Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM for HTC Touch Pro2

HTC Touch Pro2 which is part of the Sprint network has Windows Mobile 6.1 installed by default. If you are looking to upgrade the ROM to Windows Mobile 6.5, you will be able to do it thanks to a custom ROM released by HTC Pedia.

HTC Touch Pro2 Windows Mobile 6.5 HTC Touch Pro2 Windows Mobile 6.5 Welcome Screen

The custom ROM can be applied on devices which are HSPL unlocked. The Windows Mobile 6.5 for HTC Touch Pro2 contains several pre-installed applications including Adobe PDF, Audio Booster, and more.

You can download the HTC Blue Smoke Sense 2.5 ROM CE OS 5.2.21895 (Build 21895.5.0.90) from here.

Ubuntu Running On HTC Touch Pro2

Ubuntu is by far not an OS for mobile phones, however, the latest handsets have hardware configuration which will allow users to run a desktop or netbook OS on mobile phones, few of them being the which can run Debian.

Ubuntu on HTC Touch Pro2

Now, Pocket Now, has come across a user who has been able to install and run Ubuntu on a HTC Touch Pro2. Having a desktop OS run on a mobile handset is definitely a great achievement, and kudos to the XDA forum members for achieving this.

Take a look at the video below to see Ubuntu in action on a HTC Touch Pro2 device.

What do you think about this feat? You can learn more about it at the XDA forum.

Windows Mobile 6.5 on HTC Touch Pro 2 and HTC Ozone for Verizon

Verizon has officially released a Windows Mobile 6.5 update for HTC Touch Pro 2 and HTC Ozone for current users of these cellphones on Verizon Wireless.


The announcement came through a official HTC tweet which was spotted by BGR. The tweet in question links to MR1 Upgrade for both these phones.

HTC Touch Pro 2 users can download the Windows Mobile 6.5 from here. HTC Ozone users can download the update from here.