How to flash SPD android with UpgradeDownload/ResearchDownload

How to flash SPD android with UpgradeDownload/ResearchDownload
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Saturday, 29 September 2018
The flashing of spreadtrum Android phones is a simple process provided you have the required stock rom for your device. You can download some from here.
Also, you will need spreadtrum drivers installed in your computer for the flash tool to be able to communicate with your device. Below is a simple guide on how to flash your android with ResearchDownload tool.

Requirements :



  • Download and install spreadtrum usb drivers in your computer.
  • Download the specific rom for your spd device and extract Check here for available roms here. The spd firmware file to be loaded with the flash tool is a .PAC FILE
  • Now download and install Research download from the link given below. Extract it and click on ResearchDownload.exe as on the screenshot below

  • Run ResearchDownload.exe and once in the dashboard, to load the firmware file, click on the 'gear' icon at the topleft corner as shown below to locate the stock rom.

  • After loading firmware file press on the play button to start flashing, turn off your device and remove the battery. Reinsert battery and press bootkey(vol- or vol+) then connect phone to pc via usb.
  • The flashing process should start if you have drivers well installed and your usb ports functions correctly.

  • When the proccess is completed, you will get a 'PASSED' message as showned below.