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How To Use Sp Flash Tool To Install Stock Roms or Custom Roms

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Smartphone flashtool (Sp flashtool) is a PC application used in fixing an extreme case of a bricked MediaTek Android phone (e.g Tecno, Gionee, Infinix, Opsson, Innjoo, Ulefone, Oukitel, Oppo,  etc).
For instance, the phone refuses to come on at all or refuses to boot into recovery mode. In this case, it means your Android device is totally dead and needs flashing. Sp flash tool can also be used in a case whereby your Andoid device comes ON but hangs in boot logo without booting to sceen (Soft Bricked). And finally, Sp flash tool can also be used in installing custom roms, custom recoveries, updgrading, downgrading any MTK device firmware.

In this article, i will be showing you how to use sp flashtool to install your device stock rom, upgrade to latest os. The method here is very simple and easy

→ PC
→ Working USB Cable
→ SP Flashtools Latest version. Download
→ USB VCOM Drivers. See how to install Vcom drivers to your Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 PC.

NOTE: USB vcom driver is very important as it allow your phone to communicate with your PC and Sp flash tool properly. Without usb vcom drivers installed, sp flashtool will be giving errors when trying to use it to flash firmware files to your phone

→ Your phone Stock rom file to flash

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How To Use Smartphone Flash Tool

1.  Download complete stock rom firmware file meant for your Android phone
2.  Extract the rom to another folder in your PC desktop

3.  Download latest version of Sp flashtool from given link and extract its contents to another folder in your desktop.

4.  Open Sp flashtools folder, you will see listed files, simply locate “Flash_tools.exe” and double-click to launch it.
6.  After launching Sp flashtool, you will be presented with sp flashtool user friendly interface

7. Now, simply locate “Scatter_loading”  and click on “Choose”

8.  Another window will pop up, now locate the folder you extracted your downloaded stock firmware to and open it to fine “MT6xxx_Android_Scatter”.

9.  Double-click on it to auto load needed files to Sp flashtools.
10.  Now, change from “Download” to “Firmware Upgrade” as seen below and then click on the green “DOWNLOAD” button.
11.  After clicking on “DOWNLOAD” button, Sp flashtools will become grey.
12.  Now, turn off your phone completely and plug it to your PC for installation process to begin as seen below.
NOTE: Do not interupt during installation.
13.  After succesfull installtion, you will see an “OK” pop up as seen below.
14.  After sucessful installation, unplug and reboot your phone to recovery mode and then wipe data and cache and reboot

That’s it, you have succesfully installed your device firmware and your phone should be up and running

NOTE: Same installation process goes for firmware upgrades and sp flashtool method custom rom installation.

If you encounter any issues, give us a feedback ASAP.
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