Install Fairphone OS on FP3/FP3+ (Windows)
First, complete all the steps from the article Manually install Fairphone OS on FP3/FP3+
Microsoft Windows 10
- 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
To read the instructions, you can click here
- Locate the archive you downloaded in the previous step, (usually in the Downloads folder)
• Using Chrome Browser
- Press simultaneously the keys "Ctrl + J". A new tab called "Downloads" will open
- Look for the last download, the name starts with "FP3-...". Click on the text "Show in folder"
A new Windows Explorer instance will open
- Extract the archive
• Using Super Zip
- Double-click on the archive you downloaded, the name starts with "FP3-..."
- Click on the "Extract" button to extract the file. Wait for the operation to be completed. A new Windows Explorer instance will open
- Double-click on the folder that just appeared, the name starts with "FP3-...", to enter it
- 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"
- Type "1" if you want to Erase user data or type "2" if you want to Keep user data
- IMPORTANT -
If you just unlocked your bootloader, your personal data has just been deleted, so whatever option you choose, it will make no difference
- Press the "Enter ↩" key
The script will now run for a couple of minutes like in the following picture
Once done, you will see the following picture
- IMPORTANT -
It can take up to 15 min. Do NOT interrupt the process, it might damage the device!
- Done, your phone is now up to date. Your phone will now reboot, finishing the system update for a few minutes. You can now safely unplug your FP3/FP3+ from your computer
- Once done, for safety reasons, we strongly advise you to lock again your bootloader. To do so, visit the article Manage the bootloader of your FP3/FP3+ and follow the instructions starting from point 4. Lock your bootloader