How To Generate checksum File For MTK Device [ Download Checksum Generator ]
Here is a step by step tutorial to generate checksum.ini file for MediaTek devices. In this guide we are sharing latest MTK checksum generator tool which you can use on Windows pc to create new checksum.ini for MTK firmware.
Basically MTK checksum file contains some firmware verification files. So that, at the time of firmware flashing or frp bypass process tool uses this file to verify the integrity (hasn’t been tampered with) of the firmware.
In case, tool is showing checksum.ini doesn’t exist error that means you need to add checksum file with your stock firmware. Otherwise, tool will not start flashing process. Most of the time, this error accrues because of missing checksum file in firmware.
It is must to know that MTK sp flash tool can flash official firmware on MTK without checksum files but some tools such as SP multiportdownload tool and SWD after sales tool require one in order to begin flashing.
Another most important this is that “checksum.ini doesn’t exist error” or “image preloader checksum failed error” are different from each other. MTK checksum.ini doesn’t exist error can be fix by generating new checksum file with the help of MTK checksum.ini gen tool. Similarly, change the value of checksum file to resolve image preloader checksum failed error.
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Checksum File Error Screenshots
checksum.ini doesn’t exist error
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When You Should Use Checksum.ini File for MTK Devices?
During the firmware flashing or FRP unlock using any MTK tool, if you are facing Checksum.ini doesn’t exist, please generate it first error that means checksum.ini is missing in your firmware folder. To resolve this type of MTK tool’s error, you need to supportable checksum file for you device.
Good thing is that it’s not a big task because MTK checksum gen tool is available to generate checksum file with the help of scatter firmware.
Just download checksum.exe tool and create new checksum file for MTK firmware. After that you are free to flash your device without having any checksum file missing error.
Recently we were trying to flash MTK device with SWD after sales tool and it pop up a warring message “Checksum.ini doesn’t exist, please generate it first!” So we used checksum.ini software on windows pc to create MTK checksum file and worked fine without any issue.
- Latest Checksum Generate.exe download for MTK Firmware.
- Windows pc or laptop to run software.
- Official firmware of your own device with scatter loading file.
Download Checksum Generator Software For Windows Pc / laptop
CheckSum Generator v2.1320.02
How To Generate checksum.ini for an MTK ROM / firmware
In order to generate MTK checksum file please follow all the requirements and follow the below instructions. It’s very easy for any newbie and advance user. But make sure you are going to follow the proper instructions to get error free checksum file.
- Download and extract official stock ROM for your device. [ Make sure there is no any checksum.ini file in firmware folder]
- In next step, extract the downloaded CheckSum_Gen.zip file into the folder containing the scatter file rom.
- Double click or run CheckSum_Gen.exe as administrator. Just in few seconds, tool will start to create checksum.ini file for your firmware.
- Checksum generator tool will start some command lines to create new checksum files.
- End of the successful process, you’ll see the success message “Check Sum Write to ini File Finished”.
- Just press any key from keyboard to exit from checksum generator software.
- New checksum.ini file added in firmware folder.
- Now continue the firmware flashing with same MTK flash tool and this time it will not show any checksum.ini missing error.
Important : Sp flash tool never show checksum file doesn’t exist error. Insist of this error you will see “image preloader checksum failed error”. To fix it remove checksum file from firmware folder or change the checksum file value by editing it by you. Complete guide is here.
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Checksum Generator Tool Errors – Troubleshooting
Checksum_gen tool is windows OS based command line tool to generate checksum file for MTK devices. But sometime it may show some error or you will not able to generate new checksum file for your specific MTK mobile.
This is all about “how to genaerate checksum.ini for MTK devices with Checksum Generator tool errors & solutions”? Simply generate new checksum file with scatter file and fix checksum file missing error.