September 18, 2010 | by Lars Aronsson
A month ago we did a comprehensive tutorial on getting Android to run on Windows Mobile devices. If you got an old WinMo phone lying around that you no longer use, you can probably have some experimental fun with it by replacing Microsoft’s mobile OS with our green Android. Likely the biggest and most ambitious project to port Android 2.2 Froyo to Windows Mobile handsets – XDAndroid, has now gotten a final release.
The XDAndroid port is compatible with a series of HTC WinMo devices powered by Qualcomm hardware, including HTC Touch Pro (Raphael), Touch Pro2 (Rhodium), Touch Diamond, Touch Diamond2 (Topaz) and HD (Blackstone). People are also working to modify the port to work on other phones, such as the very first Xperia: the Sony Ericsson X1.
The final XDAndroid release is faster and more stable compared to earlier versions, and the Chinese and Japanese IMEs and signed release packages have also been added. For instructions on how to get the XDAndroid Froyo port running on your Windows Mobile phone, head over to the porting project thread at the xda-developers forum or visit the official website.