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Cannot uninstall app via adb

I'm trying to update an app on a smartwatch, but whatever I try, I ran into errors. adb install newversion.apk => [INSTALL_FAILED_VERSION_DOWNGRADE] adb install -r -d newversion.apk => [...
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Phone stuck in bootloop even after flashing stock ROM

I currently have a phone named Symphony W17 (MT6572). I had flashed stock ROM using SP Flash Tool, but it's stuck in the boot loop. I tried clearing data and Dalvik cache from recovery but no luck. ...
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SPFlashTool ERROR : STATUS_BROM_CMD_STARTCMD_FAIL, device bricked

I was stuck in a bootloop after flashing AOSP rom. So I decided to power off and use SPFlashTool to flash the stock rom. But both SP and Techno flash tools give the following error:  ERROR : ...
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I'm unable to repack system.img after extraction

I extracted system.img of my rom using MTK extractor and edited a app then tried to repack but it failed. MTK extractor says system_unpack/file_contexts:No such directory found. Can anyone please tell ...
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Can't flash anything with fastboot on onn 100015685-E

I have tried updating drivers from windows update but trying to flash anything does nothing I'm using mediatek drivers Other commands fail and gives this error FAILED (Write to device failed (Too many ...
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Identifying this bare mobile phone board

I got hold of this bare mobile phone board (didn’t come with the original cover, so no real way to confirm, only knowing it’s non-Western manufactured). Just needing to identify the model. I’m ...
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What is the correct download address for SP Flash Tool?

So far, all the download addresses I can find are from third parties, does MediaTek officially offer downloads?
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Cloned Galaxy S20U? Will it function?

Bought what I thought was a Galaxy S20 Ultra, but not so. Will it work? My SIM works as far as phone and text but the internet doesn't work. WiFi is on and it's all fine. IMEI says Apple iPad 10 Pro ...
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Lost permission to modify external storage from PC after rooting my tablet

I have a highly secured proprietary tablet I was able to gain root access to. It's a mediatek device, I used mtk-su to root it. It has 32gb of memory, 8gb allocated to the system, and the rest ...
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What is com.android.settings, com.android.launcher3, and com.mediatek.batterywarning used for?

I keep seeing com.android.settings, com.android.launcher3, and com.mediatek.batterywarning show up in my Google history but I have no clue what it is. Is this a way to open hidden apps on Android ...
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How to know if mediatek vcom drivers is installed on my pc

I've just installed mediatek vcom driver on my pc, to use it in flashing mediatek based firmwares. But is there any way I can know if it truly installed on my pc without plugging a mediatek phone for ...
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MT8163 MediaTek chip with SPFT gives this error no matter what I try - BROM ERROR: S_DL_GET_DRAM_SETTING_FAIL

I have a non-brand tablet built with locked bootloader, and I'm trying to flash it with spflashtool. Since it is a proprietary tablet built to be secure, there is no firmware available publicly. I'm ...
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Help with flashing stock ROM on Nokia 3.1 (Mediatek MT6750)

I got my Nokia 3.1 in a bit of a weird situation trying to flash the stock ROM. I feel like it's a lost cause, but since I can still boot in recovery mode, there may still be a solution, I will ...
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Fastboot not working with new Teclast P80H

I am developing an in-car product and app. Previously, I had a Teclast P80H tablet with a micro-USB connector and running Android 7.0. I was able to enter fastboot mode and from Windows cmd window, ...
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Tecno Camon 15 pro stuck in bootloop

My Tecno Camon 15 Pro is stuck in bootloop after I was trying to patch boot.img file. Phone Specs: My phone's processor is MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) & it was running Android 10 build CD8-H655BCD-...
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What are the chances of a malware being persistent if I dd to write system.img and userdata.img from twrp

If I had a malware on my phone, say malware like xhelper, or strandhogg or something even critical than that, what are the chances of it being persistent even after using dd to write the system.img ...
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Which files do I need to flash with fastboot to get a stock device state?

I have downloaded the stock ROM for my Mediatek (MT6580) device. Extracting the files leads me to a couple of *.img files and SP Flash Tool. I am currently on a Linux distro and have adb and fastboot ...
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Is mtk-su safe? Is it actually temporary?

mtk-su which helps mediatek mtk-65** based phone owners to basically gain a "temporary" root. My question is, if it was actually temporary as it claims, and if it actually doesn't persist ...
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Suspected malware on stock apps in a Mediatek mtk65* based phone

I have an old(2016) Mediatek mtk6580 chipset phone(non rooted/stock). Couple days back, I downloaded an app called "Apk extractor" from play store, and extracted the system apps to the ...
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Help, I Accidentally Corrupted my MediaTek Preloader

Please help me, I have an Ulefone Note 7P and I wanted to upgrade my firmware, so I downloaded the latest of this ROM and I got the SP Flash Tool and followed the guide on that forum. So after loading ...
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Purpose of MTK Logger

All phones with Mediatek processors have this pre-installed logging application and the data it collects is massive,right up to the plugging/out of the phone from the charger. What is this service ...
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Bootloop Issue and how to fix them

I'm not good at english, but i'll trying So, my problem is my phone with MT6737M chipset with 3.18.35 kernel version always bootloop when i run any task on TWRP (like installing zip or even backup) ...
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Install custom system, on unlocked bootloader

I have buy a china device. and i will install custom ROM / system Name of Phone: MYCELL i11 pro ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/i11Pro-6-1-8GB-128GB-Smartphone-Android-9-1-Dual-SIM-Mobile-Cell-Phone-...
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How to flash stock ROM using TWRP on Tecno Spark K7, leaving TWRP intact

What are the right steps of flashing stock ROM using TWRP (Tecno Spark K7, Android 7.0 Nougat, TWRP v3.0.2), and still have TWRP Recovery on the phone, after the process. I already have the phone ...
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Where is info from /proc/dumchar_info used, on MediaTek devices?

