How to Update HTC Rezound with Sense UI Powered ICS Android 4.0 Firmware

htc Rezound LogoHTC Rezound users can too taste the flavor of Ice Cream Sandwich for their smartphones as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can apply this update in your device. This update comes at a time when all other phones are getting the ICS Android 4.0 update. But not to worry as we will try our level best to make this article with which you can easily apply this firmware in your device. Please note that this firmware is not the official firmware update released by htc and also is not the update which is 100% stable update. We are really thankful to Rootzwiki who has come up with this ICS update for the users of HTC Rezound. As of now we have no clue on by when official update of Android 4.0 ICS update will be pushed officially but be rest assured as in when the update arrives, we will surely cover the same.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your HTC Rezound.

Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow and then we will check out the detailed procedure in the next page. Please follow all the instructions mentioned below carefully so as to facilitate smoother and safer firmware update of your htc rezound.

HTC Rezound

CAUTION: 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.

Essential Pre Requisites:

  • (Optional) Though it’s not important to root HTC Rezound device and ensure that you have unlocked and S – OFF is gained so as to ensure that device is updated successfully.
  • Now, keep all your data safe, you need to back up all the data present in your phone as in the process of firmware update the data present in your device may get lost or corrupted. With the help of below mentioned tips you can easily backup all the data. Don’t backup the data with the help of HTC Sync as after updating HTC Rezound won’t be recognized by the PC Suite.

Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually
SMS Messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts Stored in Phone Memory – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”.

  • All tools like the Antivirus, Firewall tools which are installed in your device should be uninstalled completely as these tools generally interrupt the process of firmware update. Also, additionally the minimum charge left in the phone should be a minimum of 60% so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, you now need to proceed to next page where we have summed up the instructions to apply this update.

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  1. Patrick

    April 25, 2012 at 4:55 am

    The link for the firmware file isn’t working. Anywhere else I can download this file?

  2. Bartosz

    February 6, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    what will happen with my settings, luncher, theme etc after installing this ROM? Can I somehow restore that as well?

    • Neela Pradeep

      April 6, 2012 at 1:15 am

      all the settings will be lost!

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