If you were waiting for the arrival of Android 5.1 Lollipop on your Oukitel K4000 Pro, then here is a good news. Those who were wondering to install the latest Stock ROM Firmware on your device, can now rejoice as they can flash the latest software on their device.
Though Oukitel but the developer ‘vuche” managed to work on developing custom build of Stock Android 5.1 Lollipop OS for the ZTE Nubia Z7 Max device. This build is ported from the official Z7 Mini Mokee ROM, and comes with the updated kernel. The ROM source is 4pda.ru, from where he took the ROM, and translated the same from Russian. He changed just the MT6735M_Android_scatter.txt file and the preloader_hct6735m_35gu_l.bin from the v9.0 ROM, because the ones provided in the v5.0 Stock ROM didn’t work. Though naming can get you confused, because v5.0 is newer than v9.0 (Just check the dates).
All Oukitel K4000 Pro owners may already received the OTA Update notification on their device. You might be already aware of the fact that Android Team fixes the vulnerabilities found in the operating system time to time, and releases the updates on timely manner. The OEMs, then push the Security Updates with patched/ fixed Android vulnerabilities in the form of OTA and Stock ROM updates. Updating your smartphone through OTA Firmware update do not delete the data.
The Oukitel K4000 Pro is a 5-inch device, equipped with a 2.5D Arc Screen, and is powered with MediaTek MTK6735 Quad-core processor, running at 1.0GHz, coupled with a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM, along with Mali-T720 for smoother graphics performance. There is a 2.0 mp front camera, while the rear camera is a 13 megapixel with AF and LED Flash. The device supports 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. The device boasts of a 4600mAh larger battery, which is enough to provide longer backup on business trip, and long journey, as well as on continuous usage. The device supports 5V/1.5VA quick charging technology, which can charge the battery fully within just 3 hours of time. There is a Super Power Saving Mode as well, which can make the device lasts longer than usual. The display of the device features 9H hardness, 1000 MPa stress value, while providing the shock-resistance and scratch resistant protections. The device is manufactured using the 2.5D Glass and CNC Metal Frame, which is an challenge to both metal and glass.
In the below guide, we will be guiding you step by step process to flash/ install latest Android 5.1 Lollipop on Oukitel K4000 Pro. The download link for this Stock ROM has been added to the pre-requisite section. You can simply flash the Stock Firmware .pac file manually through SPD Flash Tool, if you have not received it through the OTA update.
Android Version: Android 5.1 Lollipop
UI Version: NA
Stock Oukitel K4000pro v5 20160907 ok
Oukitel K4000Pro update v6.0 28.11.2016
Model: Oukitel K4000 Pro
Android security patch level: NA
Status: – Official
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Updating or flashing the Stock ROM firmware or Custom ROM firmware updates certainly without any doubt comes with risk to brick device. If you brick the device, while upgrading the firmware of your smartphone, then kindly be in touch with the Official Service center of Oukitel near your location. AndroidWeblog.com in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.
Table of Contents
Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Oukitel K4000 Pro
You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.
- Phone Should be Charged
Your phone must be 70% charged atleast else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.
- Back Up
If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.
- Enable USB Debugging
You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.
Downloads For Updating Oukitel K4000 Pro
Download MediaTek USB VCOM Drivers here (MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip)
Download Latest Android 5.1 Lollipop Stock ROM for Oukitel K4000 Pro from here (Login required)
Download Latest version of SPFlash Tool for Windows here.
How to update Oukitel K4000 Pro to Android 5.1 Lollipop via OTA (Over the air)
Note: For this method, you won’t need to download any file mentioned in pre-requisite section of this article. You can directly follow the below steps, if you prefer the OTA method.
You can directly check the latest version of firmware/ software available for your device, Oukitel K4000 Pro by navigating to:
Settings > About Device > Software Updates
When a new software update is available for your device, the notifications panel will display the software update message. Just you need to pull down the notification bar, and then press ‘Software Update’, and this will begin the upgrade process of device on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
If in-case you have not received the software update, then just follow the below guides, to flash firmware manually through either below guide. No matter which method you prefer, however, OTA is safer method to upgrade your device. But in case you prefer upgrading your device manually, then just carefully follow our below guide step by step.
How to Manually update Oukitel K4000 Pro to Android 5.1 Lollipop Firmware
Caution: The process mentioned below is bit confusing, so we suggest you to under the steps also from here for better understanding.
Step 1: Begin with downloading all the files mentioned above in the prerequisite section.
Step 2: Browse through the files downloaded, and then Right click on the zipped file MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip and extract the same. Then navigate to the extracted folder and then click on the file InstallDriver. exe. This will install the Preloader VCOM in your system.
Step 3: Assuming that you have downloaded SP FlashTool (Win) from the provided link above, Then simply click and extract the archive. Then, browse and run the file flash_tool. exe
Step 4: Once the SP Flash Tools opens up, you will see the tabs like ‘Welcome’, ‘Format’, ‘Download’, ‘Readback’ and ‘Memory Test’. Just click on ‘Download Tab’ to select the same.
Step 5: Now, at this stage, on the Download Tab, you will notice the options ‘Download Agent’ with folder icon right next to the file path, as well as ‘Scatter-loading’ underneath. Just click on the folder ‘Download Agent’ and navigate to the folder of Flash Tool and then open the folder of Stock_Oukitel_K4000pro_v5_20160907_ok, and click on MTK_AllInOneDA.bin file.
Step 6: Now, click on the Scatter-loading button, and find the Scatter File from the downloaded Stock Firmware zip file, which you have downloaded. The name of the file should look like MTxxxx_Android_scatter.txt [XXXX Stands for Chipset/ processor number of MediaTek i.e. 6753 etc.].
Step 7: After selecting and loading the MTxxxx_Android_scatter.txt file under ‘Scatter-loading file’, simply click the ‘Download’ button.
Step 8: Now, remove the battery of your device, if it is removable, and re-insert again. You should connect the phone to computer in Download Mode only. To do the same, just hold down the Volume Down+Volume Up buttons simultaneously, and then connect the device to computer via USB Cable. Make sure that Volume Down+Volume Up buttons are pressed until the device is detected by PC.
Step 10: Now, hook up/ connect your Oukitel K4000 Pro to the computer via USB slot. Connecting your smartphone will begin the flashing process automatically, and it requires simply a few seconds to complete.
Step 7: At this point of the latest Stock Firmware on your Android 5.1 Lollipop device has been flashed. Now, you may disconnect the device from computer. You will see the message with ‘Green Check mark’ with ‘Download OK’ message.
Step 8: Now, you may disconnect phone from computer, and also close the ‘SP Flash Tool’, and turn on the phone, and enjoy the latest firmware without flickering of the screen.
Now update to the latest firmware through the OTA update, alternatively, you can also use the update.zip from the provided ROM, using the options ‘Local Updates’ located in the Update through the official OTA Update app to v6.0 dated 11.28.2016 and you’ll have the latest firmware installed!
Congratulations, you have successfully flashed Stock based Android 5.1 Lollipop on your Oukitel K4000 Pro device. If you faced any issue while flashing, then do not hesitate to let’s know in the comments section below.