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27th January 2014, 01:33 AM   |  #11  
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Hey Tim, how can I check what firmware I'm running?
My bad, not trying to jack the thread or anything.

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I'm not going to hijack this thread by answering here, I've answered you in my q&a thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2567916

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Forgot to post the link, it's there now.

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27th January 2014, 03:15 PM   |  #12  
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Hey Tim, how can I check what firmware I'm running?
My bad, not trying to jack the thread or anything.

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I think it is the software information
Settings --> About --> Software Information
And no you are not jaking the thread or anything.
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27th January 2014, 03:42 PM   |  #13  
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I think it is the software information
Settings --> About --> Software Information
And no you are not jaking the thread or anything.

This is actually incorrect, at least in light of what aaron.a is asking. Thing is, the term "firmware" is confusing. He actually seems to be asking about all the modules aside from the actual ROM that get installed with an official RUU or OTA, which include hboot, media modules, touchscreen firmware, radio, etc. What you are giving instruction to check is simply the ROM or OS version, which is actually independent from the other firmware modules (particularly if you have been modding the phone.

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Hi The name is Devon. I am a complete nub wanting to know more about android and yay first post!

Back to your original post, the absolute best thing you can do as a n00b is READ READ READ (and did I mention read?).

Especially since it seems that you bought the device used, and bootloader unlocked, and s-off, its extremely important that you have good understanding of what those things mean before attempting any type of modification. In particular, s-off means all security checks are off, meaning that flashing the wrong file can brick your device as the safety checks that would for instance normally prevent you from flashing a potentially fatal (to your device) file (such as a ROM for another device) are now being completely bypassed.

So just do yourself a big favor and take a few hours to read, research, and gain a good understanding of the lingo, concepts, and steps before trying any type of mod on your phone.

Start with my Index threads, and also the very useful threads maintained by timmaaa:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1671237

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2593382

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2136172

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2567916

All of these threads are sticky (pinned) to the top of either the General or Q&A forum sections.
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This is actually incorrect, at least in light of what aaron.a is asking. Thing is, the term "firmware" is confusing. He actually seems to be asking about all the modules aside from the actual ROM that get installed with an official RUU or OTA, which include hboot, media modules, touchscreen firmware, radio, etc. What you are giving instruction to check is simply the ROM or OS version, which is actually independent from the other firmware modules (particularly if you have been modding the phone.)

I just do what I'm told in the cm threads since most roms rely on cm dev, so if its not specifically detailed in our cm thread.. lazy (or just good at conserving energy)

My touchscreen doesn't work on cm10 so I assumed he hadn't ruu'd.

Choice advice bro. Much read. Many knowledgeable. #happyface




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Thanks. You need to run the 3.18 RUU to upgrade your firmware, and then flash the 2.15 firmware package. You'll find the RUU here:

http://dl3.htc.com/application/RUU_E...th_Partial.exe

You'll find detailed instructions for running an RUU in this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2593037

Once you've completed that you can find the 2.15 firmware with instructions in the first post of this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2423735

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Must my bootloader be relocked in order to use the RUU ?
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No, because you're s-off you don't need to relock, just run the RUU. Your unlocked bootloader and s-off status will survive the process so after it's done you just need to flash TWRP recovery again and then you can flash your ROM. If you need any guides you'll find them in my How-To Guide For Beginners thread, link in my signature.

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Thanks. You need to run the 3.18 RUU to upgrade your firmware, and then flash the 2.15 firmware package. You'll find the RUU here:

http://dl3.htc.com/application/RUU_E...th_Partial.exe

You'll find detailed instructions for running an RUU in this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2593037

Once you've completed that you can find the 2.15 firmware with instructions in the first post of this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2423735

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OMG THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH !!!! I love you man (no homo)
It is running but sometimes my data drops out but when I checked the link for 2.15 firmware there was a link on that page that carried me to a page that relates to some kernel but i am lost as to how to attain the file and how to install it. I was also wondering if you know of any custom roms for 4.2.2 that I can install on my phone please? I found one called aokp mr1 build for 4.2.2 that I found on youtube from zedomax a.k.a High on android (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnfGam6JY9c) was wondering if you could check this please. Thanks
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OMG THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH !!!! I love you man (no homo)
It is running but sometimes my data drops out but when I checked the link for 2.15 firmware there was a link on that page that carried me to a page that relates to some kernel but i am lost as to how to attain the file and how to install it. I was also wondering if you know of any custom roms for 4.2.2 that I can install on my phone please? I found one called aokp mr1 build for 4.2.2 that I found on youtube from zedomax a.k.a High on android (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnfGam6JY9c) was wondering if you could check this please. Thanks

Don't worry about the kernel, just flash the firmware. You'll find the firmware is on the first page of this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=45122768

That aokp ROM dev doesn't look familiar to me, don't flash it. A quick word of advice: don't go searching all over the web for ROMs, other sites don't properly distinguish between our phone and the HTC One X (Endeavoru). They're two completely different phones and flashing the wrong ROM can brick a device. The only place you ever need to be is XDA. Our device main page is here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1538

Bookmark that page and stay within it. You'll see two development sections there, Android Development (mostly Sense ROMs) and Original Android Development (aosp ROMs). Every compatible ROM for our device can be found in either of those two sections.

Is there any particular reason you were looking at a 4.2 ROM? That's pretty old now in the world of Android seeing as we're up to 4.4 KitKat now.

I have some detailed instructions on basic flashing operations in my How-To Guide For Beginners thread, the link is in my signature. If you decide that you want to flash a KitKat ROM you will need to install a different recovery. The one you're looking for is the unofficial modified TWRP 2.6.3.0 by jrior001 which can be found in the first couple of pages of our Original Android Development section. It's a very easy thing to do, just check out my guide thread.

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Don't worry about the kernel, just flash the firmware. You'll find the firmware is on the first page of this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=45122768

That aokp ROM dev doesn't look familiar to me, don't flash it. A quick word of advice: don't go searching all over the web for ROMs, other sites don't properly distinguish between our phone and the HTC One X (Endeavoru). They're two completely different phones and flashing the wrong ROM can brick a device. The only place you ever need to be is XDA. Our device main page is here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1538

Bookmark that page and stay within it. You'll see two development sections there, Android Development (mostly Sense ROMs) and Original Android Development (aosp ROMs). Every compatible ROM for our device can be found in either of those two sections.

Is there any particular reason you were looking at a 4.2 ROM? That's pretty old now in the world of Android seeing as we're up to 4.4 KitKat now.

I have some detailed instructions on basic flashing operations in my How-To Guide For Beginners thread, the link is in my signature. If you decide that you want to flash a KitKat ROM you will need to install a different recovery. The one you're looking for is the unofficial modified TWRP 2.6.3.0 by jrior001 which can be found in the first couple of pages of our Original Android Development section. It's a very easy thing to do, just check out my guide thread.

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I can't stop thanking you and everyone else that is with xda and also those who have posted. Thank you soo much yet again. I am running the 2.15 firmware now and I don't seem to having any problems with the radio and data signal. Will make another post if the issue arises again. I was wondering if it is possible for me to try the ElementalX kernel: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2061577
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