How to use BirdA Flash Tool

Updated on January 1, 2020

These are the instructions to Flash Stock Firmware on Mediatek Devices using the BirdA Flash Tool on Windows Computer.

Requirements: Your Mediatek device should have at least 40-50 percent of battery to perform the Flashing Process.

Flash Stock Firmware using BirdA Flash Tool

Step 1: Download and install Android CDC Driver on your computer (if Android CDC Driver is already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step).

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Step 2: Power Off your Mediatek Device and remove the Battery (if it is removable).

Power Off Android Smartphone

Step 3: Download the Stock Firmware of your Mediatek Device and extract it on the computer (you can find Stock Firmware on FirmwareFile or through Google).


Step 4: Download and Extract BirdA Flash Tool on Your Computer. Once BirdA Tool is extracted, you will be able to see the following files:

BirdA Flash Tool Files

Step 5: Now, Open flash_tool.exe to launch the tool.

BirdA Flash Tool Launch

Step 6: Once BirdA Tool is launched, Click on the Scatter-Loading Button.

BirdA Flash Tool Scatter Loading

Step 7: Now, Locate the Scatter File (you can find the scatter file in the stock firmware of your device).

BirdA Flash Tool Load Scatter

Step 8: Now, Untick the Preloader Checkbox (flashing preloader.bin may brick the device).

BirdA Flash Tool Untick Preloader

Step 9: Click on the Download Button to Begin the Flashing Process.

BirdA Flash Tool Download

Step 10: 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 your computer can detect the device.

Mobile Connected Computer

Step 11: Once the BirdA Tool detects the Device, it will begin the Flashing Process.

BirdA Flash Tool Flashing

Step 12: Once Flashing Process is completed, a Green Ring will appear at the End.

BirdA Flash Tool Green Ring

Step 13: Now, Close the BirdA Flash Tool on the computer and disconnect your Device.

Congratulations! You just learned to Flash Stock Firmware on Mediatek Devices using the BirdA Tool.

Keep in mind:

[*] Caution: We do not recommend you to flash the preloader.bin file using the BirdA Tool as it may brick the device. Therefore, always untick the preloader.bin option before Starting the Flashing Process.

[*] Alternative Tool: SP Flash Tool and SP MDT Tool are the best alternatives to BirdA Tool. Both allows you to Flash scatter based Firmware on the Mediatek Devices.

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

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

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