Huawei U8860 Honor has started getting a number of custom firmware. All of these firmwares can be installed using CWM recovery. You can now update Huawei U8860 Honor with MIUI v4 2.8.3 Android 4.0 ICS custom firmware using the tutorial given below.
As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the process of how to install Android 4.0 ICS MIUI v4 2.8.3 firmware on Huawei U8860 Honor with complete steps in this tutorial. Backup all your data as this tutorial will wipe your personal settings and apps. Let’s proceed with the tutorial now.
Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉
Huawei U8860 Honor USB Drivers
You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Huawei U8860 Honor properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:
Download Huawei U8860 Honor USB drivers!
All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Huawei U8860 Honor to Android 4.0 ICS MIUI custom firmware.
How to Install MIUI Android 4.0.4 ICS on Huawei U8860 Honor
We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install MIUI Android 4.0.4 ICS on Huawei U8860 Honor. Please read every line carefully below. We suggest, read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your phone.
- This MIUI tutorial is only for Huawei U8860 Honor. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
- Make sure ClockworkMod Recovery is installed and your Huawei U8860 Honor is ROOTED.
If you have fulfilled all the requirements above, then proceed to the actual tutorial.
Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:
Step 1 – Download MIUI Android 4.0.4 ROM for Huawei U8860 Honor to your computer.
Step 2 – Connect and mount your Huawei U8860 Honor USB (mass) memory on your computer using the USB cable.
Step 3 – Now copy/paste the MIUI ROM zip file to your SD card. Make sure the file is in the SD card root.
Step 4 – Turn OFF your phone.
Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume Up + Power buttons.
Step 6 – Follow the navigation instructions on the screen. Select BOOTLOADER and then go to RECOVERY.
Step 7 – In ClockworkMod recovery, wipe data first. Then scroll down to “flash zip from SD card” and press the Power button to select it.
Step 8 – Press the Power button again and select “choose zip from sdcard”.
Step 9 – Now using your volume keys, navigate to MIUI ROM zip file and select it using the Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.
Step 10 – After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the recovery menu. The phone will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.
That’s it! Your Huawei U8860 Honor should now have Android 4.0.4 ICS MIUI installed on your phone! Go to Settings >About phone to verify.
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So there is a tutorial for rooting the u8860. But I can’t see a turtotrial about installing Clockworkmod recovery?? Did I miss something.
I can’t download the Huawei USB driver as rapidshare does not allow it. It states that there is some invalid parameters…