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How To Flash Stock Firmware of Lava Pixel V1.


This Method uses Smart Phone Flash Tool (SP Flash Tool), under Download.
This Method is useful If SoftBricked OR May Be HardBricked.

This Method can also be Used to Restore Specific Partition(s).
Like Recovery, Boot, BootLoader, System, ... etc.
At This Post.

Can also be used to Flash Custom Recovery, Like TWRP.
At This Post.


Pros :
1. Does Not Need to be ROOTed.
2. Does Not Need to be Turned ON.
3. Does Not Need to have Battery.
4. Does Not Need to have Memory Card & SIM Cards.
5. Does Not Need to be Cooked in HCL Acid.

Cons :
1. Need to Turn Off & Remove Battery, Memory Card, SIM Cards.
2. You may BootLoop OR SoftBrick OR HardBrick if you did something else.
3. Need to At-Least Thank Me.


This Tutorial is NOOB a.k.a. New-Bee Friendly.
Any NewBee's, Mr. & Mrs. Noob & Alien can find this Tutorial very easy,
As it is in STEP by STEP Procedure with Image's for each STEP.





See Notes Here : (Link)

Note to All :
I (Dark❶) is NOT & will NOT be Responsible for anything happening by following the process in this Thread, IT is Your responsibility & what you DO with it.
If any S**T happens to your Phone & PC, Then I (Dark❶) & Anyone else is NOT Responsible, BUT you are.
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Question Reasons for this Tutorial.
Why I Did this Tutorial?
I did this tutorial for New-Bee's like ME.
As I wanted to Restore Stock Firmware after Messing UP.


How I came across this Method?
I had messed up my System partition and then to fix it I had to use SP Flash Tool.
& then I found This Tutorial on AndroidMTK.


For Experts OR Advance Users, I know that you may already know this Methods.
But New-Bee's Like Me are New to this Kind of World & Need Some HELP.

And So, I made this Tutorial as Simple as Possible.
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Exclamation Requirements Before Flashing Firmware.
Pre-Request :

1. Need to Download Required Drives from here : (Mediatek_Driver_Auto_Installer_1.1352.00.zip )
Extract it to somewhere you can find it easily.
Run "Mediatek-Drivers-Install.bat" with Administration Rights.
When many Red Box comes while installing "Mediatek USB unsigned driver", Click Install, for all.


2. Need to Download SP Flash Tool from Here : (SP Flash Tool) Use Latest Version.
Extract it to somewhere you can find it & can execution easily.
You just need to execute "flash_tool.exe" to start SP Flash Tool.


3. Need to Download Firmware file.
Download this file :
Stock Marshmallow
for White Variant Here : (Lava_Pixel_V1_S031_20160122)
OR
for GOLD Variant Here : (Lava_Pixel_V1_S110_20160123)
Extract it somewhere you can find it easily.


4. Need to Remove Some Stuff from Phone.
i. First Turn Off the Phone.
ii. Then remove Phone's back cover.
iii. Then remove Phone's Battery.
iv. Then remove Memory Card & all SIM Cards.
v. Then Do Not Throw your Phone out the Window.


5. Connect the Phone to PC.
Use the USB cable to Connect the Phone to PC(DeskTop or LapTop).
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Tutorial Steps to Flash Stock Firmware Using SP Flash Tool.
STEP 1 :
Start "flash_tool.exe" to start SP Flash Tool.
SPFT1


STEP 2 :
Click on "Download" Tab.
SPFT2


STEP 3 :
Now, to select Scatter file, in "Download" Tab.
Click on "Scatter-loading" Button.
SPFT3


STEP 4 :
In "Open Scatter File", Selection Window, go to the extracted location of "MT6582_Android_scatter.txt".
Then Select "MT6582_Android_scatter.txt"{Marked as 1}.
And then Click on "Open"{Marked as 2}.
SPFT4


STEP 5 :
After Successful completion of "STEP 4", will see the changes marked within Blue Rectangle.
Check that ALL the Check Box are Ticked.
SPFT5

[ Ignore This IF Flashing Stock Firmware ]
For Restoring of Specific Partition(s), (See Note 3 Below)
Go to This Post
& Then Return HERE & Proceed.


