How to Root Huawei U8860 on ICS B923 Android 4.0

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Huawei Honor U8860 has finally received the official Android 4.0 ICS software update that users have been waiting for a long time. Huawei is yet to announce any Android 4.1 release dates, but we are guessing Honor might not get the official firmware update. B923 Android 4.0 ICS on Huawei U8860 can be rooted using the tutorial given below.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root B923 Android 4.0 ICS on Huawei Honor U8860 stock firmware. Rooting will allow you to install root apps i.e Titanium Backup and will let you install mods and other system tweaks. We have covered all the steps and download files you need in the tutorial below. Please make sure you backup all your apps . Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below 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 ;-)

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Huawei Honor U8860 to connect it with the computer. Download Huawei Honor U8860 USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and root Huawei Honor U8860 to Android 4.0 B923.


  • Komarek

    Bekomme nach dem update auf Android 4,0 keine Verbindung über USB zu meinem PC bitte um Lösungsvorschlag.

    mfg. Komarek

  • Daniel Frank

    Where is Huawei Root Tools (Android 4.0 ICS) for Huawei U8860 download link?

  • ko ko mg mg

    Thanks you very much. I’ve all done.

  • DukeJo

    Can I use this how to for the latest Verison 4.0.3? (Offical german version)

  • jay

    my root isnt working, it just says daemon running successfully but nothing is happening.

    • http://twitter.com/FRjellevds Jelle van de Sande

      the same here. Please help!!!!

      • liang

        any solutions? stuck here too

  • Mr V

    worked like a charme :)

  • osexpert

    for me, adb wait-for-device hangs forever

  • osexpert

    for me, adb wait-for-device hangs forever