How to Use Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool to Flash IMEI on SPD Devices
IMEI or International Mobile Equipment Identity is a unique 15-digit number that identifies your device on the network. It is important to have a valid IMEI for your device to make and receive calls, send and receive messages, and access the internet. If you lose your IMEI due to flashing a wrong firmware, rooting, or any other reason, you may face network issues or even get blacklisted by your carrier.
Fortunately, there is a tool that can help you restore your IMEI on devices powered by Spreadtrum or Unisoc chipset. The tool is called Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool and it is a small application for Windows computer that allows you to flash IMEI on SPD devices in a few clicks. In this article, we will show you how to use this tool to flash IMEI on your device.
A Windows PC with Spreadtrum USB drivers installed.
A USB cable to connect your device to the PC.
A backup of your original IMEI (you can find it on the back of your device or by dialing *#06#).
The Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool.rar file (you can download it from here).
Steps to Flash IMEI using Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool
Extract the Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool.rar file on your PC and open the extracted folder.
Double-click on the WriteIMEI.exe file to launch the tool.
Select the COM port of your device from the drop-down menu.
Select the IMEI type (single or dual) according to your device.
Enter the 16-digit IMEI number for single SIM or 16+16-digit IMEI number for dual SIM in the input boxes.
Select the mode (normal or calibration) according to your device. In normal mode, you need to power on your device before connecting it to the PC. In calibration mode, you don't need to press the power key if you are using a USB cable.
Click on the Start button to begin the flashing process.
Wait for a few seconds until you see a green PASS message on the tool.
Disconnect your device from the PC and reboot it.
Dial *#06# to check if your IMEI has been restored successfully.
Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool is a handy tool for SPD users who want to flash or change their IMEI number on their devices. It is easy to use and supports both single and dual SIM devices. However, flashing IMEI other than the original one is illegal and may cause trouble for you, so be careful. Always flash the same IMEI number that came with your device. We hope this article was helpful for you. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.
Benefits of Flashing IMEI using Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool
There are several benefits of flashing IMEI using Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool. Some of them are:
It can fix the invalid IMEI or null IMEI issue on your device.
It can restore your original IMEI if you lost it due to flashing a wrong firmware or rooting your device.
It can help you unblock your device if it was blacklisted by your carrier due to a stolen or lost IMEI.
It can improve your network connectivity and signal strength by flashing a valid IMEI.
It can enable you to use different SIM cards from different carriers on your device by flashing a compatible IMEI.
Precautions to Take Before Flashing IMEI using Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool
Flashing IMEI using Spreadtrum Android IMEI Tool is a simple and safe process, but there are some precautions that you should take before doing it. Some of them are:
Make sure that your device is powered by Spreadtrum or Unisoc chipset. The tool will not work on other chipset devices.
Make sure that you have installed the correct Spreadtrum USB drivers on your PC. The tool will not detect your device without the drivers.
Make sure that you have a backup of your original IMEI. You may need it in case something goes wrong during the flashing process.
Make sure that you have the correct IMEI number for your device. You can find it on the back of your device or by dialing *#06#. Do not flash an IMEI that belongs to another device or is fake.
Make sure that you have a good battery level on your device. The flashing process may take some time and you don't want your device to shut down in the middle of it.