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Master Geek


Topic # 59569 7-Apr-2010 07:57

I'd like to flash my phone with one of the ROMs on XDA Developers site http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=551642

Has anyone here done so with their HTC Snap?
If so,what do I need to do so to ensure success?
Is there any specific information I need to get off of Telecom before I start?

The phone is unlocked, and app unlocked and my SPL is 1.24

Do I still need to follow the HARDSPL instructions as per this thread?:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=550620

Also, do I have to have autosync running? For some reason it just won't run on my XP PC.

Thanks in advance.

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  Reply # 315658 7-Apr-2010 09:33
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What is it about this ROM that you really want? I haven't seen any decent features in these cooked ROMs that would make me move away frmo the current ROM.

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  Reply # 315659 7-Apr-2010 09:34
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uktuatara: What is it about this ROM that you really want? I haven't seen any decent features in these cooked ROMs that would make me move away frmo the current ROM.


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  Reply # 315670 7-Apr-2010 09:55
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oooo nice! :) I'd be interested in how you get this working, might look into it myself now!



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Master Geek


Reply # 315705 7-Apr-2010 11:36

Longer battery life. Better screen layout, in particular the Home screen. Far more customisable layout. A lot of programmes that I use and like. Just better overall from what I've read.

Don't those screenshots look sweet to you? 

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  Reply # 315716 7-Apr-2010 12:07
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Ha! They do indeed, just realised I was looking at the wrong post! I'll see if I can find out from some contacts what information you need to know from Telecom.

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  Reply # 315724 7-Apr-2010 12:21
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Looks like the hardspl hasn't been tested on an S523 yet ... so you could be the first! :) Certainly if it works looks like the way to go for flashing with a cooked ROM.

Says its compatible with 52x so should be fine, might give it a whirl tonight.



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Master Geek


Reply # 315734 7-Apr-2010 12:44

Great. I'd go straight ahead myself, but I don't have a temp phone to use, in case this goes horribly wrong. I'm sure that it wouldn't be a problem to recover. It's just a time issue.

(I like your signature BTW. Nice bit of info.)

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  Reply # 315766 7-Apr-2010 14:19
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Thanks! (re: Sig)

The manual settings have been documented here BTW I assunme that the APN and MMS stuff is standard per network.

http://www.iphonewzealand.co.nz/iphone-settings/manual-carrier-settings/



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Master Geek


  Reply # 315807 7-Apr-2010 16:30

Brilliant! I've been looking for that info every since I switched to Telecom, but to no available. That'll come in real handy.

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