How To Flash Stock ROM Using SP Flash Tool [ Complete Guide ]
Here is a quick guide to flash MTK android phones using Sp flash tool. If you are new user or don’t have enough knowledge about Sp flash tool firmware flashing then this guide is for you. We will show you all the steps to flash official stock ROM using Sp flash tool without error.
Before going to jump into Sp flash tool firmware flashing process, its must to know that Sp flash tool is one of the best mobile repairing tool for MTK [MediaTek ] android device. If you have any MTK chipset based android Smartphone and its firmware containing the scatter.txt file, then use Sp flash tool to flash firmware without dead risk.
Sp flash tool also known as Smart Phone flash tool. Its a pc software which allows user to install stock ROM. Moreover users can use this tool to remove FRP lock on MTK phones.
Method to use Sp flash tool is very easy for any newbie user or advance users. Stock firmware flashing using Sp flash tool is an universal process. So read the post properly and then apply it on your own device.
What Is Sp Flash Tool – Brief Introductions
Sp flash tool or Smart flash tool is a small size portable stock ROM flash tool for MTK chipset based android smartphones. This tool allows users to flash or install official stock ROM on their android phone to repair or unbrick the devices.
Just because it’s a portable MTK mobile repairing tool, so no need to install it on pc. Simply click and launch MTK software. This official mobile repair tool is completely free to download and support all latest MTK CPU phones.
Smarty Features Of Free Sp Flash Tool
- This tool support both Linux and windows pc [ wxp, w7, w8/8.1 & w10 ]
- Best MTK flash tool.
- Completely free mobile utility tool for all.
- Users can flash both stock or custom ROM using SP flash tool.
- Abality to flash custom recovery and stock recovery.
- MTK FRP unlock ability
Requirements To Use Free Sp Flash Tool
- Linux or Windows pc or Laptop
- Working USB cable to attach device with pc.
- MediaTek VCOM Drivers or MTK driver.
- Firmware of the device with scatter.txt file. [ Scatter loading file is must to use MTK mobile]
[Scatter file contains the information of device structure and the memory map of the image file. Since sp flash tool is scatter based always check if the firmware file contains the scatter file.]
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How To Install Stock ROM using Sp Flash Tool
Before going to use Sp Flash tool, make sure you have MTK android Smartphone and its firmware must be in scatter.txt file format.
- Download and install “MTK USB Driver or VCOM Drivers” on windows pc. Skip the step, if already installed.
- Extract the downloaded “firmware of your device”. here you will see scatter loading file as scatter.txt file as shown in below screenshot.
- Extract the downloaded “Sp flash tool zip file” and launch it as administrator. Sp flash tool is a portable software, so no need to install it on pc.
- Come to the device and power off it >> Remove and reinsert battery for once. [ If its removable]
- Again open flash tool, click on “choose” button from “Download Agent” tab and browse MTK_AllInOne_DA.bin from Sp flash tool folder. [ Most of the time it will load “DA File” automatically.
- Same as above, click on “choose” button from “scatter-loading file” section and browse scatter.txt file from firmware folder.
- Check mark to all the options as shown in below screenshot. [Make sure all options are selected]
- Now select “Download Only” option from drop down section. Otherwise, you may also use “Firmware Upgrade” option.
Please Note: Firmware Upgrade option will wipe IMEI number of the device and then you have to write IMEI again using MTK IMEI tool.
- In next Step, hit on “DOWNLOAD” button from top of the tool.
- Now power off device and press Boot key + insert USB cable and attach the device with pc via USB cable.
Boot Key : Boot key may be different for different android devices. For this you can Do google or comment us. Otherwise, try the below key combinations ….
- Reboot the device and setup it again as a new device.
How TO Install Custom ROM Using Sp Flash Tool
As we already told you, Sp flash tool is able to flash or install both custom ROM and stock ROM. Process is almost same for MTK phones.
- Download and install “MTK VCOM Drivers Or “MTK drivers” on pc.
- Extract the downloaded Custom ROM zip file on your pc.
- Launch “Sp flash tool exe” file as administrator.
- Click on “choose”button from “scatter loading file” section and load scatter.txt file from extracted custom firmware folder.
- Click on “choose” button from “Download Agent” section and browse “MTK_AllInOne_DA.bin” file from “Sp flash tool” folder.
- After the above steps navigate to the”Format” tab from top of the tool and check the validation.
- Now power off device and connect it with pc via USB cable. [ Don’t forget to press boot key, if required ]
- In next step, click on “START” to start formatting process.
Note: Formatting is must to install clean custom ROM on the device. Otherwise, Stock ROM files may conflict with custom ROM files]
- After formatting, disconnect the device from pc and click on the Download button under The “Download” tab.
- Again connect the device with the same process.
- Now tool will start custom ROM flashing on MTK mobile. Here it may take 5-10 Minutes to flash complete custom ROM.
- End of the successful flashing, you will see green “Download OK” message that means flash done!!!
- Remove USB cable and reboot the device again. This time it will boot with newly installed custom ROM.
This is all about “how to install stock ROM using Sp flash tool?” or “how to flash custom ROM using Sp flash tool?” Technically its very easy to flash any MTK android phone using sp flash tool but it should be in proper way. Otherwise, one single step may brick the device permanently.
Here in this post we tried our best to describe about what is Sp flash tool and how to use SP flash tool to install firmware on MTK phone without dead risk? We already tested this tool on may MTK phones like Micromax, Infinix, Moto,Lava, MTK redmi and vico MTK etc. So you can also use this tool to flash your own MTK phone. No need to go anywhere to repair your device. Just follow the steps and unbrick your device without any issue.