Vivo Y21L

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Vivo Y21L
Manufacturer Vivo
Name Y21L
Codename vivo-y21l
Released 2016
Category testing
Original software Android
Original version 5.1
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916)
CPU Quad-core 1.2 Ghz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306
Display 854x480 IPS LED
Storage 16 GB
Memory 1 GB
Architecture AArch64
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
Works
FDE
Mainline
Works
Battery
3D Acceleration
Audio
Bluetooth
Works
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Internal storage
Works
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
NFC
Sensors
Accelerometer
Works
Magnetometer
Works
Ambient Light
Works
Proximity
Hall Effect
Barometer
Power Sensor
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Keyboard
Touchpad
USB-A
HDMI/DP
Ir TX
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Works
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader


Contributors

Users owning this device

  • Raihan2000 (Notes: msm8916-generated panel's DRM is broken currently)


Bootloader Unlocking

First unlock bootloader by using modified fastboot tool for vivo:

For Linux Download Fastboot tool from: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SA-6FcUHnwZRzKky720Wx5zIwoq0vE-E/view

use modified fastboot tool to unlock bootloader

$ adb reboot bootloader
$ ./fastboot bbk unlock_vivo

How to enter flash mode

  • Fastboot: Power on the device with both Power and Volume Down buttons.
  • Recovery: Power on the device with Power and Volume Up buttons.
  • lk2nd Fastboot: Power on the device. After it vibrates, hold Volume Down.
  • lk2nd Recovery: Power on the device. After it vibrates, hold Volume Up.
  • EDL: Connect device via USB as a peripheral with both Volume Up and Volume Down buttons.

Installation

  1. Make sure you have latest firmware flashed. Download latest Update and install it using stock recovery.
  2. Install lk2nd. Although Vivo already provides a Fastboot interface, lk2nd contains various quirks for booting mainline.
  3. Follow Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410/412_(MSM8916)#Installation. (Flash from lk2nd Fastboot, not the stock Fastboot.)

See also