Advice 1: How to flash a phone at home

Today can be alone and free to upgrade the firmware in the phones of almost all manufacturers. The phone can be flashed in normal mode and in the "dead". The flashing process does not take much time but requires attention and care. Simply connect the camera to the computer and run the program to install firmware. Then - just follow the instructions.
How to flash a phone at home
You will need
  • To flash your phone at home you will need: the camera, USB cable for camera, desktop computer, and most importantly a little patience. It is also necessary that the computer has been installed: the program for the phone firmware and the firmware itself.
Instruction
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Currently, the mobile phone market is very diverse. Most popular brands: Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson. The lineup of these manufacturers is quite wide. To update the firmware of the phone you will need a program, each manufacturer has their own. Nokia can flash with Phoenix or JAF programs. For each model of phones Samsung has its own program, but you can use the generic Toolbox, which allows you to flash different Samsung model. Flash devices manufacturer Sony Ericsson you can use the following programs: Far Manager, XS++, SETool2Lite.
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When you install the firmware on the device from any manufacturer, you must follow a few rules. Just before installing the firmware, charge your phone at least 50%, optimally below the battery was fully charged. To avoid data loss from your phone, copy the information you need. On your desktop computer install the required software for flashing your device. Install the drivers for the firmware for each manufacturer and each model of them are individual. After installing the software and drivers for flashing, you must restart your computer. Connect the cable to a disconnected computer, and then turn on the computer. Connect your phone to the computer. Run the program for installing the firmware and depending on what mode you sew, just follow the installation instructions. The exact execution of the instructions success is guaranteed. After firmware updates install, the standard tincture on your machine.
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Instructions on how to flash a phone from any manufacturer required software, drivers, and firmware versions, you can easily find and download on the Internet.
Note
In the process of installing the firmware, the program asks the question about the version. Remember, you cannot downgrade the firmware, as this will cause the "death" of your device. Carefully check that the numbers in the file names corresponded to, or were higher than in installed on your device firmware. If everything is in order, continue the firmware update. If the numbers are below, immediately stop the installation.
Useful advice
If your phone is under warranty, do not attempt to do it yourself, but take it to qualified service center. It will definitely take more time. But in SC it will make the specialist, but at home you do it at your own risk.

Advice 2 : How to reflash the phone

Often for the correct operation of cell phone is required only to correctly reflash it, and this does not have to pay a certain amount of money to the service center. It is sufficient to carry out a few simple manipulations – and phone again in working condition.
How to reflash the phone
You will need
  • Program firmware for phone or smartphone, Crack for Phoenix 2.5 a (230 kb) 2004 Phoenix (67.4 MB) Diego_3_06 (35 MB) and the drivers for the cable.
Instruction
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Begin the installation programs in the following order: Diego_3_06.msi, then simply run (without installation) Crack.exe and put Phoenix in 2004. Get the message from the system that an error occurred and then have both Windows (with the error and Crack.exe – install) and click on Retry, while establishing our Crack.exe. If the program will require the replacement of all the files agree with it. Try to install quickly in order to prevent the repetition of mistakes. Do not pay attention to the different Windows with warnings!
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The installation is finished and you receive two messages - Add Phoenix icon to Desktop (check boxes) and Open the log note! Then, reboot our computer by clicking on Finish.
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After reboot PC, start Phoenix and immediately turn off his window. Turned? Now start to install phoenix.exe. Set? Well. Now the computer suggests a reboot, but agree it should not be.
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Now install the cable driver for your phone. Next, you should copy the files with the extension .adl to the folder where you installed Phoenix. To find those you need on your C: drive in program files. The program for updating the firmware is ready. Remember that it works only until the first reboot.
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Then run Phoenix. Click on File => Link, and then on Add. A window will appear, select Manual, then Next, then USB and click on Finish.
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Now we have to connect our phone to PC (via cable) and wait until the PC detects the phone and installs the driver. Then we go into Phoenix and click on File => Scan Product (Ctrl+R).
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Now, just flashing. Unpack the new version of firmware that we downloaded the wound and click Phoenix top Flashing => SW Update (Flashing to Update), then in the window that appears, click on the Image file — the firmware File (*.C0R) and select the PPM File Is the Language pack (*.vXX, XX the number of the package.). Then click on Start. When you receive the message Test mode without disconnecting the unit from the PC, you need to enable it and close the message Test mode.
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Reboot again, and finally the message that flashing was successful. Now our cell you can safely reboot and format.
Note
Keep in mind that after flashing you will not be able to return to the previous version, the number when the replacement can only improve, but not Vice versa. The old firmware simply "kill" the device, and then have to carry it to the repair... Besides, not the fact that a jailbroken phone will work without the "hatches".
Useful advice
To get started is to uninstall PC Suite (if it was installed previously). Then find and download the following programs that we will need for the job.
Before you start flashing, don't forget to remove the memory card from the camera and the phone itself to format. The phone battery should be fully charged. By the way, if on the PC running the screensaver, it is also better to temporarily disable. And, finally, disable the Defragmenter OP, etc.

