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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mikekelso421, May 31, 2011.

  1. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    If your running cm7,all you need yo do is boot into recovery and flash the metro pcs web and mms AOSP.zip and then reboot. You will have working mms. :)

  2. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

    I have my HTC EVO flashed to metro but found out it was on 2.3.3 when i bought it. Can I run ruu on it with out losing my flash? Still new to the android world need help please. Thanks in advance.
  3. Mikechanda01

    Mikechanda01 Lurker

  4. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

    Well that would be possible if I had it rooted before hand but it wasn't so theres why I'm posting there isn't a way to go back. I found out with s on I'm screwed on downgrades so I guess it's my learning experience and can be useful to everyone
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    are you asking if you can downgrade back down to froyo? because you can do it. not sure how your data and text will work but you can just flash a froyo rom. they are found in the http://androidforums.com/evo-4g-all-things-root/284413-roms-kernels-download-page.html sticky.
  6. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    well as long as your rooted and have a custom recovery installed you can do anything to your phone that you like..you can flash any rom of your choice (as long as its compatible with the .zip files i provided the links to.either and AOSP,sense based off an OTA update like 3.70 and the newest 4.24 (gingerbread)..after flashing the ROM you choose,simply flash the appropriate .zip for metro web and MMS script..then your mms will work along with web talk and text...no matter what rom you use,talk and text will ALWAYS work,no matter what.
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  7. IMnobody

    IMnobody Newbie

    OK, so I've had an EVO flashed over to Metro, Rooted (S-Off) & running Metrodroid 2.2, setup by someone else, for a couple of months now.
    I'm not sure all the EPST settings are correct, but, for the most part, it is functioning with voice text & web, nominally.
    So, I know there's no way to use EVO's 4G WiMax radio, on Metro, because of the frequency difference, between it & Metro's 4G-LTE system. And, there's no such thing as real 3G either, so, we're just stuck with 1X RTT.

    I'm questioning if other settings like, can I safely update, the Radio's, the NV, PRI, &, Hboot, without loosing the settings in Metrodroid that allow MMS to work, and would it improve the situation?
    I can live with most of this (at least a while longer), but, the 1X D/L speed, is really tanked.
    Even with greater than 3 bars of available signal, it' remains less than 10Kbs at best download, yet the upload gets upward of 40Kbs. I feel I've reached my level of incompetence, and don't know which way to go.


  8. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    sorry man..as far as network speed is concerned,thats all your gonn abe able to get...the only benefit to getting your evo flashed to metro is to get a "true, fully unlimited phone plan with data" and not have to get ass raped every month by sprint/verizon or whoever you go with..i mean for 50 dollars a month for unlimited everything,you kinda gotta remember "you get what you pay for"..lol i know it kinda suck,but just think.3G is NOT THAT MUCH FASTER than our 1x and its like 30 -50 dollars more a month and you dont even get unlimited data (sometimes,depending on your plan)..

    so basically im saying,network speed wise,its not gonna get any faster for you..

    but if you want to change your pri,prl,radio,kernel,none of it should effect your programming..(except maybe the prl update) just make sure to do a nandroid just incase sumthing goes wrong,you can atleast restore from there..hope this gives you the info you were looking for.
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  9. IMnobody

    IMnobody Newbie

    hi mike,
    I agree cheep is as cheep does, but, doesn't this look a little slower than slow?

    Of course I'm blazing at close to 6Mbs, on my own WiFi network connection.
    But, I can't stay home forever, and WiFi gets sparse when I'm at the hospital.

    Oh! and I've noticed, the upload speed is generally 5 times the download speed, that's why I'm complaining.

  10. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

    dont i have to be rooted to install roms i cant seem to downgrade. ive tried to the bootloader is on 2.16. i have tried all types of ways to downgrade.
  11. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Yea. You must be rooted with custom recovery. I suggest amon RA recovery. If your rooted already,just download rom manager and select flash alternate recovery.(amon RA).
  12. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    if you have s-on and have hboot 2.16 then you will have to wait to root your phone. you can read this:You Can't Root Your Gingerbread 2.3.3. Evo....Just Yet.
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    Z3NBUDDHA Lurker

    Hey guys and girls,

    Thanks for the info on this page, very useful. I have a question though. I have been looking around the forums and searching google and have had no luck. I got my Evo flashed to Metro from a corporate store and all they did was talk and text. I was wondering if theres a way to add data and mms WITHOUT rooting and just editing the setting on the phone. Sorry if this has been answered in another thread/ or explained in a different way but I'm a noob at this (my first legit android phone) Thanks every one have a good one
  14. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

    Same here if anyone can get the metro settings for web and mms since we can't install roms or root email me IGerald904@gmail.com if its possible id like to have web and mms please.
  15. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i do not think that it is possible to do what you guys are asking unless you are rooted. i could be very wrong, but i have not found anything on the net that suggests that it is possible.
  16. IMnobody

    IMnobody Newbie

    I'm on Metro,for what it's worth. Do you suppose my (# nutered) EPST settings would help? Else, any of the guru's, can surely pick it apart to find my errors with it.

