UMIDIGI A3 N Android 9.0 V1.4_20190814 ROM - SPFT + OTA release

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UMIDIGI A3 N Android 9.0 V1.4_20190814 ROM - SPFT + OTA release

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Post time 2019-9-6 23:32:39 | Show all posts |Read mode
This is the SP Flash Tool + OTA release of the
V1.4_20190814 system software
for UMIDIGI A3 N Android 9.0
Please flash this ROM only if your phone is shipped with Android 9.0 system. This software is NOT directly compatible with Android 8.1 phones!


Flash tool operation is recommended to experienced users only. If you are not yet an experienced flash tool user, please carefully read the flash tool tutorial before proceeding, and strictly follow each instruction.

Except if an authorized or responsible expert directly asked you to do that,
never format the flash chip of your device or you instantly lose your warranty!

UMIDIGI A3 receives all updates automatically via FOTA method. You need this tool only in case of emergency (if you've bricked your phone), if you want to apply a clean install or if you want to clear all root access and custom recovery to make your phone able to receive FOTA updates again.





Changelog:
  • Minor bug fixes and system improvements

FOTA version: UMIDIGI_A3_N_V1.4_20190814_20190814-1107


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SP Flash Tool
Resources:

Flashtool tutorial: http://bit.ly/SPFTguide

Extract the .rar file before use. The scatter file (MT6739_Android_scatter.txt) is inside the extracted folder, together with the other components


VCOM driver: Windows 10 already automatically can install it (if your computer is connected to the internet) or you can use this: MTK_Driver_Auto_Installer_SP_Drivers_20160804.exe


Here's an optional solution to start the flashing process on your UMIDIGI A3 if the standard method doesn't work.
It's especially useful if your phone is bricked or is stuck in bootloop
1. Connect your UMIDIGI A3 to USB.
2. Start the flashing process with the Download button in the flasher app.
3. Press and keep pressed the power button of your phone until the flashing process starts (red bar appears at the bottom of the app window), then release it. In this process you have to keep the power button pressed for about 10 seconds.
4. Wait until the flashing process finishes.

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OTA (recovery) update
Manual (local) OTA update method instructions
  • Copy the downloaded .zip file to the internal storage of your phone
  • Go to Settings --> System --> About phone --> Wireless update
  • Tap the 3-dot menu button in the top right corner and select Local Updates
  • Brows for the ...update.zip file and select it
  • Select INSTALL NOW, then OK in the Warning window. Your phone reboots into recovery, the update gets installed, then your phone boots into Android. Your updated system is ready to use.

Update file for manual OTA update:
It can update version 20190715 only


Optional method (in case if the manual OTA update gets stuck): Install from recovery
You need a microSD card (with at least 4GB capacity) installed in your phone!
  • Copy the ...update.zipfile to your SD card.
  • Press and hold the volume-up and power buttons together until your phone restarts in the bootselector mode. It needs about 10 seconds or a little bit less if your phone wasalready powered off.
  • Here you can move withthe vol-up button and select an item with vol-down. Select Recovery.
  • Your phone boots into Recovery and you see a lying android figure with an exclamation mark in red triangle on its tummy + 'No command'.
  • Press and hold the power and vol-up buttons (in this order) together, then release them to call the recovery menu. Now you can move with both volume buttons, and select an item with the power button.
  • Move to ‘Apply update from SD card’ and select it.
  • On the next screen brows for the update file and select it. The updating process will start and needs a few minutes to be finished.
  • After a succcessful installation you can read the ''Install from SD card complete.'' message and the receovery menu is available again.
  • Select 'Reboot system now'. Alternatively you can perform a factory data reset here by choosing 'Wipe data/factory reset'.


Kind request from users:
Please report any kind of new issues you experience after installing this update only if you've already flashed this ROM with SP Flash Tool in Firmware Upgrade mode. In rare cases a FOTA update can cause more or less serious malfunctions but that means only the update process went wrong, not a badly developed ROM. An updated stock ROM, especially related to the basic functions will not cause any new issues but will solve some of the existing ones.

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Post time 2019-9-9 12:02:26 | Show all posts
ROM: >>>>> coming soon... <<<<<


When to wait for firmware?

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Sorry, it was forgotten.  Post time 2019-10-24 09:43

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Post time 2019-9-10 19:35:53 | Show all posts
"Coming soon" means "coming late" or "coming never" ???

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Post time 2019-11-9 22:28:37 | Show all posts
Edited by janne at 2019-11-10 22:33  

Quando vão fazer uma atualização para o Umidigi A3 ????

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Post time 2019-11-10 06:08:56 | Show all posts
Edited by FR8146 at 2019-11-10 06:09  

Umidigi specifications for this phone say "OTG enabled".
In reality I don't get OTG working. When I connect one pen drive to usb port with an apropriate cable, the phone has no reaction at all. Not the slightiest signal of such connection.
Is it a matter of settings? Wich ones? Or the phone is not really OTG enabled, like Umidigi says?
Has anybody got this working?
Thanks

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Post time 2019-11-12 20:44:50 | Show all posts
FR8146 replied at 2019-11-10 06:08
Edited by FR8146 at 2019-11-10 06:09  

Umidigi specifications for this phone say "OTG enabled".

Well, Nobody ???

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Post time 2020-1-6 02:52:28 | Show all posts
Boa tarde, UMIDIGI A3 ficou com tela preta da morte após a atualização da ROM

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Post time 2020-5-3 06:26:14 | Show all posts
Good afternoon, I have the UMIDIGI a3 phone (version with android 9 from the factory).

This phone has given me huge headaches, since it was a gift for my mother and the poor thing has had problem after problem after problem, I always try to solve them, but this time, it has made me mad, my question is the following:

With the latest firmware version AND ALL THE EXISTING ones, (except for 1.0, that doesn't even allow me to use the touch screen), after a time of use, be it 2 or 3 days, it starts to freeze for no reason, you can writing, watching a video, or playing a game that is to your liking, whatever the situation, freezes.

I have already tried everything, disable all applications, disable background services, disable services, update the firmware with the download option, with the upgrade option, WITH ALL, after a few days, it kept freezing continuously, and continues, and continues, and continues ... Always the same, so try the last resort, format everything, often error.

Now it doesn't even allow me to use it, I always get a black screen randomly and after half an hour, it tells me that there is an error with google services.

Investigating, I see that it is the problem with the fingerprint reader, which I understand, BUT THEY DIDN'T LET ME ANY OPTION, I am fed up with this terminal, so I ask the following:

1.- Since my problem first occurred within the warranty, I demand a solution to the problem of random freezes that this terminal has (Umidigi A3, Android 9 version).

2.- Since my despair, I format everything completely and now it does not even allow me to use it, I know that there is an option to pay, but it does not seem right since I mentioned the above.

I hope you can tell me a solution, please, to any of the 2 points, by this means or by my email, marcachasgro@gmail.com

attentively

Marco Antonio Guerrero
Mexico
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