How to Update Huawei MediaPad with Official ICS 4.0.3 Firmware

Huawei LogoSo for Huawei Media pad users, here comes great news for all you guys as we will be checking out in the due course of this article on how one can easily update their device with the latest version of ICS Android 4.0 firmware version. This all new update comes at a time when most of the users were on the Honeycomb 3.2 firmware version. This all new ICS version really enhances all the options and settings as it further fine tunes the overall user experience and performance. Top of all, you can also get an all new Camera as well as Gallery app which is the best part of this ICS Update.

Please note that this is the Official ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware update released by Huawei and is not any custom or beta firmware. With the help of this article, you can easily apply this update manually. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow and also we will be checking out on what is a detailed guide with which you can apply this update.

Disclaimer: Neither AndroidAdvices, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.

Essential Pre Requisites:

  • Though there is no advisory issued by Huawei on whether the data will be lost or corrupted in the process of applying this firmware, it’s highly recommended to back up the data with the PC Suite or manually with the help of below mentioned steps. Just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be easily restored with the help of below mentioned steps.

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 charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Enable the USB Debugging in your Huawei media Pad  from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
  • Disable all the antivirus suites in your computer and uninstall the same in your device as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.

After following all the above mentioned steps, it’s time to head to next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this ICS Android 4.0.3 update in your Huawei Media Pad.

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  1. Flemming

    May 23, 2012 at 4:13 am

    Upgraded to android4 (from 3.2) but now it can’t connect to my router (authentification problem) Anyone experienced the same issue, and how to solve it?

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