Install the official Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) update on the Huawei G300

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Huawei have finished working on the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) update for the G300. The update has introduced further speed and stability. In addition, previous apps can now be installed that are exclusive to ICS, such as the official Google Chrome browser. The G300 is a now a whole new phone, and for the better.

If you haven't installed the ICS update, we recommend you do it right now. It's very simple. There are several different ways you can install it, depending on the current state of your phone. Follow the true instructions for your phone, as listed below:

I'm running the official software


If you are running the official software on your Huawei G300, you MAY be able to install the ICS update direct from your phone. Follow the instructions to check if you can perform an OTA update:

  1. From your phone, open the app list
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap About Phone
  4. Tap Online upgrade


If there is no update available, you can still install the ICS update by following our guide on installing custom ROMs from scratch. You only need to follow pages 1 to 6, you do not need to follow page 7.
 

I'm running a custom Gingerbread ROM


Follow our guide on installing custom ROMs from scratchYou only need to follow pages 1 to 6, you do not need to follow page 7.
 

I'm running a custom ICS ROM


You can flash the official ICS update through ClockworkMod Recovery. Follow this page only for instructions, and choose the option I want to install the official ICS update.

If you no longer have ClockworkMod Recovery, follow from this page onwards. When you get to page 7 on Install the custom ROM, select I want to install the official ICS update.