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HTC Hero upgrade

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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
According to the HTC website they have started pushing the update over the air to HTC branded Heroes.

I have an orange branded Hero, can i root it and install the stock HTC firmware and have this update pushed to me?
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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
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#1
I don't understand that
The version on hero|support is 2.73.405.xx
I have a hero, on 3, and done nowt to it, that has 2.73.771.73 which i know is the 3 specific build
Why do we have to go back, to go forward?
That on the hero support page does confuse me......

Look at the release date too: 2009-09-11 (having said that, it might be a typo cos the other 2 releases do have today's date)

Just tried to download the EU version, entered the serial number and got back,

[COLOR=Red]Sorry, this software download is not suitable for your device.[/COLOR]I think i'll wait :)
#2
you answered your own question.. it is a three specific build. the orange one is .61 or something like that.

i dont know i they are pushing the update only to the htc branded phones.
#3
I'm good at doing that and rubbish at other's questions :)
I did read that 3 and orange were doing more tests but then, have read in other places, someone has received the FOTA on Orange.
Like i say, i think i'll wait, the phone has worked superbly since i got it and not sure how much better 2.1 will make it; if it ain't broke and all that?
Make sure you back up but you know that already :)
I've used Astro backup for the phone and sms backup and restore for texts
But i've read that all stuff is synced with google anyway
#4
boydent999
I'm good at doing that and rubbish at other's questions :)
I did read that 3 and orange were doing more tests but then, have read in other places, someone has received the FOTA on Orange.
Like i say, i think i'll wait, the phone has worked superbly since i got it and not sure how much better 2.1 will make it; if it ain't broke and all that?
Make sure you back up but you know that already :)
I've used Astro backup for the phone and sms backup and restore for texts
But i've read that all stuff is synced with google anyway


2.1 is great, i will finally get back some apps (specifically my run trackers) that i had on my 1.6 g1.
im actually pretty desperate to get it!

i dont really have much data to back up, my contacts are synced to google and my sms are backed up with sms backup... my apps i will just redownload and reconfigure :P
#5
Are you saying 2.1 is here? Ive downloaded the upgrade app after entering my serial, if I install that will it change my custom rom to stock then update itself over the air to 2.1?
#6
end of the month for the actual upgrade according to here http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/33740/htc-hero-update-lands-europe

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