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How to : Upgrade the Spice Mi 410 to 2.3.4 Gingerbread Step by Step

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How to : Upgrade the Spice Mi 410 to 2.3.4 Gingerbread Step by Step

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The Spice Mi 410 was launched some time back, we also got an unboxing video for you guys. Now thanks to several readers of iGyaan, we found a way to update the Mi-410 to the latest Software Update Android 2.3.4 aka Gingerbread, and we tell you how!

 

Note : Please take a backup of your device, contacts/ pictures / files, anything thats important.

Also Note : This might void your warranty or damage your device and you do this at your own risk

 

What you Need!

  1. Spice Mi 410 (Duh!)
  2. A Windows / Mac
  3. Data cable (USB-microUSB) / Memory Card reader
  4. Patience
  5. Combo Update 

Step 1

Download the above mentioned file, its an update for Cherry Mobile Magnum, which is actually the same handset, branded under the cherry mobile name.

 

Step 2

Extract the ZIP file. downloaded above and copy the extracted FB0-318B-0-5019-A01.nb0 to your SD card. Make sure it is placed in the Root Folder and not in the Downloads folder.

Also rename the file FB0-318B-0-5019-A01.nb0 to firmware.nb0 you can do this before or after copying the file, it does not matter.

 

Step 3

Enter bootloader mode :

  • To do this first power off your device.
  • Once off, Hold – Vol Up + Vol Down + Power Button and you will see the Android Image as below

  • Next Hold down on the home button and you should be in the bootloader mode see below

 

Step 4

  • Use the volume down button to scroll to “Download nb0 from SD card”
  • Then tap the back Button

 

Your phone should now upgrade to the new firmware and reboot into the new os with the Cherry Mobile Logo.

Quickly jump into Settings to confirm the Upgrade

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55 Comments On "How to : Upgrade the Spice Mi 410 to 2.3.4 Gingerbread Step by Step"

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Lavanya Sethi
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Hello
If you are still looking for your answer than I must help you. I have bookmarked a link http://howmobile.net, on that you can definitely find your solution. Hope it worked for you.

hafidz93
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if mi300….could it work???bcoz i did’t have mi 410???can u give the link 4 mi 300??? :)

Manu Thakor
Guest

i have upgraded the spice mi410 with  2.3.4
i have few issues, the dialer become slow and contacts too….
help me boss. pls

Rajneesh Gadge
Guest

Hi there everyone!

If you have updated to cherry mobile update and now facing lots of issues with battery performance and dialer then don’ worry … I’ve figured out a way to update Spice Mi-410 to 2.3.4 officially..

Soon will be posting link as I’m writing it myself. :)

Stay tuned ;)

Best_horti
Guest

help, i have upgraded the spice mi410 with cherry magnum 2.3.4
i have few issues, the dialer become slow and contacts too….
help me boss. pls
also can i have spice 2.3.4 upgrade but we cant flash with  the spice upgrade after cherry upgrade…

Rajneesh Gadge
Guest

If you have updated to cherry mobile update and now facing lots of issues with battery performance and dialer then don’ worry … I’ve figured out a way to update Spice Mi-410 to 2.3.4 officially..

Soon will be posting link as I’m writing it myself. :)

Stay tuned ;)

Ravi
Guest

Hi.. Can you please provide simple step by step guide to upgrade the motorola defy to Gingerbread. Either 2.3.4 or 2.3.5?.. The steps on XDA are kindof scattered & looks complicated..

Thanks in advance.

Soumen Basak
Guest

I also faced this issue after upgrading to the Cherry mobile update given here. Had tried everything from reinstalling to factory reboot, to trying to uninstall. Nothing worked.

2-3 weeks back Cherry mobile had another update which resolved all my issues. Currently all of these issues are gone for good after that update. Somehow the Cherry mobile website has changed and I am not able to find their software download section. Seems they are updating the site. This new update should be available sometime when they get their new site in order.

Gopikrishna
Guest

Hows it going guys ?
For all the Spice MI-410 owners i have a real good news. Spice have released the Official Ginger Bread update for your device and it is available in Spice’s webpage of you can go there by theis link http://www.spiceglobal.com/SpiceMobiles/Model.aspx?Id=200

Regards
Gopikrishna.K

Apurv Anand
Guest

My Phone, Mi 410 has become too slow after 2.3 update. Power button response is too slow – the screen takes its own sweet time to show up, and then all screen button responses have gone slow. Can anyone let me know if this is a known issue and if there is a solution to it? Would reinstalling 2.3 using nb0 file help?

Dtpking
Guest

Hi Apurv, Did you got the solution for your power button problem ? Even i am facing the same.. Will you pls pass the procedure you did ?
Thanks in Advance

VISHAL GARDE
Guest

from wher you got its 2.3 rom?
i mean for which model it was officially for?

Apurv Anand
Guest

Is there an official response to this? Spice should come back and tell us what to do…we cannot just keep saying our phone is becoming slow and dont know what to do next.

Amit Chatterjee
Guest

Facing the same issue as you are. After a reboot, the response time is better but in few minutes, the problem appears again. Disabling WIFI improves the performance slightly.

