If your phone doesn’t boot normally and it’s just starting and starting and nothing happens, or it’s starting and shutting down and starting again-chances re,... Bootloop Solution for Cherry Mobile Flare S3

If your phone doesn’t boot normally and it’s just starting and starting and nothing happens, or it’s starting and shutting down and starting again-chances re, you’re in a bootloop. Boot loops are the result of system files not knowing how to function during the initial start-up phase and can be caused by a variety of things, from downloading new apps to accidentally changing system files. This post will guide you on the bootloop solution for Cherry Mobile Flare S3. It is also applicable for any softbricked or dead Flare S3 caused by ROM flashing failures.

How to solve bootloop, revive a dead / softbricked Cherry Mobile Flare S3

Do it at your own risk! If your not confident about this tutorial, just bring your device to a nearest service center. If you have decided to go on, make sure you have a 50% battery charge.

Follow the procedure carefully. This process needs a Windows computer and a compatible data cable.

1. Download the necessary files below.


Flashable Stock ROM
SP Flash Tool
MTK 65XX Preloader Driver

 2. Turn off your phone and take out the battery.

3. Extract the contents of !Files_to_FlashTool.rar to a preferred location on your computer.

4. Extract the SP Flash Tool  content to your preferred location.

If your computer does not detect your phone, go to My Computer>Right Click>Properties>Device Manager. Your MTK device will appear at the device manager’s tree. Once you saw your MTK device, right click on it then uninstall. After the removal is completed, reinsert again your Flare S3 to your computer then install the MTK 65XX Preloader Driver.

How to install the MTK 65XX Preloader Driver:

  1. Extract “MTK 65xx Preloader Driver” to desktop then go to Computer>Right click>Properties>Device Manager
  2. Turn off your phone and remove the battery
  3. Connect the phone while battery is still out through data cable and after 2-3 sec insert the battery, now the computer will search for the driver.
  4. Go back to Device Manager, you will see “mtk65xx preloader”>Right Click>Update manually then search for driver manually.
  5. Locate the extract file on you desktop “MTK 65xx Preloader Driver”>Next>Computer will search for the driver.


How to flash ROM using SPFT

1. Open SP flash Tools folder where you extracted the zip file then run Flash_tool.exe

2. Click on Scatter-loading

3. A navigation window will appear. Navigate to the extracted folder.

4. Click on ‘MT6582_Android_scatter_emmc.txt’

5. Make sure all are ticked automatically.

6. Click on Download (on the upper part), if download won’t work click firmware upgrade

7. Connect the phone while battery is still out using a data cable and after 2-3 sec insert the battery , the process will start.

8. Wait and done.(Download Ok)

9. Close SP Flash Tools, remove device from computer

10. Remove the battery

11. Then reboot your phone thru recovery (Push vol up+power…wait, choose recovery then vol down)

12. Wipe cache partition, wipe dalvik and wipe data factory reset

13. Then reboot your phone.

Your Cherry Mobile Flare S3 is no longer an expensive paperweight. 😀 Congratulations!

Alden Roi

Alden Roi

Alden Roi is the founder of DroidChief.com who loves blogging about mobile phones, technology and mobile gaming. He is also interested in trading stocks, reading books,and travelling.
Alden Roi



  • cy

    November 27, 2014 #1 Author

    Sir flare 3 lang skin pede po b iroot to??


  • jonel

    December 10, 2014 #4 Author

    USRDATA and CAChe are not ticked. how can i resolve if i cant find them?


  • krayziebone213

    December 18, 2014 #5 Author

    Pa mirror naman po ng link ng files kahit mediafire
    Hirap po sa 4shared e.tnx po 😉


  • krayziebone213

    December 21, 2014 #6 Author

    Di q po ma install ung driver..nawawala ung detection nya sa pc kac nag rereboot kusa ung flares3 ko..stuck lng xa sa bootlogo.pa help naman po;(


  • martinkingl

    December 21, 2014 #7 Author

    Click on ‘MT6582_Android_scatter_emmc.txt’ > san nyo to nahanap? included ba to sa mga download links above? thanks.


  • martinkingl

    December 22, 2014 #8 Author

    hirap naman nang mga links. pa mirror naman sa mediafire pls.. thanks.


  • eboy

    December 27, 2014 #9 Author

    sinunod q naman un instruction, successful naman ang pag flash dahil lumabas un green O (ok) pero nasa flare s3 logo pa din ayaw mag tuloy..

    salamat po..


  • Paul

    January 10, 2015 #10 Author

    Thank you.. Works perfectly sa akin.. thank you talaga sa admin nito.. ^_^


  • androhacke

    January 27, 2015 #11 Author

    gagana po ba to sa flare 3 lang? di na panamn sira cp ko, gusto ko kasi mag flash ng rom ung popkat v1. kung sakali ang magkamali ako para alam ko kung pano maaayos.. 🙂 ty po sir


  • mj

    June 17, 2015 #12 Author

    Cache and USRDATA has no path.. Please help.


  • Randall

    August 8, 2015 #13 Author

    Sir, flare s3 po sakin.. Uhm simula po nung naroot ko sya bigla bigla nlang nagshshutdown kahit na mataas pa yung percent nang bat. nya. Hanggang ngayon na naunroot ko na.. Tas pag namatay naman tas ichacharge mag sstart sa 87% or 96%. May alternate solution pa po ba besides buying a new bat? I hope you can help me.. Thank you…


  • Romeo

    January 23, 2016 #14 Author

    Hi sir!

    May part na hindi ko po magets.
    pagkasaksak connect ko po ng cellphone sa PC without the battery, after 2 to 3 seconds ilalagay ko ‘yung battery tapos madedetect po siya kahit patay?

    maraming salamat po.


  • Marc Joseph

    March 28, 2016 #15 Author

    why there is an error in extracting file? on flashable stock rom


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