Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on HTC Wildfire

Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on HTC WildfireContinuing our series of covering Android 2.3 Gingerbread ports for the Android devices currently on the market, we are sharing with you a basic emulator port of Android 2.3 Gingerbread that we found running on the HTC Wildfire, thanks to the developer community at XDA-Developers forums.

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.

XDA-Developer user HCDR.Jacob has recently released this basic emulator Gingerbread port for the HTC Wildfire. The build is in alpha phase at the moment and therefore, only a few features are presently functional including calls, texting, touchscreen, USB, mobile internet and SD Card read/write. Many hardware features are not working including sensors, camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and most others. Audio is working for tones but not for media playback, and USB storage is not functioning.


The developer will constantly be working to add more features and fix the non-functional ones and to keep yourself updated on the progress, ask questions or request features, head over to the XDA-Developers forum thread for the port. This build is not suitable for day to day use and should only be used to try the new interface enhancements introduced in the latest Android release.

To grab this ROM, head over to the download link below and flash it using the standard flashing procedure for your device.

Download HCDR.Gingerfire v0.1a for HTC Wildfire

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  • Shrimprsunited

    Will i still be able to install this ROM after i have updated my Wildfire to froyo? I have read elsewhere that Android have blocked people from rooting their phones to custom ROMs

    • Kirro

      can u help me how can i update my phone htc wildfire 2.2 to 2.3

    • Armaan

      hey could u tell me how u updated your wildfire.
      i got a kernel version and i want to update it to froyo.
      plz help me.
      contact me on 9983316019

  • Laurence

    Any update on this?

  • Laurence

    Any update on this?

  • zippy girl

    My phone Is a wildfier is this going to afect it in any way x

  • cheeekooo

    how much i can upgrade my htc wild fire may upgrade it in to 4.0

  • NAder Kenz

    can i upgrade my wildfire to 2.3 in egypy ?? please answer :)