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This section will show you how to flash the Bubblegum-96 Boards with the Phoenix OS.


  • Step 1: Prepare Software
  • Step 2: Prepare Hardware
  • Step 3: Burn the image onto the Bubblegum-96
  • Step 4: Double Check

Before flashing the board you need to prepare the following items.

  • Bubblegum-96 board
  • USB cable Type-A to Type-A
  • A qualified power supply
  • A charger, 9V is good
  • HDMI cable
  • A display with the HDMI socket

Step1: Prepare the software

For Chinese Users:

For Global Users:

Step2: Prepare your hardware

  • Use the USB cable to connect your Bubblegum-96 board with a Windows computer, DO NOT POWER ON.
  • Boot board into ADFU mode.
    • Connect host PC (Windows) to Bubblegum-96 via USB3.0 port (blue one) via USB type A-A cable. Host PC CAN be USB2.0 or USB3.0.
    • Press ADFU key and then plug in power. Hold the ADFU key for 3-5 seconds, or until the program recognizes the board. There will be a signal for new hardware on the screen, you should now be in ADFU mode.

Step3: Burn the image onto the Bubblegum-96 board

  1. Open the Active Flash Tool you just download and installed.
  2. Select the image file from the location you saved.
  3. Click the ‘Download’ button.
  4. You will be informed whether the board is being flashed or not.
  5. The process bar will show you the ‘Successful’ when the board is flashed successfully.

Step4: Double check

  1. Connect the board with a display.
  2. Power on
  3. When the words ‘initial the Phoenix OS’(or Remix logo) on the screen, it means you have flashed the board successfully.

Phoenix OS/Remix OS is on your board, time to have some fun. Cheers!

Need more help? Visit the Troubleshooting page or you can easily submit your questions on Bubblegum Support Forum @ http://www.96boards.org/forums/forum/products/bubblegum96/