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  1. hamacting

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    Sorry to ask what I am sure is an often-asked question, but I couldn't find a simple answer to my questions. Anyway, I have read on various Nissan forums that up-to-date unbranded HTC Desire ROMs work correctly with teh Nissan Connect system, whereas Orange and Vodafone versions seem to have problems.

    Mine is an early Orange HTC Desire, with AMOLED screen

    Do I need to be root to unbrand?

    Can anyone point me to a guide that takes me through the process I need to go through to get to an up-to-date unbranded ROM from the Orange-specific one that I have?

    Many thanks,

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    /alan
     

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    You do not need to be rooted no.

    I havent got a guide but its a simple process. I will add links to this shortly.

    1) Create a goldcard (this is an SD card)

    Click the Red link in my sig and go to the rooting FAQ. In there is a guide / download for goldcard making.


    2) Run the Latest Rom Upgrade Utility (RUU) whilst the Goldcard is in the phone (from your PC)

    http://db.tt/9PzVqTE

    To run the RUU, you just run it and follow the prompts.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    No probs.

    Just a warning, returning it to stock is harder (you need root) for warranty.

    It is possible if its amoled though
     
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    If I were to follow the instructions in, say, this thread to get to an unbranded, stock Froyo (all I want is to make my Bluetooth car kit work properly!), do I need to do something before/after to store the Orange access point information?

    Thanks,

    regards,
    /alan
     
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    I used this to de-brand my Desire, also from Orange.

    The post talks about 'updating' to FroYo so it's old but the basics are the same. At the end of this process I had a stock HTC desire, still connected fine to Orange network for calls and data though, without any extra steps needed.
     
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    Sadly, I can't successfully download either of the ZIP files from any of the links, so looking for a plan B here!
     
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    Yours is a dead link ;)
     
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    Oh Ive probably moved it since... :(

    Fixed, just 'cause.
     
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