Unbrick any Mediatek Smartphone using SP Flash TOOl

This Tutorial is to guide you on how to Install Official Stock ROM in any Mediatek Smartphones OR how to flash your dead android phone using PC. Sometimes due to installation of custom ROM, not meant for your device, you often end up bricking your device. No charging, boot loop or white lines on the screen are some of the signs of a bricked device.

But you can get back to normal through some simple steps which involve, flashing ROM through CWM but sometimes you can’t even get into recovery mode but, this isn’t the end of your phone. Today we’re with an article about how to unbrick your phone; you can even use this method to install stock ROM. We are going to use SP Flash Tool, also known as “Smart Phone Flash Tool”.

Note: Do not flash firmware which is not meant for your device, or else your phone will be completely dead. Even the SP Flash tool will not detect your phone. So Check the name of zip file carefully.

Requirements:

  1. A PC with Windows or Linux OS.
  2. SP Flash Tool Download
  3. USB Cord
  4. Manually install VCOM drivers on the PC
  5. Your bricked Android device.
  6. Original/Working Stock ROM (Get Stock ROM from below Stock ROM section)
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Supported MediaTek Devices:

  • OnePlus Nord 2 5G
  • OnePlus Nord 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Wide 5
  • Samsung Galaxy M33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M32 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M32
  • Samsung Galaxy M22
  • Samsung Galaxy M02
  • Samsung Galaxy M01s
  • Samsung Galaxy M01 Core
  • Samsung Galaxy F42
  • Samsung Galaxy F22
  • Samsung Galaxy A54 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A34
  • Samsung Galaxy A33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A32 4G
  • Samsung Galaxy A32
  • Samsung Galaxy A31
  • Samsung Galaxy A23 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A23
  • Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A22s 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A22
  • Samsung Galaxy A13
  • Samsung Galaxy A12
  • Samsung Galaxy A10s
  • Samsung Galaxy A03s
  • Samsung Galaxy On Max
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Max
  • Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace
  • Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 12
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
  • Xiaomi Redmi 20X
  • Xiaomi Redmi 10X
  • Xiaomi Redmi 10
  • Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9A
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9A Sport
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9C
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9i
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9i Sport
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6A
  • Poco F3 GT
  • Poco M4 Pro
  • POCO C3
  • POCO M2
  • POCO C31
  • Realme 9
  • Realme 8S 5G
  • Realme 8 5G
  • Realme 8i
  • Realme 8
  • Realme 7
  • Realme 6i
  • Realme 6
  • Realme 3i
  • Realme 1
  • Realme X8 Pro 5G
  • Realme X8
  • Realme X7 Max
  • Realme X7 Pro
  • Realme X7
  • Realme Narzo 50A
  • Realme Narzo 30A
  • Realme Narzo 30 Pro
  • Realme Narzo 30
  • Realme Narzo 20
  • Realme Narzo 10A
  • Realme Narzo 10
  • Realme C35
  • Realme C25
  • Realme C25Y
  • Realme C25s
  • Realme C21
  • Realme C20A
  • Realme C20
  • Realme C15
  • Realme C12
  • Realme C11
  • Realme C4
  • Realme C3
  • Vivo V21 5G
  • Vivo X70 Pro 5G
  • Vivo Y73
  • Vivo Y53s 4G
  • Vivo Y33s
  • Vivo Y21s
  • Vivo Y21e 5G
  • Vivo Y21
  • Vivo Y20s G
  • Vivo Y20G
  • Vivo Y3s
  • Vivo Y1s
  • OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G
  • OPPO F19 Pro
  • OPPO F17 Pro
  • OPPO F15
  • OPPO F11 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno 6 5G
  • Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G
  • OPPO A55 4G
  • OPPO A54s
  • OPPO A54
  • OPPO A53s 5G
  • OPPO A31
  • OPPO A16
  • OPPO A16s
  • OPPO A16K
  • OPPO A15s
  • OPPO A15
  • OPPO A12
  • OPPO A11K
  • Motorola Edge 20 Fusion
  • Motorola Edge 20 Lite
  • Motorola G Power
  • Motorola G Pure
  • Motorola G60S
  • Motorola G50 5G
  • Moto X3
  • Moto G31
  • Moto G41
  • Moto G Pure
  • Moto E7 Power
  • Moto E6s
  • Moto E4 Plus
  • Moto E4
  • Moto E3 Power
  • Moto E
  • Moto Z Style
  • Moto M 2
  • Moto M
  • Moto C Plus
  • Moto C
  • Nokia G20
  • Nokia G10
  • Nokia 5.1 Plus
  • Nokia 3.1 Plus
  • Nokia 3.1
  • Nokia 3
  • Nokia 2.4
  • Nokia 2.3
  • Nokia 2.2
  • Nokia 1
  • Tecno Pova 2
  • Tecno Pova
  • Tecno Spark 8 Pro
  • Tecno Spark 8
  • Tecno Spark 7P
  • Tecno Spark 7T
  • Tecno Spark 7 Pro
  • Tecno Spark 6
  • Tecno Camon 18T
  • Tecno Camon 18i
  • Tecno Camon 17P
  • Tecno Camon 17
  • Tecno Camon 16
  • Infinix Smart 5
  • Infinix Hot 11S
  • Infinix Hot 11
  • Infinix Hot 11 Play
  • Infinix Hot 10S
  • Infinix Hot 10T
  • Infinix Hot 10
  • Infinix Hot 10 Play
  • Infinix Zero 8i
  • Infinix Zero 8
  • Infinix Note 11i
  • Infinix Note 10
  • Infinix Note 8i
  • Infinix Note 8
  • Infinix Note 7

