14.09.2012 RIFF JTAG -Huawei Ideos X1 U8180 (Huawei Gaga) Unbrick – Dead Boot repair
Resurrecting Huawei U8180 is simple with RIFF Box.
Connection can be established with charger connected while battery is inside.
To resurrect Huawei U8180:
- Solder JTAG cable to Huawei U8180 JTAG pads;
- Connect Huawei U8180 tablet’s charger for power;
- Make sure Huawei U8180 is selected in the list of models;
- Click Resurrect button;
- Wait till software signals a successful operation completion;
- De-solder JTAG wires;
Now device is in bootable condition, that is, even if it does not start up normally, you can flash it using known flashing methods.
To enter download mode:
- Disconnect PC cable;
- Insert battery;
- Hold ‘Volume Down’ key and press ‘Power ON’ button.