How to Install Stock ROM on Infinix Smart 3 [Firmware Flash File]

Infinix Smart 3

On this page, we will guide you on how to download and install the official firmware file on Infinix Smart 3 (X5516B, X5516B). This tutorial is easy to follow. Infinix Smart 3 is powered by a MediaTek processor powered by Android 9.0 Pie.

If you are someone who is facing software issues such as WiFi or Bluetooth issues, lag, boot loop, or hard brick, you can fix the device by following this tutorial. By using the firmware file, you can bypass FRP lock, pattern lock, downgrade, or upgrade, and you can fix most of the software glitches by flashing the stock firmware.

How to Install Stock ROM on Infinix Smart 3 [Firmware Flash File]

Advantages of Installing Stock ROM

Here are some of the advantages of installing stock ROM on your Infinix Smart 3:

  • If your device is dead, you can unbrick using the Stock ROM file
  • You can fix or repair the IMEI on your device using DB files from Stock ROM
  • Remove any malware or Adwares from Infinix Smart 3
  • You can fix the boot loop issue on Infinix Smart 3
  • Fix Unfortunately, the app has stopped error on Infinix Smart 3
  • Fix Network related issue
  • Patch Boot image to Root using Magisk: Mediatek Guide or Spreadtrum Guide
  • You can unroot Infinix Smart 3
  • To Reset or Remove FRP on your device: Mediatek FRP Guide or Spreadtrum FRP Guide
  • Restore Infinix Smart 3 back to Factory State

Firmware Details

  • Device Name: Infinix Smart 3 (X5516B, X5516B)
  • Gapps File: Included
  • Device Supported: Infinix X5516B, X5516B
  • Tool Supported: SP Flash Tool
  • Processor: Mediatek Processor
  • Android OS: 9.0 Pie

Steps to Flash Firmware File on Infinix Smart 3 (X5516B, X5516B)

Now, before we get straight to the Steps to Install Stock Firmware on Infinix Smart 3, let us take a look at some of the prerequisites.


Download Flash Files

Software Details Download Link
Flash File Name:
File Size: 1.8 GB
Android Version: 9.0 Pie
Download Link
Flash File Name:
File Size: 1.9 GB
Android Version: 9.0 Pie
Download Link

Instructions to Install: via SP Flash tool

Now, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into the firmware installation steps below:

  1. Make sure you follow and download all the required files and flash tools on your PC.
  2. Open the flash tool exe file to open the SP Flash Tool User InterfaceSP Flash Tool Folder
  3. Once your load the SP Flash tool UI, Tap on Download option
    SP Flash Tool Screen
  4. In the download tab, you have to load both the download agent and the scatter text file in the scatter-loading section.
  5. You will find the scatter text file inside the ROM package for most cases, if not, you can create a scatter text file on your own.
  6. Once you load the file, click the Download buttonSP Flash Tool Download Button
  7. To start the upgrade process of stock ROM on your Infinix Smart 3, you need to turn off your device and hold the Volume Down and Volume Up key together and Connect your Phone to PC/Laptop using USB Cable (Keep the Volume Down and Volume Up button until your computer detects the phone.)
  8. When the phone connects, your device will start upgrading the stock firmware
  9. You need to wait for a few minutes to complete the upgrade process.
  10. Once the flashing process completes, you will find a green button which means a successful upgrade. sp green ring
  11. That’s it! You can reboot your Infinix Smart 3

Follow our full-depth video guide below:

Video Guide to Install Stock ROM via SP Flash Tool

So that’s it guys, this was our take on how to flash the firmware file on Infinix Smart 3 (X5516B, X5516B). We hope that you found this post useful. Let us know what do you guys think about it in the comments section down below.

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