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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kiwi0515, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. kiwi0515

    kiwi0515 Lurker
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    I bought the htc hero [canadian version] about a month ago and I know the basics and what not but I am not to sure of myself for dl from the marketplace. It says I have the 1.5 firmware is there an uprgrade I am unsure about? Also my notifications are being dumb because even after I read my sms it still says I have a text and then it is the same one I just read. Does anyone else have problems? My alarm sound WILL NOT work which is driving me crazy because I was late for school. :mad:

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  2. lekky

    lekky Lover

    Hey, check the HTC support website to check that you have the latest ROM build, you can find the version of the build you have on the phone by going to:

    settings > about phone > build number

    Compare this to the build number on the HTC support site.

    The firmware refers to the android version you are running, at the moment 1.5 is the latest version available for the Hero, however HTC are working on a 2.1 version that should hopefully be available soon.

    Download an app called "volume control", and check what sound level your alarm is set to by opening this app.

    Regarding your sms problems, are you using the default application, or an app you downloaded?

    p.s. Check out this guide down here too :p
  3. Slug

    Slug Check six!
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    Welcome aboard!

    What does it say in Settings-About phone-Build number?

    Pull down the notification bar and open the SMS from there - the notification should be cleared.

    When you set an alarm, use the volume up/down buttons to set the volume.
  4. quantumrand

    quantumrand Android Expert

    I think that issue is from the HTC Messages Widget. When my SMS notifications dont go away, I just swipe over to my Messages Widget and it goes away. Oddly, it doesn't always happen. I haven't figured out why.
  5. kiwi0515

    kiwi0515 Lurker
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    @ lekky: nope it is the orignal sms that comes on the phone. I have not really dl anything from the marketplace. Thanks I just downloaded that app. and it shows the volume is working. I actually contacted htc and they made me do a reset on the phone which was a huge pain in my arse. But the alarm worked this morning. and they couldnt really figure out why it was doing it.

    @ slug: I have been doing that from the begining. but it is just being annoying. And I have been doing that for the alarm to, cuz that is just common sense :p

    @ quatumrand: hmm. I will try it thanks.

    the build number is: 2.73.661.46 CL#74632 release-keys
  6. Wild182

    Wild182 Newbie

    In the Alarm problem I had this and so did a few others, What he means is press on the Alarm Sound so it opens a list of alarm sounds, then press the rocker up and you should see the volume turn up from silent to the top in 'Alarm Volume'

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The HTC Hero release date was July 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7200A processor, and 1350mAh battery.

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