How To Download Vivo V5 (1601) Firmware Flash File [Original Tested Stock ROM]

Do you own Vivo 1601 smartphone? Want to download the required Vivo 1601 firmware, then you are in the right place. You will find the latest officially released required Vivo V5 flash file (stock ROM) here.

In this post, you will be to download and install the official Vivo 1601 (V5) firmware flash file. Simply, head over to the download section of this page. Download the firmware flash file and then follow the complete installation guide ahead of the download section.

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Download Vivo 1601 (V5) Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM)

  • File Type: Vivo Firmware Flash File For Vivo 1601 (V5).
  • File Name: Vivo_V5 (1601)
  • File Size: 1.3 GB
  • Latest Vivo Flash tool: Get Vivo SP Flash Tool

Guide To Install Vivo Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM) on Vivo 1601 V5

This includes two different methods in order to flash the Vivo firmware flash file (Stock ROM) on your Vivo 1601 V5. The 1 Method includes directly flashing firmware files on Vivo 1601 V5 via Vivo Recovery mode. The 2 Method includes flashing the Vivo firmware file via Vivo flashing tool also known as SP flash tool. The choice is your’s, follow the method that best suits you and easy for you to implement in order to flash the firmware file on your Vivo 1601 V5 smartphone. First, follow the pre-requisites before proceeding to flash the Vivo firmware flash file.


  • Make a complete back-up of your important data.
  • Charge your phone to at least 80% or above.
  • Download VCOM Drivers for flashing firmware. Link
  • Download MTP Drivers For Vivo 1601 V5. Link
  • Download and install the latest USB Drivers for Vivo 1601 V5. Link
  • Download and install ADB & Fastboot Setup For Vivo 1601 V5. Link

Method 1: How To Flash Vivo Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM) on Vivo 1601 V5 Via Vivo Recovery Mode

Step 1: The first steps include downloading the firmware flash file from the above-provided link mentioned in the downloads section of this page for your Vivo 1601 V5 smartphone.

Step 2: Now, connect your Vivo 1601 V5 to the computer and transfer the downloaded Vivo firmware flash file to the SD card of your Vivo 1601 V5 smartphone. Note: You need to transfer the file to the root directory means “outside all the folders”.

Step 3: This time, simply remove the SD card from your smartphone and turn your phone “OFF” completely by pressing the power button.

Step 4: When it gets “OFF” completely, now press and hold volume up + power button until you see the “Fastboot Mode” appears on the screen. After that, release both the buttons.

Step 5: In Fastboot Mode, choose the “Recovery Mode” option using the volume buttons and then press the Power button in order to select it.

Step 6: Now, your Vivo 1601 V5 will successfully enter into Vivo Recovery mode.

Step 7: In Vivo Recovery Mode, you need to select the options “Clear data” and “Clear All Data” and then select the “OK” by pressing the “Power” button of your Vivo 1601 V5 in order to proceed.

Step 8: Now, you need to select the “Return” option in order to go back to main menu.

Step 9: This time, you need to select the “Reboot system now” option in the main menu and then insert the SD card to your Vivo 1601 V5.

Step 10: When your phone boots up, again go to the “recovery mode” and now select the “Install updates” option.

Step 11: Now, you need to locate the downloaded Vivo firmware flash file from your phone storage and then tap on it to select it and install it.

Step 12: Wait for the flashing process to complete and the original firmware flash file (Stock ROM) will be installed on your Vivo 1601 V5.

Finally, you have perfectly installed the Vivo firmware flash file on your Vivo 1601 V5 smartphone. Enjoy! the original firmware and best performance of your Vivo 1601 V5 now.

Method 2: How To Install Vivo Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM) on Vivo 1601 V5 Via Vivo Flashing tool

Step 1: Download the Vivo 1601 V5 flash tool and Vivo firmware flash file from the above-provided links and extract it.

Step 2: Now, go to the extracted SP flash tool folder and click on the flash_tool.exe file in order to run the flash tool.

Step 3: When the SP flash tool runs successfully, then simply click on the “Scatter-Loading button” and locate & select the scatter file that will be located in the Vivo firmware flash file folder that you have downloaded and extracted before.

Step 4: After adding the scatter file to the SP flash tool, now you need to uncheck the “Preloader option” in the SP flash tool as it is very important.

Step 5: Now, you need to click on the “Download” button and grab your phone. Turn it off and connect it to your computer via original cable. Regarding the detection of your smartphone, you need to press one of the key Volume down/Volume up in order to detect your phone by SP flash tool.

Step 6: After your Vivo 1601 V5 is successfully detected by the SP Flash tool, then it will start the flashing process.

Step 7: Wait for the flashing process to complete, when it gets complete, then you will see the “green tick mark” at the end as a sign of successful flashing process.

Step 8: At the end, you need to disconnect your smartphone and then close the SP flash tool.

Finally, you have become successful in installing Vivo Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM) on your Vivo 1601 V5. Enjoy the original performance of your smartphone.

What is Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM)?

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Stock ROM is the by default firmware running on your smartphone when you first bought it. The original firmware running on your smartphone is according to your smartphone specification. The manufacturer of the particular smartphone wants to stay stick with the original firmware so that you can enjoy the best performance of your smartphone.

Sticking to the Stock ROM, you can claim the warranty of your smartphone at any time. You can factory reset your smartphone if anything happens to your smartphone. With Stock ROM, you can get all kinds of legal possible access to your smartphone settings.

We have included Vivo 1601 (V5) firmware, you can simply download it from the download section on this page below. Ahead, the installation guide will help you to install the flash file on your Vivo V5 1601 smartphone in an easy way. This is the original tested Vivo 1601 firmware flash file download.

Advantages of Flashing Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM)

  • You can get all the privileges given to you by the smartphone company at the time of purchasing like claiming warranty if available.
  • Official Stock ROM boost up the performance.
  • Your phone will be in the original state running on the original Android OS.
  • You can unbrick your bricked phone.
  • Stock ROM unroot your rooted device.
  • By flashing the firmware, you can update or downgrade your Vivo 1601 V5.

Here, you can also download the flash file for other variants of Vivo known as Vivo V5S. Simply click on the link to download.

About Vivo 1601 V5

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Vivo 1601 V5 was officially released in 2016, November. The phone supports hybrid dual sim and is equipped with a 5.5 inches screen. It is capable of displaying a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The phone runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Funtouch OS 2.6 powered by an Octa-Core processor. Offers 32 GB of internal memory with 4 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card for additional storage. For camera lovers, Vivo V5 1601 features 13MP primary camera with LED flash including features. For selfies, it includes a 20MP secondary camera.

The sensors present on the phone are fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity and compass. Vivo 1601 V5 is powered by Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery and comes in two colors that are gold and gray. The price of Vivo V5 1601 is about 250 EUR.

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