Mandela Freedom 5 Firmware, ROM or Flash file (*.pac+CM2)

R30 / $3.00 (or 1 credits)

  • Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 ROM, firmware or flash file
  • Cm2 Tested/Proved (We do not offer email support for tested ROMs)
  • SPD Upgrade Tool ready file
  • File size 1.1GB
  • NB. File pending malware scan – so do please see the note below
  • NB. The price is R55/R60 in airtime
  • Always verify that the IMEI remained the same after every full firmware reload. Dial *#06# to view it - and repair/restore it if necessary
  • Extract your file(s) with 7zip available here
  • Kindly ignore any internet links/shortcuts inside the extracted folder
  • For ROMs not marked as 'Malware verified :D', install and scan the device with the Android Avast app after flashing. Read more on this here
  • and contact should you need help.
  • Not all files have a flash tool included - but you can request one anytime from here
  • For files not marked as Tested/Approved, kindly take a backup whenever you can
  • Need any other help using the file? Avail free support here

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This is the 5 inch device under the “Freedom” series of the Nelson Mandela branding. It is powered by the Spreadtrum chipset SC7731 and Android N 7.0 (Naugat).

You will often need it for the following causes

  1. Your Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 is bootlooping (or hanging on the logo screen)
  2. Your Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 is bootlooping (or restarting endlessly during boot)
  3. Your Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 is infected by malware or adware
  4. Your Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 is throwing system errors due to possibly brooken system files
  5. Your Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 has a triggered FRP (aka Google  account verification) on an account for which password is lost

The device is hence flashable with standard Spreadtrum flasher tools such as the free SPD Upgrade Tool. And below are steps on how you can flash the firmware package onto your Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 device using a supported SPD Upgrade Tool

  1. Download and extract the Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 firmware achieve
  2. Download and launch the SPD Upgrade Tool
  3. Load the paac file onto the flashtool
  4. Click the Play button to initiate the flashing process
  5. Press and hold Vol+ and then connect the device onto the PC via a USB cabel white it is off
  6. The flashing should then start and last for few minutes
  7. You get a greed ‘Passed’ text once all is done
  8. The Nelson Mandela Freedom 5 should then auto boot up – try to turn it on manually if it does not

You can ask for additional assistance on flashing this device by posting your question or request here: