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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by silfer, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. silfer

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    Hi, im thinking of buying a htc hero soon here in hk but i have a few questions mainly about rooting...

    1)Does installing the recovery image mean that you have rooted the phone? or do i have to install a custom rom in order to have things such as tethering on my phone
    2)Will the custom roms work with the carriers in hk?
    3)Will running the original stock htc .exe updaters un-root my phone and replace the recovery image so it will look as if nothing has ever happened?
    4)what are the radio roms on the modaco website?

    thanks!
     

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  2. G8D

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    1)I believe it does, but you might as well install the ROM as well, it is really great.
    2)No idea, most likely.
    3)Yes. It will. To remove all trace just format SD card and do not restore too much..
    4)Radio is just updated software for the network/GPS radio antenae. It could improve reception.
     
  3. Slug

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    Installing one of the alternative recovery images does not root your handset. It gives root access only whilst booted into the recovery image but once booted normally you lose it.
     
  4. silfer

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    ohh ok thanks for the replies!
     
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