Android and framework-res
Remark : This article is very old (every ROM usually display H+/H/3G icons and not only 3G) but it is kept simply because you can apply this trick for framework modifications.
You might have noticed that on some ROMs ("stock" or "vanilla" from the SDK), on a HSDPA network, the icon indicates 3G.
When you look in
system.img), the correct image existed.
How couldn't I see the "H" symbol meanwhile on the custom
(VillainROM) and originals ROM (from HTC) it was possible?
I had my answer from liamstears (dead topic noted on 13/07/02).
You have to use apktools (for Windows download
apktool-install-windows-2.2_r01-3.tar.bz2, put them in the same
folder and launch through CMD.exe
Enter the following command
apktool d framework-res.apk [destination folder]
Once the uncompressing is finished, open the file
Search for the line
and replace false by true.
Recompress it, flash it, you are now able to see H icon.