How to Update HTC Evo 3D GSM with Jellybean 3D 4.1 Custom ROM Firmware

htc evo 3d LogoGSM version of HTC Evo 3D users can now install the latest firmware version of Jellybean 4.1 update. Please be informed that this is not an Official firmware update released by HTC but is a custom ROM firmware developed by XDA Senior Member Ubuntuz. Since this firmware is in the early stages, there are some features which work but there are some which doesn’t work. We have summed below on what are the features which doesn’t work. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow along with the detailed list of instructions with which you can apply this update. Unfortunately there won’t be any official release of the Jellybean 4.1 firmware update released by HTC and also due to hardware limitations there won’t be any Official firmware release yet.

Please note that this firmware can only be applied on the rooted devices and on the GSM version of HTC Evo 3D device. You can check on whether the device is rooted or not by downloading the app called “Root Checker” from the Google PLAY Store. If your device is not rooted, then you will not be able to apply this update.

Features which doesn’t Work:

  • Camera
  • WiFi
  • USB Mounting
  • Backlights only work when changing brightness
  • 3D


Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions carefully mentioned in this article, we should not be held responsible in any manner if your HTC Evo 3D doesn’t boot up or gets bricked due to not following the instructions.

Don’t use HTC Sync to back up all the data so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps manually. Please note that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
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

From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, you need to enable the USB Debugging option. Also, disable all the security suites installed in your device as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.

So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update.

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