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  Reply # 604572 3-Apr-2012 14:18
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I did it just by the normal route. Go online and follow tutorials on how to s-off, root etc and you should do it no problem. Tons of info on xda forums. I am using the Vituous Inquisition ROM and it works perfectly.

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  Reply # 604598 3-Apr-2012 15:00
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lchiu7:How hard is it to flash ICS on the Telecom Sensation?


I'm a lazy guy at the moment. The stock ROM works well and updating OTA works for me.

If a phone has a specific issue that requires me to root it and flash something else....I'm in like a robber's dog. But if it's all sweet and just works...I stay stock just for the ease of upgrading....whenever.





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  Reply # 604969 4-Apr-2012 11:12
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Just out of curiosity I rang HTC support to see when and/or if my 710a would get ICS and their reply was "we don't know, we have no information at this time" Very disappointing. 

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  Reply # 605900 5-Apr-2012 21:42
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Does anybody have a copy of the telecom ruu.exe please.

thanks. 

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  Reply # 606185 6-Apr-2012 17:56
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OK. I have taken the plunge and S-OFF and Rooted a friend's HTC Sensation using Revolutionary. I took a Nandroid backup of the stock ROM.

Now I am ready to try out one of the ICS ROMs out there and Insert Coin seems to be well recommended.

Is it just a matter of downloading the ROM, copying to the SD Card and then using CWM Recovery to install the ROM?  Or did I miss something there?

Thanks




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  Reply # 606186 6-Apr-2012 18:11
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lchiu7: OK. I have taken the plunge and S-OFF and Rooted a friend's HTC Sensation using Revolutionary. I took a Nandroid backup of the stock ROM.

Now I am ready to try out one of the ICS ROMs out there and Insert Coin seems to be well recommended.

Is it just a matter of downloading the ROM, copying to the SD Card and then using CWM Recovery to install the ROM?  Or did I miss something there?

Thanks


You need to flash 3.32 firmware(you can download it from XDA forum) before flashing ICS rom. Can you please send me a copy of the stock rom back?Thanks.

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  Reply # 606189 6-Apr-2012 18:36
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How do I know what firmware I have now?

Looking at this thread

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1472298

has now given me cold feet!  I thought I could just install the ICS ROM but it appears now.




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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast

 


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  Reply # 606191 6-Apr-2012 18:38
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lchiu7: How do I know what firmware I have now?

Looking at this thread

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1472298

has now given me cold feet!  I thought I could just install the ICS ROM but it appears now.


Read this guide and do it in this order. It's easy

http://www.theandroidsoul.com/official-ice-cream-sandwich-update-for-htc-sensation-leaked-3-32-401-3/

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  Reply # 606200 6-Apr-2012 18:55
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lchiu7: How do I know what firmware I have now?

Looking at this thread

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1472298

has now given me cold feet!  I thought I could just install the ICS ROM but it appears now.


Once you have S-off'd your phone you can use any firmware update they supply. If you were not S-off'd you would have to get a carrier specific firmware update, but since you are S-off'd it does not matter. 

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  Reply # 606204 6-Apr-2012 19:01
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It actually does with ics unless you super-CID

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  Reply # 606205 6-Apr-2012 19:20
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My mistake, super-CID is what I meant. Cheers for the correction! 

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  Reply # 606207 6-Apr-2012 19:22
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Lol, all good! Just don't want to get people confused ;-p

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  Reply # 606219 6-Apr-2012 19:26
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Well fair enough! A working phone is always better than one that doesn't work!

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  Reply # 606238 6-Apr-2012 20:27
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blakamin:
lchiu7: How do I know what firmware I have now?

Looking at this thread

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1472298

has now given me cold feet!  I thought I could just install the ICS ROM but it appears now.


Read this guide and do it in this order. It's easy

http://www.theandroidsoul.com/official-ice-cream-sandwich-update-for-htc-sensation-leaked-3-32-401-3/


I didn't follow this guide but some others and now my phone is rooted, S-Off and has CID 11111111.

Presumably now I can flash any ICS ROM and don't need to flash the PG58IMG.zip file, the reason for which isn't entirely clear to me.




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  Reply # 606240 6-Apr-2012 20:30
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You will still have to flash a PG58IMG.zip because it's the latest firmware and ICS will just boot-loop without it, but you can pick any of them.

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