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Root Flashing Radio / WiMAX

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MyRCode, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. MyRCode

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    Does doing a clean wipe for a ROM install erase any previous radio / wimax updates?

    I switched from Fresh 1.0 to Backed Snack but did a radio and wimax updates with Fresh. Should I re-apply those updates after flashing the Baked Snack ROM or are they still updated from the Fresh 1.0 ROM?
     

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  2. KitsapAndroid

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    Well, I belive you are posting about the Evo in the Hero forum. However, I believe that the radio sticks with the phone even if you change the ROM.
     
  3. Taterus Maximus

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    What? Talk of fancy wi-max radios in the Hero forum, kind of jealous. I know my radio has stuck through 4 different ROMs on my Hero, so I assume it would be the same on the Evo. If it doesn't stick just re-flash the radio though.
     
  4. tatonka_Hero

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    The only way to change a radio update is to do another radio update. Nothing in the recovery menu, including wiping, has any effect on the radio version.
     
  5. MyRCode

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    Thanks for all the info guys.

    Sorry about the wrong forum thing. I did a search and was jumping around from the posts and didn't even realize I was in the Hero section.

    And I may have the WiMax radio, but still no 4G in LA yet.

    Mark
     
  6. Joehunni

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    Don't worry, im sure your extra 10 will get you 4g coverage soon enough.
     
  7. Joehunni

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    Extra 10$ charge per month I mean lol.
     
  8. MyRCode

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    Yeah...I'm glad I've been paying that since it's been released.

    I did randomly find 4G on a corner in Hollywood...I forgot I had 4G on and the icon showed up. I did a quick speed test and it did register as 3 MB down / 1 MB up.
     
  9. Kelmar

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    Moved to Evo forum for you. :)
     
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