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Headset Hook Mod Fixes Rezound Headset Inline Controls Bug

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Every phone has its issues. Be it a small bug, battery issue, or other, phones pose a particular challenge to developers because with each new device there is a new set of problems that have to be fixed. For the HTC Rezound, there is an unusual bug that was recently fixed.

Apparently, the Rezound has a problem with inline headset controls, where using the buttons would cause the screen to turn on. This is a problem that the Headset Hook Mod looks to correct. XDA Senior Member GoldenCyn, who released the mod, explains further:

The headset hook mod allows you to use any earphones or headphones that have inline controls and allow you to pause, skip, play from any music source on your phone without the screen turning on. Th

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2.27 HBoot Unlocked on the HTC Rezound

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Unlocking a bootloader is kind of a big deal around here. After the drama that surrounded the unlocking of the Verizon Galaxy S III bootloader, the resultant happiness was more than enough motivation for other developers to get it done as well. For many HTC devices, the current tool for unlocking bootloaders is the now famous Juopunutbear S-Off method. Unfortunately many HTC updates also bring with them new HBoots, which are no longer compatible with Juopunutbear.

However, XDA Senior Member vinylfreak89 has released a tool for unlocking the 2.27 HBoot of the HTC Rezound. The method used is the same as the Juopunutbear, and vinylfreak89 has openly stated that it will be taken down when Juopunutbear is upd. . . READ ON »

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HTC Rezound Added to the HTC Unbricking Project

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A while back, we brought you news of the HTC Unbricking Project. In essence, the project allows for users to restore their bricked HTC devices. For once, we’re not talking about soft bricks, either. The sort bricks this helps fix are ones where the HBoot is corrupted, seemingly making the phone hard bricked. Now, the HTC Rezound has been added to the project as well.

On behalf of the rest of the Unbricking team, XDA Recognized Contributor antp121 has released their work for the HTC Rezound. Much like its prior releases, users will need a Linux installation without Unity, the latest RUU for the Rezound, and of course the bricked device. From there, it’s a long and complicated tutorial that walks use. . . READ ON »

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How to Restore HTC Location and Footprints on the Rezound

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There is nothing quite like flashing a new ROM and finding out one of your favorite applications didn’t make the cut. Usually, this is no big deal, as it’s a matter of installing the application or, at worst, dropping an application into /system/app with a root file manager and modifying permissions. Sometimes, though, the application requires a little more than that—namely the inclusion of libraries. This often happens with proprietary HTC applications. For HTC Rezound owners, there is now a short guide to help get HTC Location and HTC Footprints back onto any ROM has them removed.

The short tutorial, written by XDA Forum Member Budderz, is also a practical guide for restoring any appli. . . READ ON »

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Bootloader Customization Now Open to More S-Off HTC Devices

Bootloader Customizer

Not too long ago, we brought you news that allowed HTC EVO 4G LTE users to customize their bootloaders. The process was pretty cool, allowing users to make their bootloader look however they want—including making it look unhacked. After the initial project was released, users clamored for this to be made available to more devices. The requests were heard and responded to. Now, the plugin has been made available to make the bootloader customizer for a number of HTC devices.

The process for a developer to port this is not hard. XDA Recognized Contributor regaw_leinad, who developed the application and plugin, takes a time out from the stags (yes, that’s really him) to explain how:

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How to Remove HTCLinkify Easily

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For the unaware, HTCLinkify is an application on some HTC devices implemented to  bypass a US Customs import ban. Essentially, it changes the way HTC phones handle alphanumeric entries on-devices.

Since then, developers and users alike have been dancing around whether or not to remove HTCLinkify. While it hasn’t been removed in many ROMs yet, many users have requested its removal. With that in mind, XDA Senior Member AshtonTS posted a simple guide for the HTC Rezound to completely remove HTCLinkify. As luck would have it, the guide is actually compatible with any HTC device with HTCLinkify.

The guide itself is simple. The first step is removing the HTCLinkify apk file using your favorite root ex. . . READ ON »

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Easy S-Off for Amaze, Vivid, Rezound, and MyTouch 4G Slide

Soff Tool Kit

Not too long ago, we brought you news of an all in one tool kit for a variety of devices that delivered permanent root, unlocked the bootloader, installed a custom recovery, and batched installed apk files. There was, however, one thing missing—S-Off. At the time of its release, S-Off was still a dream for many of these devices, but it has since become a reality. HTC Amaze 4G, Vivid, Rezound and MyTouch 4G Slide owners can now enjoy S-Off easily thanks to a new tool kit.

XDA Recognized Developer hasoon2000 has released another decent sized batch of tool kits for HTC devices with the sole purpose of obtaining S-Off easily on the aforementioned HTC devices. Of course, from there you can use the all-in-. . . READ ON »

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HTC ICS Update Schedule Released

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One of the most common questions here at XDA over the past several months has been, “When will my HTC device receive Ice Cream Sandwich?” Now, thanks to a tip from XDA Senior Member neoofoox we have our answer.

Although we previously mentioned the devices confirmed to get ICS from HTC’s blog back in March, it was only recently that HTC finally confirmed their timeline for this year’s releases. According to HTC:

What is the overall timeline of Android 4.0 updates?
The majority of devices will receive upgrades in June and July 2012 and we expect to finish upgrades in August 2012 for all announced devices.

When will my device get the Android 4.0 upgrade?

The target timeline for announced

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Dim Capacitive Buttons on HTC Rezound Running Sense 4

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Capacitive buttons aren’t generally the most tweaked items in the Android hacker’s arsenal. While they can often be too dim, many find them way too bright.

Having the backlight too bright can distract users attempting to use their devices to read or play games in dim environments. After all, it’s a little hard to concentrate with that home button glowing at you. In fact, the capacitive buttons being too bright was a major issue causing light leakage for the HTC Amaze 4G. Now owners of the HTC Rezound can lower their brightness as well.

XDA Senior Member rsage has released an easy-to-install script that will lower the brightness of the Rezound’s capacitive buttons. The idea came when r. . . READ ON »

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