Overclock HTC Jetstream To 2 Ghz With Custom Kernel


HTC-JetstreamThe Jetstream tablets gets jet powered to a staggering 2 Ghz thanks to renowned developer DooMLoRD of XDA-Developers and his custom kernel release for the device. Credit also goes to bmw-boy, nmyseteroious & Russ741 for testing this kernel out on their devices. So what does this kernel offer? More on it after the break.

Features of the kernel:

  • CPU overclocked to  2.052 Ghz.
  • CPU underclocked to 192 Mhz.
  • GPU overclocked to 320 Mhz.
  • For safe booting CPU is capped at bootup to 1.536GHz/384MHz (max/min)
    slightly undervolted (atleast for stock frequencies).
  • Uses LZMA compression.
  • Added lots of fixing/patches (including CPU HOTPLUG notifications/CPU unaligned access) thanks to faux132.
  • VDD CPU voltage control (@ /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/vdd_table/vdd_levels).
  • Compiled using Snapdragon optimizations.
  • PERFLOCK disabled.
  • SWAP enabled.
  • Enabled few file systems support: NTFS, NFS & CIFS.
  • Insecure kernel (ro.secure=0 & USB debugging enabled by default).
  • /system mounted as RW.

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.



  1. To begin, download the kernel and Wifi module (zip file) from the link above and copy it to the root of  your external SD card.
  2. Connect the device to a PC.
  3. Copy the kernel image to the location of fastboot.exe in the Android SDK.
  4. Reboot the device into fastboot mode and open command prompt or a terminal to enter the following command:
    fastboot flash boot kernelname.img
    fastboot reboot
    adb reboot recovery
  5. Once the device reboots into recovery wipe cache and wipe dalvik cache.
  6. Navigate to install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard and select the WiFi module.
  7. Once installed, simply reboot the device.

For updates and queries, head over to the forum thread at XDA-Developers.