How to flash Mediatek (MTK) SP Flashtool firmware



Updated: June 27, 2024

How to flash Mediatek (MTK) SP Flashtool firmware

Flashing stock firmware on any Mediatek (MTK) device is a quick and straightforward process when using SP FlashTool. The program is designed to function specifically with MTK based devices, and serves many different purposes; used for flashing custom recovery or re-flashing any Android OS partition.

This brief guide helps you learn how to use SP Flashtool to flash stock ROMs on compatible devices. Download the tool with other required prgrams below and following the instructions provided later in this article.

Downloads Options

SP Flashtool v5.2032 (Windows)Download
SP Flashtool v5.1952 (Linux)Download
Mediatek VCOM Drivershow to install

How to flash MTK firmware with SP Flashtool

Step One:
Download and install drivers for your device. If you can’t find your device driver, use this guide to download and install the driver.

Step Two:
Download SP Flashtool and your phone’s firmware package.

Step Three:
Extract SP FlashTool and your firmware package to different folders.

Step Four:
Open the SP FlashTool folder and launch SP Flashtool.exe as an administrator.

Step Five:
Click on Scatter-loading, browse and select scatter file from the folder you extracted the downloaded firmware.(e.g, MT6582_Android_scatter.txt)

Step Six:
Click on Download and connect the device to the PC via a USB cable. The device must be turned off, before attaching to the PC.

Step Seven:
Once the device is connected to the PC, a progress bar will start loading. Wait for it to be completed. A green circle with OK should popup to indicate completion.

Step Eight:
Disconnect the device and perform a factory reset before you power it on fully. Done.

If you still have questions, please ask in the comments. Need your device’s stock firmware? request in the comments too.

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