In today’s world Android plays a major role in all kind of smartphones. When android is taken into consideration, there is no good in porting the different kinds of ROM firmware. Now the most famous firmware running around is the latest Jellybean firmware. The jellybean 4.1.1 custom ROM firmware is the one which we going to view in this article. We will guide you to install and update the Jellybean 4.1.1 custom ROM firmware in your HTC Incredible S smartphone.
The main speciality of this Jellybean ROM is that it comes with the list of features which makes the user very convenient in using this firmware. All the pre requisites are mentioned for you to update the firmware successfully without really having any difficulty in updating it. Thanks to the developer named Nikhil, who is an recognized XDA developer and has come up with a brilliant idea in introducing the Jellybean firmware for the smartphones. Jellybean is the AOKP firmware version and the developer developed this firmware based on the Cyanogen mod 10 firmware.
The evolution of jellybean firmware has not only come with several features but also it ropes the importance and betterments of all kind of user interfaces of the jellybean. The highlight of this firmware is that you can customize your device as it is a custom ROM firmware. The user can customize it as their wish and requirements.
To update this firmware, you should root your HTC Incredible S smartphone. Your device may be rooter or may not be. So to verify whether your smartphone device is rooted or not, the special application called “Root Checker” has to be downloaded. You can download this “Root Checker” application from the Google play store and as the name implies Root Checker checks the rooting part of the device or roots your device if its not already rooted. There is a possibility where you can face some problems in video playback but it can be overcome and fixed with some applications like Mobo player and so on.
JELLYBEAN EVOLUTION FEATURES:
As we came to know that the jellybean firmware comes with the various lists of features and they are following,
- Android 4.1.1
- CM10 kernel
- Preinstallation of Superuser and busybox
- Performance built in
- Advance power menu
- Brightness slider on status bar
- Quiet hours
- AOKP wallpapers
- Mute camera sounds
- AOKP statistics
- Battery bar
- Expandable volume panel
- LED options
- Clock location: right, center, disable
- Battery icon: circlemod, bar, text only, icon only, icon + text or none
- Toggles: auto rotate, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi aiplane mode, vibrate, silent, sync, data, 4G, tethering, torch, brightness.
We hear-by clearly tell you that if any damage is done to your device or any part of it Android Custom Firmware is not responsible for that damage . If you Follow Prerequisite and Steps of instruction properly then you will not face any problem, So please follow the given steps properly to be on a safe side. If Any doubt you can clear by adding comment . ( Don,t Miss any step when following tutorial and don,t apply these steps in other device ).Please take your contact and data backup which is important for you if something get wrong with your device you shouldn’t,t loose your important data and you can recover your mobile successfully . You can,t use this steps in other device and other model only on HTC Incredible S.
You should ensure that you have backed up all the datas from your device to the computer, before installing the custom ROM firmware. You should also look into that you are not using HTC Sync to back up your datas becaust HTC Sync fails to detect the custom ROM firmwares.
First you should enable USB debugging mode in your HTC Incredible S device. So to enable USB debugging mode, you should follow the path, “Settings-> Applications-> Development-> USB debugging”. One more thing you have to look after is your battery charge of your device. The battery charge should not be less than 40% during installation. If you fail to keep up the battery above 40% then your device wil be switched off while updating the firmware and again you have to update from the beginning. So better do these precautions measures before installing and updating the firmware.
Disable all your Antivirus Applications or any other program which can cause problem in rooting .
Once you have followed all the instructions mentioned above then its time to move on to the updating part of the firmware. We will see how to update the firmware in a detail and for the convenient of the user we have also provided the images of how the firmware looks in your device.
Steps To Update HTC Incredible S with AOKP Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware
The main thing to be noted while updating the firmware is that to root your device. To check whether Incredible S is rooted or not, you should download “Root Checker”. Incredible S can b e rooted on any firmware and the instructions also given below to root it.
First download the two packages called Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware and Google Apps to your computer. After downloading you have to connect your HTC Incredible S device to the computer using the USB cable. The two downloaded packages has to be placed in the device. Once these done, disconnect the device from the computer and switch off the device to make it to be in the recovery mode. The device will enter into the recovery mode through the boot loader mode.
Now the device has to be booted up. By pressing the Volume Down key and Ok button together(volume down +ok), and pressing the power button simultaneously, so that boot loader mode enters in your HTC Incredible S device. Suppose if it boots in the normal mode, you have to enter it into the recovery mode.
You have to select the option “recovery” in the boot loader mode to make it enter into the recovery mode. Then select “install zip from sd card” and “choose zip from sd card” in the recovery mode. Now choose the application packages called Jellybean 4.1.1 ROM firmware and Google Apps which you have transferred from computer to your Incredible S device. Update time will be around 4-5 minutes. As soon as the device is updated, it will move into the recovery mode screen. Then again to make the device to land in normal mode, select “Go Back” and select “Reboot system now” for the device to be rebooted in the normal mode. The rebooting time will be more than the usual time of rebooting the device. Everything set now, you can experience the new firmware on your Incredible S.
If suppose your HTC incredible S stuck in between during the firmware update process, then you have to turn off the device by long pressing the Power button and start updating the firmware again by following the same procedure.