With the newer, safer data cable unlocking solution which
is now available, you might think the flasher cables are redundant.
That couldn't be further from the truth The
flasher cables can be used to do firmware upgrading / downgrading
With the flasher cables, you can read / write data to the
phone. When you unlock a phone via the cables you are overwriting
a small piece of data that holds information on the lock status
of the phone. To simplify it, the 'locked' data becomes overwritten
with 'unlocked' data. Performing 'full flash' upgrades and
downgrades is no different in theory, just the size of data
you write to the phone is bigger.
If your phone's out of warranty and it's displaying 'CONTACT
SERVICE' or if it's misbehaving by locking up or turning itself
on/off, you can fix these problems yourself. You can also
change the languages on the phone as well with this kit.
The downloads section contains tutorials on how to upgrade
/ downgrade & repair firmware, along with making your
We cannot supply full flash backups, but we point you in the
direction of several sites on the net where you can download
them. In all honesty, we would suggest you make your own full
flash backups, some of the ones found on the internet do not
need the additional use of a data cable for doing full firmware
upgrades / repairs.