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Published On: Sun, Jul 31st, 2011

How To Update HTC Dream G1 to Gingerbread 2.3.5 Firmware


HTC Dream G1 comes with an Android Version 1.6 i.e. Donut which is Up-gradable so it’s a sigh of relief for all Dream G1 users who previously though that they will not be able to update their phone with the latest version of firmware i.e. Gingerbread 2.3.5.

CynaogenMod has come with a great trick of updating Dream G1 with the latest Gingerbread 2.3.5, but to be kept in mind that it is not the official update, so no disclaimers please.

An important warning to all users who are thinking to update their Dream G1 that this above described version is not the official actually it should be said as a beta version so there can be little minor bugs after update process. As the older version of OS 1.6 is an outdated one it don’t run half of applications from Android Market place so after getting this update version, user will be able to enjoy all the updated applications from Android Market.

Procedure to Update HTC Dream G1 to Gingerbread 2.3.5 Firmware


  • User needs the following requirements to update his phone; Phone Dream G1 should be well rooted before updating, unofficial version of CM7.1, ClockWorkRecovery should be installed on phone and Google Apps.
  • Procedure of updating begins with the downloading of ROM and copying the concerned to the root of the SD card. 
  • Then Nandroid backup is made after rebooting it in recovery.
  • Selecting the option “Factory Reset” > “Wipe Cache” > “Wipe Dalvick Cache”.
  • After this process ROM patcher is installed from the SD card as zip file.
  • As soon as user seed that ROM is fully copied to the phone, it will get flashed to the device.
  • After ROM is installed, after verifying it reboot your android device.
Applying above mentioned process one can easily update his phone Android OS to Gingerbread 2.3.5. Firmware. Say cheers…!!


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  1. Kashish343 says:

    Really nice post. but i would like to know how i can Update the software of nokia phones. i have nokia C5-00, and it is not showing the smiley. so, could you tell me how i can update the software of my phone.?

  2. Anurag Kumar says:

    @ Kashish343 – Kindly refer to official Nokia discussion here for your query.

    Your Solution – http://discussions.europe.nokia.com/t5/Cseries/How-can-I-get-smileys-on-my-C5-00/m-p/1006473#M17635

  3. Yogesh Ojha says:

    Hi dude,
    How are you
    Really nice post. but i would like to know how i can Update the software of HTC Dtream g1 phone. i have htc dream g1 1.1 os, and it is not upgrade. so, could you tell me how i can update the software of my phone.?

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