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Old September 12th, 2011, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Root and unlock (t-mobile) htc hero

I have a htc hero locked to t-mobile.
And I would like to root it and then unlock it.

The current firmware is 1.5.
Could you please explain step by step how to do this please,
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Old September 21st, 2011, 06:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Rooting the handset won't make unlocking any easier; removing a network lock requires an unlock code either from T-Mobile or an online seller.

There's a comprehensive guide to rooting the Hero here. Be aware that 1.5 is well out-dated now; all networks released an update to 2.1 some time ago. If you decide to root it would be advisable to update the firmware before doing so.
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