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One Last HTC Thunderbolt Software Update Leaks Before Launch

It looks like one last software update has gone out to the HTC Thunderbolt just hours before it goes on sale.  If you are planning on joining the land of the superusers once this bad boy is rooted, then you might want to think about grabbing this latest PG05IMG file.

Download:  PG05IMG

To get your collection of these ready, you’ll want to check out this, this, this, this, and this post.

Via:  911 Sniper

  • DJStormX

    Has anybody flashed this on their phone yet? Its newer firmware than whats on the phone? Could this be the software that fixes battery issues possibly?

  • Anonymous

    Nice article.Thanks for sharing. strategic planning software

  • Anonymous

    Nice article.Thanks for sharing. strategic planning software

  • Lindstra17

    VZ store opens in 40 min first in line for mine ;)

  • Silentrunn05

    can someone tell me what this file is for? It cannot be downlaoded because you need to set up account on a Chinese download page.

    • Silentrunn05

      never mind, I realized what it is….

  • http://twitter.com/Br00klynBallin Ryan Kreutzer

    If you can’t find the right button, its the one that looks like 联通1下载

  • http://twitter.com/Br00klynBallin Ryan Kreutzer

    If you can’t find the right button, its the one that looks like 联通1下载

  • Markmezzano

    Just finished testing demo. You can talk and surf at the same time. Wifi hot spot is gonna be free with unlimited internet. I get one tomorrow at 10.

  • Markmezzano

    Just finished testing demo. You can talk and surf at the same time. Wifi hot spot is gonna be free with unlimited internet. I get one tomorrow at 10.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=78205266 Roberto Sanchez

    Im going to go to sleep right now so i can wake up at 9am and it will feel like 5 mins … ok go!

  • Anonymous

    im getting mine at 8:00 pm :( at least i preordered but i have too because of school

  • Anonymous

    why is this PG05IMG so important to suprusing?

  • Joe

    Any luck getting a website link that is NOT in unreadable chinese?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=78205266 Roberto Sanchez

      exactly, even with the translator there is still not a way to download the file! garbage!

      • http://twitter.com/BiggiePhat JG

        i managed fine…

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=78205266 Roberto Sanchez

          there was one link that looked promising but it required me to sign in … did u log in to anything?

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=78205266 Roberto Sanchez

          there was one link that looked promising but it required me to sign in … did u log in to anything?

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=78205266 Roberto Sanchez

          there was one link that looked promising but it required me to sign in … did u log in to anything?

  • http://twitter.com/v941726 v941726

    the d/l page is in chinese or korean or whatever. is this a joke?

  • THE BOSS

    Anyone know what is the full retail price for it is. My contract isn’t up until Nov. but I want it now!!! Got to make sure I have enough $ in the vault

  • Delorean83us

    Why do the links to these software updates lead me to a site with Chinese or Japanese writing? I don’t know what to download…

    • http://twitter.com/BiggiePhat JG

      google translate is your friend..pops right up on the top of my browser to assist me

  • spiker9

    Just a question, where are you going to buy your phone? At the Verizon store, or best buy? Any perticular reason why?

  • spiker9

    Just a question, where are you going to buy your phone? At the Verizon store, or best buy? Any perticular reason why?

    • DanSke

      As for me, I have a pre-order in at Best Buy, but I’m going to try and get it at Verizon. I would recommend getting it at V over BB if your going to get any kind of Protection Plan with it, as I am going to do. BB doesn’t cover theft/lost/water damage where Verizon does. And the fact that BB can usually take up to 30 days to get the you your phone back is ridiculous to me. Verizon will charge you $99 but I’d rather pay that for piece of mind on coverage and ability to get a phone back in hands ASAP.

      • EvilMonkey

        I think BB covers water, and Vzw doesnt. And, if they can’t fix the phone in store, and do have to send it out, they give you a loaner. With HTC sense, it is kind of hard to loose your phone unless the battery dies and no one finds and charges it. I would prefer not having to pay to get my phone replaced on top of insurance.
        Then again, I’m sure you guys all root your phones so you would have to use a third party app to replace htcsense.com and you wouldn’t bring the phone in to fix something that could be fixed in store.

        • DanSke

          Read the policy at BB, don’t rely on a rep to tell you. They will lie through their teeth to get you to buy anything. (As most of us realized with this whole BB launch fiasco) It clearly says it doesn’t cover water damage in the standard plan. I’ve also read numerous posts where ppl have returned a water damaged phone, mobile sales rep looked at it, geek squad looked at it and wouldn’t replace it with a new one. Majority of the time from what I’ve read from past experiences is they always send it out no matter what. As for the loaner phone..yeah they will give you one after your fork a deposit of 150 bucks over and don’t expect to get your exact phone, instead they give you one that barely does text and calls. So your essentially stuck with a POS phone for at least 30 days. Oh and good luck locating your phone with htcsense.com, I highly doubt there are enough good samaritans out there that will return it to you even if you did locate it.

          Read Verizon’s policy, while you may pay the $99 deductible, its better to cover all your bases and get the phone back in your hands ASAP at least to me. Above all get your facts straight, you may learn a thing or two. ;)

          http://support.vzw.com/faqs/Features%20and%20Optional%20Services/faq_equipment_insurance.html

        • DanSke

          Here is the Best Buy policy, makes no mention of water damage. I wouldn’t risk, but thats me.

          http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?type=page&entryURLType=&entryURLID=&categoryId=pcmcat90900050002&contentId=1043363604723&id=cat12098

      • EvilMonkey

        I think BB covers water, and Vzw doesnt. And, if they can’t fix the phone in store, and do have to send it out, they give you a loaner. With HTC sense, it is kind of hard to loose your phone unless the battery dies and no one finds and charges it. I would prefer not having to pay to get my phone replaced on top of insurance.
        Then again, I’m sure you guys all root your phones so you would have to use a third party app to replace htcsense.com and you wouldn’t bring the phone in to fix something that could be fixed in store.

