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[Q] It's been awhile...

18th February 2014, 09:53 AM |#11  
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Originally Posted by Leather Sock

So using different hboots/firmware upgrades is only to use different roms? I read somewhere that you're supposed to keep hboot up to date to newest version for performance increases and stuff. It's all very confusing to me.

Right now I'm using ARHD GPe 6.1 and it's not bad. I was using CM11 but I want to wait a few months for it to get a little more stable.

so far (for the HTC One M7 at least) upgrading firmware is as mentioned in the OP of ARHD
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Firmware package from here (recommended but not needed for now)

--> not necessary, but recommended.

recommended to have the firmware the same version as ROM, because as you mentioned (at least supposedly/theoretically) better performance, stability, battery, etc.
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Originally Posted by nkk71

so far (for the HTC One M7 at least) upgrading firmware is as mentioned in the OP of ARHD


--> not necessary, but recommended.

recommended to have the firmware the same version as ROM, because as you mentioned (at least supposedly/theoretically) better performance, stability, battery, etc.

How do I install firmware upgrades? Do I have to reinstall the ROM after?
19th February 2014, 01:37 PM |#13  
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Originally Posted by Leather Sock

How do I install firmware upgrades? Do I have to reinstall the ROM after?


you flash firmware in bootloader/FASTBOOT USB:
fastboot oem rebootRUU
fastboot flash zip <name of firmware file>.zip
fastboot flash zip <name of firmware file>.zip
<- yes TWICE!!
fastboot reboot-bootloader

since you're s-off, you can flash any firmware you like (upgrade & downgrade, signed or unsiged)

I usually use Vomer's firmwares from here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2365506
(cause they have recovery.img and boot.img already removed, i'll get to that in a second)

But there are other, such as:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2316726
or
http://xda7.androidrevolution.nl/db_...C%2FHTC_One%2F (those are original signed packages i think)


You should check the contents of the zip, for
recovery.img -> that would overwrite your custom recovery and you would have to flash it again
fastboot flash recovery <name of recovery>.img
fastboot erase cache
fastboot reboot-bootloader


boot.img (the kernel) -> that would overwrite the kernel that comes part of the ROM
you either dirty-flash the ROM again, or extract "boot.img" from the ROM.zip and
fastboot flash boot boot.img
(that's boot NOT hboot, don't ever do fastboot flash hboot, EVER!!!)


you can also try different radios from here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2419699
(flashable in custom recovery)
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