How to Flash Firmware on any Spreadtrum Android Device

Information: In this tutorial, you will learn how to Flash Pac Stock Rom or firmware on any Spreadtrum Android Device using SPD Flash Tool on Windows Computer.

Things You Will Need for Flash Firmware on SPD Android Device:

  • A Windows PC
  • Download and Install Spreadtrum USB Driver on your computer.
  • Download SPD Upgrade Tool (SPD Research Tool)
  • Stock firmware of your Android device that you want to flash
  • Your device should have a battery backup of more than 50% will be good enough.

Note: Use this tutorial only if you are facing such as condition your device stuck at Logo, crashing of apps, failed system update and you want to update your phone.

Flash Firmware on any Spreadtrum Android Device

Step 1: Step 1: First of all Download and Install Spreadtrum USB driver on your Computer. If the driver already installed in your computer, skip this step.

Step 2: Now download Stock Rom firmware (PAC) flash file for your device.

Step 3: Download Spreadtrum Upgrade Tool and Extract downloaded zip files on your Computer. after the extraction you will be able to see the following screen:

 

flash firmware on Spreadtrum Device

Step 4: Now, click to open UpgradeDownload.exe Tool.

 

flash firmware on Spreadtrum Device

Step 5: After the Upgrade tool opens, click on the Load Packet gear icon and add the .pack file (stock ROM firmware Which you have downloaded in step 2, for your Android device.

 

flash firmware on Spreadtrum Device

Step 6: Select your file where is a .pack file saved. and click on the Open for load stock firmware

flash firmware on Spreadtrum Device

Step 7: If you have successfully loaded the .pack file in Spreadtrum upgrade tool, you will be able to see the name on the top bar of the tool (as shown in the picture below ) then click on the Start downloading button.

 

flash firmware on Spreadtrum Device

The Boot Key Concept

Step 8: Now switch off your device and remove the battery at least for 10 seconds if it’s removable. Then keep the battery back inside the phone and holding the volume down button and Connect your Android device to the computer.

If you are flashing keypad phone then holding the 7+9 or * or # button from the keypad and Connect your device to the computer. You will be able to see it has started the flashing process. (as shown below)

flash firmware on SPD Device

Step 9: Step 10: After the flashing process finished you will find a green Previous Passed message in Spreadtrum upgrade tool. Finally, You’ve successfully flashed your device by using the Spreadtrum upgrade tool.

Now close the Spreadtrum upgrade Tool window and removed the USB cable. Connect battery and power on the device and wait for some minutes as first boot after flash Android phone takes 10-20 minutes to boot up.

flash firmware on Spreadtrum Device

Video Guide on How to use SPD Flash Tool

Additional Information:
Note: We are not responsible for any damage to your device. If you don’t follow the instructions carefully, your device may become bricked.
Backup: Take a backup your important data like photos, contacts, videos, music etc. before Flash your Android Phone and then proceed to avoid any data loss.
Packet File: Firmware Rom is called a .pac file on SpreadTrum-based devices. It is used to flash the firmware on the SPD chipset device.
Note IMEI: Write down the IMEI number before flash your Android Phone, if your device does not have IMEI Stickers on it (in some cases users reported that they had lost IMEI during flashing ). Dial *#06# to get the IMEI info.
Repair IMEI: After completing the process of Flash Android phone, You may also need to follow How to Flash IMEI Using WriteIMEI Tool.
Credits: All the credit goes to Spreadtrum communication Inc because they created the SPD upgrade tool.