From this guide, you could download all the released stock firmware/ROM for your Nothing Phone 2. There has just been a new addition to the Nothing family and the initial reception was largely positive. Though there have been a few concerns regarding the fact that it uses last year’s flagship processor, but for the price point that it belongs to, this is along the expected lines.
Moreover, if we turn our attention towards the OS, then it offers a clean stock usage experience with just the right amount of goodies. In this regard, the OEM is usually quick to roll out updates. So why would there be a need to manually download the stock firmware/ROM for your Nothing Phone 2? Let’s check it out.
Why is there a need to Manually Download Stock ROM?
There could be a plethora of reasons why you would like to download the firmware for your device, including the likes of:
- If you wish to root your device, then you’ll have to grab hold of the firmware and extract its boot.img file.
- Likewise, vbmeta.img might be needed from the stock ROM to disable vbmeta and verification.
- Moreover, if your device ends up in a soft brick or bootloop, then you could manually flash the firmware and bring it back to life.
These are just some of the reasons, there could be a slew of other usages for the stock firmware/ROM for your Nothing Phone 2. So without further ado, let’s take you to their download links.
Download Nothing Phone 2 Stock Firmware/ROM
From this section, you could download the full as well as incremental packages for your device. Do note that if you are looking to root your device, then please download the full package and also the same version which is currently installed on your device. Likewise, for unbricking purposes, you should also download the full firmware.
Incremental packages usually come in handy if you are looking to install monthly security patches. It is also recommended that you flash the firmware for your region. If you are looking to flash the cross flash [flashing firmware of any other region], then make sure to unlock the device’s bootloader beforehand.
v2.0.2a (Incremental from 2.0.2) [All Regions]
Nothing OS 2.0.2
V2.0.2 (Incremental from 2.0.1A)- Download Link [All Regions]
Nothing OS 2.1
Global 2.0.1 (Full)
EEA 2.0.1 (Incremental) from 2.0.0
As of now, these are all the released firmware/stock ROM for your Nothing Phone 2. We will be constantly updating this post as and when a new build goes live. So do check this post at regular intervals.