Android 2.2 Sprint Hero

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  1. tigard56

    tigard56 New Member
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    I tried very hard to brick my phone yesterday (I actually did but I recovered) but all it taught me was that I can unbrick it. Now I am really determined to find a stable update.zip file to update my sprint hero which is not going to be upgraded by Sprint. If anyone find one please let me know. I tried one for a nexus, I think from the UK but it bricked the phone.
     

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  2. Steven58

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    Welcome! Glad you signed up! :D

    I'll move your question to the root forum. They'll help you out!

    Steven
     
  3. BlackedOut

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    Check out the CyanogenMod6 (CM6) RC1 rom over at the xda-developers forum. That is what I am using to run Froyo on my CDMA Hero. Worked like a charm!
     
  4. T 980

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    It's pretty solid for not being the final version. There's a few bugs every now and then but if the final release is going to be better then this, it's going to be a great rom. Check it out, I don' think you'll be disappointed :D
     
  5. chawski

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    Gatta agree with CM6. Been running it for about 2 weeks now and running the nightlies (daily updates) about once a week and its been a really great experience. I had some intermittant gps problems, but since doing the 8/29 update, havnt had any problems with gps location.
     
  6. andygu3

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    +1 for CM6
     
  7. toomuchgame441

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    Haven't been on the Froyo ROM for a while, does anyone know if the browser is improved, is it supporting flash?
     
  8. ck4794

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    ok i'm a little confused. to "brick" one's phone is to cause the phone to become "like a brick", as in you have screwed it up so bad it is useless other than as a paper weight. so what exactly were you to trying to do?
     
  9. Linoleum

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    So since its not a 'final' ROM, this is why people are flashing the 'nightlies' correct?
     
  10. andygu3

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    yep, just a 'nightly' update for the rom. There can be changes here and there
     
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  11. BlackedOut

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    The nightlies don't can sometimes break things as well from what I have heard because it is a computerized update of the rom.
     
  12. andygu3

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    Nightlies are quite stable and there is nothing broken in the most recent nightly.

    That said, when an uncapped kernel is flashed, a battery tweak is flashed, things may begin to break;)
     
  13. BlackedOut

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    Flashing the nightlies erases everything if you are just running the cm6 rc1 correct?
     
  14. wardfan

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    This is what he said about the brick:
    But why on earth would someone purposefully try and brick their phone?

    On subject, yes the CM6 RC1 runs great, I haven't updated any nightlies since RC1 because it runs good enough for me and I wanted to wait for the final. I have recently went back to a modified stock because I miss the rosie, and the stock clock (although I did find an almost exact replacement from the market, including the animations).
     
  15. andygu3

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    No, flashing the nightlies does not erase anything. You can flash a nightly over another nightly(or RC1)

    You do NOT have to wipe data, just wipe cache and Davlik cache

    Make a nandroid first before you flash a new nightly
     
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  16. MuzikMan54

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    Where can I find this and do I have to root?
     
  17. Linoleum

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    Yes, you have to root, and there are links all over the site if you search "nightlies".
     
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