How to Update Huawei Honor U8860 with Official ICS Android 4.0 Firmware
Huawei Honor is now being honored with the latest state of art Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update. To a surprise, this is the 2nd straight phone after the Galaxy Nexus to get the taste of Ice Cream Sandwich. Though company has released the files for the ICS build but is calling it as a demo one. Though it’s a demo, our close sources at Huawei say that this is the demo version so as to give its customers a feel about the ICS and based on the inputs from the users, it will be launching the ICS Android 4.1 update.
Since it’s a demo operating system, you will have to revert back to the original version of firmware for which we will also give you the detailed instructions in the due course of this article. Please note that you need to follow the instructions carefully or else you may end up bricking up the phone.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner if any damage happens to your device.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- Backup all the data which is there in your phone memory as there is a chance that the data may get lost or corrupted. With the help of below mentioned tips, you can backup and restore the data safely.
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, 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”
- After backup, you need to ensure that the device is left with an at least of 60% of battery charge so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the process of firmware update.
- Ensure that the phone is on the original version of Huawei Update and not on any of the Crack version or root version of the firmware or else the update won’t be successful. Only the device which ha model number U8860 can be applied with this firmware version, no other phone can accommodate this firmware.
So, assuming that you have fulfilled all the conditions mentioned in the above set of pre requisites, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on how you can apply the update.
Info: The Android 4.0 version for Huawei U8860 the does not support built-in SD card, back up before upgrading your own user data (including the original built-in SD card files, contacts, information, etc.).
So, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see the instructions to apply the update of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 version.