Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM

By | Sunday, February 26, 2012
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Android Huawei U8100 default ROM is Eclair. The previous post have explain how to upgrade Android Huawei U8100 Eclair to Froyo. If you have done that, you will have no trouble to upgrade Android Huawei U8100 to Gingerbread. There is no different on doing this, except the ROM file that we use to upgrade.

Android 2.3 Gingerbread is the later version of Android OS 2.2 Froyo. Gingerbread make many improvements from Froyo, such as refined the user interface, improved the soft keyboard and copy/paste features, improved gaming performance, added SIP support (VoIP calls), and added support for Near Field Communication, etc.

You can find Huawei U8100 Gingerbread ROM from here. For this example I will use Android 2.3.7 - Cyanogen Mod 7.2.0 RC0 - update 20 by joilaroi. You can visit the forum here or download the ROM here. Let's start!!!

What you need to Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM?
  1. Android Huawei U8100 Smartphone
  2. ClockworkMod recovery
  3. Gingerbread ROM
  4. MicroSD
  5. Full charge of battery


How to Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM?
First download ROM file from the link above, and make sure you have change recovery mode to ClockworkMod recovery.

1. Make sure your MicroSD use FAT32 as file system, or format it if it's not.
2. Copy the ROM file you have downloaded before to MicroSD.
3. Turn off your phone and enter the recovery mode by pressing "Call" + "Volume Up" and Power On your phone while keep pressing the button.
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
4. Release the button when entering the recovery mode. Below is the ClockworkMod recovery looks like.
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
5. Now choose "install zip from sdcard" and navigate to "cm-7.2.0-RC0-u8120-KANG-signed_update20a.zip" (ROM file)
6. Wait untill the flashing completed, then choose "wipe data/factory reset" and "wipe cache partition".
7. Go to "advanced" and choose "wipe dalvik cache".
8. Choose "reboot system now" to reboot your phone to a new ROM.
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
9. Done, Now you can play TopEleven Football Manager and Angry Birds Rio!!! Enjoy.

Additional Information:
How to install ClockworkMod Recovery
Android 2.3.7 - Cyanogen Mod 7.2.0 RC0 – Huawei U8120 - update 20 Forum
Android 2.3.7 - Cyanogen Mod 7.2.0 RC0 – Huawei U8120 - update 20 ROM Download
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 Eclair to Froyo
Install Google Apps For Android

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4 comments :

  1. saya udah apdet, tapi ternyata ngga ada gmail ataupun market default, jadi kalo mo donlot2 aplikasi gimana ya?

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  2. I could install clockworkmod and flash a new rom. It works great.
    Thanks, you're the best!

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  3. is this rom have support Arabic language ?
    please Send me ur answer
    M_abdelatty@hotmail.com
    Thanks
    I need 2.3 for my Hauwie u8100 supporting Arabic language

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