Earlier on when Gionee F205 was released we
published a post to show our readers the features, specifications and price of
this most adorable Gionee device called F205. As well as how you can perform a
hard or soft reset when your F205 becomes unresponsive or should you choose to
give to someone else with no data in it.
Usually, a hard or soft reset with the guide provided for Gionee F205 is supposed to fix
any possible software issue you might be experiencing with your Gionee F205 or
other similar android devices that the quick fixing guide for issues like camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube or other malfunction could solve. But if you have tried that already and it
failed then, you should probably opt-in for formatting in this case I will show
you how to use Android Flash Tool to format your F205.
Steps on how to flash Gionee F205 with A Flash Tool:
Step 1: Download and
install MTK drivers.
Step 2: Or you download
and install MT65XX VCOM drivers (Preferable) from here.
Step 3: Download SP Flash
tool (latest version is preferable) from here.
Step 4: Download the
stock ROM of the device you want to flash or unbrick from here.
Step 5: Extract SP flash
Tool and open the folder, now run the SP flash tool as administrator.
Step 6: Now extract the
stock ROM you downloaded and go back to SP flash tool.
Step 7: Now click on
scatter-loading button on the SP flash tool and you need to go to the stock ROM
folder you extracted.
Step 8: You will see a
scatter file in there, double click on it to select it (it will look like
MT6572_Android_scatter). The number may be different.
Step 9: Now untick
preloader (this is not required unless the device is completely dead.
Step 10: And also make
sure you untick DSP_BL if found on the list that will be shown in the SP flash
Step 11: Now you need to
click the Download button and power off the device, remove the battery ( if the
battery is inbuilt power off the phone and waits for 10 minutes).
Step 12: Now connect the
device to the computer with the USB and wait for the SP flash tool to detect
Step 13: Immediately the
phone has been detected a red line will be at the bottom then followed by a
Step 14: After the
flashing is done or completed you will see a big green tick shown on the
Step 15: Now power on
the phone and wait for it to boot, it might take minutes if it does not boot up
then remove the battery, if it’s an inbuilt battery, press the power button for
15 seconds and the phone will power off or restart.
the stock ROM of Gionee F205.
As usual you need to place your
phone on charge till it is charged not less than 50 percent before you process
else you phone might not wake up even after formatting.
Next you will have to follow
the instruction of using a Firmware
Flashing or Upgrade Tool as explainedhere.
Stock Firmware flashing can be
applied to Unbrick your Gionee F205
Stock ROM flashing can be
applied to fix Bootloop issues.
Stock Firmware flashing can be
applied to either upgrade or downgrade your Gionee F205
It can be applied to unroot or
fix bugs on your Gionee F205.
To fix stutter or lag on your Gionee
Stock firmware flashing is
effective in solving software issues of Gionee F205.
Stock firmware flashing can be
applied to revert back to the stock of your Gionee F205 to gain your warranty.
Just before you follow the tips below to upgrade or
downgrade your Gionee F205. Do a backup of your personal data:
auto or carry out a manual backup regularly of your Gionee F205
following our guide here with
data or Wi-Fi connection.
your Gionee F205 offline – without internet connection following the steps
update is meant for Gionee F205 users only.
to try the other method of installing stock firmware if
yours have unlocked Bootloader issue.
Recovery is a good alternative on how to upgrade your device if you don’t want
to do it the normal way. Here is a post on TWRP
is in no way responsible for any damage you might have on your Gionee F205
while installing the update.
The usual upgrade steps require the use of PC or Laptop to carry out the firmware
that you have an updated and working USB drivers installed.
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