How To Update HTC Explorer To Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 | AOKP Custom Rom

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How To Update HTC Explorer To Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 | AOKP Custom Rom

HTC Explorer users can now install AOKP Rom on their device. As said, AOKP is a heavy feature ROM which is very hard to compete. It has tons of features and is very stable as of now. This custom rom is now available to download and we will help you to install it on your HTC Explorer. Make sure you follow each and every step of this tutorial to ensure successful updation of your HTC Explorer.

Before You Proceed–>>

  • This tutorial is strictly intended for  HTC Explorer. Using this tutorial on any other device or any other variant of HTC Explorer may brick your device.
  • Before you proceed make sure that your device is rooted and you have ClockworkMod recovery installed on your phone. If you don’t, check out How To Root And Install Custom Recovery On HTC Explorer.
  • Ensure that you have USB drivers for your device installed on your PC. If you don’t then click here.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode. Go to Options > Applications > Development > USB Debugging.
  • Backup all your personal information on your device.
    Use AppBak to backup all your apps.
    Use SMS Backup and Restore to backup messages.
    You can backup your contacts using gmail .
  • Charge your device battery with atleast 75% of power.

How To Update HTC Explorer To Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 | AOKP Custom Rom

  1. Initially you need to download the AOKP JellyBean 4.1.2 Custom Rom file and save the zip file to a convenient folder on your PC.
  2. Now download Google Apps and extract it to a convenient folder as well.
  3. Connect your device to your PC via USB cable.
  4. Copy the downloaded file on the internal SD card of your phone.
  5. Now turn off your phone and unplug the USB cable.
  6. Boot your phone into Bootloader mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Power buttons together until Bootloader mode screens turns up.
  7. Now just follow the navigation instructions and select BOOTLOADER and then select RECOVERY.
  8. In ClockworkMod Recovery Mode select ‘ Wipe data/Factory reset and confirm on the next screen by pressing power button.
  9. Then select ‘ Flash ZIP From SD Card ‘ and then select Choose ZIP From SD Card and browse to the JellyBean 4.1.2 Rom zip file that you copied to your device’s SD card in step 4.
  10.  Select the file and confirm by pressing power button. The installation will start.
  11. Once the installation is finished, install the google apps by following step 10.
  12. When you finish installing google apps, select Go back and select Reboot system now.
  13. Now your device will boot with the whole new Look and feel of Jelly Bean 4.1.2.

That’s it!! You have successfully updated your HTC Explorer to Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 !!

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  • St

    I have updated my HTC Explorer to 4.1.2 as per your procedure but most of the apps like gallary, contacts, internal internet browser, calculator doesn’t work.
    So for that what to do???

    • Roque

      This is a Custom Rom. You should not expect everything to work properly. If you need to port back to your custom Rom we also have a tutorial to do the same.

  • St

    It is saying that Android.process.acore has stopped