How to back up and unbrick your MTK devices using MTK Droid Tools

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Using MTK droid tools, you can unbrick and backup your android phones. MediaTek powered devices are becoming popular day by day due to their smart performances and cheap cost! Along with the increasing popularity, comes the great responsibility of development! And as you all good guys are aware that development requires talent and results in success sometimes and failures mostly. So on a huge request on our forum we are living up to your expectations and delivering the same by this tutorial :

Ultimate solution to Create MTK65XX Backup using MTK Droid Tools and then Unbrick

Things you need to unbrick and backup your android phones

  • ADB Drivers for your phone from here (If your phone is not getting detected).
  • MTK Droid Tools from here.
  • USB Cable
  • Mediatek loaded device
  • Patience

Now let us proceed with the guide:

  1. Extract the MTK Droid tools as downloaded from the link above and run MTK droid Tools
  2. Now, plug in your phone with USB Debugging enabled! You will see a screen like this:
  3. The blue colour of the status bar below shows that your phone is successfully connected.
  4. Now got to Root, Backup, Recovery option which you can see in the top.

Check Backup user data and cache as in the image above and click on backup

Now your full current ROM backup will start taking place and will be a little time-consuming process! You will see a screen like this :

When you are asked by a popup saying – ” Packing Backup ” Then please Select NO as seen in the image below

  1. Now after the Current ROM backup is complete then click on “To Prepare Blocks For FlashTool” as can be seen below

Now you will need to select md5 sum file so, Just browse for the backups folder and there will be a folder named with the name of your phone open that folder

Now open files.md5 as you can see the only file present in that folder

After selecting files.md5 you are done with the creation of Blocks for Flash tool.

  1. In this way, you are done with your Current ROM backup.
  2. To fix your bricked Phone: Now open SP flash tool and select Scatter Loading
  3. Browse for ifiles_to_flashtool folder and then select the txt file present there as you can see in the screenshot!
  4. You will then see a screen like this:

Now according to your problems here are the solutions:

  • If you are stuck at bootloop then just select ANDROID(system.img) You don’t need to port whole ROM again
  • If you have hard bricked your phone then just click at Firmware>Upgrade to download whole ROM
For some phones, you need to remove the battery while some can be done without removing the battery too. You will see a screen like this after success!

In this way, you have successfully completed the tutorial to create the backup and also fix your bricked Android phone! credit goes to droidchina for the tutorial on using MTK droid tools to backup and unbrick your phones.

1 COMMENT

  1. Really nice post.

    This is best tips to back up and unbrick Android phone.

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