HTC Hero ROM on the T-Mobile G1

By: T-Marco June 3rd, 2009

hero rom on G1Looks like one of the hackers over at the Xda-Developers forums got the shiny new HTC Hero firmware loaded on their HTC Dream (G1). This new firmware for the Android platform supports flash within the browser (crappy tower defense games, etc).

Widget support : we see weather and Twitter widgets demoed here, and there appear to be plenty of others available in the list

Click here to watch the video

here are some instructions if you really want to have the HTC Hero ROM to your G1.  Procede on your own risk.

here’s how to install the leaked firmware on your G1 or Android device:

1. Download
2. Extract “app_s” into your sdcard’s ext2 partition
3. Download
4. Place on regular sd card
5. Reboot into recovery, wipe and flash


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8 Responses to “HTC Hero ROM on the T-Mobile G1”

  1. Greg on June 3rd, 2009 12:40 pm

    Is root required for this or not??

  2. Dalvin on June 12th, 2009 2:34 am

    Yes you do need root for this i just installed the hero rom on my phone today and i love it even thought it could be faster.

  3. Kelly Brown on June 12th, 2009 1:05 pm

    I really like your post. Does it copyright protected?

  4. JR on June 23rd, 2009 11:34 pm

    i dont understand, once all this is on the memory card what do you mean by flash

  5. DEKE218 on June 29th, 2009 9:47 am

    I how those of you wanting the Hero rom go over to XDA and read up on the installation process. Doing it wrong will turn your phone in to a nice little paper weight.

  6. sueños on July 9th, 2009 3:53 pm

    Wen u say extract apps do u mean unzip the file please let me know I want to install hero and this is wy am holding back cus am not sure. One more thing if I allredy have apps2sdcar do I skip this step. Anyone please feel free to send me a message @ thanks in advans.

  7. jeremy on December 30th, 2009 5:16 am

    hey i need help on installing tha hero rom i been trynig for almost 3 weeks now plzz help my email is

  8. Kailee on July 8th, 2011 12:47 am

    This is way more hpeflul than anything else I’ve looked at.

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