Install Fairphone OS on Fairphone 3 using Windows

Windows 10 (recommended)

 

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

 

  1. Connect the Fairphone 3 (in Fastboot mode) to your computer using a USB-C certified data cable.
        If Fairphone 3 does not connect, try installing the latest Google USB driver.
          For instructions you can click here.
  2. Locate the archive in Downloads.
     •   Using Chrome Browser.
    1. Press simultaneously the keys "Ctrl + J". A new tab called "Downloads" will open.
    2. Look for the last download, the name starts with "FP3-...". Click on the text "Show in folder".
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      A new Windows Explorer instance will open.
  3. Extract the archive.
        Using Super Zip.
    1. Double-click on the archive you downloaded, the name starts with "FP3-...".
    2. Click on the "Extract" button to extract the file. Wait for the operation to be completed. A new Windows Explorer instance will open.
    3. Double-click on the folder that just appeared, the name starts with "FP3-...", to enter it.
  4. Once you are inside the folder, locate the file "FP3_FlashAll.exe" and double-click on it.
        If a warning from User Account Control pops up, click on "Yes"
  5. Make the selection if you want to Erase user data (type "1") or Keep user data (type "2").
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    - Be aware -
    Selecting "1", all data will be lost!
    Without a backup, it will be not possible to restore them.
  6. Press the "Enter ↩" key.
    The script will now run for a couple of minutes like in the following picture.x.png
    Once done, you will see the following picture.
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    Your Fairphone 3 will reboot, finishing the system update for a few minutes.
  7. 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.