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Downgrade Infinix Hot Note X551 From Android Lollipop 5.1 to Kitkat OS – Here’s How To

Just Last month, infinix engineers rolled out a beta version of android lollipop for the infinix hot note. To be candid some people who actually tried the update ended up getting their device bricked, some complained about bugs after the update. I personally tried it myself, though it was successful but touch stopped working on my infinix hot note immediately after the update to Lollipop 5.1, so I had to downgrade back to Kitkat 4.4.

If your infinix hot note is malfunctioning due to the upgrade to android lollipop 5.1, the good news is that you can actually downgrade back to android Kitkat.

Today, I want to show you how you can downgrade infinix hot x551 from android lollipop 5.1 to android 4.4 kitkat.

Note: Before you begin please note that all the data on your phone will be completely wiped out after the downgrade so ensure that you backup your useful data to avoid stories that touch the heart.

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For you to get this right you must download all the files needed and do the necessary installations required.

– A computer
– USB phone cord (preferably the one that came with the phone)
– Latest Version of SP Flash Tool — here is a link DOWNLOAD HERE
– Downlaod and install Mediatek Android Drivers/VCOM Drivers on your PC first — click here to download
– Infinix X551 Stock ROM (kitkat) Download it here

Step by Step Procedures to Downgrade Infinix Hot Not X551 to Kitkat

==> Download the files above and extract them to a specific folder on your desktop or anywhere you can remember

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==> Install the Mediatek VCOM Android Drivers to install the driver, open the folder and double click on “Install Driver”

==> Now Open the SP Flash Tool Folder and launch flash_tool.exe as adminstrator

==> Click on “scatter loading” and browse to the folder where you extracted the INFIX STOCK ROM to and open MT6592_Android_scatter.txt 


==> Under the scatter loading file instead of Download Only choose  Format All + Download

==> Click on the green Download Button.

We are almost there!

==> Now Power off your infinix hot note phone and connect the usb cable to your PC and wait for the progress bar “Download Flash” to start loading,

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If you see the yellow progress bar like the one up there it means you did everything right and within some minutes it will load to 100%.

When done you will see a blue dialog box and a green and white mark with the title download okay.


Close it and disconnect your phone from the computer. And then wait for a while before you switch on your phone. That’s how to downgrade infinix hot note to kitkat 4.4.

If you encounter any error please refer to the procedures or contact me on Whatsapp for instant answers to your questions +2347064538704.


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  1. Oluwasegun Ayeni

    Thanks… u really helped me oo… I was trying to downgrade using Download instead of Format+download

  2. I have infinix hot note, the phone only charge when switch off, pls solution.

  3. Thanks

  4. Is this for the 32+2gig ram version i.e hot note pro

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