Does anyone know for fact, not speculation like I'm going to do with seeming sound evidence, if Sprint controls access to its 4G service based on the version of Android that you are running? Here is what has happened to me over the last few months...
Things were getting a little stale for me with my stock Sprint Galaxy S3 so I decided to finally try rooting my phone and installing Cyanogen.
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.
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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 recently bought the lg g2. This is my second android phone. I had the Htc hero with sprint. Then switched to the Iphone 4 with sprint. Now I'm with verizon after 7 years with sprint. This is the best phone ive ever had. Only complaint is im paying the same price for 1 gig of data that i was paying for unlimited with sprint. I want to get the most out of this phone.
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 .....