Will the EVO 4G get Sense 3.0? Discuss.

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  1. wahoowahoo95

    wahoowahoo95 Member

    When will the evo get HTC sense like the shift and 3d

  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    i do not think that it will ever get sense 3.0. looks like sprint will be moving on in the next few months from the evo. so now the only way to get sense 3.0 is to be rooted. and unfortunately, you can't root just yet if you have gingerbread 2.3.3 installed on your phone.
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  3. wahoowahoo95

    wahoowahoo95 Member

    Thanks but It would be nice
  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    however, i am on a sense 3.0 rom right now and it is pretty amazing. i wish that htc would hire some of the devs that make these roms. i do not see no reason as to why these roms can't be made available for the evo.

    also if you do decide to root but can't yet, i have a feeling that very soon an exploit will be found. we will then be able to root gingerbread. so sit tight and be patient.
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  5. MachineGunnWilly

    MachineGunnWilly Well-Known Member

    I hope so ocnbrze, i recently got the extended battery and do not want a new phone and go back to horrible battery life (I just dont have the extra cash for a new phone AND another extended battery)
  6. LBPHeretic

    LBPHeretic Well-Known Member

    Exactly. My wife has seen HTC Sense 3.0 on my Sprint HTC EVO 3D and she really likes it.

    I keep telling her that her handset can have it, but not yet. This is because her Sprint HTC EVO 4G came with Android 2.3 out of the box.
  7. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    officially... evo 4g will never get sense 3.0

    EVO is at EOL in Oct.
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  8. ardchoille

    ardchoille Well-Known Member

    dan330 is right, the Evo 4G goes EOL in October. However, there are a few custom ROMs for the Evo 4G that have Sense 3.0 right now, check them out here. I've used a couple of them and found that Sense 3.0 makes for huge ROMs, not a lot of internal memory left after flashing.
  9. PapaNoHair

    PapaNoHair Well-Known Member

    Since Sprint is dropping the Evo in Oct - the question now arises in my mind: what advantage would I have if I root my Evo?
  10. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    well the advantage is that the dev community so far has no plans on dropping the evo. it is still going strong with no signs of slowing. i believe that they are still coming out with roms for the hero still! so i would not worry about it too much, you can still get you flashing fix, once we gain root.
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  11. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    yes.. i am rooted and running the Myn's synergy ROM.. it is GB with sense 2.0 and 3.0 combined. this is the best i have seen.

    with the support from developers.. I would bet the EVO will get the next android update and maybe even another sense update.
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  12. ardchoille

    ardchoille Well-Known Member

    Indeed! This is one of the many areas where the dev community excels, they will likely support the Evo 4G for years. The htc Dream/G1 is still supported by the dev communioty and that phone went EOL eons ago.
  13. LBPHeretic

    LBPHeretic Well-Known Member

    Yeah. Officially, you will never seen HTC Sense 3.0 on your Sprint HTC EVO 4G. :)

    What I was talking in my previous post was rooting and flashing a ROM with HTC Sense 3.0. That is still possible even after it reaches End Of Life. Indeed, the Sprint HTC Hero is still very much supported by the development community. I have no doubts that they will get Ice Cream Sandwich onto it somehow. ;)
  14. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    No official 3.0 sense for EVO 4G.

    However, rooting will give you so many choices, it's not even funny. I'm getting dizzy with the choices and I'm not even running a Sense 3.0 rom right now!!!
  15. badiban

    badiban Active Member

    It's already announced that the EVO is not getting 3.0, but I think it'll be getting 2.0 very soon.
  16. Firehawk

    Firehawk Well-Known Member

    I really hope so...I can do without 3.0 but at least give us 2.0/2.1
  17. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

  18. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    well if you have root.. you can have it now.
  19. elementalwindx

    elementalwindx Active Member

    I dont get why you guys get all hard over a piece of software that turns your phone into slugs. I had maybe 70MB free of internal memory after using those synergy roms. EVERYTHING was laggy and slow.

    Ever think the reason they stopped designing for the evo was because of its memory limitations? :rolleyes:
  20. seahawks12fan

    seahawks12fan New Member

    the EVO 3D does have 3.0 sense
  21. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    only 70MB??? and slug??
    sorry that you/EVO could not get synergy to run correctly.

    but i had over double 70MB left and no slug
  22. gamblor01

    gamblor01 Well-Known Member

    I wasn't too impressed with Synergy either but have been running MikG ROMs for a while (currently on 2.45) and they are amazing. They are Sense 2.1 ROMs but incorporate some of the Sense 3.0 features. I have tweaked a few things and always replace the keyboard because the default one is really laggy, but otherwise the ROMs are great. It doesn't have the 3D carousel effect for switching home screens but it's awesome otherwise!

    The 2.45 release has a lot of apps moved from /system to /data though (to make it easy for people to delete apps), but I have deleted a lot of them and the rest I plan on moving back to /system using adb.
  23. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    i think that the point of this thread was that will a non rooted evo ever get sense 3.0. the answer unfortunately is no. and i have not seen any evidence that the evo will ever get an updated version of sense. in a few months the evo goes eol. so maybe one more update....maybe.

    and if you guys have not tried mik3d then you are missing the best sense 3.0 rom out there. i can't wait til it is a final release. it is still in alpha!
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  24. EVU

    EVU Well-Known Member

    Do you have a link?
    Does it make my EOL EVO sluggish?
  25. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    are u rooted? if so head on over to the rooting section. there is a rom/kernel sticky with the links to that rom and more.

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