T-Mobile HTC myTouch 4G /Glacier has been launched in the late 2010 and hence you might say that it wouldn’t get any updates but you know it just got the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based Cyanogenmod 10 (CM10) port thanks to the hardworking XDA dev elginsk8r.Now with Cyanogenmod 10 (CM10), there are even more perfomance improvements, few added features and a different UI.And yea not all the features seem to be working at the moment.But they will be fixed sooner or later.Now if you guys can’t wait to have Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based CyanogenMod 10 ROM on your HTC myTouch 4G /HTC Glacier , then no worries we have come up with a noob proof detailed tutorial to Install / Flash Cyanogenmod 10 T-Mobile HTC myTouch 4G version.
Features that are working (as of 22nd October 2012) :
- LCD Screen (Both variants)
- Camera* (See below)
- Much More…
Some bugs (as of 22nd October):
- Camera (No Video Recording or FFC – It causes Gallery to crash)
- About Phone only shows ~596MB Ram
Before beginning with the procedure to Install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G you must know that once the procedure in the tutorial is followed your warranty stands void. The given method is risky and can cause your device to brick. It is therefore recommended that you follow the procedure carefully and perfectly. The processes that you carry out on your device are solely at your risk. We do not take responsibility for any damage to your device.
Lets have a look at the essential Pre Requistes:
1.Firstly you must ensure that you have rooted and installed ClockWork mod (CWM) !
2.Minimum 60% of your phone battery must be charged.
3.Back up your phone data using Nandroid
To Backup apps, use this App ———> AppBak Download
To Backup Messages, use this App —> SMS Backup and Restore Download
4.Sync your contacts with gmail OR what you can do is import the contacts to the SD card wherein you will get a .vcf file which later on you can export to restore the contacts
5.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)
Following is the Detailed Method to Install Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G Version:
Now firstly, you need to download the Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G file.
You guys can check official thread on XDA for further Jelly Bean 4.1.1 Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G download link updates.
Now with Cyanogonmod 10, we don’t get the default Android apps like Maps, Play pre installed. If you need these apps , you need to flash this Gapps Cyanogemod 10 HTC myTouch 4G file.
After having done with downloading of the two above mentioned files , you need to copy those files into you internal SD card.
Now you need to switch of your device HTC myTouch 4G . Now the first thing to do after this is boot into the CWM Recovery.
Now to work around in the CWM recovery , you need to make use of the following keys :
To move Up/down use Volume Up /Volume Down Button respectively
To open a selected option, use Home/Power button.
Now there are series of steps you need to perform before you begin your actual process of installation of Cyanogenmod 10 ( CM10 ) HTC myTouch 4G version.
Select and open the ‘Backup and Restore’ menu from the main menu and do the Nandroid Backup(select yes) to restore your files and previous ROM if something goes wrong with the New ROM. Just to be safe.
In order to have practically no errors or bugs whatsoever , you need to wipe the data and factory reset your device.
So go to the ‘Wipe Data /factory reset’ and ‘Wipe Cache partition’ and then perform these processes
Now go to the Advanced menu , you will see a ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ menu , select and click on yes to do it.
Now to Install Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G Build, go to the ‘Install Zip from Sd Card’ menu , now select and open ‘“choose zip from sdcard’ menu , browse for the Cyanogenmod 10 file and then select it and select yes to begin the process to install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G .
Optionally , if you need those default Gapps like market ,maps etc. , select the .zip [refer step 2] click on yes to install.
Now,repeat the ‘Wipe data/factory reset’, ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ and “Wipe Cache partition” to. Now opt for “reboot system now“ option and wait for your phone to get Booted in the Cyanogenmod 10 HTC myTouch 4G .Normally it will take 2-3 mins for the first boot.