Friday, February 24, 2017

[Tutorial] How to flash a Mediatek (MTK) Android phone using Miracle Box

This guide is for flashing firmware to Mediatek (MTK) Android phones.

Note

* If you get the inactive start button error when using Miracle, then see https://eliteglobe.blogspot.com.ng/2017/02/tutorial-how-to-fix-miracle-box-227.html

Requirements

* Download Miracle Box v2.27a + Loader @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-15700.html
* PC
* USB cord
* Manually install Mediatek VCOM drivers (see https://eliteglobe.blogspot.com.ng/2016/11/windows-10-mtk-vcom-usb-drivers-for-32_10.html)
* Download the firmware for the phone model you are trying to flash or backup a working phone of the same model using https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html

Procedure


 See the video tutorial below
  

1. Extract the Miracle Box zip into a folder and launch Miracle loader exe

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2. Wait till Miracle Box opens to the Dashboard

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3. Click the MTK Tab

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4. Tick Write

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5. Select the phone's chipset from the dropdown menu

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6. Click the folder icon

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7. In the window that pops up, select the firmware for the phone model (in .bin format) and click Open

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8. Click the Start button

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9. Switch off the phone (with a charged battery inside) then connect it to the PC via USB cord. Miracle Box should detect the phone

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10. Miracle box should begin flashing the firmware, wait till it gets to 100%

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11. Once it gets to 100%, close Miracle box and disconnect the phone

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