Desire S

How to Update HTC Desire S to Gingerbread 2.3.5 OTA 2.10.401.5 Firmware Version

Pre Requisites:

If you are already well versed with the list of instructions then you can proceed with the same, but just in case if you are new to this process then from the below link you can easily follow the pre upgrade instructions which is the very important thing before proceeding to updating the device with this all new custom Firmware.

Detailed List of Pre Requisites

Now understanding that you have followed the instructions which are mentioned above, you now need to first turn Off the S and also you will need to install the Custom Recovery image. So, let’s check out the same in the next page.

Procedure to Root, turn Off S and to install Custom Recovery Image:

You can turn Off the S and also can install the Custom recovery image by following the instructions which are mentioned in the below link. Also, following the instructions which are mentioned in the below link you can root the device which we will be requiring in the due course of the article.

Detailed Guide on Rooting Desire S and installation of Custom Recovery Image

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  1. Sherif

    February 14, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Does this ROM includes ARABIC language ??
    as it was written multi-language ..

  2. Ankit Sahni

    December 26, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    How do i Upgrade my Desire S ..???
    Current Firmware version is 2.3.3
    HELP ..??

  3. ash

    December 9, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    the screenshots shows the “beats audio” integration support.

    is it seriously present in this modded update? cuz if it is… i wouldnt wait for a second to update my desire S

  4. Carl

    December 9, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    I updated my firmware following the advice on this link, worked brilliantly

  5. theo

    December 2, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    the link for downloading the file does not work! any alternative or mirror?

  6. theo

    December 2, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    Hi guys!

    The link you provided for downloading the OTA file does not work!

    Any other link or mirror to provide?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 4, 2011 at 12:24 am

      we have fixed the download links, please try now!

  7. Rene

    November 29, 2011 at 3:43 am

    Why do I need to Clear Storage?
    I guess that this would remove all contacts, calenders etc.?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 29, 2011 at 1:39 pm

      yes this will remove but e mentioned to backup all your data so that you can then restore! by clearing the cache all the corrupt files get deleted and you wont get force close errors!

  8. joseph

    November 23, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    about the Arabic and Hebrew Patch
    I already have the 2.3.5 from HTC update (official)
    can I install the Patch with S on

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 23, 2011 at 10:25 pm

      no, for that you need to root the device first!

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