Read Information from phone in HTC Desire

How read information by fastboot in HTC phones

In this article, we want to show you how in simple few steps read all information from HTC phone that does not turn on to Android in normal mode or just boot-loop or got any other software problem.
All this data can help a lot when searching firmware for a phone or need fix phone that can't turn normally on.
Almost all HTC phones not damaged by hardware can turn on in a fastboot mode.

Download Necessary Tools

  1. HTC Drivers
  2. Drivers and Adb with Fastboot tools

Installing Necessary Tools

  1. First install HTC Drivers
  2. Next, install Adb mini with fastboot tools setup to get all necessary drivers(adb) and tools.
  • Windows 10 users should additionally go to c:\Windows\inf and search file "wpdmtp.inf" press the right button on it and select INSTALL

Read All Information from Phone In Fastboot Mode

  1. Turn HTC Desire phone in fastboot mode.
  2. Open Command Prompt from start menu with admin right(if windows ask about rights just press YES) Command prompt run
  3. If you do not change the default directory ADB and FASTBOOT files are in C:\ADB
  4. Need to go to this directory by the command:
    • Type cd\ and press enter button.
    • Type cd adb and press enter button.
    fastboot devices
  5. Next use fastboot command:
    • fastboot devices
      and press enter key
      This command check communication with the phone and sure that all drivers are installed correctly. fastboot getvar all info
    • fastboot getvar all
      and press enter key
      This command force phone to give us all information about the firmware version, bootloader status, cid number, phone model id and all other data that the phone can give us.
    fstboot get var info arrow

(bootloader) version: 0.5
(bootloader) version-bootloader:      <<<   Bootloader Version
(bootloader) version-baseband: 3.0.U205561.60412G
(bootloader) version-cpld: None
(bootloader) version-microp: None
(bootloader) version-main: 1.00.401.4    <<<  Phone Software Version 
(bootloader) version-misc: PVT SHIP S-ON
(bootloader) serialno: HT668BW03304      <<<   Phone serial number
(bootloader) imei: 357488077111112      <<<   Phone IMEI number
(bootloader) imei2: Not Support
(bootloader) meid: 00000000000000
(bootloader) product: a56_uhl      <<<   Phone model id needed when search firmware
(bootloader) platform: hTCBmsm8226      <<<   Phone chipset on mainboard
(bootloader) modelid: 2PUK20000      <<<   Model id from Label
(bootloader) cidnum: HTC__034      <<<   CID number needed when searching firmware for phone
(bootloader) battery-status: good      <<<   Battery status
(bootloader) battery-voltage: 0mV
(bootloader) partition-layout: Generic
(bootloader) security: on      <<<   Bootloader security level
(bootloader) build-mode: SHIP
(bootloader) boot-mode: FASTBOOT
(bootloader) commitno-bootloader: 2d0013a9
(bootloader) hbootpreupdate: 11
(bootloader) gencheckpt: 0

That all. We got all the necessary information.

Other Useful Fastboot Command in HTC phones:

  • fastboot reboot
    This command is used to reboot the phone from a fastboot mode to normal use.

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