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Hermes ExtractedRadioRoms

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Extracted Radio ROMs for your Hermes

Radio upgrade only files for the Hermes, there is no need to hard reset after upgrading the radio.

The radio ROM provides improvements on the GSM radio stack and this has effect on the GSM signal, AT command interface, GSM data modem (3G, GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, etc...) functionality that is controlled by the Radio Interface Layer (RIL). The radio stack has nothing to do with WiFi or bluetooth -- it is only for the GSM/WCDMA(3G) part of the device.

Before you consider upgrading your radio ROM...

Changing your radio will NOT fix broken SIM cards, WiFi problems, Bluetooth issues or external GPS problems, Nor will it magic up a signal from nowhere if you live in a poor coverage area* It may however resolve some network connectivity issues or help improve data speeds.

  • Having the latest release does NOT necessarily mean it is the best ROM for your network or country. In extreme cases a later radio may introduce more issues than it fixes so treat all upgrades with caution.
  • It is (in extreme cases) possible for the radio firmware to kill actual radio hardware if something is badly wrong or a radio firmware is buggy. This is rarely seen but is potentially a real risk.
  • Any update that drives the hardware "harder" in order to increase the gain of both the transmit element and receive pre-amp element in any radio module is usually at the expense of the lifespan of the radio device. To put it simply, high output devices tend to have shorter lives than low output devices.
  • Problems with the device emitting more heat than usual, shorter battery life, long drop out periods where the device looks for a network or other "odd" intermittent radio issues can be a warning that something may not be right.
  • Recently the battery consumption of popular radio stack versions have been tested and compared. See this thread for more details.

Finally - always experiment cautiously*, be aware of the risks and minimize them and read other peoples experiences on the forums before just taking the latest image and flashing it (_i.e cross reference posts, see where posters are reporting from and take some proper time to do some research BEFORE considering flashing a new image - this way you are less likely to encounter problems and should have a good idea of how an upgrade will perform before exposing your device to any risk_).


Newer Method using a modified Hermes installer:

You can now do radio only upgrades in Bootloader other than SPL 1.04. These will also allow you to change Radio ROM even if you have Radio BL 108 (Check version here: Hermes_RadioBootLoader). These files are bundled as an NBH with the modified Hermes installer (using SSPL by Des)

Upgrade instructions

Just download and execute these to upgrade; however it is recommended that users install HardSPL before flashing these radios.

Your device MUST be running bootloader version 1.04 to upgrade the radio with these:

Download All Radio !!


CRCinAU has a repository of all known radio versions on his mirrors: Australian Mirror US Mirror #1 US Mirror #2 US Mirror #3 Europe Mirror

