Huawei Honor U8860 – How to Update Official ICS Android 4.0 Firmware

Sanjana December 13, 2011 0

Huawei Honor is the second smartphone after Galaxy Nexus to be honored with the latest update of Ice Cream Sandwichupdate huawei logo Android 4.0 version. Even though the company has released the files for ICS build but it is calling this as the demo version. Even though it’s a demo version, it is capable enough to provide users with the feel of Ice Cream Sandwich. As it is a demo operating system, you have to revert back to the original firmware version that is also covered here. Huawei has announced that based on user’s feedback, it will launch the official Android 4.0 update.


You must backup all the 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:

 Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware Package

Steps to Update  Update Huawei Honor to Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0:

Step-1: Download Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware package from the Must Have section to your computer and connect the Huawei Honor to the computer via original USB Cable obtained at the time of purchase.

Step-2: Copy the downloaded zip file to the SD Card of your phone and be sure to copy the Zip package to “dload” directory in your phone. After copying is done, disconnect the phone from computer and power Off your phone.

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Step-3: Boot your phone into idle mode and tap on Menu button to choose the “Settings” > Storage > Software Update > SD Card upgrade > Select “OK” to perform the upgrade operation. When the screen displays “Upgrade Complete” it indicates that updation process is complete. Wait till the phone gets restarted and a boot animation as “Unicom” will be displayed after 3mins and the entire process will finally conclude.

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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 for Huawei Honor  phones so do not try it in any other devices as it might not be reversible and would harm the device by blocking it.

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