How To Upgrade / Update HTC Droid Eris To Android 2.3 Gingerbread


07.04.2011

How To Upgrade / Update HTC Droid Eris To Android 2.3 Gingerbread

If you are the happy owner of the HTC Droid Eris I have some great news for you. Well this news involves the tutorial on how to upgrade your device to the latest Gingerbread 2.3. Okay, now let me show you the entire process, which will bring the new Gingerbread to your smartphone.

First of all, please do not forget to make a backup of all your data because the installation process may delete it. Another important thing is to strictly follow the below instructions, or else you can brick your smartphone very easily.

You have to keep in mind that this is not the official update, and the ROM version is also unstable, known as having some problems regarding the GPS and Bluetooth ( which doesn’t let you transfer files larger than 50 MB. Another important thing that you should take in account is to make sure the device is not locked because it can also brick your smartphone very easily.

How to install Android 2.3 Gingerbread for HTC Droid Eris:

  1. First of all download the kaosgingerbread-v6 ROM.

  2. After the download finishes, copy the Android 2.3 ROM on the root of the SD card and then put the same file into your HTC Droid Eris as well.

  3. After you copy the files in the smartphone you have to reboot the HTC Droid Eris in the Recovery mode. Then from the option menu select the Wipe Data and Cache.

  4. If you don’t want to use the above mentioned method, you can download the ROM Manager from the Android Market and install the ROM. Just launch ROM manager and select the option Install ROM from the SD card.

  5. Now, the only thing you have to do is to install the Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM on your device, reboot it and you are done.

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