    Code (Text):
    3. Data Profile:
    4.   Active Profile = 1
    5.   User Name =  <mynumber>@mymetropcs.com
    6.   SPI MN-HA = 12C
    7.   SPI MN-AAA = 2
    9.   HOME IP ADDRESS =
    12.   DSA SERVER URL = http://dsa.spcsdns.net:443/dsa  <-- this looks like sprint stuff.
    13. EDVO:
    14.   DDTM = DISABLED
    16. ADVANCED:
    17.   MEID(Hex) = A100********25  (14 DIGITS)
    18.   MEID(Dec = 270************* (18 DIGITS)
    19.   ESN(Hex) = 807*****         (8 DIGITS)
    20.   P_REV = IS-2000 (6)
    21.   SCM = 58
    22.   Slot Mode = Enabled
    23.   Slot Cycle Index = 2
    24.   MCC(Mobile Country Code) = 310
    25.   MNC(Mobile Network Code) = 27       <-----should this be 16??
    26.   MSID = 7866341694
    27.   ACCOLC (Access Overload Class) = 0
    28.   Vocoder = Enabled
    29.   EVRC-B = Disabled
    30.   Home Orig = EVRC
    31.   Roam Orig = Voice 13K
    32.   Home Sys Registration = Enabled
    33.   Foreign SID Registration = Enabled
    34.   Foreign NID Registration = Enabled
    35.   MN HA SPI Set = Enabled
    36.   MN AAA SPI Set = Enabled
    37.   Home SID/NID #1 = 6503/65535
    38.   MMS Server URL = http://mms.metropcs.net:3128/mmsc
    39.   RTSP Proxy Address Port = 0
    40.   HTTP PD Proxy Address =
    41. WIMAX:
    42.   STANDBY TIME (MINUTES) = 10
    43.   SCAN RATE (MINUTES) = 30
    44.   NAI = 9021553C8F2E@sprintpcs.com
    45.   USER NAME = <MYNUMBER>@mymetropcs.com
    46.   REALM = sprintpcs.com
    47.   Center frequency = 2627000,2657000,2667000
    48.   Bandwidth = 10,10,10
    49.   NAPDIS = 000002
    50.   NSPDIS = 000004
    51.   WIMAX_Scan_Attempt_Timeout(s) = 1  
    52.   WIMAX_Scan_Retry(s) = 120
    53.   WIMAX_Idle_Sleep(s) = 10
    54.   WIMAX_Entry_RX(RSSI)(dBm) = -89
    55.   WIMAX_Entry_CINR (dB) = 4
    56.   WIMAX_Entry_Delay(s) = 300
    57.   WIMAX_EXIT_CINR(dB) = 2
    58.   WIMAX_EXIT_DELAY(s) = 2
    60.   Idel Mode Timer = 0
    61.   TLS = Enabled
    62.   TTLS = Disabled
    63. USB Charging: = un-checked
  17. ericka e

    ericka e Lurker

    Hey I'm kinda new to this site. I just bought the HTC EVO 4g and I'm trying to flash it to metro. However I called this phone flashing company and they said they cant flash Android version 2.3. Now is that true you cant flash the 2.3 yet? Or is it just that certain company? It six be a real shame if i wasted money on a phone I can't flash heh :/
  18. Xtremedays

    Xtremedays Android Expert

    I am not familiar with the flashing process to metro but I do believe you have to be rooted to do that. Can you tell us what your hboot version is and if it says s-on or s-off in the top left. Power off the phone them hold volume down+power til the white bootloader screen comes up.
  19. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

    Ok to answer your question yes you can have it flashed. mine was flashed on 2.3.3 and I finally got web working without root just no mms but you can use go sms to send them I already tried that method it works. What hboot are you on, cause 2.15 I think can be rooted?
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  20. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

    Also u can try an authorized metro dealer or corporate store I had mine done at an authorized dealer my buddy has his done at the corporate store and I hooked his net up now he's good to go. If you want to figure out how to do web ill post a link.
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    Z3NBUDDHA Lurker

    Please do man Ive been trying to find out hot to get data. Don't really care much for mms. thanks.
  22. igerald904

    igerald904 Lurker

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  23. droid40

    droid40 Lurker

    Yes I Just Flashed My Evo with Sense 3.0 and 2.3 firmware and it amazing the same software on the HTC Sensation on your Evo. but the MMS is still hit or miss. If anyone has found a MMs fix for any sense 3.0 please link me.

    Z3NBUDDHA Lurker

  25. sundown13x

    sundown13x Well-Known Member

    Im still on sprint but i already order service with cricket instead do to the 3g service in my area. I was trying to root my phone but learned that my 2.3.3 means im screwed. The cricket store by my house says they can flash it to work on their network and will make everything work... I dont know how that would be possible unless they downgrade and root it, but from what i read from a few people from metro it is do-able some how to flash the evo to work on metro or cricket without having it rooted, just not sure how they are doing it. if anyone knows please tell me... im going nuts lol

    Anyway, Cricket wants 100 bucks to flash my phone and 55 per month for the android service... I may just do that since im screwed and cant root my phone myself... otherwise hello 35 dollar plan... but sucks to be me...

    If anyone knows any updates or a way to go around this let me know... I been on a ton o forums looking up info but nothing also.

    I wonder if they are gonna downgrade the 2.3.3 i have no clue... anyway... just wanted to share that with you guys.


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