ROM images for flashing HTC Desire phones to be used with Softbank network in Japan. They contain some subtle modifications by SB, which make them work much better with the SB network than ROM images which do not contain those mods and tweaks — reception quality is better and battery drain is almost non-existent.
To use these images you will need a rooted phone with ability to flash ROM images from SD card.
Download the file, copy it to the SD card and use Recovery menu to flash.
It’s very recommended to perform nandroid backup beforehand.
HTC Desire – Android 2.2 – Froyo
Images based on stock HTC WWE RUU version 2.29.405.5, with only the necessary changes (I’ve tried to change as little as possible to keep the system stable). These images contain WWE (World Wide English) languages and input methods, which is every European language and many more. Japanese is not included, so for Japanese input I use Simeji (can be installed from the Android Market). Radio update is included within the image.
HTC Desire – Android 2.1 – Éclair
Images are based on original Softbank RUU — they contain native IME for kanji input and “keitai-style” keyboard not seen anywhere else. Unfortunately, they also have some missing functionality compared to the WWE versions, and only two language are available — English or Japanese.
Radio update is not included. There are separate radio ROM images available from another topic on this site, however I did not notice any significant difference between them.
Original stock (unrooted) ROM, not modified in any way.
Original stock (unrooted) ROM with fixed Mms.apk (thanks to jake), which now allows sending and receiving of MMS messages, still unavailable in “official” software releases.
Rooted ROM with busybox.
Rooted ROM with busybox and fixed Mms.apk (thanks to jake), which now allows sending and receiving of MMS messages, still unavailable in “official” software releases.
Rooted ROM with busybox and latest Mms.apk (thanks to jake) + emoji support.
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