HTC Hero CDMA best Kifno’s Sense ROM is released and available for free download. Kifno’s ROM is publish on XDA forum by senior Android developer. Developers claims that Kifno’s is one of the fastest/speedy Sense ROM for HTC Hero. There are many scrape apps are removed from the ROM and many useful apps are added in this ROM. Follow the below instruction carefully to install ROM on your Android device.
Backup important data before flashing ROM (Nandroid and Titanium Backup and SD CARD!).
Create a SD card partition with at least 512 Mb of extra space.
Wipe every thing.
Download HTC Hero CDMA Kifno’s ROM from here.
You have option to reinstall all removed app from stock. You can reinstall all removed app here. Once ROM is loading you will see no widgets or anything at all but the black boxes and the missing widgets speech boxes just move between screens for about 3 seconds and then go into apps drawer and back to home screen and those will be gone. It is up to you as to what you want on your ui now as far as widgets, shortcuts, wallpaper etc.
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