Mobile based htc phones through an emulation software named haret. From 2nd android bootup onwards these programs will make it easier to load windowsandroid at startup and you can even specify autoboot into android if you wish. How to change your htc hd2 to an android azcentral. Download an hd2 android gingerbread rom, such as mdj gingerbread v0. Start on htcs site to discover your devices official name. Htc hd2 has been one of the most developer friendly devices for a long time now. If you were to readup the forums at xda, several users had feedback problems installing this rom. For those lucky members in possession of the great htc hd2, xda member ksubedi brings the all in one toolkit for leo hd2 nand. Run android on your windows mobile phone howto geek. Just extract to storage card root directory and run haret executable. How to change your htc hd2 to an android your business.
Here i have consolidate every possible resource regarding the installation of the android 4. Run clrcad and haret as usual but from cm6htcleo folder. Change any settings and install any apps you want, they will be saved to. For different reasons, developers so far have not been able to do the same for htc hd2 which by far is the most superior windows phone available today. Android ported to the htc vogue, kaiser, polaris, and nike.
Once you have rebooted then you will have android on your htc hd2. But lot of developers is not still not giving out on getting latest and greatest android rom for htc hd2. Launched in october 2009, the htc hd2 originally came with windows mobile 6. Xda developers had come up with an android port for htc hd2 just days. You cannot sync the files to the htc hd2, but you can use the usb debugging setting so the. Now connect your htc hd2 with the computer and copy paste the dowloaded file to the root of sd card. But htc one x, unlock htc bootloader void warranty and poor htc support make me stay away htc products from now on. Unplug the phone and using the file explorer on htc hd 2, find the files you just transferred, named haret.
The htc hd2, a tmobile offering which runs windows mobile 6. Interested in android but think you need to buy a new phone to try it out. We now hear that android for the htc hd2 is ready for download over at xda developers. Our antivirus analysis shows that this download is. Do you want to test android os on your windows mobile phone. Cyanogenmod 12 is fast, smooth and stable and a plethora of android devices are already enjoying stable builds. For those lucky members in possession of the great htc hd2, xda member ksubedi brings the all. So do expect bugs flying around here and there android 4. Ive spent some hours wading through the forums to find complete instructions for installing the newer android builds using the wm haret. Actually, the new os will run through another software, called haret. Install android, ubuntu on htc hd2 july 3, 2010 july 3, 2010 tarandeep singh xda developers had come up with an android port for htc hd2 just days ago, after it was made possible to create a custom bootloader called haret which is capable of booting any linux based os. So, in just four simple steps to be precise you can. Remember when we informed you last time about android port which was in works for htc hd2.
The htc hd2 has pretty meager specs by todays standards. Guide android on your hd2 from start to finish android. Nov 30, 2011 the htc hd2 leo has become the most multioperating system capable device ever made. Extract the files which you downloaded above in step 1 and copy them into the root folder of your sd card not into. Jan 06, 2015 for those of you unfamiliar with the hd2, it was htcs windows phone 6. Developers have been able to give the htc hd2 the lollipop experience using cyanogenmod 12 rom. Htc hd2 on htc desire hd android new htcsense rom my. Patches have been made though which allow haret to run without crashing. So after a lot of complications, a basic functioning version of android 2.
The smartphone was launched with windows mobile on board and later, the device was. Extract the files which you downloaded above in step 1 and copy them into the root folder of your sd card not into any folder. The htc hd2 leo has become the most multioperating system capable device ever made. Check with the manufacturer or warranty provider first to make sure this process will not void your warranty. How to install android on the htc hd2leo easiest way sd. Connect your htc hd2 phone to the pc, using an usb cable and mount the sd card. So within 1015 minutes your htc hd2 will boot up and there you go you can see that your device is now working on the androids gingerbread operating system and not on lame windows operating system 6. The programs installer file is commonly found as hd2toolkit.
