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[Q] Android ROM Htc Touch HD

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By janitaelisexb, Junior Member on 8th May 2011, 12:27 PM
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Is there a ROM Upgrade (ANDROID 2.1 or 2.2) for HTC TOUCH HD?
I know there are some files like haret.exe but i like to do it with this
program: rom update utility
( you can search it on google images)

I have upgrade my HTC TOUCH HD to htc touch hd with sense
and now i like to do that but than with android!

Is that possible????

Thanks a lot

and so sorry for my english !!
8th May 2011, 03:57 PM |#2  
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no, currently there is no complete stand alone nand android rom for the blackstone since it is not yet stable and many features are not working (like bluetooth or 3.5mm). but afaik it is being worked on so there might actually one day be a full android rom for the nand instead of the sd card.
8th May 2011, 07:02 PM |#3  
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11th May 2011, 07:28 PM |#4  
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I'm sry about my question (and my english, just got "school-english-skills" from Germany, a few years ago ), tried to do the search but found nothing I'm able to understand...

A good friend of mine has a HTC HD Touch (Blackstone?) and wants to flash a "stable" Android Version on it. I'm able to flash the HTC Magic, Wildfire, Desire & co. but I'm not able to understand what I've got to to, wich files I need and what I should do with that.

Could anyone help me ? Linked files that I need and a short instruction would be very very great !

(Please do me a favour and don't say something like "use search" and so on, I need to understand what I have to do with wich files )

Many thanks in advance
13th May 2011, 07:18 AM |#5  
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There is no flashable android rom for Blackstone yet
13th May 2011, 01:05 PM |#6  
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exactly. as of now, there is no android rom for the internal flash (nand) to replace the current windows mobile os. but there are still ways to get android working alongside winmo, by simply putting it on the sd card.
basically, what you need is a rom, haret and ts-calibration+startup.txt.
for the rom itself, there are dozens of different roms around this very forum section. look for the most recent ones and compare them by the features needed. some of them hardly have any support for the blackstone hardware, when it comes to camera, sound, BT, 3.5mm jack, calling... and are purely for fun and apps, some others are more suitable for everyday use. make sure to read a few posts of user feedback to get what you want.
most roms come with their own haret package (the winmo program to boot android), which, like the rom itself, needs to be extracted to the sd card root.
ts-calibration is the file needed to store the touch screen calibration, so you don't have to align it yourself, which can be tricky in android.
startup.txt stores the boot commands, which can be altered to your needs, have a look at a few of them and pick the best one (which seems difficult at first, but you can search any command in there to find out what it means). some come with overclocking or different values which can speed up or slow down the device, it set wrong.

and, to sum it all up, here is a tutorial thread describing the whole installation (well, copy) process:
it is not completely up to date, but you can use the same tutorial, the same haret, ts-calibration and startup for other, newer roms, like blazn 2.2.2 or whatever you want.
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