Update HTC Rezound with Android 4.0.1 Firmware

Sanjana January 21, 2012 0

HTC Rezound users can now update smartphone with a new Android 4.0 custom ROM. This new firmware is also known as Clean ROM as it is claimed to be 99% stable and comes with the cleaned Verizon Stock ROM leak of ICS version firmware with all the HTC and Google Applications till date. Applying this firmware will root the phone which in turn will void the warranty and the only way you can reclaim back the warranty is by applying the default update. We have already covered the detail procedure on how to root your HTC Rezound and update HTC Rezound with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware.

htc rezound

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 not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to HTC Rezound smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Lets take a look at some of the features that come with this custom ROM:

Features:

  • VZW Hotspot
  • ROM Install reboots to fast boot to install boot.img automatically
  • Removed VZW Bloat
  • ES File Explorer
  • No Location Icon
  • Extended Quick Setting

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Pre-Requisites:

You ought to backup all user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you 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 Clean ROM Android 4.0.1 Firmware Zip

Steps to Update  HTC Rezound with Android 4.0.1 Firmware:

Step-1: Download Clean ROM Android 4.0.1 Firmware Zip from the Must Have section to your computer. Connect the smartphone via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time and copy the downloaded zip file to your phone’s SD Card.

Step-2: After you have copied the file to the computer, disconnect the USB Cable from the computer.  Power off your phone to enter into HBoot Recovery mode by pressing Volume up key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously. If the device enters into Normal mode then try to enter into Recovery mode multiple times till you are finally there.

recovery mode

Step-3: In boot loader mode, choose the option of “Recovery” to enter the device in the recovery modeIn Recovery mode choose “Install zip from SD Card” > “Choose zip from sd card” to select the downloaded file placed in your phone. It will take about 15-20mins to apply this update. After the device is updated you will again land up in Recovery mode screen. In recovery mode, select the option of  “++++ Go Back ++++” then choose “Reboot system now” option to reboot the device in ICS Android 4.0.1 firmware.

Now you can restore the back up of all the data created and aslo re-configure the APN and other Settings. Thus you can easily update your HTC Rezound smartphone with the latest Clean ROM Android 4.0.1 Firmware by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

 

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