How to flash a firmware or ROM onto the Netsurfer Dual Slim (FMT-NT7A42-01)

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This has a board ID of: T9812D_MAIN_PCB_v2.2 and a chipset name of: MT6582 for those who have the same tablet by another name. The flashing can resolve boot loops or logo hangs common with Android devices. You may also have to flash the system.img partition if your Netsurfer Dual Slim FMT-NT7A42-01 is infected by virus. Find the flashing steps in the answer section below.

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Follow the foregoing step to get by the firmware updating or flashing process.

  1. First download and extract the following: SP Flash Tool and the Netsufer Dual Slim FMT-NT7A42-01 tablet firmware or ROM from here: [ROM Download]
  2. Install the MediaTek drivers as per the tutorial here
  3. Launch the SP Tool from the extracted folder by double clicking 'Flash_tool.exe
  4. Click on the Download tab
  5. Click 'Scatter-Loading' > browse to and locate the scatter file from your extracted firmware files
  6. Make sure 'Preloader' is unchecked (NOT checked).
  7. Then click on the Download button with a green arrow on top
  8. Connect the Netsufer Dual Slim FMT-NT7A42-01 to the computer via USB while pressing the Volume Down (or Up) key so the computer can detect and connect to its system
  9. The flashing process should start with a red/purple/yellow progress bars and you should get a green cycle with a white tick and the text 'Download OK' when the flashing is completed. At which stage you can safely disconnect the Netsufer Dual Slim FMT-NT7A42-01 table and power it on for a re-setup.

NOTE: We can flash the device for you remotely (over the internet) for R100 If you are not comfortable flashing the device yourself. Read more here

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answered Jul 16, 2016 by Kervin Genius
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