Micromax is an Indian smartphone manufacturer company founded in the year 2000. Micromax has been manufacturing smartphones in all segments such as the budget segment as well as the flagship segment. It has launched dozens of smartphones in the past few years. Micromax is well known for its high value for money and good features that it provides in its smartphones. One such smartphone launched by Micromax was the Micromax aq4501 also known as the Micromax canvas a1. It was a budget segment phone that provided great value for money and was greatly appreciated by the consumers. Micromax started as a consumer electronics company but later on pivoted manufacturing smartphones.

During its launch, the Micromax aq4501 sold like hotcakes. Micromax sold millions of units of this device in the online as well as the offline market. Due to its affordable price and great value for money this device is still used by many people as their primary smartphone. But if a device is so popular then there might be some units that might face some kind of software issue. Generally, such software issues revolve around issues such as frequent restarts, slow navigation, app freezing issues, etc. 

Mostly these issues can be easily resolved by installing the flash file on the device. Provided during the launch period. Users can use 20 flash files to resolve any kind of software issues on their devices.

In this article, we will see what exactly is a flash file and how you can install it on your device.


What is Micromax aq4501 flash file?

Flash files are generally a collection of few software components that are necessary to make the device work perfectly. Software components such as the operating system, recovery image, kernel, bootloader, etc are the primary components of a flash file. Which of these components have a specific task assigned to them. For example, the operating system is the mother software and manages all the user inputs and resources of the device. The kernel provides an interface for the operating system to interact and control the hardware components of the device. The bootloader helps to load the operating system into memory whenever the device is restarted. Last but not least the recovery image helps to carry out all the system update tasks that are applied by the manufacturer of the device.

If any of these components start to malfunction it can result in a corrupted device. You can easily fix your device by installing the flash file on the device. One thing that you need to keep in mind is that re-installing the flash file will reset your device and any data that is not backed up will be lost. 

Installing the flash file can solve these problems –

If your device is having any kind of software issues then installing the flash file on the is the best way to resolve them. In this section, we will see what kind of software issues you can resolve by installing the flash file on it.

  • If you have forgotten the unlock pattern or the password to unlock your device and are unable to access it then flashing the file firmware will reset your device after which you can access your device. 
  • If your device is behaving in unwanted ways and you can’t figure out what exactly is wrong then it is very likely that your operating system is having some kind of bugs or glitches that can be easily fixed by reinstalling the flash file firmware.
  • The device keeps on restarting itself on certain intervals unexpectedly. Installing the flash file can help the device to get back to its original state and avoid these kinds of issues. 
  • If your device goes in a boot loop where it justs keeps restarting over and over again. In such cases also, reinstalling the flash file can help your device to get back to its original state. 

How to install flash file firmware in Micromax aq4501?

In this section, we will see how you can start installing the flash file firmware in your Micromax aq4501

Note –

 is tutorial is only for educational purposes. We will not be responsible for any damage caused to your device by following this tutorial. Follow it at your own risk.

Download Micromax aq4501 flash file and the required tools –

First of all, you need to download the below-given files and extract it onto your desktop. Make sure you extract them to an easily accessible location.

In this process, we will be using the sp tool to install the flash files on your Micromax device. 

Steps to flash Micromax aq4501firmware file –

For this process make sure that you have to charge your device to at least 50%. Extremely necessary for this process. Once you have charged your device to 50% remove the battery from it. If the battery is not removable leave it as it is.

  • Once you have downloaded the usb drivers on to your computer,  extract the file and install it. If you have the drivers installed on your computer already then you can skip this step.
  • Go to the folder where you have extracted sp flash tools. Search for the file that says flash_tool.Exe. Double click on that file to launch the flash tools
  • When the flash tool application loads, click on the choose button in front of the scatter file option. 
  • A new window will pop up where you have to select the scatter file for your flash file firmware. You can find the scatter file in the folder where you have extracted the flash files in the previous step.
  • Now connect your mobile device to the computer via usb cable. If the computer doesn’t detect your device just press the volume up or volume down key.
  • Now press the download button on sp flash tools to start the flashing process.
  • You can see the progress of the flashing process on the progress bar present at the bottom of the sp flash tools. 
  • You will see a green circle once the production process has completed successfully.
  • Now disconnect your device from the computer and power it on.

Conclusion –

Flash files are generally a collection of few software components that are necessary for the device to function properly. Every manufacturer provides the flash file for its devices during the launch period. If your device ever starts spacing any kind of software troubles then you can reinstall the flash files and reset your device. This will also help to rectify any kind of software issues and fix them. In this article, we have talked about what a flash file is and what kind of software issues it can fix. We have also given a tutorial on how you can install it on your Micromax aq4501