How to use Marvell SWDownloader


These are the instructions for using Marvell SWDownloader to Flash or installing Firmware on devices with Marvell Chipset technology.

Caution: Blinking or installing firmware using the Marvell Flash Tool will erase the data on the device. Therefore, we recommend that you make a backup of your data before using the Flash tool.

Install the .blf firmware using the Marvell SWDownloader

  1. Download and install the Marvell USB driver on the computer (if in case the Marvell drivers are already installed, then SKIP This step).
  2. usb logo

  3. Download Stock Firmware (.blf based) from your Marvell device (if in case you have already downloaded Stock Firmware, skip this step or else you can find .blf based Stock Firmware in FirmwareFile or via Google).
  4. to download

  5. Now, Extract Marvell SWDownloader tool on the computer (assuming you have already downloaded it, if not, download the Marvell SWDownloader Tool). Once you have extracted the tool, you will see the following files:
  6. Marvell SWDownloader files

  7. Now, Open SWDownloader.exe to launch the tool:
  8. Marvell SWDownloader released

  9. Once Marvell SWDownloader starts, you will see the following screen:
  10. Marvell SWDownloader

  11. Now, Click Open Button:
  12. Marvell SWDownloader open

  13. Locate the firmware .blf on the computer (assuming you have already downloaded the firmware of your device to the computer) and Click Open Button:
  14. Marvell SWDownloader Select blf

  15. Now, Click start Button:
  16. Marvell SWDownloader Start

  17. Press Volume Down + Connect your Marvell device to the computer using the USB cable (make sure the device is turned off):
  18. Mobile connected computer

  19. Once the tool detects the device, the firmware installation process will begin and may take a few minutes to complete.
  20. Flashing Marvell SWDownloader

  21. Once the installation process is complete, you will see the HAPPEN message in the tool.
  22. Marvell SWDownloader Success

  23. Now, Close Marvell SWDownloader and Disconnect the Marvell device of the computer.

disconnect the mobile computer

Congratulations! Now, Restart your mobile device and you can use it.

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[*] Caution: Flickering or firmware installation with Marvell SWDownloader will erase personal data from the device. Therefore, please make a backup before using the Tool to install the Firmware on your Marvell Device.

[*] Alternative tool: MarvellSwUpgrade C Tool is the best alternative, which also allows you to update or install .blf firmware on mobile devices.

[*] Marvell USB Driver: If you are looking for the original Marvell USB driver, go to the Marvell Driver page.

[*] Credits: Marvell SWDownloader is created and distributed by Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Therefore, full credit is given for sharing the Application for free.