Columns explanation

Radio Protocol KMRX HTC_BOOT QC_BOOT DATE1 DATE2 JNAND Download Forum Tested Country Tested Network
1.03.03.10 32.34.7010.01H 3.2.7010 0106 1.0034 12/Jun/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.03.06.00 32.34.7010.01W 3.2.7010 0106 1.0034 13/Jun/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.03.07.00 32.34.7010.01W 3.2.7010 0106 1.0034 13/Sep/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.05.02.00 32.37.7010.01H 3.2.7010 0106 1.0034 15/Jun/2006 08/Jun/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.06.00.00 32.37.7010.01H 3.2.7010 0106 1.0034 24/Jun/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.06.00.10 32.34.7010.01W 3.2.7010 0106 1.0034 23/Jun/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.06.04.00 32.37.7010.01H 3.2.7010 0107 1.0035 01/Aug/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.07.01.10 32.40.7010.02H 3.2.7010 0107 1.0035 18/Jul/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.07.03.10 32.41.7010.02H 3.2.7010 0107 1.0035 19/Jul/2006 18/May/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.08.00.10  ?? 3.2.7010 0107 1.0035 18/Jul/2006 30/Jun/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.11.00.00 32.47.7018.00H 3.2.7018 0107 1.0035 16/Aug/2006 20/Jul/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.13.00.00 32.49.7018.00H 3.2.7018 0107 1.0035 29/Aug/2006 20/Jul/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.14.00.10* 32.50.7018.00H 3.2.7018 0107 1.0035 04/Sep/2006 20/Jul/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.14.00.10** 32.50.7018.00H 3.2.7018 0108 1.0035 06/Nov/2006 20/Jul/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.16.00.00 32.53.7018.01H 3.2.7018 0107 1.0035 20/Sep/2006 20/Jul/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread USA T-Mob OK
1.18.00.00 32.55.7018.01H 3.2.7018 0107 1.0035 17/Oct/2006 20/Jul/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.20.31.10 32.52.7020.00H 3.2.7020 0107 1.0035 19/Sep/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.21.31.10 32.53.7020.01H 3.2.7020 0107 1.0035 17/Aug/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.27.00.00 32.60.7020.06H 3.2.7020 0107 1.0035 04/Dec/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 08/Feb/2006 Download Thread
1.32.00.00 32.65.7020.09W  ? 0108  ?  ?  ?  ? Download Thread
1.33.31.00 32.66.7020.10H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.34.00.10 32.67.7020.10H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 15/Jan/2007 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.38.00.01 32.71.7020.12H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ?  ?  ? Download Thread
1.38.00.10 32.71.7020.12H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ???????????  ??????????? 07.00.13 ??/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.38.30.10 32.71.7020.12H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ???????????  ??????????? 07.00.13 ??/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.40.30.00 32.73.7020.16H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.41.00.10 32.74.7020.18H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 03/Apr/2007 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.43.00.00 32.76.7020.19H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.47.00.10 32.80.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.47.30.10 32.80.7020.20H  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? Download Thread
1.48.00.00 32.81.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread UK Taiwan T-Mobile (Freezes)CHT (working)
1.48.00.10 32.81.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread Germany O2(Alice)
1.49.00.00 32.82.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread
1.50.00.00 32.83.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035 31/Oct/2006 17/Aug/2006 07.00.13 02/Nov/2006 Download Thread T-Mobile, CZ-TM not useable CZ-T-Mobile not useable
1.51.00.10 32.84.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ?  ?  ? Download Thread FIN
1.54.00.10 32.87.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ?  ?  ? Download Thread FRA Taiwan CHT ( unstable)
1.54.07.00 32.86u.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ?  ?  ? Download Thread AT&T
1.54.30.10 32.87.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ?  ?  ? Download Thread Telstra Telstra AU 3G
1.56.70.11 32.89.7020.20H 3.2.7020 0108 1.0035  ?  ?  ? Download Thread CHT Optimus Rede4 Taiwan(Stable) Portugal (Stable) ?>


Upgrade instructions

  1. Upgrading the Radio Rom is potentially the most hazardous update you can do to your phone. You should already have installed [[|Hermes_HardSPL|HardSPL]] and this may afford you some protection but people have still had unrecoverable bricks with HardSPL normally caused by a failed Radio upgrade. For this reason you are STRONGLY advised to Update Rom using MicroSD card
  2. If you do not have a MicroSD card and don't mind taking undue risks then use the following process
  3. Extract the contents of the compressed file you've just downloaded (for .RAR files use WinRAR| or the free IZArc)
  4. Run MaUpgradeUt_noID.exe
    Description for Radio 1.11 shows ver 0.70, but don't worry about it, it is really 1.11
  5. The Hermes screen will turn white and show"Upgrade Radio Stack Please wait........."
  6. If you get a "=ERROR 120: COUNTRY ID ERROR=", do not disconnect the device, run MaUpgradeUt_noID.exe again.
  7. The upgrading process will start and MaUpgradeUt_noID.exe will end up saying"ERROR 114: Upgrade Error", but the radio ROM will be flashed anyway, don't worry about that error!
  8. Soft reset with stylus (Device will not be hard reset and no data will be lost)

Note1: Flashing the radio takes about 20 minutes. If you get the 114 error straight away redo the process again.

Note2: For this method, you need bootloader version 1.04 to upgrade your radio and RadioBootloader version 107 or less.



This has been tested with several Hermes devices without problems, but as always we do not take any responsibility if you fail and lose your data or damage your device. Upgrade at your own risk!!!!!



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