My touch 4G by htc smartphone won’t be getting the Official Jellybean 4.1 firmware update but not to worry as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install this latest release with the help of simple instructions. All thanks to the team cyanogen mod for developing this firmware of Cyanogen Mod 10. Though this update is still in its early stages, you can make sue of the same and can test the same. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on what are the functionalities which work and what not along with the detailed guide on instructions and quick pre requisites. It was the last time when we saw on how you can Update HTC my touch 4G with ICS 4.0 Firmware.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible if your device falters or gets bricked due to not following the instructions as mentioned in this tutorial. So, ensure that you are following all the instructions mentioned in this article.
Before applying this update, you need to ensure that the device is rooted and is installed with the Clock Work mod recovery image. To check on whether your phone is rooted or not, download the “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store and check the same.
- It’s highly recommended to back up all the data present in your Xperia device as there is a possibility that the data might get lost / corrupted. Don’t make use of HTC Sync for backing up the data as it may not detect your device on the rooted / custom rom firmware
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”
- Ensure that the USB Debugging option is enabled which can be done from the Settings > Development Options. Also, the battery level in your my touch by HTC device should not be less than 60%. Also, disable all the security suites installed in your device like Antivirus tools etc. as these may interrupt the process of firmware update.
- If you have already updated the my touch 4G device with any of the custom ROM then you need to enter into the recovery mode first and need to select “Wipe data/factory reset”, “Wipe Cache partition” and after this you need to also select “reboot system” so as to restart the phone.
So once you are done with all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head to the next page where we have summed up the detailed guide on how to update your device with this Jellybean 4.1 firmware update.