Ever since the release of the 2.1 update for the device, owners of the CDMA (Sprint) variant of the popular HTC Hero have been begging for someone with the know-how to finally root the new firmware successfully, thereby opening the door once again to custom ROMs for people who have updated their phone.
Taking inspiration from the EVO rooting method, XDA member regaw_leinad has finally got root access on his Eclair-running Sprint Hero (with credits going to many other hard-working members as well) and he has been kind enough to show everyone else how to do it.
A clear guide to rooting the device has been written in this thread, featuring helpful screenshots that should make the process even easier to complete._________
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