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Download Nokia X100 (TA-1399) firmware for unbrick, reset & repair

Nokia X100 (codenamed deadmau5) is a well-received smartphone in the US market. It was launched in 2021 on the Snapdragon 480 5G CPU. It is a unique model developed for the US’s English and Spanish-speaking populations. There is only a single model number of the Nokia X100, i.e., TA-1399.

Like any other smartphone, the Nokia X100 (sm4350) can also develop software issues that impact the device’s functionality. Some users also use the DSU Loader option in the developer option, resulting in a soft brick and phone being stuck in fastboot mode. However, given the limited availability of the model, it is hard to find support software, firmware, and guides for the Nokia X100.

Hence, we provide the direct download link to the latest firmware files for the Nokia X100. The firmware is based on Android 11 only because the Nokia X100 will not receive an upgrade to new Android versions. You can use the firmware as a base to develop/port newer versions of Android to the device if you are familiar with the custom ROM development process. Other than that, you can use it to fix various issues, such as:

  • Stuck in fastboot mode
  • Bootloop from the Powered by Android logo
  • Reset the phone locked by a PIN or pattern
  • Remove Google account FRP lock
  • Use boot image for rooting purposes
  • Upgrade the device to the latest version (where OTA updates do not work)
  • Remove T-Mobile or other carrier SIM lock (if you know how to utilize the function in combination with root access)

Nokia X100 was launched on Android 11. Being a carrier-customized device, the phone will not get any major Android upgrades. However, hmd has continuously updated the phone to provide security patches and other general bug fixes. The following versions of the Nokia X100 stock ROM are available.

File nameAndroid Version / SPDownload link
HMDSW_dm5_165C-0-04US-B01_user_devicekitAndroid 11 / 10-2023OneDrive

Note: Always flash firmware version equal to or newer than what’s already installed on the phone. Downgrading Nokia phones with a locked bootloader will brick them because rollback protection is enabled.

How to flash firmware to the Nokia X100

Follow the steps below to flash the firmware to the Nokia X100:

  1. Unlock the bootloader on your Nokia X100.
  2. Open the HMDSW firmware zip file.
  3. Extract all the files within rom_all.zip.
  4. Copy and paste Android platform tools in the same folder where you extract the firmware.
  5. Connect the Nokia X100 to the PC in fastboot mode.
  6. Start flashing each partition with the appropriate file using the fastboot flash command. For example:
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
    fastboot flash super super.img
  7. Restart the phone after flashing all partitions.

Alternatively, you can also go with our stock ROM flashing service and we will flash the phone for you in a remote session.

How to factory reset the Nokia X100?

You can use our factory reset service if you only want to perform a factory reset or remove FRP on your Nokia X100. Factory reset can be performed remotely without needing to perform a full flash.

How do you SIM or network unlock the Nokia X100?

You can order our SIM unlock service here. The service will remove the T-Mobile network lock, and you can use SIM cards from any other carrier/operator as long as the respective cellular bands are enabled on the phone.

How to remove MDM lock from Nokia X100?

Is your Nokia X100 locked to a company account and gets reset every couple of hours? Eliminating the MDM enrollment using root access (Magisk) is possible. To get started, you need to unlock the bootloader on the Nokia X100. Thereafter, you can modify the device, identify or disable the apps responsible for triggering MDM, and use the device normally.

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