24 November 2023 - 37.67.1048 version

Oppo, Oneplus, Realme Qualcomm 8 Gen 2 devices are supported!

New feature: Oppo, OnePlus, Realme

Chimera's got another update for the week for Oppo, OnePlus and Realme devices equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC! The following procedures are now available in EDL Mode:

·           Root

·           Remove FRP lock

·           Update Firmware

·           Factory Reset

·           Store / Restore Backup

·           Advanced Flash

Supported devices include:

·           OnePlus 11 5G (PHB110, CPH2449, CPH2447, CPH2451)

·           Oppo Find X6 Pro

·           OnePlus Open

·           Realme GT 5

Improvements and fixes: Qualcomm

Handling Qualcomm devices in EDL mode has been improved:

·           Firehose communication improved

·           Improved recognition of brands

Other improvements and fixes

The following improvements are introduced:

·           Samsung Exynos EUB mode: certain descriptions and instructions are rephrased to clarify process (e.g. Boot Repair procedure vs. soft brick)

·           MTP open browser / FRP removal: fixed a layout bug

21 November 2023 - 37.66.1252 version

Samsung Exynos 990: Support for the Latest Security Patch and Modem Downgrading

We're excited to introduce a groundbreaking update for Samsung devices with the Exynos 990 SoC (Exynos 9830). Our new Modem Anti-rollback Remove procedure allows users to flash modems with any bit versions onto their devices, a first in the world solution. This enhancement significantly expands the flexibility and control users have over their device's modem configuration.

In addition to this innovative feature, we're proud to present another world-first solution. We've updated our services to support the latest security patch for Read Codes Online, Repair IMEI, Patch Network / Patch Cert, and Demo Remove on Exynos 990 (Exynos 9830) devices. These updates, a first of their kind, ensure that our users have access to the most advanced and secure functionalities for their Samsung Exynos 990 (Exynos 9830) devices.

The following models are supported:

·           Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)

·           Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986B)

·           Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)

·           Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (SM-G986B)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus (SM-G985F)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F)

New models for Samsung Exynos

Also we added the following new Samsung models for Read Codes Online, Repair IMEI, Patch Network / Patch Cert and Demo Remove procedures:

·           Samsung Galaxy S23 FE 5G (SM-S711B)

·           Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 5G (SM-X516B*)

·           Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus 5G (SM-X616B*)

... and the following models for Repair IMEI, Patch Network / Patch Cert and Demo Remove procedures:

·           Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 5G (SM-X516C*)

·           Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 5G (SM-X518U*)

·           Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus 5G (SM-X616C*)

Root is required! We also offer an auto-root solution, which you can utilize to root your devices.

* These models are also supported in EUB mode for Bootloader unlock, Restore / Store backup, Remove Common Criteria, Remove Warnings, FMM Remove, Csc Change, Knoxguard Remove, Factory reset, FRP Remove and Change Serial

New models for Samsung MTK

We added the following models for Read Codes Online, FRP Remove, Remove Warnings, MDM Remove, CID Change, CSC Change, Bootloader Unlock, Store/Restore Backup and Set KnoxGuard State procedures:

·           Samsung Galaxy A05 (SM-A055F/M)

Credit price reduction

We are thrilled to announce that we've significantly lowered the credit prices for over 100 Samsung models, making it cheaper than ever to access our services. This reduction reflects our commitment to providing value and affordability to our users. We invite you to visit our website to explore the new, reduced credit prices and discover how this change can benefit your Samsung device servicing needs.

16 November 2023 - 37.57.1455 version

Root procedure improvements and Disable Huawei ID for Qualcomm

We are proud to announce the latest updates to our Chimera Tool software. With these enhancements, we continue to focus on providing the best possible experience for our users, catering to a wide range of mobile devices and addressing specific technical needs.

Major Update: Improved Rooting Solution

Significant code overhaul for an improved rooting solution, particularly targeting Samsung devices with an init_boot partition. This update not only enhances the stability of rooting on Samsung devices but also improves the generic root solution for other models.

New Feature: Disable Huawei ID

Introduction of the Disable Huawei ID feature, designed to permanently remove Huawei ID from Huawei devices equipped with Qualcomm SoCs. This functionality means you can remove Huawei ID lock and other means of protection. After disabling Huawei ID, the device is fully functioning, you can use apps, make calls, send messages - however, the Huawei App Gallery, Huawei Cloud, Huawei Find Device and other Huawei services may not be available.

Supported devices include:

·           Huawei P50E (ABR-AL60)

·           Huawei P50 (ABR-LX9)

·           Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 (AGS5-L09)

·           Huawei Hi Nova 10 (ALH-BD00)

·           Huawei Mate X3 (ALT-AL00)

·           Honor X30 (ANY-AN00)

·           Honor X9 5G, Honor Magic4 Lite 5G (ANY-NX1)

·           Huawei P50 Pocket (BAL-L49)

·           Huawei Nova 10 SE (BNE-AL00 BNE-LX1, BNE-LX3)

·           Huawei Mate 50 (CET-AL00)

·           Huawei Mate 50E (CET-AL60)

·           Huawei Enjoy 50 Pro (CTR-AL00)

·           Huawei Nova Y90 (CTR-LX1, CTR-LX2)

