Tuesday, 23 August 2016

How to use Amlogic Tool to flash or upgrade devices with amlogic chipset



Amlogic Tool is used in flashing/upgrading devices running on Amlogic chips. Its really a simple tool to use. Just follow the steps below and you will flash any Amlogic device that with software issues or upgrade them to the latest OS version.




Download the firmware image file of the device you want to flash or upgrade

Download  Amlogic USB burning Tool from list below (latest version is preferred)


Amlogic USB burning Tool V2.0.5.15

After download, extract the zip file and launch USB Burning Tool.exe



Power off device and connect to PC

Use pin to press down the recovery button on the device then  also press power button

USB burning Tool will detect the device.



Click File and select import image

Navigate to the folder containing the image file of the device you want to flash or upgrade

The tool will analyze the file an show you if it’s OK for flash.



You can now tick flashing configurations (Erase Flash or Reset after success)

Click Start button to start the flashing or updating  process

This process will take several minutes to complete

When its complete, disconnect device and boot

Monday, 22 August 2016

Update infinix devices to new XOS interface


When infinix released the XUI interface for its devices, it was praised by many because of it bright, and smooth operation. Well it seems as if the ditched it and now released the new XOS. This XOS custom user interface was first released with Infinix Hot S running with android 6.0 marshmallow and I must say its fast and smooth on that device. Now they are releasing it on some of their other older devices. Most of this devices they are releasing this new custom interface already run on android 6.0 marshmallow except for Infinix Hot Note X551 which still runs on android 5.1 lollipop.

As of now, the following devices can run the new XOS custom interface.
INFINIX ZERO 3 X552, INFINIX HOT NOTE PRO X600, INFINIX HOT S X521
All you need is just an update.

To update your device to use this interface, you can use either

OTA
Make sure you are connected to wifi or mobile data is on
Goto settings of your device
Tap on About Phone
Tap Check for Updates
When you see available updates
Download an install
Phone will reboot after installation is complete
Enjoy your new update

OR

Update it using flashtools on PC
To update it using any of the flashtools, download the update package of the device from the corresponding link below


After you have downloaded the XOS Firmware for the device you want to flash use any of the following method below to flash and update the device.


Update via SP Flash Tool
Download, latest SP Flash Tool from here
Launch Flashtool inside the extracted folder
Click on scatter loader button
Select the scatter file inside the stock ROM folder of the device you want to flash
Select either Download only, Firmware Upgrade or Format + Download from drop down menu
Click Download Button
Now turn off and connect your device to PC
Wait for flashing process to complete
Reboot device
If there was no cache or userdata inside the ROM folder, you might need to factory reset device from recovery after flash

For a more detail guide with video and pictures on how to use SP Flash Tool, click here

Update via WiseLink Tool

Download and install the latest version of WiseLinkTool
Launch WiseLink Tool
Tick off-line log in then click Open RegCode File and select the zzzzzzzzzzzzz.key.
After selecting the file, Click OK to launch.
Click the Browse button (...) on Scatter Loading File
Navigate and select the scatter file inside stock ROM folder
Click Download button
Turn off device and connect to PC
Wait for flashing process to complete
Reboot device
If there was no cache or userdata inside the ROM folder, you might need to factory reset device from recovery after flash

For a more detail guide with video and pictures, on how to use WiseLinkTool, click here

You can also use other tools like SP Multiport Download, Miracle Box, Volcano, Infinity CMII etc to update any of this device




DOWNLOAD INFINIX HOT S X521 STOCK ROM


Learn how to unbrick/flash this device using sp flash tool from here

Note
Follow the instructions on how to flash the device carefully from the link above
I will not take responsibility on whatever may happen to your device.

Make sure you are downloading the exact ROM of the device you want to flash because 
 flashing a wrong preloader, will make the device completely dead 
(can't power on, can't charge and will not be detected by a computer) 

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