How to Flash Nokia Phones Using Phoenix Service Software
Disclaimer 1. This article is for Education Purpose only. 2. This tutorial is NOT for Dummies and Non-professional users. 3. This tutorial was tested in "Windows XP" & "Windows 7". (Better use "Windows XP") 4. This tutorial is based on "Phoenix 2009". It may be different in other versions. 5. I don't being held responsible for any damage causes to your mobile phone. Try it at your own risk. 6. What you may have done here can VOID your Nokia warranty. If you OK with above disclaimer, let the FLASH begin!
FAQ Q : Why upgrade to the latest firmware needed ? A : Because the latest firmware can solve a lot of bugs such as slow messaging, slow opening gallery, RAM issue, etc. Q : I have Nokia phone that still in warranty why must i follow your tutorial while i can upgrade in Nokia Center ? A : You're right. You don't need this one. Please go to "Nokia Center" to upgrade your firmware free of charge. Q : Why offline? You can use online update with Nokia Software Updater (NSU). A : That's because someone may had a bad Internet connection. If downloads from rapidshare failed, you can just re-download again and again, BUT if download (online update) through NSU failed then your phone is DEAD. Q : I have N70 or N73 or another N-series. I want to upgrade to Music Edition or Internet Edition with the latest firmware. Is that possible ? A : Yes. This is what i have done. Just follow this article. Q : My phone is not listed. Do i need to upgrade ? A : You're using old-fashion mobile phone (no offense, lol). Then you can read the rest of this article but you won't need upgrade your phone. Q : If flashing failed and my phone dead what should I do ?
A : Then you should read more careful my article. No I'm kidding, Don't worry about that. You can flash dead phones too. Q. Flashing failed, I can not do anything, "Dead Phone flashing" not work, what now? A. Bring your phone to nearest "Nokia Service Store" :(
Tools and Requirements : 1. PC with Win XP or 7 installed. (I didn't test on Vista yet) 2. Nokia USB cable. (came with the phone!) 3. Phoenix 2009 or 2010 or later Versions (available in the end of article) 4. Offline firmware for your Nokia type. *(Size vary 30 MB - 300 MB) - Check your current firmware by pressing *#0000# in your mobile phone. Write down somewhere. - Visit HERE to download latest firmware for your phone. - Choose your Nokia type or Search the Site. - Choose your latest firmware with region on your country and download. APAC = stand for Asia and Pacific EMEA = stand for Europe, Middle East and Africa EURO = stand for Europe MEA = stand for Middle East and Africa LTA = stand for Latin America SEAP = stand for South East Asia Pacific Here is little info about Nokia Firmware Pack APAC, EMEA, EURO, LTA. By this info you can identify which firmware pack you have to download according to your own state.
APAC and Asia-Pacific - Asia-Pacific Regional: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
EMEA and Europe/Middle-East/Africa - EUROPE Regional: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, UK - Middle-East Regional: Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon, Oman, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestinian, Territories, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen - Africa Regional: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Republic of Congo, Djibouti Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco,Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa , Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
EURO and Europe/Europa - Europe/Europa Regional:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, UK
LTA and Latin America - Latin America Regional: Argentina, Brazil, Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela
Preparation 1. In your PC :
*. Create restore point through Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore. Name it 'Before flashing' click create. *. Remove Nokia PC Suite, Nokia Software Updater, Nokia Care Suite, Nokia Modem Drivers, Nokia Connectivity Drivers through Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs, but DO NOT REMOVE PC Connectivity Solution and Windows - Nokia Modem. *. Restart your PC. *. Do not connect your phone before installing Phoenix software. *. Disable all antivirus, firewall, anti-spyware, anti-malware etc. *. Disable screen saver. *. Check C:Program filesNokiaPhoenixProducts If you have those folder in there delete all. 2. In your mobile phone :
*. Backup all your mobile phone content since all your data will be lost after flashing. (If you phone is dead, skip this step!) *. If you protect your memory card with password, then remove it. *. Remove your memory card from your mobile phone. *. Go to Tools > Settings > Security > Phone and SIM. - Set Pin code request to Off. - Set Autolock period to None.
- Set Lock code to default password which is 12345. - Set Lock if SIM changed to No. *. Uninstall your mobile antivirus. (if you have any) *. Charge your phone battery to at least 70% and keep charging. (Although flashing takes only 7-10 minutes.)
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