How To Unbrick Infinix Hot Note X551

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First what does bricked/ bricked phone mean ?

Cause (a smartphone or other electronic device) to become completely unable to function, typically on a permanent basis.
“installing an unofficial OS voids the warranty and may brick the phone”
In other words, your phone refuses to boot completely,some got stuck on the android logo.
This might also be cause by incomplete OTA software update.


On this tutorial, you will learn how to unbrick your bricked INFINIX HOT NOTE without much stress, but you need to read this tutorial carefully and follow it step to step:


  1. Rooted Infinix Hot note
  2. CWM Recovery installed on your phone
  3. SD Card
  4. Stock Rom(Cwm backup)

How To Un-Brick Your Infinix Hot Note:

  • Download the stock ROM for INFINIX HOT NOTE
  • Copy to your SD card (root folder)
  • Boot your phone into recovery mode and install the downloaded stock ROM according to the procedure below

Note before you continue, make sure your battery is upto 70%

Boot your phone into CWM Recovery Mode (Power Off your Phone and then Press and hold Power Button + Volume Up Button until it boot to Recovery)

Follow below steps for flashing Cwm ROM

  • Wipe data/factory Reset
  • Wipe cache Partition
  • Advance/ Wipe Cache
  • Mount & Storage/ Format System
  • Now Press Back
  • Choose Zip From SDcard
  • Install Zip From SD Card
  • Select your Custom ROM which You want to Flash and wait for the Installation to finish
  • After, Then Reboot Your Phone and you are through.

In case you cannot boot to recovery, do the following procedure :


  •  Download PdaNet @ pdanet
  •  Download MTK Droid tools here
  •  Manually Install MTK / Vcomm drivers Windows 64bit, Windows 32bit
  • Get the boot.img for infinix hot note
  •  Still with the phone connected, extract and launch MTK Droid Tools on your Pc by clicking on (green logo)
  •  MTK Droid tools should display your phone’s details and the box at the bottom should be yellow
    If it doesn’t displace, ensure the drivers were correctly installed then boot the phone into factory mode (volume down + power button)
  • MTK should now detect and display the phone’s details
  • Click ROOT at the bottom, select Yes and Grant to any prompt on phone or PC and wait till the box turns green
  • When the box turns green, click on the root, backup, recovery tab
  • Click to choose boot.img file
  • Click Recovery and Boot then navigate to the boot.img and select it
  •  Click yes to every prompt
  • When asked, click yes to boot into recovery mode
  • now you have Clockworkmod recovery installed on the bricked Infinix hot note from which you can do a restore,
  • Wipe cahe partiton
    Wipe davlink cache
  •  Reset to factory state or flash a new stock which you can get from the link above.

in case if you encounter any problem, please drop a comment.


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  1. So I successfully hardbricked my infinix hot note x551. It cant come on. Attempts to connect it to the computer have failed in that it connects and disconnects (I can hear the computer beeps to that effect). The error message is : brom error: s_ft_enable_dram_fail (4032) [emi] Enable DRAM Failed

    What do you advice?

    1. Thank you Inem for your question,here is what to do,download the latest sp splash tool, and check your Infinix stock rom,there are different varieties of Infinix X551 Stock rom version,Try and use the 5.1 Lollipop Stock to flash it again,Give us your testimony after that! Thank you

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