You've heard of the benefits of flashing Custom ROM on your device and now you want to join the enlightened Android users who have chosen to improve the user experience on their devices by flashing custom ROM. One of the most common tools to flash custom ROM on Android is the SP Flash tool. In this article, we are going to be looking at how to use the SP flash tool to flash your device. Let's begin with exactly what the SP flash tool is.
Simply put, the SP flash tool is an application that is used to flash firmware, fix devices that no longer boot or even help with custom recoveries. It was developed by MediaTek company to help improve the performance of the company's processors. And it's function has expanded to include flashing custom ROM on Android devices.
You may need the SP flash tool when you want to do one of the following：
When you want to flash custom ROM
When you want to flash TWRP Custom recovery
When you want to flash Android stock-ROM on your device
Before we use the SP flash tool to flash custom ROM on your device, the following are some of the things you need：
A computer running Windows or Linux.
MediaTek USB-VCOM drivers installed on the computer.
The firmware file you're going to flash and the scatter file which contains the device structure and the memory map of the image file.
Step 1: Download the custom ROM on your MediaTek device and unzip the folder.Ensure that your computer is in "Device driver signature disabled" mode before installing the MediaTek USB-VCOM drivers.
Step 2: Launch SP Flash in "administrator mode" and then click on the "Scatter Loading" option to load the scatter file.
Step 3: Select "Download Agent" and then go to the SP Flash tool folder to click on "MTK_AllInOne_DA.bin". Click on the "Format" tab and then check for validation.
Step 4: Turn off the device and connect it to the computer. Click "Start" to format the device. Disconnect the device and then click on the download button in the download tab before connecting the device again.
Step 5: the custom ROM installation should begin immediately and you will see a green checkmark when the process is complete.
The process above has been known to fail sometimes or cause data loss and when it fails, it can result in several issues with the device, even an unresponsive device. If you are looking for a safer and easier way to install custom ROM on your device, we recommend using iMyFone Fixppo for Android. The following are some of the program's most useful features:
It is also very easy to use, allowing you to fix the device in just a few simple steps.
It also supports most Android devices and runs on all versions of Windows including Windows 10.
It is compatible with all versions of the Android OS, allowing you to install whatever build you want on your device.
Since it uses the most advanced technology to fix these issues, it has one of the highest success rates in the industry.
It can be used to fix most Android related problems including a device that won't turn on/off, a device stuck in the black/ white screen, a device that won't upgrade or one that keeps restarting.
Step 1: Download and install iMyFone Fixppo for Android on to your computer and then launch it.
Step 2: Provide all the required information about your device to download the appropriate firmware. .
Step 3: Now connect the device to the computer and verify that the information that you provided is correct. Put your device into recovery mode refer to the Guide.
Step 4: The Fixppo for Android will immediately begin fixing any issues on the device while installing the downloaded firmware. Keep the device connected to the computer until the process is complete and the device will restart.
Installing custom ROM on your device is one of the best ways to enhance your device. But the process can be very complicated. With the solutions provided above, we hope you'll be able to easily install custom ROM on your device and continue to enjoy the benefits of this process.
By Miller Walton , to Android Issues
Posted on Nov 13, 2019 ( Updated: Nov 13, 2019 )