OnePlus 8 Flashing Guide with SP Flash Tool

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OnePlus 8 Flashing Guide with SP Flash Tool

If you are trying to flash your OnePlus 8 device then I would like to suggest you to try using Smartphone flash tool (aka SP Flash Tool). SP flash tool is great flashing tool for Android. You can use this tool to flash almost any MTK (Mediatak IC) based smartphone. Try flashing any custom ROMs, stock ROMs on your OnePlus 8 Android smartphone.

SP flash tool is best firmware flashing tool available online whether it is custom ROM or stock ROM. Using SP Flash Tool, you can flash OnePlus 8 Android device (but make sure to check if it is based on Mediatek IC). Flash any custom or stock ROM over OnePlus 8 Android device. Also, do make sure that you have installed OnePlus 8 USB drivers properly on your PC before flashing any firmware file.

Find your OnePlus 8 USB drivers by using search below:

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Pre-requisites before flashing OnePlus 8:

  • Battery should be charged up to 70%
  • Make sure you have OnePlus 8's USB cord available
  • Download and install SP Flash tool in PC
  • Download and Install Firmware File for your smartphone
  • Since, SP flash tool we need to install MediaTek USB drivers
  • Download OnePlus 8 firmware file (Scatter file + files to be flashed)
  • Last but not the least, you need to take your device backup (for safety reasons)
  • Once you have all the things ready above, follow the rest of flashing tutorial

Steps to flashing OnePlus 8 using SP flash tool

Follow the steps below to flash OnePlus 8 with SP flash tool:

  • Install SP FLASH TOOL in PC - Step 1
    Download & install spflashtool.exe:

    Download SP flash tool, spflashtool.exe

  • Download flash recovery image Step 2
    Download flash recovery image:

    FLashing is not easy, it take time and patience. To flash OnePlus 8, make sure you have flash recovery image ready for your device model.

  • OnePlus 8 flashing tutorial with SP Flash Tool - Step 3
    Load scatter file:

    Click Scatter Loading (Load Scatter file of OnePlus 8).

  • 4
    Uncheck all boxes :

    Now, you should uncheck all boxes from SP flash tool

  • 5
    Load Recovery Image:

    Tick-box, Go to / click RECOVERY box from list and load recovery image of your OnePlus 8 device (load image from the separate window -->open)

  • 6
    Recovery box must be CHECKED:

    Recovery box is checked before you connect your OnePlus 8, in recovery image location (uncheck all other boxes)

  • 7
    Turn off and connect OnePlus 8 with PC:

    Turn off OnePlus 8 and connect it with PC

  • 8
    Click Download button:

    After connecting your device with PC, just click download button on top

  • 9
    Step #9, click yes:

    If it ask click “yes”

  • 10

    Congrats! You have successfully flashed your OnePlus 8 device

Disclaimer: Please follow the flashing tutorials on your own risk.


If SP flash tool prompts green circle, you are done. OnePlus 8 have been flashed using SP flash tool.

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