Cherry Mobile Flare Lite Q890 Firmware / Stock Rom

Cherry Mobile Flare Lite Q890 Firmware

Here is the tested stock rom for your Cherry Mobile Flare Lite Q890 Android 4.4.2 Kitkat and this is MTK Chipset MT6572_Android_scatter.txt. you can flash using SP Flash tool. Download the firmware below and just follow the flashing instruction.

Here are common problem of android phone that can be fix through flashing new firmware, and remember that flashing can only fixed software problem, this firmware is tested and here are the following software problem that can be fix in flashing new firmware:
  • Cherry Mobile Flare 5 Infected Virus - Also known as Monkey Virus where when you connect to Internet, there is automatically download apps or some popup screen and sometimes automatically turn on WiFi or data connection without doing it. The virus will not remove though hard reset or formatting your phone. Installing new firmware is the best solution.
  • Cherry Mobile Flare 5 Unfortunately Error - This is when you open some apps it will popup Unfortunately, App has stopped. If cannot fixed through clearing the data, then flashing new firmware is also the solution.
  • Cherry Mobile Flare 5 Stuck or Hang in Logo - The reason for this is either when you install incorrect Rom. Try to hard reset first but if still stuck, then flashing firmware is also the solution
  • Cherry Mobile Flare 5 Too Many Pattern Attempts or forgot password -   This is just an alternative solution if you cannot hard reset your android phone.
  • Cherry Mobile Flare 5 boot loop.

Download Cherry Mobile Flare Lite Q890 Firmware

Before flashing, we recommend to perform a back up first to your personal data, like photos, contacts etc. and flashing new firmware will delete all files and restore to original default application and settings,

How to flash Android phone using SP Flash tool

What we need?
  • PC
  • Firmware/ROM, SP Flashtool and MTK Drivers
  • USB Cable
  • Smartphone with 30 to 50 percent battery charged

Driver Installation

Flashing phone need to install driver first in order to connect and to be able to flash firmware, we will be install MTK driver in to different way, choose only one by using Auto Installer Drivers or MediaTek USB VCOM drivers. 

Install Driver using Auto Installer Driver

  • After you download and extract, open the folder and you will see Install.bat 
  • Run and it will appear Windows Security window
  • Click Install this driver software anyway 
  • It will appear many times and just click the same button. 
MTK Driver Auto Installation

Wait for CMD window to display Install complete that indicate that driver installation is successful.

Driver auto installer done

Install Driver Using MediaTek USB VCOM drivers

To manually install MediaTek USB VCOM drivers, you can follow this video:

Flashing Stock Rom in SP Flash tool

  1. Download Latest SP Flash tool here and extract to your desired location.
  2. Open the extracted file folder and run flash_tool.exe
  3. On Scatter-loading file, click the choose button to browse for the Android_Scatter.txt
    flash tool choose file
  4. Follow the screenshot below in choosing android scatter file.
    Note: The given screenshot scatter file is for Starmobile UP firmware with MT6582, this may different to your downloaded firmware depend on what model of your phone. this is just a guide on how to flash Mediatek smartphone.
    SP flash tool choose scatter
  5. After you select and load scatter file, either you see unchecked file, if you are not sure what you are doing, I suggest to Do not change anything. In below screenshot, the default CACHE and USRDATA is uncheck, if yours is checked, Just leave it default and do not unchecked.
    SP flash tool file loaded

  6. In your phone turn off first, or remove battery (if removable) because turn off is a must.
    In flash tool Select Download Only Then click Download button
    In your phone Press Volume up or Down or you can press them both Then insert USB Cable. If you see a Red Progress bar then the phone is detected.
    After you see detected proceed now to step 7.
    sp flash tool phone detect
    6.1 Some phone that has a Virus infected encounter this warning;
    PMT changed for the ROM; it must be downloaded. If you don't see this warning just proceed to step 7.
    to solve this, just follow the suggestion, Please Select "Format All + Download" Scene and try again the step 6.

    SP flash tool PMT changed for the ROM

    SP flash tool PMT changed for the ROM format all

    SP flash tool PMT changed for the ROM formatting

  7. You will see a yellow progress bar, that means it start downloading. Just put down your phone because it may take few minutes.
    WARNING: Do not unplug or disconnect during this operation.SP Flash tool Downloading
  8. And finally, it will popup a Download OK,  that means the flashing new firmware is successful.

    SP flash tool download ok

    Now that you flash your new firmware, restart your phone and you can now setup settings and install your desired application. if you encounter some problem, please comment and we will help you.
    NOTE: Starting up for the first time may took long.



After you flash new firmware and try to dial *#06# to check your IMEI you will see INVALID or null Just follow How to Fix/Solve Invalid IMEI in safest method.


  1. do i really have to remove the battery and then press the DOWN Button and connect the usb to my phone?, because it's not working when i push the DOWN button and connect the usb while the battery is still in my phone.