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FallenWriter · Sep 18, 2012

Windows 7.8 for the HTC HD7!

While Android is the dominant operating system on XDA at the moment, things are finally starting to heat up for Windows Phone users. Even though Microsoft has stated that existing WP7 devices will not be fully upgraded to Windows Phone 8, development has continued to move forward. In particular, the latest iteration of Windows Phone, version 7.8, has now been made available for the HTC HD7, thanks to XDA Recognized Developer dotcompt. The ROM is still in beta form and...

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liwen · Jan 30, 2012

Deepshining ROM For HTC HD7 Updated With 8107 Build And Custom Marketplace

There aren't many custom ROMs for Windows Phone 7 devices because, let's face it, there simply isn't the same kind of need as there was on Windows Mobile (or still is on Android). But nonetheless, with some Windows Phones getting unlocked and everything, custom ROMs have emerged for them, and one of the most popular ones is Deepshining for the HTC HD7. The Deepshining ROM by recognized developer dotcompt has recently been updated to the 8107 build, which fixes some...

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egzthunder1 · Nov 21, 2011

Have You Recently Updated Your HTC WP7 Device To 7740? If So, Check This Out…

By this time, you are probably aware that my picture manipulation skills are less than par, but if you take a quick look at the image on this article, right below the MAC address, I placed a small refresh icon. Weird as it may seem, I do have a valid reason for having done this to a network adapter. However, I am getting a bit ahead of myself, so let me take a quick step back. A few days ago,...

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orb3000 · Sep 9, 2011

HTC Shipped Mango ROMs For A Bunch Of Devices

Here are some interesting news for Windows Phone 7 owners. XDA member Football has informed us that the final RTM Mango shipped ROM´s has been leaked for the following HTC devices: Mozart HD7 HTC 7 Trophy Verizon Trophy HTC 7 Pro It´s getting hard for HTC to keep a close eye on their ROMs with the Mango update rolling on closer. You have to be careful, as any devices with HSPL installed will be bricked if the ROM is installed. In the...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 11, 2011

Android Spotted Running on a HD7

As much as we hate to admit it, we have been dupped before with stories that are too good to be true (Motorola RSA keys cracked anyone?). However, the good people from xda.cn have provided us with a few real surprises in the past. This time, they share a video of  a HD7 running a Sense (what seems to be Froyo) rom. The video has made its way around the globe with tons of speculations about its veracity and whether...

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orb3000 · Jan 12, 2011

Store on the GO for Windows Phone 7

XDA member idloco presents Store on the GO for your Windows Phone 7. This store front will let you browse products on Amazon featuring things like the option to check products reviews, view the product features, add products to cart and purchase products on the cart inside Amazon amongst many others. By now it´s only available in English but the developer will add more languages in future versions. Get it free on the market and please leave some feed back!....

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mic_888 · Jan 1, 2011

How To Upgrade Your HTC HD7 Memory To 32 GB

Do you own an HTC HD7? Fed up with the measly 8GB memory? XDA forum member Wolfman017 has posted a tutorial on how to upgrade to a generous 32GB! Not for the unsteady of hand, you'll need a SanDisk MicroSD 32 GB Card - note Class 2 only as the Class 4 cards are not compatible. Also note that Kingston or other brands are also not compatible. You'll also need a Torx screwdriver size 0.4, a little plastic card, some tweezers,...

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Captainkrtek · Dec 18, 2010

Custom Roms for Windows Phone 7

Most people thought that when Windows Phone 7 came out it would be tough to get custom ROM's for it. On the contrary,  XDA member ansar.ath.gr has developed the first Windows Phone 7 ROM's for the HTC HD7. The installation is pretty straightforward and doesn't look to hard for a user to follow if they have flashed RUU's before. Here is a quote from the OP: Dear forum members, I successfully created and flashed the following two (2) WP7 ROM nbh...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 13, 2010

WP7 First Forums Added – HD7, Focus, and Mozart

Shortly after the unveiling of WP7 in Europe, XDA has started taking steps towards the next generation of Windows Mobile devices. We have had a place for WP7 development and chat for a while now, but since we now know of a few devices that will be hitting the market soon, we decided to give them places for centralized development for each one individually. The three devices (HTC Mozart, HTC HD7, and Samsung Focus) already have some discussions around them...

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WenWM · Sep 24, 2010

HTC HD3 or HD7 Development From Yesterday.

Well guys, yesterday was all about the HD7. The device started by getting sketched up, then finally painted in a nice picture, and lastly losing its name in an actual picture. The HD7, as we have all called it, will be called the HD3. This is not such a big deal, but what is a big deal is the spec sheet that was leaked just this morning by WMPoweruser. The spec sheet pretty much carries over the old things the...

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