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[BREAKING] S-OFF Available for the HTC One from Revolutionary

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In light of HTC’s persistent refusal to give in, and stop wasting their customers’ money on their failed attempts to lock down bootloaders, it is rather pleasing to note that the Revolutionary team has made its return to the HTC One forums, to present their early-access developer preview of Revone.

Posted by XDA Recognized Developer ieftm, it appears the Revolutionary team have been busy once again. The current tool is clearly labelled as an early access preview, and it is worth heeding the warnings. That said, this appears ready to use if you have suitable experience in working with command line tools such as adb and fastboot.

The exploit takes the form of a single binary, which is pushed to /data/. . . READ ON »

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HBoot 2.00 Blackrose for Incredible S Now Available

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HBoot in HTC devices is central to the overall development experience, especially if you intend on rooting and unlocking the bootloader your device. However, bootloaders aren’t just for unlocking or flashing RUUs to get back to stock. They can actually be useful for a variety of other things. XDA Senior Member dla5244 has released a beta of a custom HBoot version 2.00 named Blackrose, which is available for anyone who’s rocking a HTC Incredible S.

In order to get started, your current HBoot must be S-Off. Blackrose is feature packed and includes things that you cannot get in a typical HBoot. The features includes:

Removed oem lock, unlock command(because there is no need to unlock)

*.I will rel

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Downgrade Desire S Without Using HTCdev.com

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The well known website www.htcdev.com is slowly becoming the go to website for HTC users who want to unlock their bootloaders and get s-off on their bootloaders. However, sometimes there are easier ways for people who don’t want to register their device with HTCdev and want to have the option to retain their warranty.

It is with this in mind that XDA Member shadi22 has posted a method that allows users carrying the HTC Desire S to downgrade from the latest hboot version so that they can attain s-off without all the hassle of the website.

The tools required are easy to obtain and include:

1.tacoroot
2.misc_version (download attachments below)
3.OLDEST RUU for your “REGION/ BRAND”.. i repeat,

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Enable GSM Phone Calls on Your HTC Jetstream

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As they say, the real fun doesn’t start until your device gets root and s-off and that’s certainly the case with the HTC Jetstream. The device got root just a couple days ago and the modders and developers have gone to work making the already great device even greater.

XDA Senior Member Giblet-dono has drawn up a quick tutorial that will give your HTC Jetstream the ability to make and receive phone calls over a 3g GSM network. According to Giblet-dono, all you need to get started is:

3G JetStream
S-Off (get yours from HTCDev soon!)
Root (get yours from DoomLord)

That seems like a very short and easy list of pre-requisites. Based on the instructions, it seems just as easy as editing your build.prop file wh. . . READ ON »

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S-Off, Root, Recovery and Honeycomb for HTC Evo View

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Livven has already talked about the Honeycomb update and you can find the article right here .

However, there has been new developments and we are happy to update you to let you know that the HTC Evo View 4g can now have Honeycomb, root and recovery thanks to XDA Member globatron .

If you take a stroll down XDA way and take a gander at this thread you can check out this early release of s-off instructions.

As globatron states in the thread,

This is an early version of the S-OFF procedure intended for experienced modders / developers not for general users, if you are neither of these, then it is not intended for you at this time.

So, as the warning states, unless you’re an experienced developer then you should pro. . . READ ON »

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HTC EVO 3D GSM, HBOOT Downgrade!

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S-OFF. Those five characters represent the world to power users. They represent the ability to do whatever you want, whenever you want, without the OEM holding you down.

For many a GSM EVO 3D user, those few characters seemed unattainable. HTC had locked the HBOOT and downgrading seemed impossible. As the months passed, hope seemed lost…

Fortunately for them, a clever chap by the name of navrasis refused to give in. After much research he cracked the code, err…blocks in this case. You see with a little creativity (and a hex editor) he managed to beat the system. See for yourself here.

A word of caution though, this mod is not for the faint of heart. Any time you mess with things on such a low level, you t. . . READ ON »

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