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Applying patches with JDFlasher (on DB2020 phones)

Tutorial to Apply Patches using JD FLasher for db2020 phones, for k530 k550 k610 k770 k790 k800 k810 and w580 w610 w660 w710 w830 w850 w880.

For New Sony Ericsson phones please check out the updated guide, for a2 uploader + jdflsher cxc patcher

If you are new to patching your phone, then please first read the Tutorial on patching with SeTool 2 lite completely, It covers the basics like GDFS backup and Other Information, here we directly take to how to apply the patches with the more advanced and faster tool JD Flasher. Using JD Flasher you can apply the Sysgrafix patches quickly !
FAR Manager,
JDFlasher plugin For FAR Manager.

All of the programs we need are included in these 2 files, so download them, unpack FAR Manager, and unpack JDFlasher to FAR’s Plugin directory (as said in its info.txt). Start FAR Manager. Press Alt+F1, and choose Just Da Flasher

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Note: All Images in tutoirial are thumbnails, click to enlarge !

JD Flasher will initilizse and you get the following dialogue and you can select db2020 or q2020 as script, DCU-60 as port, and the highest, 921600 as speed.
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Part 1: Applying Quick Access Patch.

IMPORTANT: If you already have applied the quick access patch then don’t apply the quick acces patch again directly jump to part 2, if you have not applied Quick access patch with db2020 script in Setool 2 lite then please apply it. Quick Access patch is applied with db2020 script and all other patches are applied with qa2020 script.

Using your phone’s main firmware create the quick access patch using qamaker.exe ! Just drag and drop your phone’s main firmware .mbn file on qamaker.exe, qamaker is located at JDFlasher\2020_52\qamaker.exe ! Start FAR Manager, hit Alt+F1, select db2020 as script, and hit jump down into a large rabbit-hole ! Then connect your phone, holding C button.

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Phone will connect and you JD flasher starts.
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Click or select bflash, and click yes. It will ask you to remove cable, and reinsert battery. Remove phone then click ok, and then connect the phone holding C button.
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It will the db2020 bypass procedure, in the process you will be asked to remove phone and reconnect phone twice again, hence totally 3 times, and at the third time you will be asked to reflash your phone’s main. Its because main firmware is damaged during bypass, hence it has to be reflashed. On the right panel of Far Manger, navigate to the place where you have the main firmware file (mbn). Select it, and hit F5. On the dialog do not change anything, just press Enter. On the next dialog “as babe imageMUST BE selected. (and click “yeah, flash it“)
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After a successful flash you get the following message. Click Ok
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Now you the db2020 bypass is done we now apply the Quick-Access Patch. Navigate to the directory where you have the quick_access_XXXX_XXXXXXX.vkp file, select it and hit F5, again do not change anything on the first dialog, press Enter, and on the second “as a vkp patchMUST BE selected.
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After the quick access patch its applied you should get the following dialog !
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So on the left panel we select “..” and hit Enter, then click yes.

Part 2: Applying Patches !

Start FAR Manager, press Alt+F1, select “just da flasher“. On the dialog select qa2020 as script (DCU-60 and 921600), click “jump down into a large rabbit-hole“. Connect the phone, holding C button. Select bflash and press Enter. On the right panel, navigate to the patch file(s) you want to write into the firmware. Select a vkp patch, press F5, press Enter on the first dialog, don’t change anything; and on the second, select “as vkp patch“, click “yeah, flash it“.
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You can flash several vkp patches in one go, without quitting the program. Now if you’re done, flashed everything you wanted, just select “..” on the left panel and hit Enter. On the dialog click yes.
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PS.: This JDFlasher can also be used to access the phone’s FS, so you can upload splash screens, sounds, flash menus and such stuff with it.

Regards !

SE flashing Team !

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