Binoj
Guest

Update for Spice mi 410 is there in the  spice own site, and it is not for cherry update, it will not void your warranty

Ajju Aman Sharma
Guest

Sir Please Find way to Update Micromax A70 to Gingerbread We would love
to here from you only as we know that  On whole internet only you can do
this first so please be on our expectations we are waiting eagerly for
fix for A70 to Update to gingerbread 2.3.
                                                                                                                                    
Aman Sharma ( Delhi)

Rishabhverma24
Guest

thx a lot…… it works 

mohd afais
Guest
friends i can help you out i have downloaded and installed it. if you need to see the video how i did look in to the site. its much better. peopel they have used the blueberry mobile sw. they are trying to fool us. but is having spice logo at startup. so they made some changes.SPICE people are fools. THEY HAVE NOT TOLD 1 important thing. WHEN YOU EXTRACT YOU NED TO RENAME ITYOU FOOL SPICE PEOPLE ARE YOU MAD AH? friends please rename and use it..if the download link is dead mail me i will upload the file and… Read more »
mohd afais
Guest
friends i can help you out i have downloaded and installed it. if you need to see the video how i did look in to the site. its much better. peopel they have used the blueberry mobile sw. they are trying to fool us. but is having spice logo at startup. so they made some changes.SPICE people are fools. THEY HAVE NOT TOLD 1 important thing. WHEN YOU EXTRACT YOU NED TO RENAME ITYOU FOOL SPICE PEOPLE ARE YOU MAD AH? friends please rename and use it..if the download link is dead mail me i will upload the file and… Read more »
Kishore
Guest

Thanks a lot.. This worked like a charm.. I have no issues in installing 2.3.4 and it is working very smoothly now..

D I N E S H
Guest

can i try in my M I 410  TO UPGRATE pls tell;

mohd afais
Guest
friends i can help you out i have downloaded and installed it. if you need to see the video how i did look in to the site. its much better. peopel they have used the blueberry mobile sw. they are trying to fool us. but is having spice logo at startup. so they made some changes.SPICE people are fools. THEY HAVE NOT TOLD 1 important thing. WHEN YOU EXTRACT YOU NED TO RENAME ITYOU FOOL SPICE PEOPLE ARE YOU MAD AH? friends please rename and use it..if the download link is dead mail me i will upload the file and… Read more »
Kishore
Guest

of course .. you can try..

Adam
Guest

Hi,

   I got my Mi-410 yesterday and I upgraded it to 2.3 (Gingerbread) the same very day. However, I have noticed the Phone go soooooooooo slow after this, planning to relaod the old OS, but just can’t find the stock old ROM. My suggestion, keep away from this update.

P.S. The Update was actually for the MAGNUM (Cherry Mobile) which is the same phone with another brand name.

Adam

Apurv Anand
Guest

Even my Mi 410 became very slow. Do you know if there is a problem with the update? Spice website is still hosting the same update. Any one has found the solution yet?

mohd afais
Guest
friends i can help you out i have downloaded and installed it. if you need to see the video how i did look in to the site. its much better. peopel they have used the blueberry mobile sw. they are trying to fool us. but is having spice logo at startup. so they made some changes.SPICE people are fools. THEY HAVE NOT TOLD 1 important thing. WHEN YOU EXTRACT YOU NED TO RENAME ITYOU FOOL SPICE PEOPLE ARE YOU MAD AH? friends please rename and use it..if the download link is dead mail me i will upload the file and… Read more »
Joseph Anand
Guest

Did you try a factory reset after the update?

vamsi
Guest

i bought spice mi 410 2 days back, it is restarting sometimes automatically, any reason and remidy please..

Nchavan1990
Guest

same with me ……..replace it from where u buy it or submit in service center

R Mahur94
Guest

how to switch to 3G network on Spice MI-410… plz help..

rizwan
Guest

go to settings – wireless & networks or wireless & controls – mobile networks – network mode (change to UMTS or 3G) or you may get “use 2g only”(un-tick this option)…
There you go..!
:)

Musadhiq_yavar
Guest

can you do a review on the google nexus s

Avinashkumar
Guest

i also want to know about the battery performance ,,i have read negative reviews on many sites about battery backup of this phone

Nchavan1990
Guest

yes battery backup is very below stranded and when you update it to 2.3 it start consuming more battery ..it cant last long more then 5 hours 

Deepesh
Guest

Any android phone is not giving good battery backup so how can you expect from this which is cheapest phone with all these features.

Shravan
Guest

Battery performance is okayish. I was able to get 8 hrs with frequent use of gtalk/gmail/fb/yahoo using GPRS. Without using anything it seems stand by for 6 hrs reduces around 15% of battery. Yet to see impact after upgrade (I don’t think something will change).

Avinash
Guest

does the phone shows some performance improvements afetr upgrading it to the .23.4

dealsupto.com
Guest

I tried modified Skype for Video Calls, Its excellent. It words well on our Spice Mi-410

Zoher_sa
Guest

FULL REVIEW OF M1 410 PLEASE. WAITING FOR IT!

vikas varma
Guest

@705605f87f514887c70ea9b5f4c34a73:disqus   
hi dude how is the piece working are all apps downloadable on it (i mean is it recognized by android market)

Shravan
Guest

I was able to download all the apps till now. Will reply if I found if something is not downloadable

Rock Akhtar
Guest

hi dude could plz tell me , how i can download same in root folder

Rock Akhtar
Guest

hi dude i have spice mi 410

Rishikesh J
Guest

Do we get a PC suite with this phone?

VIK
Guest

WOULD YOU PREFER SPICE MI -410?PLEASE TALK ABOUT ITS CREDIBILITY AS  IT COMES
UNDER SPICE WHICH IS NOT KNOWN FOR  GOOD MOBILES,

Avinashkumar44
Guest

this phone is not actually manufactured by spice,,it is only marketed,,it is sold in different countries with different names like cherry mobiles -magnum hd ,blueberry in phillipines like that,,so be sure it is not manufactured by spice

VIK
Guest

 PLEASE FULLY REVIEW SPICE MI-410