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[How to] Use RSD Lite to flash .SBF/Firmware Droid 2 (2014)

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By sd_shadow, Recognized Contributor on 3rd September 2014, 03:12 AM
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May take sometime to edit this

so start here http://goo.gl/WYQY4O


YouTube Flashing SBF w/rsd lite on D2, D2G & R2D2
YouTube How to SBF the Droid 2 using rsd lite -by Tomsgt123



1. download and install RSD Lite 5.7 ,other versions may work fine
2. download your recovery firmware image (.sbf or .xml) try looking here or here
2.3.4
if ends in .gz, .7z,or .rar uncompress with 7 Zip or other file-compression utility
if it ends in .zip rsd lite can uncompress it for you
3. install moto drivers

open rsd Lite
select your recovery firmware click on “...” (top middle, see pics below...)
boot moto device to bootloader
connect to pc via usb
usb data cable (original motorola prefered)
usb port, rear ports are normally better than front
to view Device Properties, click on S Flash, under Model column
if rsd lite can not see you device read Driver errors
select Start


error: if you see MEM_MAP Blank, on the phone, you use an incompatible file, try the newest version
make sure file is for you device model

Wiping Data:
before (or after) flashing sbf, wiping data in android recovery is recommended
if you choose not to wipe data, at least wipe cache, if phone bootloops you have no choice, but to wipe data

Bootlooping
if phone starts bootlooping, and you can not get to recovery try
pull battery,
press and hold R,
reinsert battery, if it does not start to boot, press power,
when you see !, triangle, and Andy, release R,
then press both volume buttons to continue to android recovery



Notice: if you disconnect phone from pc, before phone has finished rebooting, and then try to close rsd lite, you may get a warning from rsd lite, about damaging your device
don’t worry about it phone will be fine, as long as flashing is done



Activation and skipping activation:
if phone reboots to activation screen, touch android to activate or if you do not wish to activate with verizon, use four corners activation skip
[Video] How to bypass activation on the Droid 2 -Tomsgt123


also if phone does not boot to activation screen, it may be necessary to dial *228+ to reconnect to verizon
DF [INFO] can not activate phone/ no dial pad on *228/
XDA [INFO] No keypad during activation work around (dial *228+)
Dial *22891 to update the PRL or *22899 to program the phone and update the PRL both

if rsd Lite is not working correctly try running as administrator, and/or disabling virus protection






driver errors
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Firmware/SBFs, Drivers, RSD lite mirrors
Droid 2 (a955) Bootloader = D2.37
latest?, software version 2.3.4/ 4.5.621 aka 1FF-p2a_droid2_cdma_droid2-user-2.3.4-4.5.1_57_DR4-51-120117-release-keys-signed-Verizon-US.sbf
*http://sbf.droid-developers.org/phone.php?device=25
*https://mega.co.nz/#F!MJgmWAQC!S6IfUk_1oFsU-U3dgWVJ9Q
*http://d-h.st/users/sd_shadow/?fld_id=25708#files
*https://sites.google.com/site/motosbf/droid-2-sbf-files
R2D2 (a957)
Bootloader = D2.37
latest?, software version 2.3.4/ 4.5.622 1FF-p2a_droid2_r2d2_cdma_droid2_r2d2-user-2.3.4-4.5.1_57_DR4-52-120118-release-keys-signed-Verizon-US.sbf
*http://sbf.droid-developers.org/phone.php?device=25
*http://d-h.st/users/sd_shadow/?fld_id=25708#files
*https://sites.google.com/site/motosb...r2d2-sbf-files
Droid 2 Global (a956) Bootloader = D0.11
latest?, software version 2.3.4/ 4.5.629
aka 1FF-p3_droid2we_cdma_droid2we-user-2.3.4-4.5.1_57_D2GA-59-120117-test-keys-signed-Verizon-US.sbf
*http://sbf.droid-developers.org/phone.php?device=25
*http://d-h.st/users/sd_shadow/?fld_id=27764#files
*https://www.androidfilehost.com/?a=s...iles&flid=5675
*https://sites.google.com/site/motosb...obal-sbf-files
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MEM-MAP Blank error
If you see something like this


You may have flashed incompatible firmware
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thenugdestrroyer

Ok flash is completed and after phone reboot bootlosder now says mem_map blank service regd battery ok ok to program .?? Now what? I haven't touched it yet

if you get bootloader errors try the newer 4.5.621.A955.sbf here http://sbf.droid-developers.org/phone.php?device=25
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Do o downloaded all the sbf files ,pretty sure the one that I.first tried was the newest..so not sure

No you downloaded
1FF-p2a_droid2_cdma_droid2-user-2.3.3-4.5.1_57_DR2-31-110719-release-keys-signed-Verizon-US.sbf
now try
1FF-p2a_droid2_cdma_droid2-user-2.3.4-4.5.1_57_DR4-51-120117-release-keys-signed-Verizon-US.sbf
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@thenugdestrroyer l battery low can not program means you must charge battery
if you do not have a spare battery, you will need a spare battery charger or a TBH Factory cable adaptor
http://shop.teamblackhat.info/Factor...s-motadapt.htm
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Wall-Home-AC...item485a35be0d
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sd_shadow

@thenugdestrroyer l battery low can not program means you must charge battery
if you do not have a spare battery, you will need a spare battery charger or a TBH Factory cable adaptor
http://shop.teamblackhat.info/Factor...s-motadapt.htm
or
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Wall-Home-AC...item485a35be0d

I dont see that file
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Quote:
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I dont see that file

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not that it matters till you charge battery
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not that it matters till you charge battery

So when I plug phone into charger it says battery ok now..does this mean its taking charge?

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