NexusHD2-Gingerbread V3.1a NAND

Smile [27.Sep.2011][MAG/cLK] NexusHD2-Gingerbread V3.1a (GRK39F) (Android 2.3.6) [tytung_r12]

  • This is a fast, stable, and clean ROM:
    • compiled from the Gingerbread source code of the Google's AOSP Nexus One 2.3.5 (GRJ90 / Android 2.3.5)
    • mixed with Nexus One 2.3.6 OTA (GRK39F / Android 2.3.6)
    • optimized for HTC HD2
    • and released on Sep. 27, 2011 by tytung.
  • Use the latest android-2.3.5_r1 source code.
    • Having a tag name means it is well-tested and stable.
    • Android source code website is down for maintenance so that the latest version is android-2.3.5_r1.
  • Kernel: tytung_r12
    • Support Wi-Fi Calling, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.1x/EAP, native Wi-Fi Tethering, native USB Tethering, unique Wi-Fi/Bluetooth MAC address, Low-power mode Bluetooth, UTF-8, CIFS, Yaffs, Ext2/3/4, NILFS, ReiserFS, BTRFS, and the official HTC extended battery.
  • You can also find the SD version for Windows Mobile 6.5.

This is compiled from AOSP Gingerbread for Passion (i.e. Nexus One) 
and has some modifications as follows.
  • block ads (replaced hosts)
  • add utility and root permission (added busybox, su and Superuser.apk)
  • add 720p video playback (replaced
  • fix camera (replaced and modified source code)
  • fix camcorder (replaced with new cam libs and some .so files)
  • add HSDPA icon (modified SystemUI.apk from source code)
  • add Battery % icon (modified framework-res.apk)
  • add Headset icon (modified framework-res.apk from source code)
  • add Reboot menu (modified framework-res.apk, framework.jar and android.policy.jar from source code)
  • add "Download any file type" support for Browser (modified DownloadProvider.apk from source code)
  • fix USB Mass Storage and USB Tethering (modified vold and services.jar from source code)
  • fix LED Notification (modified services.jar from source code)
  • add "X" boot animation and ringtones from Nexus One Gingerbread
  • add Nexus S Live Wallpaper
  • add the latest Google Apps (Maps, Gmail, Market, etc.)
  • add FM Radio (modified a lots of stuff from source code)
  • add other necessary modifications to make it working on HD2
  • remove Japanese and Chinese IMEs (removed OpenWnn.apk and PinyinIME.apk), etc.
  • Use CWM (ClockworkMod) Recovery, providing the native Android installation and Nandroid backup and restore, to backup and/or update your system easily and safely.
  • It's about 3~5mA battery consumption on standby when turning on WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and Auto Sync settings.

Everything is working.
  • Phone
  • 3G/HSDPA (RMNET is fast and stable for MAGLDR. Or PPP for cLK.)
  • Wi-Fi (Support IEEE 802.1x/EAP authentication and Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi.)
  • Bluetooth (Support low power mode.) (Thanks to Trilu and Charansingh)
  • GPS with AGPS support
  • Network Location
  • 720p Video Playback (H.264 up to 720p with hardware decoding)
  • Camera (5MP)
  • Camcorder (800x480, H.263 and variable 30fps with hardware encoding) (Courtesy of Gpc)
  • LED Notification (Courtesy of Gpc)
  • USB Mass Storage
  • USB Tethering (Use build-in "USB tethering" feature directly or install Wired Tether 1.4.apk.)
  • WiFi Tethering (Use build-in "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" feature directly or install Wireless Tether 2.0.7.apk.)
  • FM Radio

This ROM is better than NexusHD2-Froyo now.
You should have either MAGLDR 1.13 or cLK bootloader on device.
  • CWM (ClockworkMod) Recovery Version via SD card (Flash
    • Installing CWM_Recovery_for_NexusHD2 (135MB system and 2MB cache) to create a space-efficient NAND partition layout designed specifically for NexusHD2 series is highly recommended if coming from another ROM.
    • For Android installation you need to enter CWM Recovery.
    • CWM: backup and restore => Backup you current ROM first. (optional but recommended)
    • CWM: wipe data/factory reset if coming from another ROM or wanting to have a clean installation. (optional but recommended)
    • CWM: install zip from sdcard: navigate to NexusHD2-Gingerbread_V3.1a_NAND_(Android-2.3.6).zip to finish the Android installation.

Installation Guide for MAGLDR 1.13:

  1. Flash MAGLDR
    • Download MAGLDR 1.13 (606 KB)
    • Enter SPL by holding VOL DOWN key while booting the phone. (Make sure you have HSPL.)
    • Run ROMUpdateUtility.exe to flash MAGLDR 1.13 (magldr.nbh).
  2. Flash ClockworkMod Recovery
    • Download (5.0 MB)
    • Enter MAGLDR 1.13 by holding power key while booting the phone, and then select "USB Flasher" via "VolUp" and "VolDown". Confirm key is green "Call" button.
    • Run DAF.exe to flash ClockworkMod Recovery (recovery_3.2.0.0_leo.img).
  3. Flash Android ROM

Installation Guide for cLK

  1. Flash cLK
  2. Flash ClockworkMod Recovery
    • Download (5.0 MB)
    • Enter fastboot mode by holding back key (left arrow) while booting the phone.
    • Run fastboot_install_recovery.bat to flash ClockworkMod Recovery (recovery_3.2.0.0_leo.img).
  3. Flash Android ROM


  • Flash some add-ons below if needed.
  • Flash for Apps2SD+. (2.59 MB)
    • Optional. Flash it only when you install too many apps and the internal memory (i.e. data partition) is out of space.
    • If you ever enabled Apps2SD+, you need to flash it every time when upgrading the ROM.
  • Reboot

You should flash stock official Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM.

Cotulla, TYTung, Hastarin, Markinus, Letama, Rajko, Gauner, Diem, Dan1j3l, RaiderX303, Pongster, Gpc, Cedesmith, Arne, Trilu, Charansingh, Seadersn, Arif-ali, Mdebeljuh, Jdivic, etc.

Please consider making a donation to Cotulla for his great MAGLDR.
Please consider making a donation to Cedesmith for his great cLK.
And if you appreciate my work and want to buy me a drink, please consider making a donation too.

Thank you.

This section is reserved for everyone.
If you can provide any new features via a flashable for CWM Recovery, I will place your name here.
The description is a must when you provide a file.

I don't test each add-on myself, please backup your current system before installing any of them.



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