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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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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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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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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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Porting bugs (MTK6580): Bluetooth “forget” paired devices and open hotspot [closed]

I have ported MIUI 8 for MTK6580 chipsets. Everything is working fine, but I'm facing two bugs that I can't fix: Everytime that I disable Bluetooth connection, the phone "forgets" the devices that I ...
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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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Disable portrait orientation completely on the lowest level

I want the Android to only know landscape, portrait is something that does not exist. I tried using this (adb user_rotation value change): https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25864385/changing-...
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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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Any root solution to tweak screen color on KitKat MTK device?

I have an old phone with mt6589 CPU which does not support newer Android versions that is later than 4.4, so CF.lumen (5.0+) and KCAL(Qualcomm only) would not work. I did try Color Changer Free and it ...
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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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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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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?