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De-brand your Orange / T-Mo etc. device via nandroid!

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14th August 2009, 03:01 PM   |  #1  
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I posted a virgin, generic nandroid backup and instructions on how to restore it here:

http://android.modaco.com/content/ht...-via-nandroid/

Enjoy!

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16th August 2009, 12:21 AM   |  #2  
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other than the obvious benefits of doiing this will it also remove the t-mobile splashes?
16th August 2009, 01:15 AM   |  #3  
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Well, this version seems more stable than the stock Orange rom....

for example, when in the compose sms section, when typing someones name in...rather than doing "correction" style numbers, it actually has a drop-down list with names and numbers.

Seems faster, overall, and nice to have standard set of bookmarks!

Will report more in due course.
16th August 2009, 02:07 AM   |  #4  
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help
hi

done everything as you say but after

adb shell flash_image recovery /sdcard/recovery.img

i see on screen

error writing recovery: Permission denied

???
16th August 2009, 03:42 AM   |  #5  
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Hi

IS DONE I make it happend very nice thanks to you

regards
16th August 2009, 09:57 PM   |  #6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qpop

for example, when in the compose sms section, when typing someones name in...rather than doing "correction" style numbers, it actually has a drop-down list with names and numbers.

My Orange Hero does and has always done that.



Paul, any chance of a real dummies guide in how to do this please ? Why the need to download your archive and also the patched one ? Or am I missing something ?? Sorry all this hacking is very new - with Nokia you just change the product code to allow you to update to the latest firmware.

At the time of an HTC update for the Hero, I can guarantee Orange will take weeks and months and more likely never approve the update... and to have these bug fixes would be essential to ensuring continued please with my Hero.

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17th August 2009, 11:53 AM   |  #7  
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All done don't no if its in my head but it now seem more responsive compared to the Orange flavour.
Thanks Paul
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Hmm I got this nandroid working but I could root / access as superuser on my hero anymore, and re-rooting it doesn't work. Any idea?

edit - Sorry, it was my fault, forgot to enable USB debugging after the flash, silly me!. :P
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I'm glad you mentioned it... I have noticed a difference too.. I have also noticed a longer battery life... I have disabled 3g and have removed BBC widget and am using my phone as normal now (not using it every 2 mins cos I love the phone!!!)

Cheers

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