How to Use Setool2lite V1.11 to Flash and Unlock Sony Ericsson Phones
Setool2lite V1.11 is a free and easy-to-use tool that allows you to flash and unlock Sony Ericsson phones with DB2020 platform. You can use it to change the firmware, apply patches, read GDFS, reset user code and more. In this article, we will show you how to download and use Setool2lite V1.11 to flash and unlock your Sony Ericsson phone.
Download Setool2lite V1.11
You can download Setool2lite V1.11 from this link. It is a compressed file in RAR format, so you will need a program like WinRAR or 7-Zip to extract it. After extracting it, you will see a folder named Setool2Lite_v1.11 with the following files:
setool2.ini: the configuration file for Setool2lite
setool2.sys: the driver file for Setool2lite
setool2lite.exe: the main executable file for Setool2lite
usbflashdriver.exe: the installer for the USB flash driver
qamaker.exe: the tool for creating quick access patches
readme.txt: the text file with instructions and credits
Install USB Flash Driver
Before using Setool2lite V1.11, you need to install the USB flash driver on your computer. This driver will allow Setool2lite to communicate with your phone via USB cable. To install the USB flash driver, follow these steps:
Run usbflashdriver.exe as administrator.
Select your language and click Next.
Accept the license agreement and click Next.
Select the destination folder and click Next.
Click Install and wait for the installation to finish.
Click Finish and restart your computer.
Select Phone Model and Interface
After installing the USB flash driver, you can run Setool2lite V1.11 by double-clicking on setool2lite.exe. You will see a window like this:
The first thing you need to do is to select your phone model from the drop-down list at the top left corner. Make sure you select the correct model that matches your phone's platform and CID (color identification). You can check your phone's platform and CID by pressing *#*#7378423#*#* on your phone's keypad and going to Service Info > Software Info.
The next thing you need to do is to select the interface that you will use to connect your phone to your computer. You have three options:
USB: this is the recommended option as it is faster and easier. You will need a DCU-60 USB cable to use this option.
UFS: this option is not supported by Setool2lite V1.11, so do not use it.
COMx: this option allows you to use a serial port cable (such as FTDI-based service cable) to connect your phone to your computer. This option is slower than USB and requires more steps to set up.
If you choose USB, you don't need to change anything else in the interface section. If you choose COMx, you need to select the correct COM port number from the drop-down list next to COMx and adjust the baud rate if necessary.
Perform Desired Operation
After selecting your phone model and interface, you can perform various operations with Setool2lite V1.11 by clicking on the buttons at the bottom of the window. Here are some of the most common operations:
This operation will show you some information about your phone, such as firmware version, lock status, user code, IMEI, 0efd9a6b88