Why Do You Need MediaTek DA VCOM Drivers

VCOM is a software that is small in size but useful to many users whos devices are powered bt MTK. This driver helps your Windows PC/ laptop identify your device properly as you device that has an MTK chip cannot be found by your Windows PC/Laptop.

How to Install VCOM Drivers for SP Flash Tool:

  1. Open Device manager from My computer. Click on any item & Goto Actions > Add legacy hardware.
  2. Now, Press next & select Install drivers manually.
  3. Press next & click on Have disk.
  4. From the browse option, select the VCOM drivers as per your OS.
  5. Once it’s done. You will see a screen similar to this:
SP Flash Tool VCOM Driver Installation
SP Flash Tool VCOM Driver Installation

Once you are done with the Installation part, goto device manager & you’ll find a device similar to this:

After Installing VCOM Drivers
After Installing VCOM Drivers

How to unbrick Mediatek MTK device – SP Flash Tool

Step 1:  First  Download  Official “Stock ROM / Firmware” From your Official site.

Step 2: Install the download file.

Step 3: Now Power Off your device & remove the battery only if it’s removable.

Step 4: Extract “ ‘***”.zip i.e Stock ROM  (** Indicates the file name)

Step 5: Run Flash_Tool.exe from the SP Flash Tool folder

Step 6: Select DA Please make sure the Download Agent has been assigned..

Latest SP Flash Tool Options
Latest SP Flash Tool Options

Step 7: Select scatter file. Please make sure you select the correct scatter file that you found in the ROM zip. Select DOWNLOAD ONLY.

Step 8:   Once you have selected everything, Click on the download button at the top. Connect your phone with the battery in it.

  • A. MOTA SIU like (Recommended) : Only Boot.img,Recovery.img & Android will be updated, format->Download.
  • B. Format All + Download : Format Whole Flash and download all images.
  • C. Firmware Upgrade : Aim to protect important data from to be lost.
  • D. Custom : Image files to be updated (format -> download) can be customized in this scene, that is, partial download is allowed.

Download Process Indications:

Connections:
connections

Readback:

reedback

Format:

format

Download:

Step 10: Now Power On your device if it doesn’t gets on Automatically to begin the downloading process.

Conclusion

The steps above should have helped you unbrick your mediaTek device or solve the mtk dead boot. If you are still in need of any help or if you’re facing problems in installation, you can ask us in the comment section below. Let us know your queries about anything related to this post in the comment section. If you found this post helpful, then don’t forget to share this post with other Android users so that they could get their dead phones working in a few easy steps without paying any dollars for it.

