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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by gino_76ph, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. gino_76ph

    gino_76ph Member
    Thread Starter

    hi im from the UK and currently have the HTC hero with Android 1.5. i have heard of 1.6. when and how can i update my phone's OS/firmware to 1.6 or the newer 2.0? please help.

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  2. rioja

    rioja Guest

    There's no update for the Hero and many other Android phones yet. HTC says the Hero is getting 2.1 in the new year. If you search the forum there's lots about this.

    When the update is ready is should be pushed to your phone. You can always check here for updates. HTC - Support
  3. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

    Well the Hero has been rooted so it can be flashed with 2.0 I believe.
  4. gino_76ph

    gino_76ph Member
    Thread Starter

    and what about version 1.6?
  5. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

    Well I'm sure there is one. Just do a google search. :)
  6. JDuc

    JDuc Well-Known Member

    The only ROM out there for 2.0 that I'm currently aware of is the Fresh ROM, but it's not 100% ready yet.

    Unless someone else can point me in another direction?

    I don't even think anyone is bothering with 1.6, no reason to waste time on it.
  7. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

  8. JDuc

    JDuc Well-Known Member

    wow - that post is very VERY difficult to follow...so exactly which item are we supposed to download and which part of the post is the most up dated part again? lol

    Here's the geekfor.me work I was talking about too:

    Download: CDMA Hero Android 2.1 v1.5 Eclair [BETA] Geek For Me – Android CDMA Sprint Hero

    EDIT - my link is for the CDMA Hero, since you're in the UK, chances are you're not using a CDMA Hero.
  9. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

  10. rizzla

    rizzla Well-Known Member

    if he's from the uk wouldn't he need the GSM version?

    There isn't any official 2.1 versions out just hacks from an early release and not everything works as far a i know.

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