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24/11 - Finally, an unlocked SPL for Hero!

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By paulobrien, Senior Member on 24th November 2009, 03:24 PM
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I've had this unlocked Hero SPL for a while now, and it's super useful for flashing unsigned updates and cool stuff like custom splashes. Unfortunately i've not been able to distribute it... until now!

WARNING

A PROBLEM FLASHING THE SPL CAN BRICK YOUR DEVICE - as such, proceed with caution. Don't flash this unless you need it, flash at your own risk, flash only to a GSM Hero and do not interrupt the flashing process (which happens on the first reboot after applying the zip). YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

The SPL, version 1.76.2007, is in the usual update zip format.

Download: MoDaCo

Enjoy!

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24th November 2009, 03:42 PM |#2  
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MoDaCo splash...

http://android.modaco.com/content/so...a-modaco-logo/



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24th November 2009, 03:47 PM |#3  
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What exactly is the SPL and what benefits will we get from flashing it?
24th November 2009, 03:50 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by modaco

it's super useful for flashing unsigned updates and cool stuff like custom splashes.

^^ What he said...



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Quote:
Originally Posted by fleming222

What exactly is the SPL and what benefits will we get from flashing it?

http://wiki.xda-developers.com/index...20Questions%3F
Searching is hard so why not get someone else to do it
24th November 2009, 04:41 PM |#6  
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Thanks modaco I will try it after christmas, just to be sure that my phone won't be bricked till I learn some things better
24th November 2009, 04:53 PM |#7  
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Nice!

Thanks Paul (and any other eventual leakers not mentioned).

Now I can get rid of my hacked SPL
24th November 2009, 05:04 PM |#8  
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do we copy this zip file to sd card and update through recovery image? like other radio, rom and theme applying?
24th November 2009, 05:12 PM |#9  
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Would I be right in thinking I need to CID unlock my Orange Hero (rooted) before I can flash an unlocked SPL? Or is that the whole point of an unlocked SPL?
Not planning on using phone on another network at the moment, just want rid of all locks.

I remember way back when, on my Kaiser, I needed to run Kaiserunlocker.exe when hardSPL'd it, but can't remember the exact procedure.

Many thanks

Phone:
UK Orange Hero (rooted)
ROM: MCR 2.8
Radio: 63.18.55.06IU_6.35.08.22

HBOOT:
hero cvt ship s-on
hboot-1.76.0007 (hero10000)
microp-010f
radio-6.35.08.22
24th November 2009, 05:41 PM |#10  
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Talking on the device.
Thanks.. easy as cake.
Ready to flash all fun.

First your roms and now this ..
Forever thankfull.
Last edited by Carlis; 24th November 2009 at 05:48 PM.
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