Monday, September 23, 2013
Update HTC MyTouch 4G to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10
Nexus 7 has already left behind the sales records of Galaxy Nexus and Kindle Fire. With the launch of Nexus 7 the era of Android Jelly Bean has started and every Android device user is dreaming to have a Jelly Bean powered Android device. HTC MyTouch 4G launched with T-Mobile with 1Ghz Scorpion processor will not be getting the Official Jelly Bean update but xda developer forum member has ported CyanogenMod 10 Jelly Bean on HTC MyTouch 4G. Although the custom ROM is not fully functional and you will be facing some bugs. Developers are trying to repair everything and launch a fully stable working CM10 Jelly Bean for MyTouch very soon. Here is a detailed tutorial about how you can install Jelly Bean custom ROM on HTC MyTouch. Download CyanogenMod 10 ROM Package here Download GApps PACKAGES HERE Download MICROPHONE FIX PACKAGES HERE Instructions to Update myTouch 4G to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10: Step 1. Assuming that you have followed the instruction quite nicely and also downloaded the mentioned zip files from above links so in order to proceed with the process, you need to connect your T-Mobile myTouch 4G to the Computer via USB data cable and place all three packages to the root of the SD card. Step 2. Turn off your myTouch 4G device and boot into recovery mode just by pressing and holding the Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously. Soon, you will boot into the HBOOT mode. Then, using the Volume button navigates to the Recovery and press the Power button to enter into Recovery Mode. Step 3. Once you’re in Recovery mode, make a Nandroid backup of your current ROM for which you need to select Backup and Restore and then Backup. Step 4. Then, select ‘wipe data/factory reset’ and ‘wipe cache Partition’ option to wipe all data from your device. Then, go for ‘Wipe Dalvik cache’ under Advanced option and select it. Step 5. After completing wiping, you need to select ‘install zip from SD card’ and again select ‘choose zip from sdcard’ to browse for CM10_Desire_S_nk111_8-6-2012_port.zip file from your SD card. Then, confirm the installation by selecting ‘Yes ____.zip’ which appears on the next screen. Step 6. Then, repeat the above process twice with the replacement of ‘CM10_Desire_S_nk111_8-6-2012_port.zip’ with Google Apps package ‘gapps-jb-20120717-signed.zip’ and microphone fix package ‘LowMICfix.zip’. Step 7. Then, select ‘+++Go Back+++’ option to return to the main menu and select ‘reboot system now ’to restart your device. Once you complete this your HTC MyTouch 4G would have been upgraded to Android 4.1.1 .