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Android Phone Notes

Update Android G1 (HTC) Firmware

Allow Use without a SIM Card

Configuring the Android Dev Phone to Work with AT&T

Set the APN (Access Point Name) to point to the Cingular service provider. From the Home screen on the Android…

  1. Press the MENU button
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Wireless Controls
  4. Select Mobile Networks
  5. Select Access Point Names
  6. Press the MENU button
  7. Select New APN
  8. Add this information:
    • Name: AT&T
    • APN: wap.cingular
    • Proxy: <Not Set>
    • Port: <Not Set>
    • Username:
    • Password: CINGULAR1
    • Server: <Not Set>
    • MMS Proxy:
    • MMS Port: 80
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 410
    • APN type: <Not Set>
  9. Press the MENU button
  10. Select Save
  11. Turn off phone and install SIM card
  12. Turn on phone and enjoy

Thanks, Kip.

Configuring the Android Dev Phone to Work with PAL2.0

  1. Install the Android SDK. Open a local shell window. Plug in the Android via USB.
  2. Connect to the Android…
    1. % adb root [if necessary]
    2. % adb shell
  3. Copy Thawte_Premium_Server_CA.pem to /sdcard/certs
    1. % mkdir /sdcard/certs [if necessary]
    2. % cat > /sdcard/certs/Thawte_Premium_Server_CA.pem
    3. [Paste]
    4. ^D
  4. Replace/create file wpa_supplicant.conf in /data/misc/wifi
    1. Paste to local editor, set login and password (sigh), then Select All/Copy again
    2. Warning: The next step overwrites the contents of wpa_supplicant.conf. Any existing configuration information will be lost.
    3. % cat > /data/misc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf
    4. [Paste]
    5. ^D
  5. Turn off WiFi, and then turn it back on. If that doesn't do it, then reboot the phone…
    1. % reboot

Thanks, Charlie.

android_phone_notes.1252965892.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/09/14 15:04 by jtkorb