Updating an unactivated Thunderbolt?

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by Dewed, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Dewed
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    Is there a way to update an unactivated Thunderbolt to Gingerbread? Software Update > Check New ... doesn't work since I can't connect to Verizon.

    I really like the Thunderbolt. But I'm just using it as a beefed up ipod lol. Everything works but the phone.

    Thanks
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    try using on wifi ?

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    Or if you have another Verizon smartphone ..you can call Verizon and temporary switch your num to the thunderbolt meanwhile?

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    Wifi doesn't work. To get the update that is.
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    Its gotta be active to use the ota program, but you could download the android police 605.5 leak and just rename the file and flash via bootloader. Make sure you don't want any of the data though if you still use it via wifi.

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