Android Honeycomb (3.0) might be designed for tablets this didn’t prevent some developers to port the new OS to existing phones including the HTC EVO 4G, the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Droid Incredible. While it is not usable as your main OS yet, it is nice to see developers might give us an early release of Honeycomb to play with.
Please note that we won’t be responsible if you end up bricking your device. Rooting or customizing your device can be risky, if you follow the instructions you should be fine!
All the credits for this hack go to RiotMAC, AndroidBall and the folks @ http://t3hh4xx0r.com.
Before you start you will need a rooted device, you can find more information about it in the following articles:
- unrevoked 3.3 now supports latest HTC EVO HBOOT (HTC EVO 4G and HTC Droid Incredible)
- How To Root Permanently your HTC Desire HD
It is a bit sluggish but remember this is an early release, it can only get better!
You can download the HTC EVO 4G ROM on XDA @ [ROM-DEV] ||Honeycomb on EVO||Alpha||SpyderHoney||Honeycomb Android 3.0||2/17/2011||. spyderdreams and AndroidBall are working on it, see the changelog below:
Many things are broken like
wifi (working on fix)
App drawer(works but needs resizing)
Things we have got to work
Bottom buttons (although needs some work still)
You can download the Honeycomb port for the HTC Droid Incredible @ http://t3hh4xx0r.com/?p=1350 and the HTC Desire HD port of Honeycomb @ http://t3hh4xx0r.com/?p=1353.