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2.1 Live Wallpapers on the Hero

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by whiteusmc75, May 23, 2010.

  1. whiteusmc75

    whiteusmc75 Newbie
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    What gives?? I just installed 2.1 on my wifes Hero yesterday and when I go to switch to Live Wallpapers, it doesnt give me the option of picking them from a Live Wallpaper folder. I installed the Fresh Rom on my hero and it added the Live Wallpapers folder for me to pick from. Anybody know what Im doing wrong???
     



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  2. 330D

    330D From My Cold Dead Hands


    Wasn't included in the official release.
     
  3. whiteusmc75

    whiteusmc75 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Whats up with that? Will it be added later?? Thanks for the help
     
  4. 330D

    330D From My Cold Dead Hands


    I don't think so. they are having a tough time just getting 2.1 to run on a lot of phones. I don't think that they are going to put much more effort into the hero, now that the evo is right around the corner....
     
  5. jwpilly

    jwpilly Well-Known Member

    flipz site says that it its a known issue and it will be updated.
     
  6. 330D

    330D From My Cold Dead Hands


    Is your wifes phone rooted? I guess I assumed you loaded up the official 2.1....
     
  7. whiteusmc75

    whiteusmc75 Newbie
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    No, her's is stock...I rooted mine, and I thought I crashed the thing so I didnt chance hers. Actually I cant get mine to run Live Wallpapers with Sense UI, and Im afraid to mess with it much more. Kinda wanted to check out other custom ROM's but Im not that confident I wont lock the thing up if I try it again,,,Pretty much n00b city around here! :( I have my EVO preordered for the 4th, Yipee!
     
  8. hood420

    hood420 Android Enthusiast

    The only ROM that I ever got LWP to run & stick on was RegawMod, if he comes out with overclocked rom I'll be going right back to his themed ROM.
     
  9. whiteusmc75

    whiteusmc75 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Since my phone is Rooted, is it easy to install a different ROM?? I know there are tons of threads on how to do it, but is there a quick and easy, no hassle or B.S way of doing it???
     
  10. 330D

    330D From My Cold Dead Hands


    Yes it iis very straightforward

    Go here and read the first post. It will tell you everything you need. If you have questions after you read post em up, and someone will help

    http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-sprint-hero/38911-guide-root-rom-faq-tutorial.html
     
  11. whiteusmc75

    whiteusmc75 Newbie
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    Thanks for the help guys....Sorry for bein such a noob. Cant wait to have the EVO with all the bells and whistles!!
     
  12. astrobill

    astrobill Well-Known Member

    You mean it will be updated in unoffical ROMs, right? Flipz isn't talking about Sprint and HTC fixing any particular bug, is he? I looked at what I think is the Flipz site you're talking about, and it looks like bug tracking and blogging about the unofficial homebrew ROMs, etc.
     
  13. jwpilly

    jwpilly Well-Known Member

    Yes, sorry. I misread the op post. Its only for the unofficial roms.
     
  14. mcapozzi

    mcapozzi Android Enthusiast

    +1 To the list of people who are sorely disappointed with the stock 2.1 "upgrade" for the Hero.

    I just went ahead, bit the bullet and switched to a "friend's" Verizon family plan, now I have a screaming fast, OC'd Droid that is faster (in terms of Linpack score) than an Incredible.
     
  15. josh91500

    josh91500 Lurker

    i have two questions im a noob also...i tried rooting my phone but got to confused so just stopped...so i downloaded the new update from sprint for my hero...im guessing its the 2.1 but idk why it says 2.27.651.6...and the other question i had was if they are gonna fix it to where the hero can get live wallpapers or not?:thinking::thinking:
     
  16. honestly, the super easiest way to hack the phone is unrevoked you download a file and its done. i was so surprised because i did it the long way first.
     
  17. mscomms

    mscomms Newbie

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