FP4. Install Fairphone OS offline (macOS)



First, complete all the steps from the article FP4. Install Fairphone OS offline


Apple macOS Monterey 12.2x

  1. Once your Fairphone 4 is in Fastboot mode, connect it to your computer using a USB-C certified data cable
  2. Locate the archive you downloaded in the previous step, (usually in the Downloads folder)
    •   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"download-mac.png
      A new instance of Finder will open
  3. Open (Double-click) the archive you downloaded, the name starts with "FP4.". The files will be extracted in a folder with the same name. Wait for it to be completed
  4. Once done, simultaneously press the Cmd ⌘ + Space” keys. "Spotlight Search" will open
  5. Write "Terminal.app", then press the "Enter ↩" key
  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. Type "./flash_fp4_factory.command" and press the "Enter ↩" key
    If a similar error message appears:
  9. Click on "OK"
  10. Go to the Apple menu (top left corner of the screen) →System preferences... 
  11. Click on the icon Security & Privacymac_security_execute.png
  12. Click on the General tab
  13. Click on Open Anyway
  14. Now, go back to your Terminal window
  15. Type "./flash_fp4_factory.command" and press the "Enter ↩" key
  16. The following warning will appear:warning.png
    Type in "Yes" and Press the "Enter ↩" key
  17. The script will now run for a couple of minutes like in the following pictureflashing.png
    Once done, you will see the following picturefinished.png
    It can take up to 15 min. Do NOT interrupt the process, it might damage the device!
  18. 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 FP4 from your computer
  19. Once done, for safety reasons, we strongly advise you to lock your bootloader againTo do so, visit the article Manage the bootloader of your FP4 and follow the instructions starting from the section "Lock your bootloader".