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.
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How to flash MTK firmware with SP Flashtool
Download and install drivers for your device. If you can’t find your device driver, use this guide to download and install the driver.
Download SP Flashtool and your phone’s firmware package.
Extract SP FlashTool and your firmware package to different folders.
Open the SP FlashTool folder and launch SP Flashtool.exe as an administrator.
Click on Scatter-loading, browse and select scatter file from the folder you extracted the downloaded firmware.(e.g, MT6582_Android_scatter.txt)
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.
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.
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.