Smartphone flash tool is a tool designed to flash stock ROM, Recovery and other files on MediaTek (MTK) based devices. Here on this page, we are going to share a detailed guide on how to use SP Flash Tool to flash Stock ROM.
How to Flash ROM using Smart Phone Flash Tool (SP Flash Tool)
Step 1: Download Stock ROM or Custom ROM that you want to flash on your device and extract it on your computer.
Step 2: Depending on the platform you’re using Download SP Flash Tool for Windows . After downloading, extract it on your computer.Step
Step 3: Open “flash_tool.exe” (Windows) or flash_tool.sh .
Step 4: Once Smartphone Flash Tool is launched, click on “Download” Tab.
Step 5: In the “Download” tab, click on “Scatter-loading” button.
Step 6: Navigate to the folder where you have extracted the firmware and load the Scatter file.
Step 7: Now, click on the Download button to begin the flashing process.
Step 8: Connect your MTK based device to PC using the USB cable and wait for SP Flash Tool to detect the device. The connecting process varies from device to device. Some devices require the battery to be removed before connecting and some require pressing “Volume Down” or “Volume Up” key after connecting to PC. Find the appropriate way by referring to the manufacturer’s website.
Step 9: Once the device is detected the flashing process should start automatically.
Step 10: The flashing process should take a few minutes or up to 20 minutes to complete. Once the flashtool is done flashing the files, a popup with Green Tick and “Download Ok” should appear.
At this point, the flashing process is successfully done and you can disconnect your device and close Smartphone Flash Tool.
[*] 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 page.