·           Huawei Mate 50 RS Porsche Design (DCO-AL00)

·           Huawei Mate 50 Pro (DCO-LX9)

·           Honor 70 5G (FNE-NX9)

·           Huawei Y9a (FRL-L23)

·           Huawei Nova 10 Pro (GLA-LX1, GLA-LX3)

·           Huawei Nova 9 Pro (Hebe-BD00)

·           Hi Nova 9 (HERA-BD00)

·           Huawei P50 Pro (JAD-AL00, JAD-LX9)

·           Huawei Nova 9 SE (JLN-AL00, JLN-LX1, JLN-LX3)

·           Huawei P60 (LNA-AL00)

·           Honor 60 (LSA-AN00)

·           Huawei Nova 11i (MAO-LX9, MAO-LX9N)

·           Huawei P60 Pro, Huawei P60 Art (MNA-AL00)

·           Huawei P60 Pro (MNA-LX9)

·           Huawei Nova 9 (NAM-AL00, NAM-LX9)

·           Huawei Nova 10 (NCO-AL00, NCO-LX1, NCO-LX3)

·           Honor 50 (NTH-AN00, NTH-NX9)

·           Honor 70 Lite (RBN-NX1)

·           Honor X8A (RBN-NX3)

·           Honor Magic5 Lite 5G, Honor X9a 5G (RMO-NX1)

·           Honor Magic5 Lite (RMO-NX3)

·           Huawei Nova 9 Pro (RTE-AL00)

·           Huawei Nova y91 (STG-LX1, STG-LX2)

·           Honor 60 Pro (TNA-AN00)

·           Honor Play 30 (VNE-AN00)

·           Honor X8 5G (VNE-N41)

Other improvements and bug fixes

·           Resolved minor crashes that could occur during Samsung's Boot Repair procedure.

·           Fixed a bug related to handling EROFS filesystem, which mainly affected Xiaomi's Patch IMEI procedure.

·           Minor improvements in automatic Qualcomm programmer selection, enhancing the overall performance and accuracy.

02 November 2023 - 37.49.1724 version

Major Samsung Qualcomm updates & Halabtech collaboration

We are excited to introduce a significant collaboration with Halabtech. With the new Halabtech Downloader, Chimera users can now seamlessly browse Halabtech's vast database of mobile phone firmware directly within our software interface. Looking for the latest firmware for a particular phone model? It's now just a few clicks away, allowing you to search, find, and initiate downloads using links from Halabtech. To access this exclusive feature, ensure you purchase the Halabtech addon available in our webshop.
Head over to our homepage to enhance your Chimera experience today!

Improvements and fixes - Samsung

·           UI fix on Boot Repair panel, when the phone is a virtual device

·           We're trying to make the Store / Restore backup function safer by creating an automatic backup of partitions which are going to be affected by the Restore backup procedure and were never been backed up before

·           Fixed multiple bugs in the rooting solution of Chimera (mainly SAR 'system-as-root' phones, and phones with init_boot partition were affected)

Improvements and fixes - Generic Qualcomm

·           FRP Remove procedure was improved by using a better lookup algorithm for finding the FRP partition

·           New Qualcomm programmers were added, which made the following procedures available: FRP Remove, Store/Restore backup, Update Firmware, Advanced Flash, Factory Reset for the following models:

o     Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 5G (SM-F721B)

o     Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 5G (SM-F731B, SM-F731U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G (SM-F916U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G (SM-F926B)

o     Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 5G (SM-F936U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 5G (SM-F946U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S20 Lite 5G (SM-G781U, SM-G781V)

o     Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (SM-G986U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (SM-G991U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G (SM-G996U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G (SM-G998U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Note10 (SM-N970U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus (SM-N975U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)

o     Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S22 5G (SM-S901U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G (SM-S908E, SM-S908U)

o     Samsung Galaxy S23 5G (SM-S911B)

o     Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G (SM-S916B)

o     Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G (SM-S918B)

·           Fixed a bug, where we were detecting phones connected in EDL mode as Huawei devices

·           Fixed an issue where Chimera encountered an error while attempting to write data to the flash chip because the size of the data was not aligned with the flash chip's sector size

26 October 2023 - 37.42.1630 version

Samsung Exynos Update: Change to EUB without TP and Serial Change procedure

Added a new Change to EUB mode procedure, which can be used to switch your device from DOWNLOAD mode to EUB mode without using hardware test-points.

The procedure is available on the following models:

·           Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F, SM-A217M, SM-A217N)

·           Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B, SM-A516N, SM-A516U, SM-A516U1, SM-A5160)

·           Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B, SM-A716S, SM-A7160)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus (SM-G985F)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (SM-G986B)

·           Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B)

Added a new Change Serial procedure, which can be used to change the serial number of your Samsung device. The procedure is available only from EUB mode for devices equipped with the following Exynos SoCs:

·           Exynos 9630 (Exynos 980)

·           Exynos 3830 (Exynos 850)

·           Exynos 8825 (Exynos 1280)

·           Exynos 9830 (Exynos 990)

·           Exynos 9840 (Exynos 2100)

·           Exynos 8535 (Exynos 1330)

·           Exynos 8835 (Exynos 1380)