For those looking for tested firmware for Cherry Mobile Spin 2, This is SPD Phone so Pac file is the firmware to flash use Reasearch download or Upgrade download. Spin 2 has a Android 5.1 lollipop operating system, download lollipop firmware below.
before flashing you should check your phone carefully because there are lot of cherry mobile SPIN, this is strictly for Cherry Mobile SPIN 2, Do not flash to Cherry Mobile SPIN or SPIN 3g , Here is the back view of Cherry Mobile Spin 2
|Image credit to Tribu Kablas|
Since this is Spreadtrum chip, Research down load is the free flasher. that we tested, download it below and I recommend to use the latest version.
Warning: Before flashing check first your Build number version by going to Settings>About phone, then scroll down to build number. Sample Build number Cherry_Mobile_Spin_2_V8.0_20151223, if your phone build number is same as V8.0, then the firmware below is perfect and no need to worry. if you accidentally flash v8.0 or your phone got No Service due to Invalid IMEI Then you can restore the back up NVRam above.
Download Cherry_Mobile_Spin_2_V8.0_.pac Firmware
Cherry Mobile Spin 2 NVRAM .spdnv credit and thanks to Hiper
How to flash Cherry Mobile Spin 2 Stock Rom.
Install Spreadtrum Driver
- First download SPD SCI Android USB Driver V4 by jungo the complete driver for Spreadtrum.
- After download, extract anywhere in your computer, then select system type if 32-bit or 64-bit.
– To know your system type, go to control panel click on System and Security then click System. or simply right click on Computer and click Properties. you will see like this. mine is 32 bit (also known as x86-bit).
After you knew your system type, open your extracted SCI-android-usb-driver-jungo-v4 folder, then choose a folder weather it is x86(32) or x64, then run DPInst.exe. Just click next until it finish installing.
Flash Pac file Stock Rom
- Download the SPD_Upgrade_Tool_R4.0.0001 latest version, or SPD_Upgrade_Tool_R299015 lower version. Then extract to your desired location.
- Open your extracted files and run ResearchDownload.exe, For lower version open Bin folder and run UpgradeDownload.exe.
NOTE: UpgradeDownload and ResearchDownload is the same, UpgradeDownload is just the name of the lower version but they are both SPD Upgrade tool.
In this instruction I will use UpgradeDownload and a Use Cherry Mobile Pac file as a sample. In UpgradeDownload window, click on single gear icon to Load Packet and browse for pac file(firmware/stock rom) you downloaded then click open. follow this screenshot.
Loading a pac file may took long depend on file size. After loading a pac file, now ready to start flashing, You can also click on Settings on two gear icon if you want to unchecked some part of firmware like EraseRuntimeNV, This will not work on lower version. I recommend that leave it unchanged if you don’t have any idea.
Turn off first your phone, remove battery (if removable) then bring it back. In ResearchDownload/UpgradeDownload Click on Start Downloading, then in your phone press Volume up and Volume down then connect USB cable. If you see a a progress bar, then it means that it is successfully connected. if not, then try step 5 again.
Wait until you see a Passed in progress, that means, you installed a new stock rom successfully.