Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Port On HTC HD2

The HTC HD2 gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean! Surprised? Guess not, and after all, why should you be given the feats this device has achieved. From Windows Mobile to Android 2.2 Froyo, Gingerbread, ICS, and now, Jelly Bean. The truest veteran of the Android world, the HD2 has received its first taste of Jelly Bean courtesy of Smokin901 over at XDA-Developers, who has ported the ROM from a Pre Alpha version of a Jelly Bean custom ROM for the Nexus One developed by Evervolv. So when I say port, it means the ROM is not intended to be used as a daily ROM for reasons that will be made clear after the break, and then we’ll tell you how you can get this ROM on your device if you really want to take your HD2 for a spin in the Jelly Bean world. Read More

Install Bravia Reality Engine Of HTC HD2 [Guide] [Android]

Android is the fastest growing Smartphone OS throughout the world. The main reason behind this Android boom is perhaps its universal adaptability and a structure that is customizable to core. Recently Sony Ericsson, one of the key Android phone manufacturer, introduced Bravia Reality Engine in select devices. This engine is basically a display management functionality that comes integrated with contrast enhancement, re-coloring and other display tweaks. The main motive behind Bravia Engine is to get a closer-to-life [reality] display on your mobile’s screen. Although Bravia Engine comes packaged in newer Xperia line, but the development community has managed to port it to older Xperia devices as well.

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Download Fully Customizable TWRP Recovery For HTC HD2

Custom recovery is an integral part of Android OS as it allows users, developers and hackers to perform crucial functions like restoration, maintenance and flashing / installation. Virtually every Android phone gets root and then immediately a custom recovery is brewed in order to flash custom kernels, ROMs and patches. Custom recoveries also perform other useful functions such as wiping dalvik cache, battery stats, restore and backup system etc.  and do complete cache and system format in order to implement new framework on the phone / tablet. When it comes to custom recoveries for Android phones / tablets, ClockworkMod Recovery developed by Koush is the most favored and widely adapted by Android users. In case you need more information regarding custom recovery in general and ClockworkMod Recovery in particular, then head to our detailed custom recovery guide posted here

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HTC Runnymede Bliss Sense 3.5 ROM Available For HTC HD2 [Download]

HTC HD2 is perhaps the only smartphone in recent history that has remained undefeated in paradigm of Mobile OS development. The phone surfaced with WinMo 6.5 and then opened its doors for Android, Meego, Ubuntu and Windows Phone 7. Recently a lot of NAND based Android ROMs have emerged for
HD2 that basically allow the users to boot right from the phone’s internal NAND memory decreasing SD Card lags etc.

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HTC Flyer BPSense ROM Gets Ported On HTC HD2 [Download Now]

HTC Flyer is flagship Android tablet from HTC that comes jam packed with features and an all new Sense version. Owing to a locked bootloader, gaining permanent root on HTC Flyer has been delayed until HTC officially provides the unlock. However folks at different Android portals and forums have managed to gain access to complete system dump of HTC Flyer which has now been optimized to flash on other Android devices with root. Of course these will be custom ROMs carrying maximum HTC Flyer stuff on board with Sense 3.0. BPSense Flyer is the first HTC Flyer ROM port on HTC HD2 and can still be considered as a work in process. The first version of BPSense comes pretty much raw with plenty of non working stuff but still can be an asset for those looking to taste the deliciousness of Flyer and Sense 3.0 on there HD2.

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Install Windows Phone 7 Mango on HTC HD2 [How-To Guide]

A few days back we brought you the news that Mango will soon be coming to HTC HD2 in our article discussing Mango's port to HTC HD2. Within 3 days of that news, the wait is over and Dark Force Team has released Mango Beta for HD2. This can be really helpful to you if you don’t want to risk your current, more extensively used device or just need to check out this newer OS version without actually intending to upgrade from WP7. The method to flash Mango beta to your phone is simple enough and with a bit of care and thoughtfulness anyone can do it. You just need some basic experience regarding flashing for WP7, and a cursory knowledge of MAGLDR. Even if you don't know anything about these things, read on and we will try to guide you through the procedure for getting Mango before the rest of the world. Read More

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Beta ROM Ported To HTC HD2

The HTC HD2 is one defiant mobile device. It simply refuses to give into the pressures of age and evolution! From Windows Mobile to Android to WP7 and now, WP7.5 Mango. The Dark Forces Team, the same people who brought us the port of WP7 to the HD2, have done it once again and have a working Mango port for the device, but have not released it yet. Read More

How To Install Android 2.3.4 Based MIUI 1.5.20 ROM On HTC HD2

The HTC HD2 is truly one of the most versatile mobile phones ever to hit the Smartphone market. Windows Phone 7, Ubuntu, Android have all been ported to this device and of course, entering the realm of Android opened up further possibilities in terms of custom ROMs. One of the latest being the beautiful MIUI 1.5.20 ROM. More on the ROM and how to install it to the HD2 after the break. Read More

