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How to install US Cupcake immediately

May 24, 2009 | by Andrew Kameka

Android OS, Android Tricks

How to install US Cupcake immediately

Sick of playing the waiting game for T-Mobile USA to roll out Cupcake? Well, quit the game and install Cupcake right now. Yes, right now, with no rooting required.

Late last night, I was linked to a simple tutorial showing how to download and install the US version of Android 1.5 firmware. Within 15 minutes, I had Cupcake on my phone.

The process is incredibly simple and as idiot-proof as something like this can be. However, from a legal standpoint, I must say that you could possibly damage your phone. Androinica accepts no responsibility for errors and you do this at your own risk. If you wish to proceed, follow the steps to updating your phone.

  1. Download update
  2. Put it on your SD card’s main folder
  3. Turn phone off
  4. Type a few commands
  5. Reboot the phone and wait a few minutes
  6. Cupcake party.

Follow the complete instructions posted here