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HTC Whitestone

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HTC Whitestone
Whitestone
HTC Whitestone.jpg
Model Number: See Page
Design
Device Type: Phone
Manufacturer: HTC HTC-icon.png
Release Date: Feb. 2009
Operating System: Windows Mobile Windows Mobile-icon.jpg
Dimensions: 4.65" (L) x 2.43" (W) x .55" (H)
Weight: 5.3 oz
Display
Display: 3.6, 480 x 800 (wxh), 262K-color TFT LCD, touch screen
Hardware
Chipset: 528 MHz Qualcomm MSM7600
RAM: Not Known
Internal Memory: RAM 288 MiB ROM 512 MiB
Memory Card: microSD
Technology
Networks: Digital Dual (CDMA,PCS) /1X, EVDO /Rev.A GSM Quad Band (GSM/GPRS/EDGE)WCDMA / HSDPA / HSUPA
Connectivity
Wi-fi: Not Known
USB: Not Known
Bluetooth: 2.1+EDR
NFC: Not Known
GPS: yes
Camera
Video out: Not Known
Camera: 5mp
Secondary Camera: no
Battery
Battery: 1500 mAh Lithium-ion
Other features
Additional Features: FM radio


Intro

HTC Whitestone / HTC Imagio
Official Website: htc.com
Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Specifications

Model: HTC Whitestone
AKA: HTC Imagio, HTC Touch 2 CDMA

Technical

Network: Digital Dual (CDMA,PCS) /1X, EVDO /Rev.A GSM Quad Band (GSM/GPRS/EDGE)WCDMA / HSDPA / HSUPA
Bluetooth / WiFi: 2.1+EDR, 802.11 b/g
Camera: 5MP
Display: 3.6”, 480 x 800 (wxh), 262K-color TFT LCD, touch screen
GPS / LBS: Standalone
Headset: 3.5 mm
Memory: 512MB / 288MB (256MB Device + 32MB MSM), SD Card supported
Picture Messaging: Yes
USB: Yes
Platform: Windows Mobile 6.5

Physical

Dimensions: 4.65" (L) x 2.43" (W) x .55" (H)
Weight: 5.3 oz

Battery

Capacity: 1500 mAh Lithium-ion
Talktime: 350 minutes
Standby: 324 hours

Links & Guides

Internal Links


XDA-Developers Imagio Forums


External Links

Official Website
Manufacturer Hotfixes and Software Updates
User Manuel (English)

Flashing ROMs

Hard-SPL

Hard SPL download is available Here

Flashing your device via Active Sync (For the First Time)

  1. Install Hard-SPL to your device by following the instructions here.
    1. This needs to be done to flash a ROM to your device which is not created from your provider (or HTC if you own a device with HTC branding).
  2. Search this forum for the ROM, you like to flash. Then download and, if needed, extract it.
  3. Check, if your Radio-ROM matches the new ROM. If you don't find any information in the ROM's thread don't mind. You can update your Radio ROM later if you gain any problems.
  4. Make sure, your devices battery status is NOT LESS than 50%.
  5. Connect your device to your computer and wait until activesync/Windows Mobile Device Center recognizes it
  6. Last chance to synchronize and/or backup files. All files and databases will be deleted after performing the next step!
  7. Optional Optional If you want to save your text messages and/or eMails and/or contacts, use a tool like PIM Backup
  8. Execute the .exe file you downloaded with the ROM. (If the ROM you downloaded only comes with an nbh file, download the CustomRUU for Whitestone HERE
  9. Follow the instructions and DO NOT disconnect your device until flashing is finished.
  10. Disconnect your device from your computer.
  11. You need to delete the old activesync/Windows Mobile Device Center partnership, because it thinks, your device is not the same as before... and it is right ^^. Deleting an old partnership is only possible, if the device is not connected
  12. Optional If you want to change the name of your device, do that now by clicking Start > Settings > System > About > Device ID. Enter the new name of your device and click on Ok.
  13. Connect your device to your computer, create a new partnership and synchronize. Then configure your device to your needs and if needed install additional software.

Flashing device using Active Sync

  1. Download your preferred Rom from the Imagio ROM Development Forum
    1. You may need to un zip / rar the file if the chef compressed it.
  2. Make sure, your devices battery status is NOT LESS than 50%.
  3. Synchronize and/or backup needed files / PIM data / Contacts. All files and databases will be deleted after flashing the rom.
    1. DotFred’s PIM Backup back-ups your contacts, email, calendars, tasks, text messages and more.Download DotFred's PIM Backup here.
    2. SPB Backup is NOT recommended. It will cause problems upon restore.
  4. Remove SIM and MicroSD Cards
    1. Removing the SIM is optional, but removing the MicroSD is a MUST!
  5. Turn phone back on and wait until it syncs with your PC.
  6. Run the CustomRUU.exe or other EXE file from the ROM’s Folder.
    1. If there isn't one included, download it HERE.
  7. Follow the onscreen instructions and DO NOT disconnect your device until flashing is finished.
  8. Disconnect your device from your computer.
  9. Wait for the device to complete the customization procedure.
  10. You may now turn off your device and replace SIM and microSD cards.
  11. Turn phone back on and set up as required

Flashing device using Storage Card

  1. Make sure your microSD is Formatted to fat32.
    1. You don't have to delete all the files, but it's safer if you do.
  2. Download your preferred Rom from the Imagio ROM Development Forum.
    1. You may need to Un- zip / rar the file if the chef compressed it.
  3. Make sure, your devices battery status is NOT LESS than 50%.
  4. Go to the ROM's Folder and rename the .nbh file to WHITIMG.nbh
    1. This may have already been done for you.
  5. Copy the WHITIMG.nbh file to the root of your MicroSD Card
  6. Insert MicroSD Card into the phone
  7. Enter the phone's bootloader. Instructions:
    1. Power down the phone.
    2. While holding down the VOLUME DOWN button, Power the phone back on.
    3. Continue holding the VOLUME DOWN button until the TRI-Colored screen shows up. At that time, release the button
  8. Follow the On Screen instructions to start the update
    1. Press the power button to flash the ROM to the device.
  9. After flash has completed, press the reset button with the stylus to reset the device.

ROMs

Shipped ROM

ROM Whitestone VERIZON WWE 1.08.605.11 Thread Link

Custom ROMs

EnergyROM
MyCleanImagio
Project Orange ROM

Imagio Resets

Soft Reset

• Press and hold the End/Power button until the menu pops up then select "power off", hold down the button again to power back on.
~OR~
• Remove the battery cover and press the little red button labeled "reset".

Hard Reset

If a soft reset doesn’t solve problems with the HTC Imagio phone, you can perform a hard reset. This will wipe all data off the phone and restore factory default settings.

  1. While the phone is off, press and hold Volume Down + Talk/Send + End/Power.
  2. When the device displays a message about wiping the data, release all 3 buttons.
  3. Press Volume Up to complete the hard reset.

Applications

Windows Phone Apps
HTC_Imagio_System_Keyboard System / Keyboards A-Z