Ascend Y300 has been great success for Huawei as it is mid range smartphone but because of its great form factor and price, it has received great response from folks in different smartphone markets. Keeping the success of this phone in mind, SlimROM Android 5.0.2 Lollipop ROM has been released for Huawei Ascend Y300 and here you can learn how to install it.
Ascend Y300 was released in March, 2013 and it comes with 4 inches of display, 512MB of RAM, 5 MP of camera and 1 GHz Cortex A5 Dual core processor. Of-course these specs are not good enough for Huawei to consider it for official Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware, but still the developers have been kind to this phone. If you are ready to flash SlimROM Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom ROM on your Ascend Y300, follow the guide we have put together only for you.
How to Install SlimROM Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Custom ROM for Huawei Ascend Y300
- Your Huawei Ascend Y300 should be 70% or more charged.
- Ensure that you have complete backup of all your important data.
- Your Huawei Ascend Y300 should be rooted with CWM recovery installed on it.
Step by Step Tutorial
Step 1: Download SlimROM Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Custom ROM and GAPPS and for convenience, place the downloaded zip files on desktop.
Step 2: Latest Samsung drivers should be installed on your Windows PC. If they are, then connect your Huawei Ascend Y300 to your computer and transfer the download zip files to your phone SD card.
Step 3: Turn Off your phone and boot it to recovery mode.
Step 4: In recovery mode, first tap on “wipe data factory reset” option to perform a factory reset. Once this is completed, go to advanced options and select “wipe the cache” followed by “dalvik cache” options to clear the cache.
Step 5: Go back to main recovery menu and select “Install zip from sd card” followed by “choose zip from SD card” and select the ROM zip file you have transferred to SD card in Step 1. Once ROM flashing is completed, repeat the same step for GAPPS.
Step 6: Once the installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your phone which might take few extra minutes for first reboot. Do don’t be panic.
Let us know if you have any query related to installation of SlimROM Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom ROM on your Huawei Ascend Y300.