There are plenty of instructions for changing partition layout on Android, including MediaTek devices, and they say I need to edit MBR, EBR and a ‘scatter file’ and to feed the latter to SP Flash or ...
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Is ROM of both P60 & P70 variant of Realme 3 same?

Realme 3 (a device by oppo) is available in the market in two variants - with Mediatek P60 and Mediatek P70 chipsets.Global variant comes with P60 and Indian variant comes with P70 Model no of P60 is ...
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Errors after MIUI ROM flashing with TWRP

I'm trying to flash Xiaomi EU stable version of MIUI 10 on my Redmi Note 4 MTK. TWRP: 3.0.2 ROM: Xiaomi EU MIUI 10 (HMNote4_V10.2.1.0) Gapps: arm64-6.0-nano After first flash with full wipe, it has ...
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LG K10 2017 M250E deleted partitions

I wanted restore factory settings. Unfortunately I erased partitions in fastboot mode. Now the device is showing only the LG boot logo and keeps rebooting. I don't have access to fastboot mode and ...
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Twrp recovery for mtk6763 (a/b) infinix note 5

Please i need help so much. My device dont have developers, and we don't have any custom recovery for this device, i don't have any idea to port twrp since recovery included in boot.img, also i don't ...
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Flashing TWRP to MTK device with SP Flash tool not working

I need to root a custom MTK Android device. This device does not have volume keys at all so unlocking bootloader is impossible.(If anyone knows differently please educate me) What I did previously ...
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SP Flash Tool does not recognize the firmware scatter file

I have a neffos X1 Lite and it seems that it boots only in the twrp recovery console. Anyway I am trying to restore my official recovery console (i have no backup) using the official firmware http://...
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What are .vm files inside /mtklog/audio_dump folder?

When I walk through the system folders of my old Android phone to clean it, I could see that there was a mtklog folder containing an audio_dump folder, itself containing many files in the form VMLog_%...
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LG K10 MT6753 boot partition deleted

I have a little issue with my LG K10 K430. I was experimenting with it, to learn the adb function. Well, I stupidly erased the whole boot partition using rm, and then my phone is not booting anymore. ...
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How the device (that is off) decide how to publish itself for USB: "MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port" or "MediaTek USB Port" device?

How the mobile phone (that is off) informs the Windows PC (with installed drivers "MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port" and "MediaTek USB Port") how to identify itself: as device - "MediaTek PreLoader ...
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Where does the partition information in /proc/dumchar_info come from, on MTK devices?

If I want to resize partitions or restore a backup later, how do I make sure that /proc/dumchar_info reflects the changes? As far as I can tell, dumchar_info is not related to the MBR and EBRs, since ...
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Not able to tick items in SP Flash Tool after selecting scatter .txt file.How to check Boxes?

I download SP Flash Tool And recovery file zip,extracted recovery zip which contain three files: 1)scatter .txt file 2)recovery image file 3)recovery read me file After that i opened tool.exe and ...
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Can a partition be larger than 4G byte?

Is there a limitation for a partition to be up to 4G byte? I have a strange case in which in cat /proc/partition the userdata is idenntified as 5.5G, while trying to backup and restore that partition ...
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What is a "Download Agent" and what is it for?

I've seen this phrase referenced in the context of MediaTek devices. I don't know what it is. It's been brought up in conversations about flashing the preloader when the preloader is wiped or corrupt, ...
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How to awake my hard bricked phone?

I have a ubislate 3g7x. It has processor MT:8312ca and 512mb ram. it gives no reaction to power button. but still whenever i connect it to my pc, COM port is detected. but i dont know what to do here? ...
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Is it safe to delete nvram folder?

I've got a Mediatek based phone (Meizu 7 pro plus) and I've lost the IMEI2 number. I mean that it is null into phone settings, but filled when I do *#06#. I've tried many things, such as: A Factory ...
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Is knowing the MTK processor version sufficient to get the right twrp image on Android device?

If I download a twrp image depending on the MTK processor version and not the device name/ manufacturer, will I be wrong ? and will it be 100% working? Note: the device is not rooted, I am actually ...
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What are the components of the flash image?

As a followup to the answer to blu: cannot get into recovery mode from boot-loop: What are the components of flashing? Why did I have to uncomment PRELOADER?
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Can't install USB driver for Zopo ZP300+ on Windows 7 64-bit

When I enabled USB debugging in settings for Zopo ZP300+, an unrecognized device appeared in device manager: H9000+. Then I followed this: https://web.archive.org/web/20160918125953/http://www....
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