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  1. mrrom

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    I know this could be done but does anybody know how to do this?
     

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    Could probably use this to update Google now properly
     
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    But are you able to download apps that were previously incompatible? That's what the apps for.

    Alternatively, assuming you have root you can just change the build.prop

    That's what the market uses to determine your device. Just make sure to back up your old one.
     
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    Even then it won't let you update Google now I've tried. I even used device spoofer. But it says ICS isn't compatable with it
     
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    Nope. Was looking to install Facebook home but it did nothing to my Google account. I'd assume it should register my device as an s3 or something but NO changes occurred
     
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    Any idea what the htc1x model number is? I think it's like s720e or something.

    I'm using a modded fb home App right now but can't update due to resigning.
     
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