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How to Root HTC Evo 4G on HBOOT 2.18 with S-OFF!

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Here’s how to root your HTC Evo 4G on HBOOT 2.18 with S-OFF!

Step 1. Check the Software number on your HTC Evo 4G.  If you have 4.67.651.3 or later, this method will work.  If you have an older version, try the easier root method, don’t need to do this.

Step 2. Take the battery out and back in.  Then boot into bootloader by holding down Volume Down and Power button together.

Step 3. You should see that your phone says “LOCKED (OOW)”, HB

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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Rooted HTC EVO 4G!

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Want a better recovery for flashing new ROMs and more?  Check out the TWRP Recovery, which allows you to use your multi-touch touchscreen while installing, backing/restoring ROMs.

Installation is easy, just flash the TWRP recovery zip file using your existing recovery.

Download TWRP Recovery for Evo 4G here:

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Here’s a video tutorial:

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How to Install Custom Boot Animations on Rooted HTC Evo 4G and HTC Evo 3D!

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For those of you who want to install custom boot animations (I’ve been getting asked a lot), you can easily do it by copying over your desired custom bootanimation.zip file to the /system/media directory using ES File Explorer app.

You can download free boot animations here at AndroidBootAnimation.com.

Most custom kernels/ROMs will support this (such as CM7.1) while some will not.  You will of course need your Evo 4G or Evo 3D rooted with a custom ROM a custom ROM that supports it.  (You can

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MikG ROM v.2.55 + HDMI Mirroring for HTC Evo 4G!

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A lot of people have been asking me that they like MikG ROM the best on their HTC Evo 4G and would like to see HDMI mirroring working, their only complaint.

Well, I just tested MikG ROM v.2.55 with HDMI mirroring kernel from HDMwIn kernel, they work flawlessly together to bring you the best of MikG plus HDMI mirroring.

How to install this?

Same as any other ROM, flash MikG ROM first then the HDMI mirroring kernel (like flashing the ROM).

The HDMI mirroring kernel should work on any version of MikG ROM so you can just flash the kernel also.

And rem

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How to Enable HDMI Mirroring on Sense ROM for HTC Evo 4G!

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Are you on a stock Evo 4G ROM or any Sense-based ROMs like MikG?  Well, now you can get HDMI mirroring on your Sense-based ROM, simply flash the HDMwIn kernel below in ClockworkMod Recovery and you should be good to go.

Download HDMI mirroring kernel here:

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Root for HTC Evo 4G Gingerbread is HERE!

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Well, finally, root for HTC Evo 4G Gingerbread is here!

Step 1. Download Evo 4G Gingerbread rooting files here, this includes everything you will need on Windows-based systems including driver and recovery: (Unzip it to the root folder of your hard disk such as c:\rootevo4ggingerbread.)

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Step 2. Uninstall HTC Sync if you h

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CM7 + Snap Turbo Kernel = Fastest Gingerbread ROM for HTC Evo 4G! [2500+ Quadrant]

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If you are looking for the fastest Gingerbread ROM on Android 2.3.5, not the best but fastest in terms of speed, you might want to give this combo a try, CyanogenMod 7 (Nightlies or Experimental) with Snap Turbo kernel.

Over the weekend, I’ve probably bricked my phone 10 times and tried about 10 different combinations of ROMs and kernels.  It was indeed frustrating because my goal was to find the fastest Gingerbread ROM but couldn’t really find it.

In the end, I looked back at Froyo ROMs and found that Snap Turbo kernel had one of the fastest quadr

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How to Get 4G WiMax to Reconnect Quicker on HTC Evo 3D/4G!

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You know when you are driving, the 4G connections can get a bit iffy on the HTC Evo 3D or 4G. Well, this is because Sprint sets default reconnect time for 4G WiMax at 5 minutes, meaning it won’t even “try” to connect to 4G again until 5 minutes is up.

But we can hack the phone’s WiMax settings to get it re-connected to 4G as soon as it can. This will however drain the battery more but if you absolutely want the fastest 4G (and you can always simply turn off 4G when not needed), you can do this hack.

First, you will need a

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How to Make 3G/4G Internet 20-30% Faster on HTC Evo 4G/3D!

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For those of you who want to go a bit faster, download/upload stuff 20-30% faster, you can easily do it by messing with the proxy settings on your HTC Evo 4G or 3D.

To do this, you will need a rooted Evo 4G or perma-temp rooted 3D.

First, install MSL Reader app from the Market (yes, it’s free) and find the MSL of your HTC Evo 4G or 3D.

Then call ##3282#.

Choose &

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How to (Temp) ROOT Your HTC Evo 3D!

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UPDATE: There’s now Perma-temp root, please read this post instead!

For those of you wondering where’s root for the Evo 3D? It’s almost here.

Permanent root should be coming shortly but for now, we have temp root for the HTC Evo 3D.

What this Temp Root Does:

It gives your 1-time SuperUser access to any rooted app.

You will need to reboot your Evo 3D to get temp root again.

In other words, this temp root method isn’t usable as it

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