In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the status sec img type mismatch error in the SP Flash Tool. If you own a MediaTek device, then this tool will be your go-to choice for carrying ot numerous tasks. Whether it’s for flashing firmware or unbricking your device and bringing it back to life, none of these would be possible until and unless you have access to this tool. On the flip side, you might occasionally come across a few issues while dealing with this tool as well.
One such bug is the status sec img type mismatch error in the SP Flash Tool. This usually happens when the Tool is unable to verify the integrity of the firmware or the file present inside it because it might have been downloaded from a non-verified source. Apart from that, the requirement of a custom Download Agent (DA) or the tool’s inability to bypass SLA/DAA Bootrom Protection might be a few other reasons for this issue.
While all this might sound like quite a complicated task, but there does exist a nifty workaround that will help you resolve this issue with ease. So without further ado, let’s check it out. NOTE: While the error message [sec img type mismatch] will be common across all issues, however, the underlying problem [which is shown under the Hint section] could be different for different users. This is fine and shouldn’t be a cause of any concern.
How to Fix status sec img type mismatch in SP Flash Tool
To rectify this issue, not only do you need a custom Download Agent (DA) but you also have to bypass SLA/DAA Bootrom Protection, both of which could prove to be quite a challenging task. But thanks to a nifty MTK Exploit, you could easily bypass all these roadblocks and flash the desired file without any error messages in the Flash Tool. So please refer to our below-linked guide and implement the fix right away.
So these were the steps to fix the status sec img type mismatch error in the SP Flash Tool. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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