Advice 3 : How to change firmware in phone

For each model of phone has assigned to it firmware, to ensure stable operation of the device. Change the phone software will not lead to the emergence of new functions not provided for hardware, but can modify existing functions, for example, the quality of audio playback, equalizer, and so on. To change the firmware, just follow the following steps.
How to change firmware in phone
You will need
  • - Data cable
  • Driver to synchronize
  • - Synchronization software
Instruction
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First and foremost, you must synchronize your phone with your computer. To do this, use the date cable, driver to computer / software to sync. Usually all these components are supplied with the phone. Otherwise, use a search engine to find the drivers and software. Keep in mind that you can choose ON that is suitable for the entire range of your phone, but the driver should be for your phone model. Use only those components that satisfy this condition, otherwise the operation may fail. Install the driver and software after that connect the phone to the computer.
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Prepare your phone to change the software. Make sure that the synchronization software "sees" the phone, then copy personal data stored on phone - phone book, messages, photos, audio and video files. This is necessary because in the process of changing all your personal data can be lost. Making sure that you copied the files, go to the next step.
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Download software for flashing, as well as the desired firmware version. You can find them using the search engine. Preferably the use of proven or factory firmware which can be found on the official website of the device manufacturer. Unsuccessful change operation of the software can cause damage to the phone.
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Install program then copy the current firmware version on the computer. This is necessary in case of failure during the change of software. Make sure the battery is charged more than halfway, to avoid discharging during the process of firmware update. Perform the procedure, carefully following the instructions. Disconnect the phone from computer and restart it.

Advice 4 : How to disassemble the firmware

Firmware is the software of your device, which is responsible for normal operation. Over time, however, the program may develop a deficiency or you want to make some changes. To do this, you must first disassemble the firmware, then make adjustments and save the new settings.
How to disassemble the firmware
Instruction
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Find on the Internet a special program to extract the firmware. The fact that many devices are tamper-proof, so often your actions can damage the health of the program. Especially if you are not familiar with programming. In this regard, it is recommended to use special utilities. So, for example, for Nokia designed Nokia Editor.
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Download the app to extract the firmware to your PC and install. Mandatory check downloaded files for viruses, as such documents are often infected. Run the program after installation.
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Synchronize your device with personal computers. As a rule, most portable and mobile devices are being sold with special data cables to connect to computer or laptop. If you do not, then you can buy it in special shop or on a radio market. Be sure to check on the place that the cable is suitable for your device.
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Connect your phone to the computer and copy to a separate folder on the local drives of all information. This is necessary in case your actions to edit the firmware will result in loss of information. If your device requires a special program to view the data on it, then download it from Internet or install from the driver disk, which was completed with the device at purchase.
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Direct the program for the model of your device, and then enter the address of the firmware location and press "Extract" or "Unpack". As a result, you should get the files in rofs2 or fat16 format, which can be opened for editing with programs such as rofs2, MagicISO or WinImage.
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