BQ 4026 Flashing Tutorial with SP Flash Tool

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BQ 4026 Flashing Tutorial with SP Flash Tool

If you are trying to flash your BQ 4026 device then I would like to suggest you to try using Smartphone flash tool (aka SP Flash Tool). SP flash tool is great flashing tool for Android. You can use this tool to flash almost any MTK (Mediatak IC) based smartphone. Try flashing any custom ROMs, stock ROMs on your BQ 4026 Android smartphone.

SP flash tool is best firmware flashing tool available online whether it is custom ROM or stock ROM. Using SP Flash Tool, you can flash BQ 4026 Android device (but make sure to check if it is based on Mediatek IC). Flash any custom or stock ROM over BQ 4026 Android device. Also, do make sure that you have installed BQ 4026 USB drivers properly on your PC before flashing any firmware file.

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Pre-requisites before flashing BQ 4026:

  • Battery should be charged up to 70%
  • Make sure you have BQ 4026's USB cord available
  • Download and install SP Flash tool in PC
  • Since, SP flash tool we need to install MediaTek USB drivers
  • Download BQ 4026 firmware file (Scatter file + files to be flashed)
  • Last but not the least, you need to take your device backup (for safety reasons)
  • Once you have all the things ready above, follow the rest of flashing tutorial

Steps to flashing BQ 4026 using SP flash tool

Follow the steps below to flash BQ 4026 with SP flash tool:

  • Install SP FLASH TOOL in PC - Step 1
    1
    Download & install spflashtool.exe:

    Download SP flash tool, spflashtool.exe

  • Download flash recovery image Step 2
    2
    Download flash recovery image:

    FLashing is not easy, it take time and patience. To flash BQ 4026, make sure you have flash recovery image ready for your device model.

  • BQ 4026 flashing tutorial with SP Flash Tool - Step 3
    3
    Load scatter file:

    Click Scatter Loading (Load Scatter file of BQ 4026).

  • 4
    Uncheck all boxes :

    Now, you should uncheck all boxes from SP flash tool

  • 5
    Load Recovery Image:

    Tick-box, Go to / click RECOVERY box from list and load recovery image of your BQ 4026 device (load image from the separate window -->open)

  • 6
    Recovery box must be CHECKED:

    Recovery box is checked before you connect your BQ 4026, in recovery image location (uncheck all other boxes)

  • 7
    Turn off and connect BQ 4026 with PC:

    Turn off BQ 4026 and connect it with PC

  • 8
    Click Download button:

    After connecting your device with PC, just click download button on top

  • 9
    Step #9, click yes:

    If it ask click “yes”

  • 10
    Conguratulations:

    Congrats! You have successfully flashed your BQ 4026 device

Disclaimer: Please follow the flashing tutorials on your own risk.

Conclusion

If SP flash tool prompts green circle, you are done. BQ 4026 have been flashed using SP flash tool.

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