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AT&T finally updates HTC One M8, free 50 GB Google Drive offer is a go!

It's time to celebrate as AT&T updates its HTC One M8, just in time for the expected mid-May rollout. You can now redeem your free 50 GB Google Drive offer!
May 14, 2014
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Annoying bugs have your spirits feeling low? It’s time to celebrate as AT&T updates its HTC One M8, as previously promised.

The anticipated update fixes a bug that was not to be taken lightly. In fact, it may have been a big incentive to purchase this device. The infamous bug was not allowing users to redeem the free 50 GB of Google Drive storage being offered with every HTC One M8 purchase. This is now part of the past. All you need is a simple update to software version 1.58.502.1 and you are set.

How do I redeem the AT&T HTC One M8 Google Drive offer?

Redeeming your 50 GB of free Google Drive storage is a breeze after updating your handset. Simply open the Google Drive app and the offer should pop up. If it doesn’t, you can clear the Google Drive data in the app settings and try again.

HTC has given us the process, which you can see in the image below.


The benefits of HTC Advantage

HTC Advantage was created to offer HTC customers a service that most other companies charge you money for. This Google Drive offer is part of the HTC Advantage commitment, so action had to be taken in due time. That is, unless HTC wanted to keep its users unhappy for even longer.

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HTC Advantage offers much more than any other company, which could be yet another incentive to stay with HTC from now on. The Taiwanese manufacturer will replace your screen if you break before 6 months after the purchase date. You also get guaranteed updates for 2 years after launch date, free cloud backup and hands-on help.

While AT&T M8 owners always had access most of the above advantages, it’s nice to finally see a fix addressing the Google Drive storage offer bug. It’s worth noting that the update also bring ‘HTC’s extreme power saving mode, as well as a few new photo editing features and additional Duo Camera effects.