—the teams that work on custom recovery images, rooting applications, so forth—suggest sticking with custom software if you’ve already changed the system partition or installed a custom recovery. If you are to go back to stock Android, however, they also say it’s always to be done with flashing the firmware yourself instead of accepting the over-the-air updates. This is because OTAs can create unexpected behavior since they often just patch over existing software.
The flashing tools, such as the YGDP flash tool, are always just computer applications. On most occasions these apps are relatively small in file size, that won’t take up much hard drive space.
You can sometimes have a choice of what flashing tool you want to use to flash the Coolpad 5872 stock ROM. Firmware flashing is done with tools that work for either the system chip found in the device’s hardware or, on occasion, specifically made to work for a particular manufacturer.
What Is Android Firmware?
Firmware is the operating system and its applications that control how the smartphone or tablet that runs on Android operates. While you may see the words “software update available” on your device’s display, we call it firmware to highlight its close relationship with the device manufacturers hardware.
If you prefer technical jargon, firmware is the specific programming that gets written to a device’s non-volatile memory. The firmware gets added to the device during the manufacturing process and is the middleman in helping software run on the hardware. Firmware can be written as read-only memory (ROM), erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM), or flash memory.
The Android operating system is more open than much of its competitors in iOS, Windows 10 Mobile, and Tizen. You always get firmware running on your device out of the box, but if you do not like it, you can swap it over with custom firmware or other firmware versions that were made for your device. This flexibility helps with troubleshooting, or if you know you would prefer a different Android version that was made available.
Why Reinstall Stock Firmware?
Did you think you may need to restore the stock firmware on your device? Here are some of the things that you can achieve with stock firmware files:
- Upgrade or downgrade the version of Android on your device
- Fix common mobile device-related problems, such as unbearable bugs in the software
- Remove custom recovery images such as TWRP
- Unroot the Android operating system, regardless of what method/tool you may have used to get root access
- Unbrick your smartphone or tablet
- Reinstall the operating system
- Fix invalid IMEI problems
Coolpad 5872 Firmware Flash File Download Links
The firmware can be downloaded directly onto a computer. After extracting the file, you can then upload it to a flashing tool that is also on the computer. Here is where you can download the firmware file:
File Name: Coolpad_5872_140527_4.1_CPB.zip
Android Version: Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Firmware File: Download flash file
How to Flash Coolpad 5872 Stock ROM Using YGDP Tool
1. Download the YGDP tool onto your computer and extract the file by right-clicking on it and then choosing the option for extracting it.
3. Download the Coolpad 5872 stock firmware package onto your computer and then extract it by right-clicking on it and then choosing the option to extract it from the menu.
4. Open the YGDP folder that you extracted and click on the YGDP executable file (.exe) to open the application.
5. Choose the user type and then click on the Login button.
Note: Newer versions of the tool do not require a password. Older versions of the tool must enter 369 or 9527 to log in.
6. Click on the Configuration button on the top left-hand corner of the YGDP interface.
7. Click on the small folder icon and browse the computer to upload the firmware file you wish to flash.
8. Click on the Apply button once you’ve selected the firmware.
9. Turn off the Android device. Connect your Android smartphone or tablet to the computer with its USB cable.
10. Click on the Start button.
That’s all you need to have installed the Coolpad 5872 official firmware.
For more information regarding the YGDP Tool, you can read this article: how to use the YGDP Tool to flash CPB firmware.
Back Up Your Data: You should always back up your data before you begin flashing new firmware files to your smartphone or tablet. All of your pictures, music, videos, documents, etc. should be still on your device after you have updated the firmware, but you may need to restore the contacts and applications from a backup.
Wipe Cache and Factory Reset: Some people claim that taking a factory reset isn’t necessary after updates, but at the very least you should wipe the system cache after installing new firmware. This way you can help eliminate any performance issues and battery draining bugs. Taking a factory reset is the best way of avoiding common problems many users face after applying software updates.
You can download Android ROMs for other Android devices if you have another smartphone or tablet from a different manufacturer.
There are some common questions people have before installing firmware files. Here are the ones we are regularly asked:
How to Unroot Coolpad 5872 When Installing New Firmware
There can often be a variety of ways to unroot a device that runs Android, and they depend on what method you used to get root access. If you installed SuperSU for root access, then you can open the app and find the option to unroot directly from SuperSU’s settings. On the other hand, if you do not have SuperSU, and you do have a Coolpad smartphone or tablet, then you can always unroot by installing the stock firmware. Once you have followed the guide above, your device will automatically be unrooted. You can verify that is the case by installing one of the many applications from Google Play that checks for root access. As long as you are using a reliable app, then typically it will not lie about the root status of your mobile device.
How to Restore Stock Recovery on Coolpad 5872 When Installing New Firmware
One of the most common reasons for installing the stock firmware is to remove a custom recovery image and revert to the stock recovery. There is nothing you need to do extra to reinstall the stock recovery on your device; when you install the stock firmware, it will automatically install the stock recovery partition on the device once again.
You can download Android firmware for other Android devices if you have another smartphone or tablet from a different manufacturer.
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