You can now install latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM on HTC Incredible S. The new ROM is being named as Jelly bean Evolution which brings Jelly Bean features to HTC Incredible S. All thanks goes to Recognized Developer, nikhil007mmus . The ROM is not official one and is in early stage so their may be bugs.
Features of Jelly bean Evolution
– Android 4.1.1
– CM10 Kernel
– Superuser & Busybox preinstalled
– Built in performance/init.d configuration
– Advance Power Menu
– Brightness Slider On Status Bar – Yes Its In There
– 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
The guide mentioned here is only for HTC Incredible S and will not work for any other Android device.
We cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your device while following the guide.
Install AOKP ROM on HTC Incredible S
Before you proceed further take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe data.
You require a rooted device, hence download “Root Checker” app from Google Play to find if your device is rooted or not.
Keep the battery of device to a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable USB debugging on device.“Settings” >> “Developer settings” >> Enable “USB debugging” option.
ClockworkMod recovery should be installed to device.
Download the latest ROM from here and Google Apps package from here.
Copy the ROM file and Google Apps package zip file without extracting to your device SD card.
Switch off device and boot into ClockworkMod recovery. You can do that by pressing and holding down the Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons. Enter into the recovery mode by choosing the ‘recovery’ option.
Take a Nandrop backup of existing ROM. To take a Nandrop backup Select “Backup and Restore” >> On the next screen >> “select Backup again”.Go back to main Recovery Menu once backup is complete.
Select option “wipe data/factory reset” and select to wipe the data. Wait for few minutes while the process gets finished.
Select “install zip from sdcard” and choose the option “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to ROM file on SD card and confirm to install. Wait till the ROM completes installation.
Install “Google apps package” by selecting select “choose zip from sdcard” as you did in the above step.
Once installation of “Google apps package” gets complete.Select “go back” and select “reboot system now” to reboot device.
AOKP ROM on HTC Incredible S is successfully installed now 🙂