  • Anonymous

    Had a Verizon rep go in the back to grab a TB for me to mess around with..I gotta say, this sucker is FAST!!! Plus it’s thinner than I thought it was. But the rep was convinced there is a dual core processor in this phone, but i know better =] My only concern, however, is the battery life =/

  • Allaroundglobe

    Called my Best Buy yesterday and they didn’t tell me much, but instead said, “Don’t worry HONEY, we ordered enough.” No appointment, no initiated contact, no confirmation! Pretty frustrating, but I’m still sooooo pumped!!

    I’m upgrading from a LG Dare!

    • DanSke

      You and me both. This LG Dare has served its purpose, but really…I’d glad to be finally getting a phone that can be more than just a phone. ;)

  • Anonymous

    Will be picking this up first thing in the morning.. later on ill begin drinking heavily with this hot chick from my work.. gonna be nice weather here in columbus ohio, for once. What a great day.

    • Keyworker

      Oh man, I have no idea what’s going on right now. Don’t forget to bring a towel.

  • DanSke

    I think they are pumping way too much oxygen into Verizon stores. My rep sounded high over the phone. “Yeahhhh we got da thunnnnddaaa.” Regardless, I got an appt at 9am to see my new beauty. ;)

  • Anonymous

    About TIME!!!! It’s raining and cloudy in San Francisco and I think I just heard some Thunderbolt in the weather prediction today :P

    • carpecervisi

      That’s just the reactor fallout from Japan. No worries.

    • carpecervisi

      That’s just the reactor fallout from Japan. No worries.

  • Cwpit81

    I tried to order one from wirefly and the Rep said it can hook up to HDTV? ? Can someone elaborate for me

    • Fresh

      It has DLNA wireless connectivity… meaning it can stream and share media with your HDTV if the TV has DLNA support built-in… I think there’s also something you can buy if the TV doesnt have DLNA built in too, but dont quote me on that…

      • Cwpit81

        Thanks!

  • http://twitter.com/EvanTheGamer EvanTheGamer

    Yay! Now where is that Droid Bionic System Dump everyone wants!

  • Anonymous

    HYPEBEASTIN

  • Famouzstarzz

    wish vzw would announce its release tomorrow so im not at the store waiting and nada!

  • Stewblock

    I am very new to the android market (rocking my Blackberry Curve 8330), and I have a rudimentary hold on ‘rooting’ and all that it entails.

    So here is my question: is this the ‘stock’ Thunderbolt software? So that if you root your Thunderbolt, will this restore it to factory default?

    Much appreciated :-)

    • http://twitter.com/vdefender Taylor A.

      Ehh.. sorta, but no. Just sit tight and wait a week or two for right stuff.

      • Stewblock

        Thank you, kind sir.

      • DB in the ROC

        Thanks from me as well, TBolt will be my first Android phone, very excited to rehabilitate my atrophied inner geek. :-)

  • Anonymous

    Network error?

  • http://twitter.com/jeffaandrews Jeff Andrews

    It would be nice if they could update the phone with _an hdmi out port_!!!! I really want this phone, but I use my HDMI out on my DX. I might just have to wait for an LTE Verizon phone with that feature.

  • Mrpicolas

    Picking up 2 tomorrow Woot!!!!

    • http://twitter.com/vdefender Taylor A.

      Me twooo haha

    • Anonymous

      Just called my local BB and confirmed that I am #4 on the pre-order list! Woot indeed!

    • 1bad69z28

      Mr P where have you been brother lol :P I was going to pick up one to but thinking about waiting for the Bionic to preview and compare then. Your thoughts?? I do like the HTC withuot that Blur junk and unlocked bootloader to root :)

    • Jeremyan207

      2:30 appt at best buy with screen protector preinstalled = happiness.

  • Anonymous

    Can’t wait to simply get it in my hands, period!

  • Anonymous

    Excited, what time will vzw store open tomorrow?

    • Porno

      VZW stores are closed for St. Patrick’s Day.

      • http://twitter.com/vdefender Taylor A.

        Trollin! He just wants to make sure there is a Thunderbolt at his store!

    • Kevoskee

      Mines open at 10am

      • BFar

        Mine opens at 9am in Los Angeles

        • guest

          8am milwaukee. still undecided on the phone but i will have been drinking for 2 hrs already and that may give me the liquid courage to sway my decision.

          • Keyworker

            9am in Knoxville. You shouldn’t have to drink to sway you to get this phone, I say it’s gonna be sweet. Though I once bought a Macbook after drinking. . . Just going to be hard to give up my OG Droid but I’m keeping it in the family and giving it to my mom. Can’t wait to teach her how to use it, she’s still on a LG EnV 3. . .

      • scadole

        open at 9 am in philly gettin silly

  • ayyeitsalex

    can’t wait to get this bad boy rooted and overclocked

    • Anonymous

      You got that right!

    • Keyworker

      Awwww yyeeeaaa. One on one time with my Verizon Rep. tomorrow. Also, don’t drink and root! Happy St. Patty’s Day!