orb3000 · Jul 5, 2011 at 09:00 pm

HTC Desire HD Firmware Downgrade Guide

When HTC released their 1.72.405.3 OTA update for the HTC Desire HD, it could not be rooted and many people got stuck with the stock ROM. Now, thanks to XDA member CuBz90 we have a downgrade method. After this process, you can use any root (+ S-OFF) method you want, your device will be just like any other Desire HD with older build version. Downgrading will completely reset your device to factory defaults, so remember to back up.
The whole process is delicate, so be sure to know what you are doing before proceeding.

Originally posted by CuBz90
Here is a guide to downgrade from 2.37 [100% Confirmed]

Special thanks to har0ld for guiding me through this

1. Create a Goldcard (I strongly recommend using the Goldcard Helper from the Android Market)

2. Download this ROM – Mirror

3. Put the PD98IMG.zip onto the root of your SDCard

4. Boot phone into Bootloader (hold volume down whilst power on), follow the steps and continue to update

Continue reading.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!

orb3000

orb3000 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. @orb3000 News Writer & Forum Moderator @xda-developers. Windows Phone/Android enthusiast, like HTC and flashing! 100% cert. free of i-products Xalapa, México View orb3000's posts and articles here.
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jul 5, 2015 at 11:00 am · no comments

Sunday Debate: Which Factors Caused HTC’s Woes?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on HTC's situation. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below!     HTC is underperforming, and there isn’t much of a way of denying this. In April, their revenue nearly declined 40%, plummeting after the HTC One M9 had...

XDA NEWS
Mathew Brack · Jul 4, 2015 at 05:07 pm · 2 comments

HTC’s New Ad Campaign And What It Really Means

HTC has just released three new blind test adverts comparing app loading speed, audio and selfies. Whilst you are surely astounded that HTC won every time, the tests were incredibly biased and their release shows something concerning about the company and how they are performing in the current market.     One of the many reasons companies tend to utilize blind trials is when they feel that their product is comparable or better than its competitors. This leads to the assumption...

XDA NEWS
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jul 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm · 5 comments

XDA Picks: Best Apps of the Week (June 27 – July 4)

Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and here are our top picks for this week.  ...

XDA NEWS
Share This