HTC One KitKat update arrives for Sprint customers, manual update requests only

February 1, 2014

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    The HTC One KitKat update for North American carriers didn’t meet the original self-imposed deadline, but HTC doesn’t appear to be too far off. Yesterday we reported that carrier-branded HTC One handsets in Canada were already seeing the update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and late last night Sprint’s community page revealed that the update was arriving for their network as well – at least sort of.

    The update is now live, provided you manually check for it.

    Reportedly the actual “network initiated roll-out” will begin from February 11th onward, but for those that don’t want to wait, the update is starting to appear for customers that initiate the request. In other words, that means that going to Settings and checking for an update is all you need to do.

    Last night, however, most users were reporting that their attempts to pull down the update weren’t working. The good news is that this situation seems to have changed. As of this morning, many Sprint users are reporting that the update is now live, provided you manually check for it.

    So what’s new here? Obviously the biggest change is Android 4.4.2 and all the goodies that come with KitKat. Aside from this, Sense 5.5 is also provided with the update. While a full change-log isn’t available just yet, we imagine that there are a few other HTC-specific bug fixes and improvements as well.

    So how about, have you managed to get your hands on the KitKat for the Sprint HTC One yet? If so, tell us how the installation (and aftermath) has gone so far.

    Comments

    • Daniel

      Installing now!!! We so happy to come across this!! First!!! I’ve been checking literally everyday!!

      • Jose´Cruz

        The camera problem fix????

    • Amar

      What about HTC one dual SIM 802d i bought it from India I think we will never receive an update, what about the camera issue ( purple,red and blue tint) did they fix that problem or it’s hardware issue.. what’s new, change log please!

      • Asang

        I had same issue and had my piece replaced ,its actually the lens fault

        • Amar

          Sound like risky given them my device without thinking that they will scratch it.. plus opening it will make a gab since they did zero gab technology… Shame on them they should replace the device itself, I’m going to loose have of the price if going to to sale it in future

          • i

            Huh?

            • Amar

              Meh!

    • Jayfeather787

      Great job HTC!! Now roll it out to the HTC One X/X+!!!

    • sweezy

      I was able to download the new version bit now I am unable to connect to any Wi-Fi points. What gives? Not happy with that at all.

    • ken4772

      downloaded and installed this morning. No issues so far. Everything works great.

    • Papapooch

      Well, I downloaded and will start looking around. First thing I noticed is that this version is referred to as 4.06. Is that what others are seeing. HTC One on Sprint

    • marko

      HTC ONE X plus?

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