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Root [CDMA] Need help about installing custom ROM on HTC EVO 3D

Hi guys,

I dont know much about rooting and installing custom ROM but I want to flash my ROM with a custom ROM. I have already done rooting my device with S-On. My HBOOT version is 1.49012. I didnt find any clear method to flash my ROM with custom ROM. Can anyone help me to install a custom ROM by providing me the process and please inform me about which ROM I should install.

Please help me.
Thanks.
 
Can I install custom ROM with S-On ?

Yes. Unlocked S-On is roughly the same as S-Off. It's not as easy to flash things, but nearly anything you can flash with S-Off you can flash with S-On unlocked. Note I said "nearly". Somethings you can't (radios, for example).

So, for step by steps: Go to EVO 3D GSM Android Development - xda-developers and pick a ROM for your device. I'd recommend staying away from ROMs that are said to be for Rogers unless you're on Roger's service.

Put these files on your SD card. I typically have a ROM folder that I put my ROMs into and a subfolder of that specifically for kernels. But you can put the files anywhere.

I'm assuming you know how to reboot into recovery using fastboot? If you boot into your recovery using fastboot, you can then flash anything you have on your SD card without issue. If you have wifi problems, then use this tool: http://androidforums.com/evo-3d-all...h-kernels-recoveries-normal-android-mode.html

To flash:

Make a backup

Clear cache partition.

Go to Advanced > Clear Dalvik cache

It's also recommended to wipe data/factory reset, but not always necessary.

Then install from Zip > Find your ROM zip and install it.

After that's done, reboot. Reboot will take about 5 minutes because you cleared the cache. This is normal.
 
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Yes. Unlocked S-On is roughly the same as S-Off. It's not as easy to flash things, but nearly anything you can flash with S-Off you can flash with S-On unlocked. Note I said "nearly". Somethings you can't (radios, for example).

So, for step by steps: Go to EVO 3D GSM Android Development - xda-developers and pick a ROM for your device. I'd recommend staying away from ROMs that are said to be for Rogers unless you're on Roger's service.

Put these files on your SD card. I typically have a ROM folder that I put my ROMs into and a subfolder of that specifically for kernels. But you can put the files anywhere.

I'm assuming you know how to reboot into recovery using fastboot? If you boot into your recovery using fastboot, you can then flash anything you have on your SD card without issue. If you have wifi problems, then use this tool: http://androidforums.com/evo-3d-all...h-kernels-recoveries-normal-android-mode.html

To flash:

Make a backup

Clear cache partition.

Go to Advanced > Clear Dalvik cache

It's also recommended to wipe data/factory reset, but not always necessary.

Then install from Zip > Find your ROM zip and install it.

After that's done, reboot. Reboot will take about 5 minutes because you cleared the cache. This is normal.


Thank you very much. Yes I know how to reboot into recovery using fastboot. Do I need to backup from recovery?
 
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Sorry for disturbing you again & again. If I flash my device with new custom ROM by recovery then is that all I need to do or is there anything else I have to do? And if I install custom ROM then is there any way to get back to my original or previous ROM?

If you follow my instructions that said to clear the cache and dalvik, flash the ROM (and maybe a kernel if you so desire), and reboot, yes, that is all you need to do. It is also recommended to make a backup (called a NANDroid) and then also factory reset (also called wipe data) before installing a new ROM.

If you make a backup, you can return to the previous ROM. If you want 100% stock, you can flash a RUU.
 
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