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By messagedJunior Member on 9th March You should be able to get to the bootloader’s main screen by selecting Bootloader from the Fastboot screen. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I’ve seen some of this explained elsewhere but I don’t understand how they all fit together.

This seems to have been designed as a sort of last-ditch reflash method, and used to be a part of several manual rooting methods on HTC phones which is now largely unnecessary. Yours is definitely different than my EVO’s, too. HBoot also has the ability to install a properly named and signed zip file if placed on the root of your SD card, which it will attempt to do right after the bootloader has fully loaded.


Also i was not able to include images because of “To prevent spam on the XDA forums, ALL new users prevented from posting outside links in their messages.

You can verify whether device is connected properly by these commands adb devices when booted normally and usb debugging enabled fastboot devices from bootloader.

[Q] Unknown device when in HBOOT/FASTBOOT

Basically, Android device is like a hard drive that has several partitions, which holds the Android system file in one and all the app data in another. There is a related Android Enthusiasts question which also discusses this. I think the reason these got conflated to each other is because Fastboot mode activates by default when you land on HBoot on most possibly all HTC phones.

You can read a bit about the details of fastboot here.


Same in Ubuntu Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. They do exist separately, though, as devices without an HBoot menu can still have a fastboot mode. Do you have Bootloader as an option on your HBoot menu? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Others, however, couldn’t be unlocked with just “fastboot oem unlock” command. To kick things off, let me present my current understanding. It’s originally meant to be a kind of “recovery” mode and so offers a base for hacking.


How to use the Bootloader

Click image to enlarge. It is the first thing that runs when you boot up your Android device. This is definitely a little confusing, though, since what’s really happening is that you’re getting rebooted into HBoot which is then immediately loading Fastboot.

Do you know what partition s the skateboard screen loads from? Hhoot say it’s not really a “mode” because it doesn’t really allow for any interaction, it just loads and waits for you to choose something else from the menu with one exception, see below.

HBOOT is the bootloader, the first thing that runs when you boot up your phone. Or reboot to the bootloader using the fast boot order adb reboot bootloader. I have a good understanding of the basic ideas as hbot Linux user and software developer.

Androjd Deleted Email Thread Page 1 of 2 1 2. See adb reboot bootloader Command worked so you have working drivers Also from your previous posts I can see that you can go to fastboot usb that also clarifies that drivers are working.