Saturday, January 30, 2016

How to Downgrade Lenovo P70-A to Android KitKat 4.4

tutorial how to back to android kitkat lenovo p70 
Hi, guys many of us doesn't were not impressed and probably almost all of us which upgraded their Lenovo P70-A to Android Lollipop 5.1 doesn't like to hold more with new version of Anroid Lollipop 5.1, because there's some of missing great features like Screen gestures, Shake lock, Double tap to unlock screen, Smart profiles, Wild touch and etc., and my opinion Lollipop is slower than KitKat on Lenovo P70-A and battery drain faster on Lenovo P70-A . So, I'm gonna' show you how to downgrade this amazing Lenovo P70-A to official Android KitKat 4.4 as got out of the factory.
Important: You need from PC and USB cable and internet to download firmware and tools to flashing firmware.

I'm or no one not responsible for any damage on your device!

So, let's begin downgrade instruction:

Download these files:

- Sp flash tool firmware flasher - LINK
- Lenovo P70-A official Android KitKat 4.4 ROM (Firmware) - LINK
- Lenovo P70-A necessary drivers for Sp flash tool - LINK
- drivers for other OS - Win8, Win10 also x64 and x32 supported - LINK

At first make sure you've have working USB cable and PC.
Make sure you've downloaded files from above to PC. 

1. Extract all archives to somewhere on PC or Desktop
2. Install drivers Mobile Upgrade S 4.3.0 exe

installing mobile upgrade tool

3. Launch from folder SP_Flash_Tool_Win_v5.1548 flash_tool.exe

sp flash tool 5 lenovo p70
4. Load scatter by locating file MT6752_Android_scatter.txt

scatter file mtk6752 lenovo p70-a

5. Then uncheck following options:
- preloader
- lk
- secro
- tee1
- tee2
- cache
- userdata 

download rom lenovo p70-a sp flash tool

 6. Finally start flashing proccess by pressing Download button 

flash android kitkat lenovo p70
And flashing begins!

If process finished successfully, you'll see green circle which means installation is OK!
 After that unplug USB cable and needed to boot into recovery to remove old data from Android Lollipop!

  1. By pressing VOL UP + POWER BUTTON for 5sec.
  2. Then navigate to Recovery with volume rocker and select with VOL DOWN. 
  3. Choose language
  4. Go to wipe data 
  5. Choose one of the options what to format:
  6. - fuse wipe data(factory reset)
  7. - fuse format data(remove internal memory data like pictures, downloaded files etc.)
  8.  Wait to proccess finish!
  9. Go back and reboot phone!
  10. That's it!
  11. I hope I've helped!
how to boot into recovery lenovo p70-a

Here's the full video tutorial of Lenovo P70-A downgrade to Android KitKat 4.4.


Unknown said...

Hi...can Windows 7 support all files to be downloaded?
And can i download all links on my mobile and thwn copy paste on my pc with usb cable? Or i need to download all links directly on pc?plz reply

Unknown said...

Here it is showing runtime error while extracting in so tool

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