HTC Sensation – Procedure to Update InsertCoin 5.0.2 ICS 4.0.3 Sense 3.6 Custom Firmware

Sanjana March 6, 2012 0

HTC Sensation gets more sensational as it receives a new update. This new update comes with the salient and latest features of ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware along with Sense 3.6 and AD FREE Script. This new custom ROM is known as InsertCoin 5.0.2 firmware. Here we have come up with a simple tutorial on how to update this new firmware along with a quick glance at some of its special features.

htc sensation

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 updation procedure is only applicable to HTC Sensation smartphones that are network unlocked so do not try it in any other devices as it might not be reversible and will harm the device by blocking it.

Let’s take a look at some of the special

features that come with this new update.

Special Features:

  • Base: 3.32.401.3 Final RUU
  • Deodexed
  • Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3
  • Improved SQLite
  • APKs optimized to speed up and reduced memory footprint
  • Rooted
  • Init.d support
  • Ad-free
  • GPU Acceleration on
  • HTC Sniffing Tools removed
  • Enhanced GPU configuration
  • System mounted as RW with barrier=0 option
  • Loads of tweaks and optimizations

insert coin update


Pre-Requisites:

You must backup all 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 Insert Coin 5.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3

Steps to Update ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware in HTC Sensation:

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

enable usb debugging

Download Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from the Must Have section to your computer.

Step-2: After downloading is over, connect the smartphone to the computer via USB cable and move the firmware zip file to your phone. Do not place this file deep in any sub-folder else it may not get detected.

Step-3: Power off your phone to enter into Recovery mode by pressing Volume Down Key + Power Button simultaneously. When the phone powers on, choose “Boot loader” option by pressing the Power button.

recovery mode

Step-4: In Recovery mode, choose “Backup and Restore” to create a back up of the existing working ROM then select “Wipe data/factory reset” > “Wipe Cache partition” to clear all cache present in your device. Next choose  ”Install zip from SD Card” > “Choose zip from SD Card” and select the  “Super Wipe Package Script” followed by Insert Coin 5.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 Custom ROM Firmware File placed in your phone.

Step-5: After the device is updated with this custom ROM, choose the option of  “Reboot system now” to reboot your phone. In case the process gets stuck somewhere in the middle then, you have to re-apply the entire procedure again from the beginning. You can now restore the back up of all the data created and also re-configure the APN, Internet and other Settings.

Thus you can easily update your HTC Sensation smartphone with Insert Coin 5.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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