FAQs

Step 1: Open “SP Flash Tool’
Step 2: Click On “Scatter Loading”
Step 3: Select your Scatter File”
Step 4: Connect Your phone with USB cable by holding the volume down or volume up button and click on “Download”.
Step 5: The flashing process should begin.

Preloader is a software that abstracts between the platform and the bootloader. It also has additional features such as the ability to boot from MMC or NAND flash. It can also read and write various parts of the flash via USB.

A scatter files .txt file which runs on MediaTek’s ARM architecture and is used to describe numerous regions in an android device. The scatter file is usually needed at the time of flashing firmware.

YES, you can follow the steps in the article mentioned above to unbrick any MediaTek Powered Device.

A bricked device is a device that won’t switch on and the device cannot be fixed by any normal method. A phone that is stuck in boot loop or boots into recovery mode is NOT bricked. You can follow guides available on this website to learn how to unbrick your phone or you can go to a professional if required.

A soft brick happens mainly when a ROM is flashed. It can also be caused by software problems. Malware’s present in your phone can also cause it to get bricked. It is possible to fix a soft bricked device; you can do this by following the steps under the question “How Do You Fix A Soft bricked Phone?”

This process required clockwork MOD
Step 1. Switch off your phone and switch it on in recovery mode. You can do this by pressing the volume down and power button.
Step 2. Scroll down to “Advanced” with the Volume button, and choose “Wipe Dalvik Cache” by Power button, and then go back to the main screen and choose “Wipe Cache Partition”. And then move to “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”.
Step 3. Reboot your phone.

Switch off your phone and boot in into recovery mode, you can do this by pressing the power and volum down buttons. Once you boot into recovery mode, select “advanced”, Choose “Wipe” and then pick “Dalvik Cache”.

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489 Comments

  1. my camon 17p was fasing boot loop problems after flashing twrp as boot a, now i bypass mct mtk for sp flash tool to flash stock firmware on the phone, and it is not even recognised again by the vcom drivers and no sign of boot, like dead. please help, my phone is new i have not even used it for a year.

  2. hello, I was flashing my infinix smart 5 phone when i got a 203 error. Afterwards the the phone is not powering up but when plugged in charging its indication of charging is on. when plugged to the pc it is not being detected and is producing connection sound with the device malfunction so the pc is not recognizing it. It is neither powering on nor being detected by the pc to allow flashing. How may i correct the mistake? Urgent

  3. My phone is poco m2 (shiva). If I try to boot it (fastboot mode or recovery mode), It bootlogo flashing constantly. Does it mean softbricked or hardbricked?

  4. my oppo f11 pro cph1969 not switching on just vibrating and this is happening after a flash i did to this……now i cannot switch on the device .

  5. Hello sir, I have a Cubot Note 20 Pro smartphone… it was soft bricked, I flashed it with SP flash tool 4-5 times but every time when I start it it enter in bootloop. I cannot enter recovery mode, not even fastboot mode. Using any buttons combination also it is entering in bootloop. Is any chance to unbrick it? May I ask you for a little help sir, please! Thank you.

  6. It was all flash using version 3

    but my phone won’t turn on
    it just flashes white screen then goes black again and again…
    *flashes white quickly than a blink of an eye then black*

  7. I own a lenovo A7000 turbo non rooted phone and i accidentally clicked on the “format whole flash except boot loader”. So then my phone was totally dead. i downloaded the firmware form “http://androidmtk.com” and flashed my phone.On doing so phone used to boot up with a blank scree. I knew my phone booted due to the small vibration it makes. Then after some seconds the phone’s display come to live and displays a series of vertical colored lines on my phones and just stays that way. I have read and watched a lot of Youtube videos on how to flash dead phones /MTK phones and all.

    So if any one can offer their guidance that would be very helpful to me.

    -Thanks

  8. how do i get back my cubot p20 after format + delete on flash tool please help. the phone aint doing anything.

  9. how do i get back my cubot p20 after format + delete on flash tool please help. the phone aint doing anything.

  10. It was all flash using version 3

    but my phone won’t turn on
    it just flashes white screen then goes black again and again…
    *flashes white quickly than a blink of an eye then black*