How to flash stock firmware on MediaTek (MTK) smartphone

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This method I am going to show you here is for those who want to know how to flash stock firmware on MediaTek (MTK) smartphone.

Malfunctions are normal things in electronic devices and android is no exception.

Every day, we experience different and similar problems but most times, we can fix it.

Smartphones like MediaTek or MTK phones experience software issues some times.

Some of the issues on MediaTek smartphones are frequent bootloops, hanging, lock screen, and some others.

Most times, resetting your phone can fix those problems and also not fix those problems.

You will not have any choice but to flash a stock rom to the phone in order to restore it.

Today, I am going to show you how to flash stock firmware on MediaTek (MTK) smartphone.

Before we begin, what do you need to flash stock firmware on MediaTek (MTK) smartphone?

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The requirements:

  • Smartphone Flash Tools (SP flash tools).
  • MTK USB Drivers.
  • VCOM Drivers.
  • A Windows PC.
  • A USB cord that can connect a phone to PC.
  • Good battery backup for your devices (PC and phone).

After getting things above, then, you are good to go.

Let us move to installation.

Please take instructions one after the other.

Flash stock firmware on MediaTek (MTK) smartphone

Download MTK USB Drivers, VCOM drivers and install them properly.

Download the SP Flash tool and extract it to a folder you can locate easily.

Locate the firmware file you wish to flash and then, extract it to a folder you can locate easily.

Launch SP Flash Tools in order to begin.

Once you launch SP Flash Tools, you will get this screen below.

Smartphone Flash Tools (SP flash tools).
Smartphone Flash Tools (SP flash tools).

Inside SP flash tools, click on scatter file.

Every Mediatek stock firmware flash file comes with a scatter text file.

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The scatter file organizes the firmware file inside SP flash tools.

Click on the scatter file that looks like this MT6571_Android_scatter and load it.

It will load all firmware files.

Click on download to begin the flashing.

Now power off your phone and connect it with the USB cord.

If your PC does not recognize the phone, press volume down or up button, do not switch the phone on.

The flashing will begin.

It will be wise to put the phone to avoid interrupting the flashing and bricking your phone to death.

Once the flashing is done, reboot your phone and enjoy it.

If the firmware you are flashing is Qualcomm or Spreadrum or does not have scatter files, head over there for other smartphones.

If you experience issues on how to flash stock firmware on MediaTek (MTK) smartphone, please tell us.

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