The HTC Wildfire S is a built Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset released by the HTC Corporation in 2011. If you are using this Android phone and just bored with the same UI and OS, Android Jelly Bean update for HTC Wildfire S is possible now. Here in this article we will discuss how to upgrade HTC Wildfire S to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system by installing AOKP Custom ROM.

Update HTC Wildfire S to Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2

Step 1: Download Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean AOKP Custom ROM for your HTC Wildfire S. Then connect your HTC Wildfire S to your PC via USB cable and copy the downloaded ROM zip to SD card.

Step 2: Turn OFF your Wildfire S and restart the phone. Them reboot the HTC Wildfire S into recovery mode. From the recovery mode, you will need to wipe the data first and then select “wipe data factory reset” and “wipe cache partition”.

Step 3: From the same menu, select “choose zip from sd card” then “install zip from sd card”. Now select the ROM zip file from SD card and install the AKOP firmware. Finally, select “+++go back+++” and “reboot system now”.

Tips & Suggestions

Tip 1: You should have installed your HTC Wildfire S USB drivers on your PC. Also, you need to enable USB debugging mode which is deactivated by default.

Tip 2: Make sure that your HTC Wildfire S is charged up to 70% battery level. Or your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently.

Tip 3: This is an unofficial ROM. Follow the update instructions at your own risk. And this guide is only for HTC Wildfire S. Don’t try it on other Android devices.

Tip 4: Backup your important date like contacts or text messages is essential. For HTC
Wildfire S SMS backup, Jihosoft Android SMS Transfer is recommended.