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Huawei U8100/U8120 Gingerbread ROM Update 29 by Joilaroi

Huawei U8100/U8120 Gingerbread ROM Update 29 by Joilaroi release on June 30, 2012. This ROM is an update for the previous Joilaroi's ROM Update 28. There is many user complain from update 28 ROM about the low audio issue that seems to be fixed in this update.

The information about this update can be found at xda-developers forum here. From that forum we can see what's new in this update 29:
  • Updated kernel 2.6.32.9 CodeAurora
  • Fixed low audio issues.
  • Added U8120 Parts based on Psyke83 rom. A big thanks to him.
  • Updated to latest cm7.2.0 sources
Don't forget to wipe all data before upgrade your ROM. Read this post if you are new in upgrading ROM: Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM or if you are having problem upgrading your Android device try this trick: Tips Upgrading ROM - Avoiding Error on Upgrading and Using Custom ROM.

Filesize: 97.9MB
Download Huawei U8100/U8120 Gingerbread ROM Update 29 by Joilaroi

Update 28 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi

The new Gingerbread ROM update from joiloroi release on May 8, 2012.

What's new in this update?
Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi Update 28 changelog:
  • Updated kernel 2.6.32.9 CodeAurora
  • Fixed several typos in Huawei kernel sources.
  • Enabled KSM (Kernel SamePage Mapping) support.
  • Turned on setting for Flash, forgot to add it in previous rom.
  • Update 28 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi
  • used libmm-omxcore and libomxcore compiled from cyanogen open-source instead of proprietary ones.
  • Better 2d performance (before, at 691mhz OC, Antutu Benchmark gave me 184 max score in 2d, now is 350)
  • Turned Rotation animation on by default
  • Fixed battery drain issues caused by camera after app is closed (finally)
  • Updated to latest cm7.2.0 RC1 sources
  • A format and wipe is sugested
Full change include older ROM can be found here. Download Update 28 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi here.

Additional Informations:
Download Link Download Update 28 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi
Step by Step Upgrading Huawei U8100 to Gingerbread ROM
Tips Upgrading ROM - Avoiding Error on Upgrading and Using Custom ROM
Google Applications (Gapps Signed)

Update 26 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi

The new Gingerbread ROM update from joiloroi release on April 16, 2012. When the first time installed it, you will see the different on boot logo. It use the default Huawei Logo on boot screen. It's also added the boot sound after the CyanogenMod animation screen.

Update 26 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi
What's new in this update?
Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi Update 26 changelog:
  • Updated kernel 2.6.32.9 CodeAurora
  • added Cleancache, Zcache to kernel and several other updates and patches.
  • improved touchscreen calibration values
  • improved Rom and battery, performance
  • Updated camera libs from latest Froyo rom for m860
  • Added GooManager for future Rom updates
  • Updated to latest cm7.2.0 RC1 sources

Full change include older ROM can be found here. Download Update 26 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi here.

Additional Informations:
Download Link Download Update 26 Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC1 by Joiloroi

Step by Step Upgrading Huawei U8100 to Gingerbread ROM

Tips Upgrading ROM - Avoiding Error on Upgrading and Using Custom ROM

Update Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC0 Kang

Using a custom ROM of course you will be facing some bugs. But there is always a new thing you'll found on every update. For you who have upgrade your Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread, maybe have the same problem with me. The previous version have an issue with the wireless power. Some times the wireless cannot be power on after idle. Yup, in this version, that bug is fixed. I'm using it for a week and having no problem at all (except the FM Radio).

I'm using ROM Android 2.3.7 - CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC0 Kang, found on xda-developers forum thread by jailaroi. And I think this is the most updated ROM from that forum. Jailaroi also active in answering question from other member, so it can make sure the next update will be better.


The previous post about upgrading to gingerbread have explain how to step by step upgrading your ROM, but if you are new in this blog, you can read upgrade your Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread with the ROM you have downloaded from here. It's have the same procedure.

Additional Information
CM7.2.0 RC0 with Kernel 2.6.32-9-perf from Codeaurora Download Link

Install Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android

Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android are applications by Google for Android. There are many applications that very important from Google apps. All of you surely know "Market", this is one of Google Applications and much more applications.

There are several ROM that not included with Google Apps. So, before you upgrade your Android ROM, make sure it's included with Google Apps. If it's not, you can manually install Google Apps on your phone by download Google Apps or also called "gapps signed".

Install Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android
The previous post we have know how to upgrade Android Huawei U8100 to Gingerbread and to Froyo. You also have the link for many ROM that suitable with Android Huawei U8100. So, if you found no Market after flashing your phone, you need to install gapps signed.

To install gapps signed, there is no different with upgrade ROM except you don't need to wipe the data. For example, Let's start to install Google Apps on Huawei U8100 with Gingerbread ROM CyanogenMod 7.

What you need to install Google Apps?

How to Install Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android?
1. Make sure your MicroSD use FAT32 as file system, or format it if it's not.
2. Copy gapps signed 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 "gapps-gb-20110828-signed.zip" (gapps signed file)
6. Wait untill the flashing completed.
8. Choose "reboot system now" to reboot your phone to a new ROM.
9. Done. Now you can follow the on-screen instruction to sign-in to ypur Google Account.

Additional Informations:
Collection of Google Apps Download Link.
gapps-gb-20110828-signed.zip Download Link
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
How to install ClockworkMod Recovery

Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM

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