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How to unbrick any Mediatek (MTK) Smartphone using SP Flash Tool

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    Is your phone bricked? If yes then you are on right place. In this tutorial you are going to learn how to install official stock rom in any mediatek smartphones or how to get your bricked device to normal mode. Why your phone bricked? there are a lot of reasons for it but the main reason is flashing any custom rom. Flashing any unsupported rom or rom which is not ported properly can brick your android phone, Method of restoring data from custom recovery like TWRP or CWM can help in making your phone live again!! but sometime you even can’t go to recovery mode. Now there is only one method to unbrick your mtk device. Today i am going to post how to unbrick your mtk device and installing stock rom in your mtk device. We are going to use SP Flash Tool which is made for mtk devices only (don’t try it on any snapdragon chipset or other because this will not work for that). SP Flash Tool is also know as Smart Phone Flash tool.

    Note: Before downloading any firmware for your device make sure this is officially for your smartphone, Flashing different firmware in your device can make your device dead completely. Even SP Flash Tool will not be able to detect your android device. so be careful before downloading firmware.

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    Requirements:

    • Working PC 😛 with Windows or Linux OS
    • USB cord of your device or any other
    • Install VCOM drivers on the PC ( Recommended )
    • Android device which is bricked
    • Original firmware of your device ( If you are unable to find your stock firmware let us know in comment, Don’t try to flash any other firmware in your device )

    Before starting our guide know something about SP Flash Tool

    What is SP Flash Tool?

    SP Flash Tool is flashing software for windows and Linux OS. It will help you in installing Custom recovery like CWM & TWRP, custom ROM firmware, stock ROM firmware in your smartphone or tablet. SP Flash Tool was created by MediaTek Inc all credits goes to them. This software is like life saver for MTK devices.

    Download SP Flash Tool Latest Version:

    How to Install VCOM Drivers for SP Flash Tool

    As VCOM driver is mandatory for SP Flash Tool without this driver you might get problem in device connectivity

    1. Open Device manager from My computer (right click on My Computer then go to manage) Goto Actions > Add legacy hardware.
    2. Now, click next and select Install drivers manually
    3. Click next ad then on Have disk.
    4. Now click on browse option then select the VCOM drivers (downloaded from above link) depending on your OS.

    Now main process to unbrick any mediatek (mtk) device.

    How to unbrick Mediatek MTK device With SP Flash Tool

    Step 1: First download official firmware from official site of your device

    Step 2: After downloading Firmware (Stock rom) copy zip in your PC

    Step 3: Now Switch off your smartphone and Remove battery (If it’s removable)

    Step 4: Extract your .zip file in PC

    Step 5: Run Flash_Tool.exe from the SP Flash Tool folder

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    This screen will come up after opening flash_tool.exe

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    Step 6: Select DA (Download agent)

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    SP Tool Download Agent Option

    Step 7: Select scatter file. ( Make sure scatter file is of your device and found in stock rom zip)

    Select Download Only

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    Step 8: Once you selected all files then click on download button at top

    Download Process Indications:

    Connections:

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    Format:

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    Readback:

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    Download:

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    Download Complete Sign:

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    Step 10:  Turn on your smartphone, if your device is not able to on then format it by SP Flash Tool then start process again.

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    If your are still facing any problem don’t forget to ask us we will be happy to help you. Ask your queries & Feedback in comments below If you find this article useful so don’t forget to share this article with your friends. Help others by sharing this article.

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