Sunday, 20 November 2016

How to use sp flashtool

How to use sp flashtool 

Sp Flash Tool or SmartPhone FlashTool is an application software for flashing Stock ROM, Custom recovery and fixing bricks phones. The sp flashtool application is mainly for flashing MediaTek chipset phones (Gionee, Infinix, Tecno, Xbo, Huawei, and xbo Sp flashtools can be used to flash recovery, unbrick brick Android devices and firmware update. You can download the different version at the end of the post.

Features of Smart Phone Flash Tool 

Flash Stock Rom:
Sp flashtool allows you to flash scatter based firmware on Android device i.e (MTK based). That is, you can downgrade or upgrade your device firmware.

Flash Recovery:
It allows you to flash custom recovery to your MTK based device. Simply, add the scatter file in the SP Flash tool and locate the recovery.img which you can swap it with the custom recovery image and flash.

Memory Test:
It allows users to check and verify the RAM on external memory and the NAND Flash on the device.
Parameter Setting:

With Sp flashtool users can read and write the parameter on device devices. For Example, users can easily read and write functions data for One-time programming (OTP) area.

Format Device / Hard Reset:
lastly, it allows users to format Android Smartphone running on the MediaTek Chipset. Simply load the Scatter file and connect your smartphone to the computer and press on Format button.

Sp flashtools requirement

For successful use of sp flashtools, the following requirement must be meant
  1. Most have a PC or Laptop
  2. USB data cable for your device
  3. Most have Mediatek USB Vcom driver install in the Pc or Laptop. You can see the full tutorial on how to install MTK driver HERE
  4. Most have a scatter file for the phone of the firmware you are flashing
  5. Lastly, the sp flashtool application. Download version 5.106 HERE and version 3.1332 HERE


These step by step procedures to use the MTK tools are outlined below. Kindly follow this instruction carefully to ensure a successful result
  1. Download and unzip the sp flash tool
  2. Run the spflash_tools.exe
  3. Ensure you have your  ROM and already extracted with the scatter loader.txt available
  4. Click on the scatter loader button and locate the scatter_loader.txt in the ROM file
  5. Switch off the phone
  6. Click on Download button  (ctrl + D)
  7. Connect the phone for the process to begin
  8. When properly connected the phone should start flashing. If you have problem with flashing tool or drivers, install MediaTek USB VCOM drivers from our links

If you get any error in SP Flash tool or the phone still didn't work after flashing then there's a list of SP Flash Tool errors, their meanings and how to resolve them Here

If you accidentally interrupted flashing and the phone goes dead, follow the guide Here

You can also watch the full YouTube video below

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