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Update Huawei U8150 Ideos to Android 4.0 ICS MIUI Custom Firmware

Huawei U8150 IDEOS is the famous $200 Android phone that was launched around two years ago with very low-end specifications and had Android 2.2 Froyo on it. Guess what? That phone is still being kept alive by porting the latest Android 4.0 ICS MIUI custom firmware on it. You can now install Android 4.0 ICS MIUI on Huawei U8150 IDEOS if you have ClockworkMod recovery installed on your phone.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the process of how to install Android 4.0 ICS MIUI firmware on Huawei U8150 IDEOS 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 tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( 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 😉

What’s Working:

  • Boot
  • Touchscreen
  • MIUI Apps and Launcher
  • Sd-Card
  • Wifi
  • Sms and Call -2g/3g
  • Bluetooth
  • Accelerometer
  • Audio
  • headphone
  • Superuser root updated and works
  • Installing Apps
  • GPS
  • Virtual Keys
  • Led
  • Brightness
  • Sensors
  • Charger
  • USB with Apps
  • Camera

What’s Not Working:

  • USB

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Huawei U8150 IDEOS to connect it with the computer. Download Huawei U8150 IDEOS 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:

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 update Huawei U8150 IDEOS to Android 4.0 ICS MIUI custom firmware.