Install Gingerbread based Typhoon CyanogenMod 7 ROM on HTC HD2

CyanogenMod 7 has been making its way to a lot of smartphones out there and while the Cyanogen team supports a vast variety of phone officially, there are unsupported devices out there with no official build, specially like the HTC HD2 that shipped with Windows Mobile 6.5. We bring to you a detailed step by step tutorial on how to do a total conversion of an Windows Mobile Based HTC HD2 to an Android based device running CyanogenMod7, the current favorite ROM of all advanced Android users out there. Read More

Install Radio On HTC HD2

To be able to customize the HTC HD2 by installing custom Windows Mobile 6.5 ROMs or installing MAGLDR and using it to flash Windows Phone 7 or Android ROMs, the phone needs to have HardSPL 2.08 as well as a radio supporting 576 RAM. We have already covered the HardSPL 2.08 installation process and now, we will be taking care of flashing the radio to the device. Read More

How To Install HardSPL 2.08 On HTC HD2

HardSPL 2.08 – also known as 2.08.HSPL – is an SPL bootloader for the HTC HD2 that allows you to install custom Windows Mobile 6.5 ROMs and MAGLDR – which in turn lets you install Windows Phone 7 as well as Android ROMs – to your HD2. Whether you want to switch to a custom Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM or intend on turning your HD2 into a Windows Phone 7 or Android device, installing HardSPL 2.08 is the first step in the process and we are going to show you how to do it. Read More

How To Install Android On Internal NAND Memory Of HTC HD2 With MAGLDR

HTC HD2 supports installing Android to its internal memory, taking it one step closer to being a native Android device. While we have already covered this when the first internal memory based ROM was released for the HD2, the primary tool used to accomplish this i.e. MAGLDR has seen major updates ever since and is now much better and flexible. Read on for our new and updated guide. Read More

What Is MAGLDR And How To Install and Use It On HTC HD2

MAGLDR is an alternative custom bootloader for HTC HD2 that unleashes the full potential of your device by giving you several options to install Windows Phone 7, Android and ClockworkMod recovery on it, as well as allowing you to boot into these operating systems or recovery. If you own an HTC HD2 and want to take it beyond Windows Mobile 6.5 but don’t know where to begin, you have come to the right guide that will explain everything you can achieve on this legendary device using MAGLDR. Read More

How To Boot Android From SD Card Of HTC HD2 With MAGLDR

Android has been ported to the HTC HD2 for quite a while now and until recently, the only way of running it on the device was to install it on the SD card memory. While it is now possible to run it from the internal NAND memory of the HD2, you will still need to run it from the SD card if you install Windows Phone 7 or another Android build on the internal memory instead. In this guide, we will show you how to setup and boot Android from the SD card of your HD2 using MAGLDR. Read More

How To Install Windows Phone 7 On HTC HD2 With MAGLDR

While we have previously covered installing Windows Phone 7 on HTC HD2, we didn’t have a chance to try it out ourselves then but over the past few weeks, we have been playing around with our HD2 quite extensively including Windows Phone 7 installation. That’s why we are bringing you a whole series of guides in a much more organized way to help you make the best out of your HTC HD2. Read on for more details and the complete installation instructions. Read More

How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery On Android HTC HD2 With MAGLDR

ClockworkMod (also called Clockwork or CWM) is a custom Android recovery available for a wide range of Android devices but due to the lack of native Android support on HTC HD2, getting it installed as a native recovery on this legendary device isn’t possible as being a Windows Mobile 6.5 device natively, it doesn’t support a native recovery partition. However, with MAGLDR, it is now possible to easily install this recovery on HD2. Read More

How To Install Android 3.0 Honeycomb Port On HTC HD2

The HTC HD2 is capable of running just about any OS you throw at it; Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Ubuntu, Android, and now, Honeycomb. Yes, the highly anticipated  Honecycomb port for the HD2 is here. This has been made possible by XDA-Developers forum member imilka who clearly states that the ROM is far from stable and not for everyday use. This ROM is meant strictly for developers who can provide input on the bugs and any contribution towards making this build stable and usable on the HD2. Right now, the ROM is more of a "in your face" statement. For installation instructions and an overview of the features of this ROM, read on!

How To Install Ubuntu Linux on HTC HD2

HTC HD2, originally released with Windows, has become an increasingly popular handset for porting various operating systems. In the past, we have featured the installation of several operating systems on this device and this time, we will guide you through the process of installing Ubuntu Linux on your HD2. Read More

Fix The Battery Level Indicator For HD2 Running Windows Phone 7

Many HD2 users who have installed Windows Phone 7 on their device have been complaining about the battery indicator not showing them the correct battery level. This can be quite an annoyance, as you can't predict when your phone will run out of battery while you are out and about. Fortunately, we now have a fix for this problem. Read on for details. Read More