How to install a ROM(Cyanogen) on Huwei u8230

How to install a ROM (ex.Cyanogen Mod) on Huwei 8230 ?!

First you need to know  basic these operations.

Startup Modes

In addition to restarting the phone into fastboot and recovery mode using ADB, you can also hold certain key combinations down when turning on the phone.

Fastboot Mode

  1. Turn off the phone
  2. Turn on the phone while holding the End Call (Red) and Volume Down buttons down.

To leave fastboot mode, either boot an image or execute “./fastboot reboot”.

Recovery Mode

  1. Turn off the phone
  2. Turn on the phone while holding the End Call (Red) and Menu buttons down.

Software Update

The is used to flash the system from a file stored on the SD card. The December 2009 update is performed using this method.

  1. Turn off the phone
  2. Turn on the phone while holding the End Call (Red) and Volume Up buttons down.


To start the Operation you first must Root the Phone

(Recommended use z4root  )

–          Then U must use the Fastboot method and then connect the mobile to the PC and install the Drivers to be read as (ADB Device) and use the Fastboot console .

-          Then U’ll install the ClockworkMod Recovery  (Download) by Typing the following command in the Fastboot console  “fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-”

–          The ClockworkMod Recovery should now be installed on the Huawei U8230

Now you can Install the desired Mod (ROM)

Flashing CyanogenMod

ClockworkMod Recovery process

Method via Recovery

  1. Download the latest version of CyanogenMod.

Optional: Download the Google Apps for the device.

  1. Place the CyanogenMod file on the root of the SD card.

Optional: Place the Google Apps .zip on the root of the SD card also.

  1. Boot into the ClockworkMod Recovery.
  2. Once the device boots into the ClockworkMod Recovery, use the side volume buttons to move around, and either the power button or the trackball to select.

Optional: Select backup and restore to create a backup of current installation on the Huawei U8220.

  1. Select the option to Wipe data/factory reset.
  2. Then select the option to Wipe cache partition.
  3. Select Install zip from sdcard.
  4. Select Choose zip from sdcard.
  5. Select the CyanogenMod

Optional: Install the Google Apps by performing steps 79 again and choosing the Google Apps

  1. Once the installation has finished, select +++++Go Back+++++ to get back to the main menu, and select the Reboot system now option. The Huawei U8220 should now boot into CyanogenMod.

Method via ROM Manager

  1. Launch RomManager.

Optional: Choose the first option in the app, Flash ClockworkMod Recovery to update to the latest version.

  1. Select the Download ROM option from the main menu in the ROM Manager.
  2. Select the CyanogenMod option, and then choose the latest version of CyanogenMod from the menu.

Optional: When you select the latest version of CyanogenMod, check the Google Apps* option.

  1. Once the ROM is finished downloading, it asks if you would like to Backup Existing ROM and Wipe Data and Cache.
  2. If Superuser prompts for root permissions check to Remember and then Allow.
  3. The Huawei U8220 will now reboot into the recovery, wipe data and cache, and then install CyanogenMod. When it’s finished installing it will reboot into CyanogenMod.


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