Download latest Android KitKat 4.4.2 firmware for Lenovo A916 Smartphone from here or from here. Download previous firmware version from here.
Model： Lenovo A916 Smartphone
Archive size: 597 MB
Platform: Mediatek MT6592Project: lcsh92_slw_2s_kk
Inside archive: A916_ROM_ROOT, MTK多路下载工具USB VCOM Driver.zip, 驱动统一.rar, MTK_SmartPhone_MultiPort_Download_v2.6.zip
Upgrading notes (see this video tutorial)
1 – Download & unpack FlashTools. Run Flash_tool.exe
2 – Unpack Rom in folder
3 – Select MT6582_Android_scatter.txt in folder on rom. And wait.
4 – Check Option->USB Model, click USB Model
Choose Option->DA DownLoad All->Speed->High Speed, click High Speed
5 – Turn off your phone, remove the battery.
6 -"Press F9 (or hit Download button)"
7 – Connect your phone into the computer with USB data cable.
8 – The process will start and a red progress bar will appear after color purple, yellow.
9 – And green circles display.
10 – Boot your phone
11 – Restart device
12 – Enjoy
Caution: Please do not update firmware unless you know what you are doing, you really want it or it is absolutely necessary. Firmware updates may occasionally have bad results, like bricking your device, temporarily or permanently. The firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. Before attempting to update the firmware, back up your data.
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