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Weekly Q&A: Week 39
It is time for our weekly selection of five questions and answers found on XDA forums, and as this week HTC has been around the top stories. So, we will begin with a related question.
Remember that this Q&A might not be of help to you, but it might still be interesting to read.
Q: Is there actually anyway to obtain the new unlocked bootloader on existing devices?.
A: HTC CEO Confirms EVO 3D Will Have An Unlocked Bootloader One Way Or Another.
- Found in OFFICIAL HTC Unlock Bootloaders thread
Q: Does anyone know of a pattern lock screen for wp7? ive searched these forums , yahoo , google and the market place and only see them for windows mobile and andriod.
A: It’s not possible at the moment, It is said to be coming with Mango update…. till then you have to bare it with all of us
- Found in Pattern Lock For WP7? thread
Q: I have broken my screen but can still use phone. Is it easy to diy fix or dangerous?
A: It’s not easy, there is a video here showing how
- Found in Desire HD, fixing broken screen
Q: I want to change the dpi setting, currently at 240dpi on CM7, how can I go about it?
A: u have to edit build.prop in the System directory. when u open build.prop in text editor, u will see “ro.sf.lcd_density=240″ a few lines down. change 240 to your preferred value. i think i read somewhere that going below 190 is not recommended. don’t forget to reset the phone for it to take effect.
- Found in DHD dpi change thread
Q: I’ve installed honeycomb but cannot seem to save the lcd density after i change it. any suggestions?
A: Manual way, if you are feeling adventurous you can do it manually: Install Terminal Emulator by Jack Plevich and SuperUser by ChainsDD run Term and type: cat /system/build.prop > /sdcard/build.prop
Exit and open the file on your sdcard in your fav text editor app and edit the LCD Density setting. It’s right near the bottom of the file, go back to Term and type: su ‘(should now get a prompt to allow access) rm /system/build.prop cat /sdcard/build.prop > /system/build.prop. Reboot.
- Found in Deall Streak HC LCD Density thread
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