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Update HTC One S to CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Nightly Custom ROM

CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) is slowly starting to get on more devices. This new Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based custom firmware was initially launched for a limited Android phones and tablets, but the list is slowly getting bigger. HTC One S (codename Ville) now also has CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean nightly builds for download.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the process of how to install CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Nightly on HTC One S. Please make sure to backup all your data as this tutorial will wipe your internal storage. Let’s get on with the tutorial now.

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CyanogenMod 10 (based on Android 4.1.1) Jelly Bean is still in nightly stage and will take several months before it gets matured enough to be released in a beta version. By installing this, you should remember that you may encounter bugs in the ROM after installation.

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the HTC One S to connect it with the computer. Download HTC One S 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.

UPDATE: CM10 final with the latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now available for this Android phone. Read here for the tutorial.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update HTC One S to CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean custom firmware.