Install Official Android ICS ROM On Desire S, Desire HD
You can now Install Android 4.0.3 ROM with HTC Sense 4.0 on Desire S, Desire HD. Since the One V is much newer and more powerful than the Desire devices, there could be a case for suggesting that the ROM may be rather unstable, but the developer claims that such things would never happen, the ROM would be a smooth experience on both older gen devices: Desire S, Desire HD.
In fact the ported ICS ROM is much faster than their native Gingerbread counterparts. However, at times there may be some gripes with camera, Wi-Fi hotspot, and SD card mounting functions, but these should get fixed soon, as per the developer.
How to Install Android 4.0.3 ICS on Desire S, Desire HD
Pre-requisites: Root your Android phone and flash ClockWorkMod Recovery on it, you can easily find tutorials for your Desire by googling ” Desire HD root gingerbread”
Step 1: Copy the ROM to sdcard directory on your Desire S or Desire HD and turn your device off.
Step 2: Press and hold the Volume Up + Power buttons until you get into ClockworkMod Recovery. Do a nandroid backup if you wish to stay safe.
Step 3: Do a wipe data/ factory reset, wipe cache partition and from advanced menu, wipe Dalvik cache.
Step 4: In main menu, choose install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard and select the .zip file. The process would start and would take couple of minutes.
Step 5: After flashing is complete, reboot. Bing, you will boot into Android ICS 4.0.3.
Enjoy the Official HTC ONE V’s ICS ROM on Desire S, Desire HD.