HTC Evo 3D CDMA – Steps to Install Leaked ICS 4.0.3 Firmware

Sanjana May 10, 2012 0

It’s summer and time to lick on to some ice cream. With all the major devices receiving ICS updates, now is the turn of  HTC Evo 3D CDMA smartphone users. Yes all you HTC Evo 3D CDMA smartphone users heard it right. You can update the latest version of ICS 4.0.3 firmware in your HTC Evo smartphones.

htc evo 3d cdma

It is to be noted that this is not an Official firmware update but is a RUU leak version and applying this firmware will not root the device in any manner. In case you have already rooted the device from before then the rooting access will get cancelled after applying this update.

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 Evo 3D CDMA smartphones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.


Backup all user data present in your smartphone 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 ICS 4.0.3 Package

Steps to Update ICS 4.0.3 Firmware in HTC Evo 3D CDMA:

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 ICS 4.0.3 Package 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 SD Card 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 Boot loader Mode. The Boot loader mode can be entered by pressing the Volume Up + OK button and holding both press the Power Button simultaneously. Re-try to enter into Boot loader mode in case the device boots into normal mode.

Step-4: In Boot loader mode, select the option of “Recovery” to enter into Recovery mode. In Recovery mode, choose the options of “Install zip from SD Card” > Choose zip from SD Card”  and select the ICS Android 4.0.3 update package placed in your smartphone.

recovery mode

Step-5: After selecting the package it will take about 3 – 4 minutes to apply the zip file in the smartphone and when the update is successfully applied, the smartphone will bounce back to the Recovery screen. In Recovery Mode, select the options of “++++ Go Back ++++” > “Reboot system now” to reboot the phone.

If your smartphone refuses to boot up, then remove the battery, re insert and follow the

instructions again from the beginning to apply the update. 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 Evo 3D CDMA smartphone ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware by following the  simple steps mentioned above carefully.

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