Update Lenovo S650 with ROW_S308 International Firmware Version

Update Lenovo S650 with ROW_S308 International Firmware Version – Update Lenovo S650 with international firmware version, this guide will update your Lenovo S650 to firmware version with build number S650_ROW_S308_150121, this is the latest update that available for Lenovo S650.
This update can also be obtain with OTA update from firmware with build number ROW_S305_140820,  this guide using flash tool to update your Lenovo S650 so it has possibility to brick your device and erase your data, so please do backup first before start following this guide. There is nothing new in this update except the version of the modem firmware and the system become smoother,

Disclaimer :
This guide for educational purpose only, We not responsible if your device bricked after following this tutorial. Even this guide is already tested but it has possibility to brick your phone, (DWYOR)

Update Lenovo S650 with ROW_S308 International Firmware Version

ROM Descriptions :

  • Build Number : S650_ROW_S308_150121
  • Date : 21.01.2015
  • OS : Android 4.4.2 KitKat 
  • Languages : Russian , Ukrainian, English, Arabic, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian, Thai
  • Google Applications : Include
  • Root : No
  • Type : Full image, flash tool method
Requirements :
  • USB VCOM driver, is already installed on your computer and make sure it completely work. 
    • turn off your device and remove the battery, If you device using non removable make sure that your device is completely turn off
    • open device manager on your computer
    • connect your device using USB cable
    • there will be MTK65xx Preloader Devices show on your device manager, PORT section for 5 second or less and then disappear 
    • disconnect and connect your device again, right click on MTK65xx Preloader Devices before it disappear, select Update Driver Software 
    • point it USB VCOM extracted folder, and install the driver from there.
    • disconnect and connect your device again, there will be Mediatek PreLoader USB VCOM Port on your device manager PORT section.
Downloads :
  • S650_ROW_S308_150121 ↦ 1.2 Gb, this download contains full image files that need to update Lenovo S650, this file can only be use with flash tool application.
  • SP_Flash_Tool_v5.1352 flash tool that need to flash the image files to your device, recommended to use only this version.
Update Lenovo S650 with ROW_S308 International Firmware Version
  1. For update Lenovo S650 using flash tool, is like any other guide in this blog, so please just read How to Update Lenovo S650 with Android 4.4 ROW_S305, the step is same with the same flash tool too.
  2. After update please don’t forget to do factory reset, go to dialer and dial ####777#
  3. Done, confirm that you device have the same build number with the downloaded ROM.
This update will remove your ROOT access, and congratulations you have successful update Lenovo S650 with the ROW_S308 firmware version. Please leave any comments if you found problems or any broken links. Thank You

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