STEP 6 :
Now, Select "Download Only" Mode {Marked as 1}. (See Note 4 Below, !!! U R Warned)
Click on "Download" Button {Marked as 2}.
As Soon As, Clicked on "Download" Button, Go To "STEP 7" Immediately.
SPFT6


STEP 7 :
After Successful completion of "STEP 6", Do the Following As Soon As Possible.
First Un-Plug the USB Cable & THEN Re-Plug it Only ONCE, as Shown in below Animation.
Wait for 10 Seconds , IF Nothing happens after 10 sec's, THEN Un-Plug & THEN Re-Plug it again & Wait for 10 Seconds again.
Still after the Second Attempt, Nothing Happens THEN Drives are Not Installed Properly.
SPFT7


STEP 8 :
After Successful completion of "STEP 7", Will See Some Rapid Changes in Progress Bar.
In Below Part of "Smart Phone Flash Tool" Window, will start after "Start" & end before "Stop".
SPFT8
For Animation Above, Read the "Note 2" below.


STEP 9 :
After Successful completion of "STEP 7", And Then "STEP 8".
When Flash Process is Complete, will see Below Success Window.
SPFT9


STEP 10 :
After the Above Success Window, Close All the Windows.
AND
Insert Battery, Along with Required Memory Card, SIM Cards.
And Ofcourse Back Cover.
AND Then
Yea! Sure, Turn On the Phone.


DoNe, EnJoY,




See Notes Below (Link).
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Tutorial How to Restore Specific Partition(s).
Restore 1 :
After "STEP 5" , UnTick all the Box's , Proceed to "Restore 2".

Note that you need to have previously backed up copy of That Partition,
How to Back UP See HERE.

OR If flashing Custom Recovery Need to have that Image of Recovery.
Example : TWRP

Need to Repeat "Restore 2" to "Restore 4" for Different Partition(s).
Below Example is for Restoring Recovery Partition using "StockRecovery.img".


Restore 2 :
After Successful completion of "Restore 1", Then Tick Only the required Partition Box.
Example is taken for "recovery"{Marked as 1}.
Now, Click Anywhere in the Blue Marked Rectangle to "Open File" Window{Marked as 2}.
Restore1


Restore 3 :
After Successful completion of "Restore 2", Then "Open File" Window will be Displayed.
In "Open File" Window , go to stored Recovery Image.
And Then Select the Stock OR Backed UP Recovery Image File ending ".img"{Marked as 1}.
Then, Click on "Open" Button{Marked as 2}.
Restore2


Restore 4 :
After Successful completion of "Restore 3", will see the changes marked within Blue Rectangle.
Restore3


Restore 5 :
After Successful completion of "Restore 4" ,
If Needed, Repeat "Restore 2" to "Restore 4" for Other Partition(s),
Else go to "STEP 6".

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Info Credit's & Note's :
Credit's :
Thanks To ...
1. MediaTek Inc. for Smart Phone Flash Tool (SP Flash Tool).
2. AndroidMTK.com for providing SP Flash Tool & Mediatek_Driver_Auto_Installer for Download & This Tutorial.
3. FirmwareFile.com for providing Stock Marshmallow for White & GOLD Variant which can be Found Here : (Lava Pixel V1)
4. Person who created the ".gif" file which is used from HERE, Where Few of its Frames are Used & Edited by ME in "STEP 7".
5. All Tool's & Drivers & Other Stuff belong to respective Company & People including Copyrights & Trade Marks.




Note's :

1. I (Dark❶) is NOT & will NOT be Responsible for anything happening by following the process in this Thread, IT is Your responsibility & what you DO with it.
If any S**T happens to your Phone & PC, Then I (Dark❶) & Anyone else is NOT Responsible, BUT you are.
2. In "STEP 8" the ".gif" is Edited , For full Stock Firmware will take lot more time to complete, & Also I have Skiped Some Frames for ".gif" file size.
3. If flashing Stock Firmware then This Post is not Need, If Restoring Any Specific Partition then This Post is a MUST.
4. Select Only "Download Only" Mode If selected Any other mode Can be harmful, AS especially "Format All + Download" Mode ERASE Phone NVRAM which Contains Serial No, IMEI, MAC Address & many more details of Phone. U R Warned.
5. All Images in this Thread belong to me including "*.png" & "*.gif", But anyone can share it with condition that credits are given to ME and a link to this Thread.

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