Install Fairphone OS on Fairphone 3 using macOS

macOS 10.xx 


First, read and complete all the steps from the article Install Fairphone OS for Fairphone 3 using a computer.


  1. Once your Fairphone 3 is in Fastboot mode, connect it to your computer using a USB-C certified data cable.
  2. Locate the archive in Downloads.
    •   Open Chrome Browser.
    1. Press simultaneously the keys "Alt ⌥ (option) + Cmd ⌘ + L". A new tab called "Downloads" will open.
    2. Look for the last download, the name starts with "FP3-...". Click on the writing "Show in Finder". 
      A new instance of Finder will open.
  3. Open (Double-click) the archive you downloaded, the name starts with "FP3-...". The files will extract in a folder with the same name. Wait for it to be completed.
  4. Once done, press simultaneously the Cmd ⌘ + Space” keys. "Spotlight Search" will open.
  5. Write "", then press the "Enter ↩" key.02.png
  6. In the Terminal window, type "cd " then press space.
  7. Drag the folder extracted previously inside the terminal window, and press the "Enter ↩" key.
  8. In the same Terminal window, type "./FP3_flashall.bin" and press the "Enter ↩" key.
    The script will now run for a couple of minutes like in the following picture.03.png
    Once done, you will see the following picture.Screenshot_2020-05-18_at_15.01.22.png
    Your Fairphone 3 will reboot, finishing the system update for a few minutes.
  9. All done! You can now safely unplug the Fairphone 3 from your computer. Your phone is now up to date.

If you’re unable to complete the process described above, please contact our support team.