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Haroon Q. Raja · Dec 19, 2012

LG Optimus 3D & HTC Droid Incredible get PACman ROM

PACman ROM seems to be on a roll. After making its way to popular devices including the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, MyTouch 4G Slide, Samsung  Galaxy S II, HTC Desire S and Desired HD, T-Mobile Galaxy S III and HTC One S, the popularity of this blend of CyanogenMod, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid seems to be increasing. The latest devices to join the PACman club are LG Optimus 3D and HTC Droid Incredible, getting fully working ports courtesy of XDA Senior Members berni987654321 and zachf714 respectively. For those of you...

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Former Writer · Apr 30, 2012

Fix Nandroid MD5 Mismatch Woes

Creating a Nandroid backup is very highly recommended for any Android user looking to root and modify his or her phone. For the unfamiliar, Nandroid saves an image of every partition on your device to your SD card. When in trouble, you can simply restore a Nandroid backup in your custom recovery. Nandroids can thus solve numerous problems such as bad ROM flashes and bootloops, provided that you have a recent backup. So, what happens if a Nandroid backup you...

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Former Writer · Feb 23, 2012

Root and S-Off for the HTC Incredible With HBoot 1.02.0000

Getting full root on HTC devices has been a virtual Merry-Go-Round. Certain HBoots can be rooted, while others cannot. Even worse, the actual rooting and S-Off methods often change as well. Luckily, this is XDA, and we always find ways around these issues. XDA Senior Member cmlusco has posted a new root method that promises to work for the HTC Incredible with HBoot 1.02.0000, giving users full root and S-Off. The process itself is long. Very long. With more than 30 steps and including...

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liwen · Jan 17, 2012

HTC Adds Bootloader Unlock Support For Desire Z, ChaCha, Aria, DROID Incredible, Status, T-Mobile G2

HTC has taken to Twitter again to announce that several new models are now supported by the company's official bootloader unlocking solution. The devices that were added are the HTC Desire Z, ChaCha, Aria, DROID Incredible, Status and T-Mobile G2. As we said earlier, HTC is making pretty good progress in getting as many device bootloaders unlocked as possible, which we can only applaud. You own of the aforementioned devices? What are you waiting for, head over to HTCdev to...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 22, 2011

Change Your Kernel Without Flashing A New One Thanks to IncrediControl

The joy of flashing a new kernel has its pros and cons. For starters, the pros are that your device will likely be getting new fixes for hardware support like camera support, wifi, etc, as well as improved device handling capabilities such as overclocking, undervolting, increasing volume levels, adding openVPN support, and so much more. On the other hand, the cons of constantly flashing your devices with new kernels is that it becomes tedious and time consuming. Plus, sometimes newer...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 1, 2011

Boot Up To 4 Different Roms With DualRomX2

Flashing roms is always both fun and tedious at the same time, a necessary evil if you will. Choosing between roms, unless you have one absolute favorite, is a constant battle with one self. How would you like to be able to boot up to 4 different roms at any given time without flashing them? If you have a Droid Incredible, then you are in luck because XDA member Conap has released a new version of DRX. In case you are...

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Sam Caplat · May 23, 2011

Stock Kingdom Gingersense 3.0 Ported to Droid Incredible! — Incredible!

This is a highly anticipated development, which will definitely not go without substantual recognition. If you've been keeping up with developments surrounding the new Kingdom Sense 3.0, you'll know that a mission was started more than a month ago to fully port the OS base to any other device that was humanly possible. And after all of that waiting, I have good news for you Droid Incredible owners: an Alpha development is here! XDA member incubus26jc brings us a stock...

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TheRomMistress · Feb 24, 2011

Statusbar PulldownMod for CyanogenMod 7

With the continual development of Cyanogen Mod, occasionally you may run into outdated mods and morphs. Luckily, XDA member rori~ has continued development on his Statusbar PulldownMod morph and has provided us with an update for use with CM7 . Whether your phone is HDPI or MDPI, you can benefit from this clean and practical notification bar. According to the developer, this morph can be used with all nightlies after CM7 RL1 and has been confirmed working with the following phones: - LeoGingerBread - Nexus S - G2 - EVO - Desire...

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egzthunder1 · Feb 23, 2011

HTC Incredible S Port for HTC EVO and DInc Now Available!

When the best just keeps getting better, one can't do anything other than watch in awe as it happens. One of the newly announced devices from HTC, the Incredible S, has had a dumped RUU for a couple of days now. Our devs, in their eternal quest for perfection decided that it would be a fun project trying to port this new dump onto other devices. XDA members myn and incubus26jc, who are largely recognized for their work on the Vogue,...

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mic_888 · Jan 11, 2011

Pulldown Notification Widget Mod For Virtuous ROM

If you own an HTC Droid Incredible and happen to be running the Virtuous ROM by XDA forum member rmk40, you might want to check out this mod by XDA member klittle81. The XDA member has put together an addon for the Virtuous ROM (v 3.2), which will give you the notification toggle widgets along with all updated notification icons. The mod also includes the updated email and music apk's found in the latest release and can be flashed using recovery....

