How to root and install custom roms on your phone. 1.) Connect phone to computer with USB and select “Mount” so the phone is visible to the computer 2.) Right click the removable disk and format (fat32) (I recommend the full format and not the quick format 3.) Download and unzip the RC29 (http://g1upgrade.com/DREAMIMG-RC29.zip) or RC7 (http://g1upgrade.com/DREAMIMG-RC7.zip) image file. Copy the DREAMIMG.nbh file to the SD card. (RC29 for US, RC7 is for UK) 4.) Once the files are copied [...]
Archive for the ‘HTC Dream’ Category
Ok, so you have firmware v. 123099 and wanna have root access… no problem. Here’s how. QMAT public (free) version used to succesfully downgrade with WM device: qmat_424.zip, md5: 7f0ccd1b52072bc2a6d594393f2ce348. The new version of QMAT can create a Goldcard only in the paid version. Buy it or get the old one somewhere else (Google/Bing search it). Requirements: – Micro SD card formated FAT32 (128 MB to 2 GB), Sandisc cards may not work (but worked for me). – Connected Windows [...]
Sometimes it is necessary to have the stock Android image loaded on your phone. In this tutorial, we show you how to do that. Following the steps in this article, your phone will be restored to the official image issued by T-Mobile.
One of the greatest advantages of the Android platform is that almost anything is possible with the right access. In the Android world, that means “root” access, which, for those unfamiliar with *nix operating systems is the master admin account. In this tutorial, we will walk through the process of gaining root access to your T-Mobile G1 (a.k.a. the HTC Dream) step-by-step.