Dump Android's payload.bin
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payload dumper

Dumps the payload.bin image found in Android update images. Has significant performance gains over other tools due to using multiprocessing.



  • Python3
  • pip

Install using pip

pip install --user payload_dumper

Example ASCIIcast



Dumping the entirety of payload.bin

payload_dumper payload.bin

Dumping specific partitions

Use a comma-separated list of partitions to dump:

payload_dumper --partitions boot,dtbo,vendor payload.bin

Patching older image with OTA

Assuming the old partitions are in a directory named old/:

payload_dumper --diff payload.bin