Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on HTC EVO 4G

Posted by Stefan on December 24th, 2010 in Cell Phones | No Comments

Popular Android smartphone OS is credited with a latest version as Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Latest upgrade brings many improvements and developments over its predecessor. Luckily this Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade is available for HTC EVO 4G unlike many other latest Android smartphones.

We will outline the steps involved in upgrading the Android 2.3 Gingerbread in the HTC EVO 4G.

As a first step of this process, download the Bootable Gingerbread ROM. This ROM is currently available to download from the XDA-Developers forum and it’s under continuous development process. The latest build for this purpose available as build 4 and there is a chance that it might improve further when you download it for your device.

Once after download of the ROM is completed, then connect the phone to the computer via USB port. Now, mount your SD Card. Copy the downloaded ROM to the root of SD Card and do not copy it into any sub folders.

Reboot the handset into recovery mode and keep the volume down for the handset. Power button of the handset should be kept pressed. Now, take the nand back up with the help of menu and follow the given instructions. Now, wiping the phone is necessary and for this follow the instructions provided in the menu.

Select the flash zip option from the SD Card once after the handset wiped cleanly. Now, locate the ROM that was coped over the SD Card and confirm the same through following the given instructions. Once after finishing the entire process, then reboot your HTC EVO 4G.

Now, yours HTC EVO 4G have Android 2.3 Gingerbread installed successfully. Sometimes there is a chance for few bugs as this is an early version. These bugs can be easily eliminated with the help of XDA-Developers forum and approach them.

The downloaded ROM will come up with needed instructions for the installation. Menu will provide the necessary instructions for this purpose whenever it is needed.

Download link for the Gingerbread ROM for HTC EVO 4G below:

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