How to Downgrade Infinix Note 4 to Android 7 Nougat

This tutorial will be handy for those who have recently upgraded their Infinix Note 4 to Android 8.1 but want to downgrade it back to how it was before the upgrade due to the buggy nature of the upgrade. If you can no longer wait for Infinix to release bug fixes for this latest Android 8.1 Oreo upgrade, then you can go ahead and downgrade it back to the stock rom.

However, its important you note download the Infinix Note 4 stock rom based on your built number before you upgraded otherwise I may not be able to help you.

SP Flash tool (download here)
VCOM driver (download here)
Infinix Note 4 Stock Rom:

(Africa) X572-H5312AD-N-170719V111 – download here
(South East Asia) X572-H5312CE-N-170719V61 – download here
X572 Note 4 (X572-H5312A-N-170618V90) – download here

Or go to https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-20230.html to check the stock rom that matches with your built number before the upgrade.
Make sure you have a PC and USB Cord

Before You begin
>>Make sure you’ve downloaded Infinix Note 4 Stock Rom based on your built number version before you upgrade and extract it on a folder on your PC desktop

>>Make sure you’ve successfully install VCOM driver on your PC otherwise follow the steps below;
1. Extract the downloaded vcom driver.
2. Go to device manager>click action>click add legacy hardware
3. Under welcome to add new hardware click next
4. Select advanced option and click next
5. Select ‘show all devices’ and click next.
6. Click have disk
7. Browse to your vcom extracted folder and select the driver setup up file and click
open, then ok.
8. Select Mediatek preloader usb vcom driver and click next.

How to Downgrade Infinix Note 4 Back to Nougat
1.Navigate to SP flashtool on your computer and locate flashtool.exe
2. Run Flashtool.exe as admin
3. Click on Scatter loading and navigate to the extracted infinix Note 4 rom download folder on your desktop

4. Select MT6753_Android_scatter.txt
5. At the left hand side just below the 'scatter loading' panel click on 'download now' then change it to 'firmware upgrade'

6. Switch off your Phone  and connect it to your PC using usb cord
7. A progress bar should start running. The phone will be downgraded on booting-Make sure you don’t tamper with usb at this point.

The final result after about 5-10 min should be like this if all went well

8. Close the flash tool on your computer and disconnect your smartphone from the computer after the above confirmation.

Finally go to settings>>about to confirm that your Note 4 is running the stock rom you’ve downloaded.

Rom Download Link:
Team Hovatek

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  1. I think waiting for the bug fix is best

  2. Unfortunately am not an infinix user.. Nice update prof

  3. I still run on Nougat. I won't upgrade until all's well with the Oreo update

  4. Waiting for the fix seems easier than following the above steps. Thanks anyway.

  5. Well first updates most times are likely to have bugs. Note 4 users should be patient and wait for the next update

  6. If infinix doesn't release a bug fix in a week time, I'll downgrade two nougat sharp.

  7. So the latest upgrade is having bugs?
    Na waoo

  8. seems like they've even taken down the update. when i check system update it shows I'm using the latest version whereas few days back they showed me Oreo and I'm still on nougat

  9. I think its preferable to wait for the main update oh. Before one crash his phone

  10. Patient is Paid n better off. Nice one yomi

  11. Infinix users are always enjoying updates

  12. This is not for a tech novice

  13. Haha... The process na traditional marriage inside Sambisa forest.

  14. Lol, at last Nigerians come to believe that the patient dog eat the fattest bone. Don't be too fast to upgradeu

  15. My own Note 4 pro has not given me the android 8 update. I dunno what's wrong. Any thoughts 💭 please.

  16. If you are not tech savvy or fear trying new things you might want to wait for the bug fix update. God bless you prof for this tutorial.

  17. @john u got 2wait 4it the roll gonna reach u in no time

  18. hi do u have stockrom for indian model (Infinix note 4)


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