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egzthunder1 · Oct 25, 2010

Desire HD Rom Devs Rejoice – Kernel Sources Released by HTC

Earlier today, we saw a thread in the HD2 section that called our attention. As it turns out, the Desire HD kernels have finally been released by HTC for everyone to dig into and play with. What does this mean? It will have a nice domino effect, starting from the Desire HD itself. Official kernels act pretty much like a base rom in WM terms, as it can be used as a guide and/or source to improve performance on the...

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mic_888 · Sep 20, 2010

Animated Flip HTC Sense Clock Ported from Desire HD

Following from the recently leaked Desire HD system dump, the animated HTC Sense flip clock has already been ported - and confirmed to be working on the Droid Incredible. The new clock features numbers that actually flip down as each minute and hour passes and XDA forum member thatdudebutch has posted a link in the forum to download the zip. Note that you must be already running HTC Sense for this port to work.  Moreover, your cached prior HtcClockWidget.apk signature...

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ElCondor · Sep 18, 2010

New HTC Sense Features to be Ported Soon

As XDA member dealer75 leaked the ROM of the currently unreleased HTC Desire HD, we can expect that the new enhancements in the Sense interface of this phone will be ported to other devices very soon. This Froyo (FRF91) ROM contains a lot of new features that make Sense much better. Some highlights: HTC Sense can be run in Landscape now The recent applications box is now part of the notification drop-down menu More camera options that make image manipulation easier...

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ElCondor · Sep 10, 2010

Rotary Lock Screen with Music Controls for Sense Droid Incredible

Want to control your music without having to unlock your device? With this new mod by member ihtfp69, now you can. The mod not only offers music controls  (back, previous, play and pause ) but also enables the rotary unlock button and menu unlock for Sense. According to the developer, this is the first time this has been accomplished on Sense framework for Froyo. The mod is only available for a few ROMs for the Droid Incredible, but we are expecting...

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ElCondor · Sep 10, 2010

How-To: Create Your Own Flashable Incredible Splash Screen

Although the splash screen only shows up for a few seconds when booting your phone, that doesn't mean that it is not important for the whole design experience. A nice looking splash image really refreshes the phone. Now, there are a lot of custom splash screens available, and there are many to choose from. However, there might be just one specific image you really want to have as a splash screen. XDA member deficitism created a guide to make this...

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Ben Elliott · Aug 27, 2010

Froyo Arrives on the HTC Droid Incredible!

HTC has just confirmed via Twitter that today will indeed be the day that owners of Verizon's Droid Incredible will finally get a taste of Froyo, as an official update rolls out across the US.  This announcement comes amid strong speculaton that such an update was imminent, and by the time you read this article the package should be available for download to your device. Although unofficial, Froyo-based ROMs have been available for the Droid Incredible for some time, the...

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orb3000 · Aug 14, 2010

Tamagotchi Game for Android

Do you remember The Tamagotchi? A handheld digital pet created in Japan in 1996 that sold more than 70,000,000 units world-wide as of 2008. XDA member Whoareyou presents Tamagotchi for Android devices with HVGA/QVGA/WVGA resolutions. Four different games are presented by developer: Tamagotchi Angel, Tamagotchi Monster as the main ones, the other two versions are very similar and still on developing stage, so if you like them please leave feedback so future versions can be improved. Originally posted by Whoareyou...

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ElCondor · Aug 13, 2010

Motorola Droid 2 Multitouch Keyboard Ported to Many Android Devices

The Motorola Droid 2 had just been released, and XDA member invisiblek managed to port the Multitouch keyboard from the Droid 2 to many Android devices, such as the Motorola Droid and the Droid Incredible. Thanks to the multitouch function, this keyboard should allow for a much better typing experience. You can install it via recovery on your HTC Droid Incredible, and it should work on the following ROMs: CM6 Nightlies/Tests (Droid Incredible) jdfroyo v1.9 (Droid Incredible) Skyraider 2.? (Droid...

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ElCondor · Jul 14, 2010

Detox Desire: Sense Theme for Desire and Droid Incredible

Browsing the forums, we came across this very nice HTC Sense theme by XDA member cubanaso. Inspired by GTX, the theme delivers a great clean look with nice white aesthetics. You need to flash it from Recovery, which means it will only work on rooted devices. Originally, Detox Desire was created for the HTC Desire by cubanaso, but XDA member USAsokr decided to make the theme compatible with the Droid Incredible. However, some changes have been made to the design, so the...

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ElCondor · Jul 13, 2010

Red Sense Theme for Droid Incredible

One good thing about the Android interface, is the ability to skin it. The common Android interface is somewhat boring, and although rumors tell us the interface will be completely revamped in the next version, a lot of people think it could definitely use some fancy eye-candy. XDA member jonnybueno created a red theme for the Droid Incredible, which includes hundreds of redrawn graphics. All these graphics fit each other perfectly, which creates a great overall look. Originally posted by...

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