Can a Hero fly to Sprint's rescue in the battle for smartphone supremacy? If nothing else, Thursday's announcement that a second carrier will soon offer a phone using the Android operating system could be another blow for truth, justice and the American way of providing more gadgets for tech-hungry consumers. Beginning Oct.
I have a hand-me-down Sprint HTC HERO (CDMA). There is neither phone service, nor HTC Sync, nor installer, nor file managers installed. So I believe I have no way to get root access. I was holding out hope I could use HTCs procedure of upgrading the ROM thru the SD Card (by using the Power and Volume buttons, and renaming cyanogenmod.zip to HEROIMG.ZIP.
I have a hand-me-down Sprint HTC HERO (CDMA). I have neither phone service, nor HTC Sync, nor installer, nor file manager installed. So I believe I have no way to get root access. I was holding out hope I could use HTCs procedure of upgrading the ROM thru the SD Card (by using the Power and Volume buttons, and renaming cyanogenmod.zip to HEROIMG.ZIP.
I am experienced with rooting and flashing phones, mostly Epic 4g and HTC Hero, both for Sprint. But i have a friend that wants to use WiFi Tether and he has sprint's prepaid network, virgin mobile. He does have to root his phone in order to tether it right? Also some of these forums seem confusing to me. It seems more complicated to root.
I have a HTC Hero since it was launched, and I have been satisfied with it, and think it can fill most people's needs. However, this phone also has a lot of faults, especially hardware-wise. But the android operating system makes this phone a great one, and the sense UI from HTC makes it even bette .....
Greetings! Well, the time has come that I must consider switching away from Sprint. I live just north of Cincinatti where Sprint coverage has only weakened over the last couple of years - 3G is exceptionally slow and spotty, there is no 4G LTE here or anywhere in Ohio and their latest list of upcoming implementations still do not show any Ohio city.
First off, thanks to xInterlopeRx who is a part of [OUDHS] (Official Unloved Devices Hit Squad) which brought us ports such as the TWRP and CWM recoveries which will be used to root this phone. Expect brilliant future development from this team!