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Topic # 82917 7-May-2011 19:13
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Hi guys, im having a little trouble debranding a trophy 7 i bought today, i cant find the correct ROM files to use, all the keyboard is in UK English so i get the pound instead of the $ etc...

Any ideas where to start? 




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  Reply # 466540 7-May-2011 19:24
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you can hit the '&123' key while you are typing a message to display the $ sign or alternatively you can press and hold the pound key to display the $ sign too.

to jail break your phone, you need to make sure that the version number of the OS on your phone is 7008 or 7004.

xda-developers is a great site to get any help with windows phone OS.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=809




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  Reply # 466541 7-May-2011 19:26
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Ive tried there, i cant find it and not getting any answers, the details are:

OS Version 7.0.7392.0
Firmware revision number: 2250.09.12000.162
Radio software version: 5.54.09.21_22.33b.50.10U




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  Reply # 466543 7-May-2011 19:30
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Currently there is no way to jailbreak 7392 version.




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  Reply # 466545 7-May-2011 19:31
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AHHH ****, annoying. oh well thanks bill




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  Reply # 466546 7-May-2011 19:31
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AHHH ****, annoying. oh well thanks bill




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  Reply # 466552 7-May-2011 19:52
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What are you trying to achieve by debranding? Do you want to take the carrier branding off the phone or do you want to side load apps etc?

Have you considered the offical way to unlock the phone and become developer registered for $99? Or if you have access to a student email address you can get it for free through https://www.dreamspark.com



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  Reply # 466554 7-May-2011 19:56
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Mostly i want to side load apps like reg editor etc.. but the stupid chevronwp7 thing dosent work anymore




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  Reply # 466555 7-May-2011 19:58
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Have you considered the offical way to unlock the phone and become developer registered for $99? Or if you have access to a student email address you can get it for free through https://www.dreamspark.com


MS will only developer unlock your phone via dreamspark after you have submitted an app in the marketplace.  




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  Reply # 466590 7-May-2011 22:19
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billgates: MS will only developer unlock your phone via dreamspark after you have submitted an app in the marketplace.  


You just need to submit a fake app to kick off the verification process. That's what I did with my app called "IWantVerification". Not surprisingly it didn't get approved :-) but I got my phone dev unlocked...  



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  Reply # 466592 7-May-2011 22:36
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I ended up reverting back to the first state before updates then using ChevronWP7 again, worked fine




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  Reply # 466778 8-May-2011 15:55
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Just an update again: after doing the "stay unlocked hacks" then updating the unlock stayed in place and everything is fine.




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