HTC Droid Incredible – Steps to Update with Ice Cream Senseless Custom ROM
Ice Cream Senseless, an all-new custom ROM firmware version which got released by the courtesy 00McD00 and Div033 developers for HTC Droid Incredible has lot more to offer than compared to the stock ROM. In the due course of this article we will be checking out the same. Please note that this firmware is not developed or released by htc officially and is the custom ROM which will require you to root the phone. In the last article we talked about on how you can install the latest Ice Cream SANDWICH Android 4.0.3 firmware in your HTC Droid Incredible. This custom firmware doesn’t come with the htc sense, so for all those who hate htc sense, here it is.
Please note that there may be some bugs in this firmware version but over the next few coming days we will see an improved version coming up for which you need to stay tuned to AndroidADVICES.COM. Very soon there will be a new version of Ice Cream Senseless v2.0.
Advisory: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.
Disclaimer: Please be informed that this process involves the rooting of the device and once the device is rooted, the warranty gets void. The only way with which you can restore back the lost warranty is by re installing the stock firmware in your phone. We will try our level best to come up with an article with the factory firmware.
Features of Ice Cream Senseless ROM:
-Based on official 4.08 GB RUU
-Includes WildStang83’s stock kernel
-Native screenshot (hold power button+menu button for about 3 seconds)
-Advanced power menu
-Notification quick settings
-Fully customized and ICS themed Rosie
-Custom themed settings menu
-ICS themed status bar
-Galaxy Nexus boot animation
-ICS ported keyboard
-MASSIVELY themed with ICS and Slate pngs…hella sick
-ICS themed dialer (Huge thanks to Devildog8791 for this!)
-Volume-rocker screen wake function
-Volume-rocker song skipping to mods in 3rd post: will replace wake function
-Nexus UI sounds
-ICS app transitions
-Init.d script support
Please be informed that in the process of applying this firmware, there is a possibility that the phone may get bricked, so you need to ensure that you have backed up all the data present in your phone. Just in case if any data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily.
Note: Don’t use HTC Sync to back up your data as after the update, it may or may not recognize the phone after the update as it’s a alpha release.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Notes – Manually save the notes in your mail as these will be lost in the process of firmware update
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
Battery charge left in your Droid Incredible should be a minimum of 60% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
Assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, it’s now time to proceed to the next page where we will be checking out on how to apply this firmware in your Droid incredible.