HTC Amaze 4G – Tutorial to Install Leaked Android 4.0 Firmware

Sanjana May 1, 2012 0

HTC Amaze 4G users seem to have got the ICS luvbyte from HTC in the form of ICS Android 4.0 firmware version. The ICS Android 4.0 version of firmware has got leaked out for Amaze 4G from the house of HTC. Till now we haven’t received any information if this update will roll out officially but ICS lovers can try out the firmware in their smartphone by following the  instructions mentioned in this article.

htc amaze 4g

We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The update procedure is only applicable to HTC

Amaze 4G phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.


You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will enable you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Android 4.0 Firmware

Steps to Update Android 4.0 Firmware in HTC Amaze 4G:

Step-1: Enable USB Debugging Mode in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging” and make sure to tick the option of USB Debugging.

enable usb debugging

Step-2: Download Android 4.0 Firmware from

the Must Have section to your computer and connect your smartphone to the computer via original USB Cable. Place the downloaded firmware package in your smartphone’s internal memory and make sure not to place the file deep into the device else it wont get detected during Recovery mode.

Step-3: After copying is over, remove the connected USB Cable and power off the smartphone to enter into Recovery Mode. The Recovery mode can be entered by pressing the Volume Down button + Power Button simultaneously till the Recovery Mode screen is displayed on your smartphone.

Step-4: Now  choose the options of “Install zip from SD Card” > Choose zip from SD Card”  and select the ICS Android 4.0 Firmware

Package placed in your smartphone. After selecting it will take about 4 – 8 minutes to apply this update.

recovery mode
Step-5: After the update is successfully applied, the smartphone will bounce back to the Recovery screen. In Recovery Mode, select the options of “Wipe data / Factory reset” > “Wipe Cache partition” then reboot your device by selecting the option of “Reboot system now” via Volume rocker keys.

After the update is successfully applied, the device will restart and you are all set to use this new ICS firmware. In case the firmware updation process gets interrupted some where in the middle then you have to restart the process from the beginning by re inserting the battery. Thus you can easily update your HTC Amaze 4G with the latest ICS Android 4.0 version by following the  simple steps mentioned above carefully.

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