How to Flash Stock Rom on Lenovo A288T S161

Flash Stock Rom to Lenovo A288T S161

Flash Stock Rom to Lenovo A288T S161

 How to Flash Stock Rom on Lenovo A288T S161

There are some instructions to flash Stock Rom on Lenovo A288T S161 using Spreadtrum Upgrade Tool. If you suppose to use this tool then you must have Spreadtrum Device. your device may get bricked And flashing stock ROM is the only way to go out.To perform this advance process of Flashing stock ROM please Go Step by step and We include Lenovo A288T S161 Stock firmware link to This guide.. If you got any error then leave a Comment. 

Why Spreadtrum flash tool?

SPD Upgrade tool which is also known as Spreadtrum flash tool is a cross-platform application. We use Spreadtrum flash tool for Flash custom recovery, flash Stock Rom and to fix the hard brick device. This is a very user friendly tool and This allows you to flash stock firmware on Spreadtrum smartphones and Tablets only.It will not support to the devices having chipsets other than SpreadTrum. Read More  – Check whether my one is SPD or any else

Why I want to Flash Stock Firmware

If you have an Android device, you may require flashing Stock ROM/Firmware under various circumstances. If you have flashed custom ROM , Custom recovery or Custom kernel and facing several issues or if you want to Full Unroot,  Unbrick, Rollback ,then  you have to flash stock ROM to bring your device back to it’s original state.  Read More – Stock Rom vs Custom Rom

If you want to Flash Upgraded Rom then you have to Find Upgraded Stock or Custom Rom. (Kitkat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat.) we provide only Official Rom because all the glitches and bugs are debugged and you can get latest OTA update and install them. Read More – Increase RAM SIZE after root on Celkon?


Proceed at your own risk. will not be responsible for any mistake and any damage that might occur to your device while performing the following operation. Don’t skip any step. Beginners Guide to SpreadTrum Tool

Flash Stock Rom on Lenovo A288T S161


  • Phone’s Procerssor Must be SpreadtrumCheck it
  • This Stock Rom has to be installed on this model only.
  • Your android smartphone should have atleast 40-50 percent of battery to perform the flashing process.

Step 1

Download Lenovo A288T S161 USB Drivers

If you can connect and share data phone to pc then you no need to install this. if not,  Download and install Spreadtrum Driver on your PC.

Download Celkon CT9 USB Drivers

Step 2

Download Lenovo A288T S161 Stock Rom/Firmware

Download Stock Rom (PAC) for your Lenovo. this is the main software in your phone.

Read More – Enable OTG support on LenovoDevice

Step 3

Download and Unzip Spreadtrum Upgrade Tool on your PC.

Step 4

After that,you will be able to see the following files:

How to Flash Stock Rom on Celkon

Step 5

Click “Upgrade Download” Connect your Lenovo A288T S161 to the PC, once your Spreadtrum Upgrade Tool is launched. (Remember your device switch off)

How to Flash Stock Rom on Celkon

Step 7

If your Lenovois connected successfully to the PC,click on the Load Packed Button and add the .PAC file(Stock Rom in .PAC)

How to Flash Stock Rom on Celkon

Step 8

Start Flashing Stock Firmware to your Lenovo A288T S161

If you have successfully added .PAC file in Spreadtrum Upgrade Tool

click on the Start Downloading button to begin the flashing. Don’t unplug the phone cable and Wait.

How to Flash Stock Rom on Celkon

Step 9

Your Lenovo A288T S161 will restart automatically during the flashing process. Don’t unplug phone cable and Wait.

How to Flash Stock Rom on Celkon

Step 10

Once the flashing process completes, you will be able to see the Green Passed Message in Spreadtrum Upgrading Tool.Read More – Increase Internal Rom SIZE After Root on Celkon

How to Flash Stock Rom on Celkon

Step 11

If you come a Cross Green Pass then you successfully Flash Your Lenovo A288T S161. Now unplug the USB cable and You had better Hard reset It before Use it.  (First Boot Normally Slow)


Read More – Top 10 Rooted Android Apps For Celkon


Frequently Asked Questions Listed Below

Lenovo A288T S161 is totally dead

Phone doesn’t respond to power button or only vibrates after pressing the power button.

progress bar stuck at waiting

After clicking Start Downloading” and connecting the Spreadtrum Device, the progress bar gets stuck Waiting…

  • Make Sure the phone is Turn off with a enough charged battery.
  • Reinstall USB drivers, try with differnt USB Port
  • Tap and Hold the Volume down button while Connecting to PC.
  •  Read more

USB device not recognized

This error is not related to phone or tool. however you can fix it from here.

Lenovo Device auto restarting

  • It may be your Lenovo case is pressing on it (Clean the power button.)
  • or May be, your current stock Rom is damaged or Corrupted. So you have to Install Stock Rom/custom Rom to your device. use this post to Flash new Stock Ro

Failed: Operation failed Lenovo A288T S161

  • Try different pac file
  • Reinstall USB drivers, try with differnt USB Port
  • Try Current version of Research Download tool

Failed incompatible partition Lenovo A288T S161

  • Try Current version of Research Download tool
  • Try with this method

Image size is over its partition

  • Try Current version of Research Download tool
  • Try with this method

Failed: Open port fail

  • Disconnect your Phone from PC and Remove the battery. after, Tap and hold the Volume down button when connecting to the PC.
  • Try Current version of Research Download tool

Failed: User cancel – Lenovo A288T S161

  • Press and hold the Volume down button when connecting to Computer for flashing and please don’t release till flashing is complete
  • Read more

Failed: uart send error

  • Try different pac file
  • Reinstall USB drivers, try with different USB Port
  • Try Current version of Research Download tool

I can’t Flash Stock Rom to Lenovo A288T S161

Please follow the guide step by step again or Leave a Comment with error message then we can help you. Read more

Lenovo A288T S161 stuck at Boot logo or Bootloop

First boot is nomally Slow so, please wait 5min. If not wokrs then remove the battery and insert it back. Try to reset your phone. If it give any error code please Leave a comment with it. Read more

Lenovo A288T S161 not works after flashing

What is the error message that you get? Can you give it then we can help you. How ever we can recommend you to Follow the guide line step by step again.

Fix Bootloop /continuously restart on Celkon

Normally First time you Turn on the phone It will get time so give it to 5 min. If it not works after then Try to Hard Reset Your LenovoDevice. More Details

How to Write IMEI on Lenovo A288T S161

Sometimes, after Flashing your phone, you have to Rewrite IMEI. so you may need to Flash IMEI too. use this guide for it.

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