Update HTC Rezound- Ice Cream Sandwich with Leaked 4.0 ICS

March 17, 2012

HTC rezoundIt seems like HTC is trying hard to get Android 4.0 ICS for their device HTC Rezound. The ICS 4.0 has been leaked and from that we came to know that HTC was working to get official Android 4.0 update soon for the masses.

The wait has ended for HTC Rezound users and they can now enjoy the new Android Version. ICS  4.0 with Sense UI 3.6 of has been leaked in an official build. It has Sense UI 3.6 instead of Sense UI 4.0, but the final version will come with Sense UI 4.0

Features of the new Leaked Firmware:

  • Android OS 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • CMAS support added
  • IPv6 over eHRPD supported
  • UI updated to Sense 3.6
  • Caller Name ID app added
  • VMM/BUA plus updated
  • New storage UI (under settings menu)

There are some Issues Resolved like EULA is displayed while changing ping, black bar added in order to partially lock Home screen and etc. This is an official version but is not fully released. It has updated radio which has improved signal, improve battery life.

Rezound ICS OTA

Note: It is an official update, and only compatible for HTC Rezound. Kindly do not try it on any other mobile phone, which may cause damage to the phone. Follow the steps carefully and don’t try anything if you don’t know it.

Pre-requisites:

  • Backup all your data so that if doesn’t get lost, we will be post a tutorial soon on how to get backup data easily.
  • Make sure you charge mobile phone at least 60%, so that it doesn’t gets switched off in between the update.
  • Close all your antivirus software and disable the firewall protection as they interrupt in between the installation process.
  • You mobile must be running on fully stock firmware with locked bootloader. And do not use HTC Bootloader unlock tool.

Installing Ice Cream Sandwich on HTC Rezound

1. Download the firmware by clicking here.

2. Rename it to PH98IMG.zip

3. The file which you have remained should be placed in the root of your SD card.

4. Switch Off your mobile.

5. Start your mobile in bootloader mode by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Power buttons” keys

6. It will automatically start the flashing process.

7. The phone will reboot. Congrats! you’ve successfully updated your mobile to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.

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