Posted by Jayce Ooi as Software
Energy ROM is my favourite custom Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM. But it is not updated for long long time like most of other WinMo 6.5 custom ROM. However, there is one custom Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM is still being updated in year 2013. Yes, Artemis Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM for HTC HD2 is the one. It is based on HTC LEO-S 3.14 (Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 AKU 18.104.22.168 – Build 29077) and HTC Manila Core v2.5.20221228 (HTC Sense 2022). And supports multiple languages like English, French, German, Italian, Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish and Denmark. And of course, it has lot of goodies and nice features added in. If you still in love with Windows Mobile 6.5, you can try it out…
Artemis Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM for HTC HD2
Rest in peace HTC… Oh, I mean my HTC HD2. Good bye, my very first smartphone. HTC HD2 was a great piece of hardware back in year 2009 (check out my HTC HD2 unboxing). It is the best developer friendly smartphone ever. Yes, you can run stock Windows Mobile 6.5, Windows Phone 7, Android, Ubuntu and Meego on HTC HD2. I don’t think there will be a phone that can do so in the future.
The ledendary HTC HD2
Posted by Jayce Ooi as How to
How to Install Android on HTC HD2? There are several type of Android for HTC HD2 like SD card Android, NAND Android in MAGLDR format, CWM format and cLK format. CWM NAND Android ROM is the most common ROM for HTC HD2. And I prefer it because I can use Nandroid to make backup and restore. There are several components needed to be installed before you can use NAND Android. But it is not hard to install them when you can follow my step by step video guides.
Do take your time to study these guides. Then install them one by one. You need all these components in order to use CWM NAND Android with A2SD+ support.
Posted by Jayce Ooi as How to
ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) for HTC HD2 is a must installed tool as most of the NAND Android ROMs are in CWM zip format. You need to use ClockworkMod Recovery to install these zip ROMs from SD card. Besides, ClockworkMod Recovery can make full system backup and restore using Nandroid. ClockworkMod Recovery v1.3 will be installed into NAND memory, therefore MAGLDR v1.13 is needed. Please follow step by step video guide to install it.
There are 3 partition layout sizes for ClockworkMod Recovery v1.3 ~ 150MB, 250MB and 400MB. Which partition layout size of ClockworkMod Recovery should I use? Depending on what type of ROM that you plan to use, you should choose the partition size based on the following.
Can’t find the partition size you require? Follow this guide to create your own custom one – How to create custom ClockworkMod Recovery partition size for HTC HD2?
Follow this guide – How to Install MAGLDR v1.13 on HTC HD2? (Video) to install MAGLDR if you don’t have it yet.
- For Windows XP users, follow this guide to fix USB init failed ~ Info: .\RSPL\RSPL.cpp (723) issue.
- ClockworkMod Recovery v1.3 only work on MAGLDR v1.13 and not older version.
DFT LEO MAGLDR Bootloader is the bootloader that supports NAND Android and Windows Phone 7. Both HTC HD2 and T-Mobile HD2 are supported in MAGLDR v1.13. The latest MAGLDR v1.13 supports Android Recovery (AD Recovery) which put ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) in NAND memory instead of SD card. How to Install MAGLDR on HTC HD2? Just follow my step by step video guide to install.
Note – Your operation system like Windows Mobile 6.5 will be deleted when you install MAGLDR. Everything in your phone will be deleted. Do make a backup if you want to keep them. Do transfer all the data like contacts, calendar, SMS out first before install MAGLDR.
Please follow these guides to install SPL-2.08.HSPL and Radio that support 576 MB RAM if you don’t have them. How to Install HSPL4 on HTC HD2? (Video) and How to Install Custom Radio v2.15 ROM on HTC HD2? (Video).