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How to Update HTC One X with Jellybean 4.1 Firmware – Tutorial

htc one x logoTime has now arrived to take out your HTC One X smartphone as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install the latest alpha release of Jellybean 4.1 firmware. As of now this Jellybean 4.1 update hasn’t arrived officially but as in when it arrives, we will be coming up with the same. Also, since it’s an initial release, there are things which will work while there are some functionalities which are not yet ported. For your convenience we have jotted down all of them along with the detailed pre requisites and a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware in your HTC One X.

Disclaimer: Please note that this is not an official firmware released by HTC and is an initial build of Jellybean 4.1 release. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions mentioned. Don’t apply this update in your network locked devices or else it may lock the devices or may even brick the device.

As of now this update has just arrived for the International versions and for unlocked devices only, it should not be applied to the HTC One X devices which are powered by at&t and other operators or else it may even brick the device. Over the period of coming days we will be soon coming up with the custom ROM firmwares based on jellybean as well as on ICS.


  • Core System
  • HW-Acceleration
  • Internal Memory usage
  • Vibration motor
  • Activating Bluetooth/Bluetooth search
  • Accelerometer
  • Multi-touch
  • WiFi
  • GPS
  • NFC
  • Light sensor
  • Button backlights
  • Notification light
  • USB mounting

Doesn’t work:

  • Radio *
  • Sound *
  • Google Now *
  • Camera
  • Everything related to the issues above

One X Jellybean Update

Data in your HTC One X should be backed up with the help of below steps. Ensure that you are creating a backup of all the data with the help of below mentioned steps. Once you take the backup, move all the target files in your computer so that just in case even if these are erased, the same can be restored easily. *All the Notes need to be manually backed up somewhere as per your convenience as these can’t be automatically backed up with any apps as of now.

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

Minimum battery charge should be 50% plus so as to make sure that the HTC One X doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Also, enable the USB debugging from the Settings.

Rooting Information: Rooting & Unlocking of the Boot loader in HTC One X is a must so as to make sure that this Jellybean update can be installed. Once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be reclaimed is by re applying the Official firmware update. Download Root Checker app from Google PLAY Store and check whether your device is rooted or not, as this can only be applied on the rooted phones.

So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update of Jellybean 4.1 in HTC One X.

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  1. Rick

    December 20, 2013 at 10:12 am

    HTC One X Jellybean 4.1 Firmware Update Package & Google Apps Package

    Links are dead

  2. Kkkk

    July 17, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    google now, radio and half the sound are fixed now

  3. Vivek Singla

    July 16, 2012 at 10:36 am


  4. Vivek Singla

    July 16, 2012 at 10:36 am


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