How To Update Huawei U8500 to Gingerbread 2.3.2 Firmware – IDEOS X2
For all those who are having a smart phone which is named as the Huawei U8500 now has a reason to cheer as we will now see in the due course of this article on how you can update with latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.2. Please note that this version of the firmware which is 2.3.2 is the beta version and not the stable or the official version of the firmware. Many of the users with this phone requested that they really wanted this update as the current Android version on this phone is the Eclair and has got an update of Froyo 2.2 in some select countries while rest all phones are still sporting the Eclair version.
Please note that this is the beta update and not the final update, so there will be some errors as well as some bugs which will be experienced with this version. We will also come out soon with an article wherein with which you can easily update with the stable version of Froyo which Huawei itself has unveiled some days back. The list of bugs which some of the users experienced ranges from the screen calibration errors to the unable to mount the SD Card when the raw files are selected and also you may even face the issues on the GPS front. Since we are anyways coming up with an article on how you can get back to the stable version, you can take a chance to update your phone with this update.
Please note that for ensuring that the firmware updation is successfully, we are presenting the pre upgrade instructions which are in the next page and then followed by the actual procedure on how you can proceed with the updating of the Huawei Ascend U8500 phone. Please note that you will have to ensure that you are applying this update only on this phone and if you apply this update with any other Huawei phones or even similar looking phones then there is a high possibility of you bricking up your phone or more than half of the functionalities won’t be running or working.
So, let’s proceed for the procedure on how you can update your phone with the same but you will have to ensure that you are you follow every single instruction which is mentioned below or else there is a high probability that you may even brick your phone. In the due course of this article we will see the pre update instructions followed by the list of enhancements which this version of firmware comes along and then last but not the least the actual procedure to update your phone. The only reason this article is lengthy so as to ensure that you don’t miss out any of the rules and regulations of installing the firmware and even a basic user can update with this firmware.
You will have to reconfigure the APN settings after updating the firmware to access the data services and the services as all the Internet APN settings will be reset. You will have to contact your Service provider to get more info on the APN Settings. Not to forget also configure the MMS Settings. Also, we hold no responsibility if anything goes wrong which is an unlikely event if anything goes wrong.