How to Flash Stock Rom using SP Flash Tool

Updated on March 22, 2020

These are the instructions to flash or install Stock ROM (firmware) on Mediatek Devices using the SP Flash Tool (SmartPhone Flash Tool).

Caution: Flashing or installing Stock ROM (firmware) using the SP Flash Tool, will wipe the data. Therefore, we recommend you to take a backup of your data before using the tool.

Install or Flash Scatter Firmware using SP Flash Tool

  1. Download and install Mediatek Driver Autoinstaller on your computer (if in case Mediatek Driver is already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step).
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  3. Download the Stock ROM (firmware) of your Mediatek Device and extract it on the computer (you can find Stock ROM on FirmwareFile or through Google).
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  5. Download and Extract SP Flash Tool on the Computer. Once the Tool is extracted, you will be able to see the following files:
  6. SmartPhone Flash Tool Extracted Files
  7. Now, Open flash_tool.exe to launch the tool.
  8. Open SmartPhone Flash Tool
  9. Once SP Flash Tool is launched, Click on the Scatter-Loading Button.
  10. SP Flash Tool Scatter Loading
  11. Now, Locate the Scatter File (you can find the scatter file in the Stock ROM of your device).
  12. SP Flash Tool Select Scatter
  13. Now, Untick the Preloader option (flashing the preloader.bin can brick the device).
  14. SmartPhone Flash Tool Untick Preloader
  15. Click on the Download Button to Begin the Flashing Process.
  16. SP Flash Tool Download
  17. Connect your Mediatek Device to the Computer using the USB Cable (make sure it is power off). After connecting the device to the computer Press Volume Down or Volume Up key, so that SmartPhone Flash Tool can detect the device.
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  19. Once the Computer detects your Device, the Flashing process will Start Automatically.
  20. SmartPhone Flash Tool Flashing
  21. Once Flashing Process is completed, a Green Ring will appear at the End.
  22. SP Flash Tool Green Tick
  23. Now, Close the Flash Tool on the computer and Disconnect the Device.
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    Congratulations! You Just learned to Flash or install Stock Firmware on Mediatek Devices.

Keep in mind:

[*] Caution: We do not recommend you to flash the preloader.bin file using the Flash Tool as it may brick the device. Therefore, always untick the preloader.bin option before starting the flashing process.

[*] Mediatek USB Driver: If you are looking for the original Mediatek USB Driver, then head over to the MTK Driver AutoInstaller page.

[*] How to Flash IMEI: If you want to Flash IMEI on Mediatek Devices, then head over to How to use SN Write Tool page.

[*] Credits: SP Flash Tool is created and distributed by Mediatek, Inc. So full credit goes to them for sharing the tool for free.

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