Jun 20, 2011 all in one toolkit for htc hd2 nand users. This pc program works fine with 32bit and 64bit versions of windows xpvista7810. Apr 28, 2011 now hit the haret file and let do it thing. We have previously seen different windows phones like htc touch pro2, touch hd and touch diamond2 running android os through an emulation software named haret. For nostalgia sake, the htc hd2 was launched in november 2009 and came with some mighty big specs for its time, with a 1ghz singlecore processor, 4. First it got gingerbread, then ice cream sandwich, jelly bean and now kitkat thanks to the amazing developers which are keeping.
The htc hd2 is the worlds first windows mobiletoting phone with a capacitive screen, and also packs the worlds largest mobile phone display too. Here is the step by step guide on installing android 2. Aug 15, 2010 all phones deserve a bit of android love, right. The detailed step by step procedure to install android 2. Keep in mind that some features do not work, but that they are working on updates as we speak follow htc linux on twitter for updates. Just on thursday the team who got haret working also managed to get android 2. For those that are weary of flashing different oss on to their devices, fear not because the android ports do not actually replace the current os on. The xda folk have now managed to get around these problems some how and expect that the htc hd2 could soon be running a version of android.
Jun 26, 2010 when haret was used in the past, it basically crashed on the hd2 making it impossible to get android on to the hd2. Android marshmallow for htc hd2 now available unofficial. Jul 03, 2010 i dont have a red button on the back but i do see a yellow looking circle, htc hd2 leo tmobile 6. Put the ubuntu directory into the mainroot directory of your storage card and tap haret executable. Be sure you have 1 gb of free space after copying unziped folder. Then click on the file called haret which will initialize install process. Because of the age of the hd2, there are serval 3rd party bootloaders available, most commonly used. Cyanogenmod is the best rom is you want to enjoy stock android and make your phone look like a nexus. Download this as a cab file and install in the phone memory not in sd card android loader v6. How to install android on htc hd2 or any windows phones easily.
Leo and the build in the tutorial will be the froyo build the htc desire i found this to be the best. Nov 16, 2011 from 2nd android bootup onwards these programs will make it easier to load windows android at startup and you can even specify autoboot into android if you wish. It is the time to fire up windows mobile and negative to sd card or android. Sep 19, 2016 for nostalgia sake, the htc hd2 was launched in november 2009 and came with some mighty big specs for its time, with a 1ghz singlecore processor, 4.
Additional download jmz android dualboot for htc hd2 and enjoy the dual boot os. Jul 03, 2010 android available for download and use on hd2. Haret is needed for booting the linuxkernel so that android can be installed. The hd2 from htc comes preloaded with windows, but if you prefer the android os. Then plug your hd2 into your computer, open hspl3 and follow the instructions. In order to install a nativesd on your windows mobile wm 6. This free software was originally created by kaushal subedi. For those of you unfamiliar with the hd2, it was htcs windows phone 6.
The first step is to download this file, unzip and save the contents on your desktop or wherever your prefer. The hd2 from htc comes preloaded with windows, but if you prefer the android os, you can download it onto your phones sd card and run it on your hd2. Jul 22, 2010 the wait is finally over for htc hd2 owners looking for instructions to port android 2. Check the read me file for other required information. When haret was used in the past, it basically crashed on the hd2 making it impossible to get android on to the hd2. After running the exe file you will need to run the haret.
Just like the android port for iphone 2g and iphone 3g, it is now a reality on hd2 too, with android 2. I have now installed the beta 2 version of the htc desire hd rom with new htcsense ui onto my htc hd2. Put the ubuntu directory into the main root directory of your storage card and tap haret executable. The wait is finally over for htc hd2 owners looking for instructions to port android 2. You can get back to windows mobile by doing a software reset. Jul 06, 2018 but lot of developers is not still not giving out on getting latest and greatest android rom for htc hd2.320 1034 1531 367 581 101 335 1149 182 278 1443 189 1494 110 674 1513 575 688 387 158 832 917 154 1375 852 1096 517 211 1248 351 877 165 617