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Default [TOOL][HOWTO]Flashtool 0.9.14.0 XZU + Guide + restore soft bricked devices

Flashtool 0.9.14.0 For Xperia Z + Guide for flashtool

== Information ==
Flashtool is a tool that allows you to flash FTF files on an Xperia device, this is a powerfull toool when your device is bricked. I'll make this a thread for:
- How to install it?
- How to use Flashtool? (2nd post)
- How to recover a soft bricked device? (3rd post)

== Downloads ==
- Download flashtool for you operating system from the official FlashTool site: Download FlashTool
- Download the XZU device folder I created: XZ Ultra device files

== Installation ==
- Run the installer or unpack the archive for Linux and Mac
- [Optional] Windows uers can go to C:/FlashTool/drivers to have a nice wizard to install fastboot & adb drivers and also drivers for other devices
- Copy the downloaded device file archive to C:/Flashtool/devices
- Open up flashtool, go to "devices => manage => import" and choose the device file you downloaded
- Installation finished!
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Devices I have:
- Xperia Z1

Current devices I develop for:
- Xperia Z1
- Xperia Z Ultra

What I did and do:
- Member of Team AC!D, developer of Xperia Z Revolution Rom, Xperia ZL Revolution rom, Xperia S Revolution rom, Xperia Carbon rom's with tweaked kernel, and more!
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== How to use Flashtool? ==



== Some basics before starting ==
- Entering Flashmode:
* connect your powered off device while holding volume down to pc
- Entering Fastboot (bootloader) mode:
* connect your powered off device while holding volume up to pc
== Install an FTF file ==
FTF files are the regular Sony firmware files, installing them is quite easy and powerfull to recover a soft bricked/semi-bricked device.

- You need to put your ftf file in C:/Flashtool/firmwares before flashing it
- You can start by clicking on the "Flash" icon, it's the left icon in the icon bar
- You'll get a prompt asking you to go to "Flashmode" or "Fastboot mode", choose Flashmode
- The following screen should look like this:


Quote:
- Red: Firmware selector to selct the firmware you want to flash
- Blue: this will display the firmware content
- Green: Wipe options, you can choose to wipe certain things here
- Purple: Exclude options, this is to exclude content like kernel or baseband from flashing
- Orange: verification check, you don't need to edit this option
- Click the Flash button to flash the FTF
- Wait for the prompt and connect your device in Flashmode

== Use Fastboot toolkit ==
- You can start by clicking on the "Flash" icon, it's the left icon in the icon bar
- You'll get a prompt asking you to go to "Flashmode" or "Fastboot mode", choose "Fastboot" this time
- You'll get the following screen:

The options you'll use most would be:
Quote:
- Red: Flask kernel
- Blue: Flash a system.img file
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Devices I have:
- Xperia Z1

Current devices I develop for:
- Xperia Z1
- Xperia Z Ultra

What I did and do:
- Member of Team AC!D, developer of Xperia Z Revolution Rom, Xperia ZL Revolution rom, Xperia S Revolution rom, Xperia Carbon rom's with tweaked kernel, and more!
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== Restore bricked device (soft brick) ==


I'll add this asap after completing the other things in the thread!
I'm back with development, but not superactive yet.

Consider donating to me if you like my work. this would help me buy future devices.
 

Devices I have:
- Xperia Z1

Current devices I develop for:
- Xperia Z1
- Xperia Z Ultra

What I did and do:
- Member of Team AC!D, developer of Xperia Z Revolution Rom, Xperia ZL Revolution rom, Xperia S Revolution rom, Xperia Carbon rom's with tweaked kernel, and more!
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Fantastic thread.. Made it all so easy for me.. Thank you!!

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Big FAT note here!
Backup TA with S1-Mode will NOT Backup DRM-Keys, only in RAW mode DRM-Keys will be read from device!

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Thank you much krabappel...I just learned "Flashtool "
 
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Thank you much krabappel...I just learned "Flashtool "
You will love it

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Noob question, what is S1 mode? Can't figure it by reading this thread.

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Firmware: 14.1.B.1.532 HK
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Big FAT note here!
Backup TA with S1-Mode will NOT Backup DRM-Keys, only in RAW mode DRM-Keys will be read from device!

Regards
Thx, updated it in 2nd post
I'm back with development, but not superactive yet.

Consider donating to me if you like my work. this would help me buy future devices.
 

Devices I have:
- Xperia Z1

Current devices I develop for:
- Xperia Z1
- Xperia Z Ultra

What I did and do:
- Member of Team AC!D, developer of Xperia Z Revolution Rom, Xperia ZL Revolution rom, Xperia S Revolution rom, Xperia Carbon rom's with tweaked kernel, and more!
 
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can't download XZ Ultra device files. please check the link

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