How To Install Android 4.0.4 ICS Firmware On HTC Desire S

If you own a HTC Desire S then Android 4.0.4 custom ICS ROM is now available for it. I can probably say that it is the newest ICS Firmware for HTC Desire S and has got loads of Features to offer for. Exciting isn’t it? And if you are looking forward to install it on your very own Desire S then all you got to do is just follow the installation steps given below:

Requirements Before You Install

  • Turn off all the security systems such as any installed Anti Virus.
  • At least half the charge of the battery is required before you go for installation else installation may fail if no battery power backup.
  • And finally you need to turn USB Debugging on from your device. Just go to Settings->Applications->USB Debugging.

Steps To Install Android 4.0.4 ICS Firmware On HTC Desire S

How To Install Android 4.0.4 ICS Firmware On HTC Desire S

  • The very first thing you will need is to download the Android 4.0.4 ICS Firmware for your HTC Desire S from the download link given at the end of the post.
  • Next, you have to connect your Smartphone to your PC using a USB data cable and transfer the .ZIP file on to your phone’s SD card (external memory card).
  • Once the Firmware is transferred then you have to disconnect your phone from the PC and turn off your phone.
  • Now you have to enter into recovery mode of the phone by pressing these buttons- Volume UP Button+Home Button+Power Button.
  • Next comes the backup, you need to create a backup of your currently installed Firmware by-Backup and Restore –>Backup.
  • Backup is created so that if you face any problem you can revert back to the previously installed Firmware.
  • Wipe cache partition. Go to Wipe Data/Factory Reset –>Wipe Cache Partition.
  • Once the above step is performed next you have to select Install ZIP from SD Card –>Choose ZIP From SD Card in recovery mode.
  • Now select .ZIP file of the specified Firmware from the destinated SD card.
  • It will prompt a dialog box stating whether to install or not. Select Yes-Install your ZIP File.
  • If all the above steps are followed correctly in the specified manner then your new Firmware will be installed within a time span of 5 minutes.
  • Select +++Go Back+++ button and hit Reboot System Now.

download the Android 4.0.4 ICS Firmware

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