Before you say goodbye to Android, please read below instruction carefully and flash the firmware at your own risk.
- Cameras cannot take normal pictures
- 3G connection doesn’t work
Flash Windows 8.1 firmware for X98 3G Tutorial
X98 3G Android〈=〉Win8.1 TP Driver
X98 3G Win8.1Firmware
Create a bootable Win 8.1 flash drive:
1). Prepare for a FAT32 format USB 2.0 flash drive with at least 8GB capacity (SD card + card reader is OK). Please avoid using USB 3.0 flash drive as it may lead to installation failure. Please use the flash drive and keyboard ONLY for the firmware installation, DO NOT connect mouse!
2). Download WinPE.rar, x98_3G_windows_20140611.part1.rar and x98_3G_windows_20140611.part2.rar, extract them to the root of flash drive
The directory of flash drive is shown as below, please DO NOT rename any folders and files.
Update Official Android firmware:
1). Upgrade TP firmware in Android:
a. Download Teclast official flashtools from
b. Extract flashtools zip then install below applications strictly follow below order (please DON NOT change the default installation path)
c. Copy CUSTOM_CONFIG.INI to Program Files\Intel\Manufacturing Flash Tool
d. Find your device’s VID and PID in Android ABD Interface
e. Open ManufacturingFlashTool→File→ Settings, input your VID and PID, others settings as below:
f. Click OK
Unzip X98 3G安卓固件.rar from Link 1
ManufacturingFlashTool→File→Open→navigate to the unzipped X98 3G安卓固件 folder then select flash.xml, then your X98 will be flashed the latest firmware
If u can see below screen, u can continue to flash Windows 8.1
Root the device:
Root your X98 3G by root software, u can follow below tutorial
Chinese ROOT software
a). Connect the tablet to PC, ensure adb is workable
b). Unzip fpt-tools-package.rar to hard drive (Like D:\)
adb push fpt-tools-package data/local/tmp/
chmod 0777 FPT
g). /FPT -F Rom_8MB_Tablet_Windows.bin
h). Press “Y” and enter
i). Power off the device by pressing power button after if u can see above screen
a. OTG connect USB HUB, plug USB keyboard and win8 preloaded flash drive to USB HUB, plug OTG to X98 3G.
b. Press the power button to power on X98, after you see two numbers shown on the screen, press Delete button on the keyboard at once.
c. Choose Save & Exit Tab
Navigate to the option below Windows Boot Manager then press enter
Windows 8.1 will be installed automatically
When you see Operation Successful, unplug your flash drive immediately.
Long press power button to power off the device
Power on, welcome to Windows 8.1