Getting latest firmware updates for my Vodafone Hero

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dvern, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. dvern

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    Hi,

    First time post, so hello everyone!

    I recently got a brown Hero from Carphone Warehouse on Vodafone (
     

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  2. pulsarman

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    if your already running 2.73.*.* then that is the latest firmware, the last numbers on firmware are for carriers as in t-mob,3,orange. thats also why you cant download the version for the 3 network.
     
  3. dvern

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    Ah I getcha. Thanks for the reply. I don't suppose you know how much different the firmware upgrades make? Is it just bug fixes, or have they actually helped the performance?
     
  4. pulsarman

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    bit of both matey, fixed bugs for sms not coming through and made the phone a lot smoother. there was a few other things but i cant remember what they were lol
     
  5. dvern

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    Nice one cheers for the advice!
     
  6. Slug

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    You're actually golden - 2.73.405.66 is the latest current generic HTC release (generic = unbranded). I wouldn't feel too jealous about the 3 build - they're just catching up with the rest of us. ;)
     
  7. dvern

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    Well thanks @Slug. That's good to know! I really am so impressed with Android I've convinced my wife to get one. I'll be back on androidforums too. It's nice in here!
     
  8. Slug

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    That's good to hear. Bring Mrs Dvern along too... the more the merrier. :)
     
  9. pulsarman

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    @Slug you dirty man, its not that kind of forum lol
     
  10. Slug

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    Oops, I didn't mean that, honest! :eek:
     
  11. Bhav

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    I've just checked the build number of my sim free/unbranded hero:

    2.73.405.5 146733 CL...(and some stuff)

    Does that mean I'm not actually on the latest rom??

    Edit: oh nevermind, actually read the thread correctly. all good :)
     
  12. Hyperchild

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    the firmware update makes the sense UI generally faster, worth it
     
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