How to Install MIUI Custom ROM Update in HTC Evo 4G

Sanjana January 9, 2012 0

HTC Evo 4G finally get the update firmware from MIUI. Yes MIUI Custom ROM Firmware finally brings in the latest Gingerbread 2.3.7 version that promises the righteousness of Wimax to its users. This new firmware comes at a time when HTC Evo 4G were outraged by Cyanogen’s negligence after they had installed it in their devices. Let’s take a look at some of the features of MIUI available for Evo 4G. You need to root your HTC Evo 4G first and then proceed into the updation procedure.

Features of MIUI for Evo 4G:

  • Nano Text Editor
  • Gingerbread 2.3.7
  • Supports Custom Boot Animation
  • Rooted / Busybox / Data App functionality
  • Apps2SD EXT Partition
  • Modified system and frameworks

htc evo 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 updation procedure is only applicable to HTC Evo 4G 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.


You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will 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 MIUI Custom ROM

Steps to Update  MIUI Custom ROM in HTC Evo 4G:

Step-1: Download MIUI Custom ROM from the Must Have section to your computer and connect your HTC 4G to the computer or laptop via USB Cable that you obtained at purchase time. Copy the downloaded zip file to your phone’s SD Card and remove the connected USB Cable after copying is over.

Step-2: Enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > USB Debugging” then download and install HTC Sync Drivers in Windows computers since Linux or Mac based computers are not yet supported. Now disable the fast boot by following the path “Settings > Power > Fast boot”.

enable usb debugging

Step-3: Browse the HTC Beta generator Key site where you will come across an option of  ”Download for Windows” and a file will be prompted to be downloaded. Download it and a notification called “Beta Key” will appear where you need to fill in the details like your operating system, device name, HBOOT version and serial number of your phone. Once you are done, click on “Generate Key”.

beta key generate

Step-4: Connect your device to the computer via USB cable and open the revolutionary beta application downloaded from the above link. Now enter the correct beta key that you got in the above process. The custom recovery image gets installed and S Off is easily achieved thus the phone gets successfully rooted.

Step-5: Power off your phone to enter into Recovery Mode by pressing the Volume Down button and Power button simultaneously. In Recovery mode select ”Install zip from SD Card” > “Choose zip from SD Card” to select the MIUI Custom ROM followed by the Google Apps zip file placed in your phone.

recovery mode

In case you receive an error message as “E: Signature Failed” it indicates that the phone has not been rooted properly and you have to re-apply the rooting procedure again.

Step-6: After the updation process is complete, you will again land up in Recovery mode. Now choose “++++Go Back++++” then “Reboot system now” option to restart the phone.

Thus you can easily update your HTC Evo 4G with MIUI Custom ROM update by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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