Samsung A23 (A235F) Test Point Reboot to 9008 EDL

By A2GSM

Samsung A23 (A235F) EDL Test Point helps you enter the device into the EDL mode 9008 (Emergency Download Mode) for flashing stock firmware, Remove Lock or FRP, recovering dead boot, etc. Here, you’ll find direct download links for the test point image with a simple step-by-step guide to use it.

Samsung A23 (A235F)

What is EDL Mode?

EDL mode stands for Emergency Download Mode. It’s a special diagnostic mode in Qualcomm Chipset-based Android smartphones that can enter to communicate with a computer for software-related tasks like flashing firmware, unlocking, or repairing the device when it’s not working properly. In short, it is a kind of “rescue mode” for your phone’s software.

Use of Test Points

  1. Flashing the firmware of the device to fix software issues
  2. Upgrade or Downgrade Software Version
  3. Unbricking the device, Bootloop or Dead
  4. Remove Security Lock
  5. Remove FRP (Factory Reset Protection)
  6. Recovering deleted or lost data from the device

How to Reboot Samsung A23 (A235F) in EDL Mode

  • First Download and Install Qualcomm USB Drivers
  • Power off your Device
  • Remove the back cover of the phone carefully
  • Now, locate the test point, as shown in the below image.
Samsung A23 (A235F)
  • Hold both test points using a copper wire or tweezers
  • Then connect the Device via a USB cable while holding the test points
  • Now device will enter EDL mode
  • Check the device manager for the Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 COM port.
QUalcomm Edl mode 9008 port
  • Now, Open the Flash Tool and do the required Functions
  • Done.

Some Other Methods to Reboot into EDL Mode:

Follow the below instructions very carefully to reboot your device into EDL Mode (Emergency Download Mode)

(1) Adb Mode

  • First, install ADB & Fastboot driver on the PC
  • Go to Settings and Tap Build number 7-8 times to enable the developer option
  • Then Go to Developer Settings, turn on USB debugging on your phone
  • Now connect your device to a PC using a USB Cable.
  • Then open a command window in PC and paste the following commands and hit enter.
adb reboot edl
  • If any pop-up appears on the phone screen then allow the ADB USB Debugging access.

(2) Fastboot mode

  • Download ADB and Fastboot Tool and extract it in your PC (C:/Drive)
  • Connect your Device to your PC via a USB Cable
  • launch the command prompt from Minimal Fastboot files, and enter the below command
fastboot oem edl

(3) By Holding Volume Keys

  • Turn off the device,
  • connect to a computer via USB
  • Press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down keys to boot into EDL mode
  • Done.

(4) Fastboot To EDL Tool:

  • Download & extract EDL Tool
  • Run the tool
  • Power off your Android phone
  • Boot it into the Bootloader/Fastboot Mode
  • Now the tool will detect the phone
  • It will reboot to EDL Mode
  • Done.

For some newer devices, an authorized account or patched firehose is also needed. You can download Custom DA or Firehose Loader Files for Your Device on our web.

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[*]Make a backup: Please Make sure to take a backup of your data before doing any operation on your device, as flashing will wipe user data from the device.

[*]Use at your own risk: Using the Third Party Tools may void your device’s warranty. Proceed with caution and understand the risks involved.

[*]Links: We don’t host any files on our Server, We’re sharing Downloading Links from third-party file-sharing webservers.

[*] Firmware: If you wish, you can download the official firmware Stock Rom, from A2GSM.COM or GSMMAFIAS.COM page.

[*] Flash Tool: If you wish, you can download the other Free Tools for flashing from A2GSM.COM or A2GSMTOOLS.COM page.

[*] USB Drivers: If you wish, you can download the latest version of USB Drivers of all Major Brands, from USB Drivers (Android+iOS) page.

[*] Alternatives: Also, you can use Professional or Free tools like UnlockToolUMT Tool, etc to reset the FRP lock.

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