HTC Wildfire S Gets CyanogenMod 10, Based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Another day, another CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) build, the CM10 has been arrived for the HTC Wildfire S, it based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it gives you fully Jelly Bean experience, this build features theme manager, lock screen shortcuts, weather widgets and notification bar toggles. The Jelly Bean also adds number of new features such as new keyboard, Google Now app, notification bar and much more, thanks to recognized XDA developer member benjamingwynn.
The CM10 is still in beta stage, so bugs can be expected, apps that use the text to speech lib don’t work, audio and video playback don’t work, the camera also doesn’t work, however the developer will iron out these bugs soon in near future.
Read on how to install CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) on your HTC Wildfire S, make sure the CWM recovery is installed on your HTC Wildfire S and make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download CyanogenMod 10 and Google App from XDA, then copy the downloaded files to SD card of device.
Step #2: Turn the device off.
Step #3: Reboot phone into recovery mode, to do so press and hold the Volume down and the Power button. From the resulting HBOOT menu, press Volume down to select the Recovery option and press the Power button to enter in recovery mode.
Step #4: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.
Step #5: Perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #6: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete, then also install the Google apps package in the same manner.
Step #7: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, the CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is installed on your HTC Wildfire S, you can comment below for queries.