Flash Custom Recovery On MTK Androids: Tecno, iTel And Others

Flashing custom recovery on android devices could help prevent so many disasters especially; on MTK android devices like Tecno, iTel, Infinix and other MTK android devices generally referred to as China androids (at least, by Nigerians). No offence!

Here, I would discuss how to flash a custom recovery on most MTK android devices like Tecno, Infinix, iTel and others using Mobile Uncle application.


Mobile Uncle is a very useful diagnonistic application for most android devices, especially; most MTK android devices. It has a lot of features and can be used to modify MTK android systems, however; most of its functions requires root previlege.

Flashing Custom Recovery On MTK Androids Using Mobile Uncle

1- Download MobileUncle application from GooglePlay store or from anywhere else if you do not already have it installed on your phone.

2- Root your phone if it is not rooted yet. Follow the guides here to root all MTK android devices.

3- Download the recovery image for your android device.
Please note that the recovery.img has to be for the specific phone.

4- Put the recovery.img you downloaded in the root of the SD Card.

5- Open Mobile Uncle application, scroll to the recovery tab of the application and click it.

6- Wait few seconds for the application to load the recovery.img files on the phone then; select the specific one you downloaded for the phone. A WARNING will pop up, simply click to proceed and wait for the process to complete.

7- Now, reboot the phone to recovery to confirm the process.

Recovery Flashing SAFETY TIPS

It is a good practise to backup your MTK Android stock RECOVERY before you flash any custom recovery on it. You can backup your stock recovery following these guides.

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