Get Android on Your HTC Windows Mobile Phone (Sorta)

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In this video we show Android 2.0.1 (Eclair) running on an HTC Touch Diamond2. While the Android installation is running from a Linux bootloader and isn’t stable enough for day-to-day use (not to mention the lack of support for cellular data or WiFi), it’s super easy to get going and allows you to experience a lot of Android from your Windows Mobile device. If you’re running a Touch Pro2 or Touch HD, we’ve got some love for you too. We hope that one day we’ll be able to do a real port of Android on Windows Mobile hardware, but for now, there’s the emulator. See the download links below that come from XDA.

Touch Diamond2

Touch Pro2 (v1.6)

Touch HD

Instructions:

1. Download the files and put them on a storage card on your device

2. Run Haret.exe, and wait about five minutes

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About The Author
Brandon Miniman
Brandon is a graduate from the Villanova School of Business, located near Philadelphia, PA. He's been a technology writer since 2002, and, in 2005, became Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow, a then Windows Mobile-focused website. He has since helped to transition Pocketnow into a top-tier smartphone and tablet publication. He's so obsessed with technology that he once entered a candle store and asked if they had a "new electronics" scent. They didn't.