Bricked phone symptoms:
- can't power on after flash,
- no lcd or led reaction for power button,
- no lcd or led reaction for charger,
- no lcd or led reaction if phone is connected to PC,
- your PC can't detect your phone with vol-,
- phone does not vibrate when holding vol+ and power together.
Test mode point Posted By BuntyGSM Mobile Repairing Institute
Firstly connect turned off bricked phone to your PC. If phone will be detected in device manager as:
You are lucky and this is the end of the first step for you. Just disconnect phone.
If your phone can't be detected at all, you must find testpoint. Disassemble your phone remove battery and connect each golden point on main board one by one to metal shield and attach usb cable. If your phone will be detected in device manager as flash device or something like that you've found testpoint. Don't forget to take a picture of main board and mark testpoint nd post here
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Download and run this s1tool:
Download boot firmware for your Sony Xperia SP (extract it from rar): In S1tool choose S1 EMERGENCY mode, press Flash button, select Sony Xperia SP boot firmware .sin_file_set file,
Press Testpoint READY button
and if your phone is detected as qhusb_dload device, just attach usb cable. If not, perform all steps from point 3 (connect testpoint to GND and attach USB cable).
When drivers will be installed and phone will be detected, program will ask you to disconnect testpoint. Disconnect testpoint from GND and press Testpoint READY button.
After that phone will load emergency s1 loader, re-enumerate usb, load s1 loader and flash selected boot firmware.
Welcome to S1 tool.
That is small and crippled subset of SETOOL2 service tool.
SELECT FIRMWARE PACKAGES
YOU CAN SELECT SEVERAL PACKAGES WITH CTRL BUTTON
CHECKING PACKAGES ...
DETACH USB CABLE FROM PHONE
REMOVE BATTERY FROM PHONE
PRESS "READY", THEN ATTACH USB CABLE TO PHONE
will use DLOAD protocol ...
PRODUCT DETECTED: "SONY MSM8960-3 Pro OEM1 Fused"
REMOVE TESTPOINT NOW, THEN PRESS "READY"
Emergency loader uploaded ...
RUNNING S1_PRELOADER VER "R5G008"
LOADER AID: 0001
DEVICE ID: 2078EB03
FLASH ID: "00FE/004E003F"
LOADER VERSION: "R5G008"
WRITING PACKAGES ...
Processing ACPU files
no update files in package
After Repair Done Flash vit firmware. Source:sony.yt