The T-Mobile mytouch 4G is a smartphone designed and manufactured by HTC Corporation. For all users of HTC my touch 4G has a good news that they can install Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware. This is not an official firmware released by HTC and there are no chances of releasing ICS.
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HTC mytouch 4G Specs:
The HTC mytouch 4G runs on Android 2.2 Froyo but it is upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. It is powered by 1GHZ Scorpion CPU, Adreno 205 GPU and Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset. The phone packs with 3.8 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 480×800 pixels and having a pixel density that is 246ppi.
It comes with 5 megapixel rear camera and VGA front facing camera. Other features are optical trackpad, HTC sense UI, 4GB storage, 768 MB RAM, microSD card slot upto 32GB, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, bluetooth, microUSB, A-GPS and document viewer. The HTC mytouch 4G has the battery life upto 1400 mAh battery.
Please note that carefully, this update can only be applied by users who are on Rooted Firmware, if non rooted you cannot apply this update.
Things Which Works:
- Boots Without any issue
- Video Playback
- 3D Acceleration
- Video Playback
- SD card
- 3D Games
- Many more features
Things Do Not Work:
- USB Mount
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Prime Requisites :
- Take Backup of your Android device contacts, your apps and your accounts associated with it.
- Make sure Your Android device is atleast 50% charged so that it can’t get switched off.
- Make sure that data cable is properly connected.
- Disable Anti virus and other tools in your computer.
Note: If you have already updated mytouch 4G with any of the custom ROM then you need to enter into recovery mode and select “ Wipe data/factory reset”, “Wipe Cache partition” and after this you need to select “reboot system now” to restart the phone. Additionally, you need to clear the Dalvik Cache from the recovery mode from the advanced option.
How To Install Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware On HTC mytouch 4G:
Step 1: Enable USB Debugging mode on your device, You can do this
Settings> Applications> Development
Step 3: After downloaded, copy the two downloaded files to your phone SD card.
Step 4: Then disconnect the phone from computer, turn off the phone and enter into recovery mode.
Step 5: The boot loader mode can be entered by pressing Volume Up key + OK button and holding bot simultaneously press the Power Button.
Step 6: After entering into boot loader mode, select the option “Recovery” to enter the device into recovery mode.
Step 7: In recovery mode, Navigate to “Install zip from sd card” and then select “ Choose Zip from sd card” to select the ICS file as well as Google Apps which you have placed in your phone.
Step 8: Once the update is successfull, the device will land up in recovery mode screen. In recovery mode screen, select Go Back and select the “reboot system now” to reboot the phone.
Congracts! You have successfully Installed Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware On HTC mytouch 4G.
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