CM9 Android 4.0.4 ICS ROM For T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide–Installation Guide

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide comes with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread out of the box despite having a dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion processor and 768 MB of RAM inside. Good news is, you can now upgrade your T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide aka HTC Doubleshot aka TMo MT4GS to Android 4.0.4 ICS with the help of CyanogenMod 9 or CM 9 custom ROM.

Compatibility

This guide below is compatible only and only with the T-Mobile myTouch 4G. It’s not compatible with any other HTC myTouch 4G variant. Check your device model in Settings» About phone.

CM9 stable version comes with several customize features and have theme support. Many other ROM develops using CM9 Android 4.0.4 ICS as a base. CyanogenMod known for its hugely customize features. It’s fast, stable and bloatware free ROM.

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Warning!

We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of installing this custom ROM on T-Mobile myTouch 4G. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Important!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Phones]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for T-Mobile myTouch 4G in your PC. [USB Driver].
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide].
  4. Your T-Mobile myTouch 4G is unlocked. [Go to –> htcdev.com]
  5. Your device is rooted [Guide] and have ClockworkMod Recovery Installed [Guide].

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move in the next page of this guide where we compile an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.0.4 ICS based CM9 custom ROM on T-Mobile myTouch 4G.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/narut00 Juan Carlos Rueda Figueroa

    Does this require root ?

    • arafat21

      If you have custom recovery installed then you can flash it without root. Sometime root required to install CWM recovery that’s why we added it.

      • http://www.facebook.com/narut00 Juan Carlos Rueda Figueroa

        What is custom recovery ?

        • arafat21

          Example custom recovery is ClockworkMod Recovery and TWRP recovery. Custom recovery allow you to flash custom ROM as well as perform advance task that stock recovery can’t do.