How to Flash Broadcom Android Devices Using DFU Tool: Micromax, HDC, Intex and other

How to Flash with DFU Tool

Download Firmware Utility tool, DFU Tool for short, is a simple yet sophisticated Broadcom device service tool that is used to flash, upgrade, download and or unbrick Broadcom devices. Using the DFU Tool, you can load stock ROM firmware on Broadcom android devices.

In this tutorial, I discuss the steps involved in how to flash Broadcom android devices using the DFU tool. NOTE: be informed that this method will reset your Broadcom android device to its factory default settings therefore, if need be, you should backup your phone's data including contacts, messages, call logs and other contents.

How to Flash Stock ROM Firmware Using Broadcom Download Firmware Utility (DFU) Tool

1. Download and install Broadcom device drivers for Windows PC on your computer. You can download Broadcom device drivers from here. Note: You may SKIP this step if you have installed Broadcom device drivers on your PC already.
2. Download Broadcom Download Firmware Utility (DFU) tool on your PC. You can download Broadcom Download Firmware Utility (DFU ) tool from here. Once downloaded, extract the file onto a folder on your PC.
3. Download the broadcom stock firmware you wish to flash on your device. If the firmware is in a .zip, .rar or any compressed file format, unzip/decompress it onto a folder on your PC.
4. Now, Power Off your android device.

Flash Broadcom Android Device - Power Off Phone
5. Open the folder where you heve decompressed Broadcom Download Firmware Utility tool which was downloaded in step 2 above then, open or launch DFU.exe as Admin.
Flash Broadcom Android Device - Open DFU.exe As Admin
6. From the Download Firmware Utility (DFU) tool User Interface, locate and click the Browse Button.
Flash Broadcom Android Device - Select Browse Button
7. Following the Browse Button, navigate to the folder where the stock firmware is located or saved and SELECT the folder. Note! If the firmware contained in the folder is compatible with DFU tool, the phone's firmware system partitions will be automatically loaded and displayed on DFU tool.
Flash Broadcom Android Device - Broadcom Android Firmware Partitions List
8. Now that the firmware files are added successfully, tap the Download button.
Flash Broadcom Android Device - Select Download to start flashing
9. Next, click Start to begin the flashing operation.
10. While your Broadcom device is still Powered off, connect it to the PC.
    You may have to Press either the Volume Down or Volume Up key before DFU tool is able to detect and connect the phone.
11. Once DFU tool detects the phone, the flashing operation will begin immediately.
12. Hold on until the flashing operation is complete and the Finish message is displayed. You have just successfully flashed your Broadcom android device using Donwload Firmware Utility (DFU) tool.