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Telus HTCOne S receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

HTC One S owners on the Telus network should be receiving an OTA notification for the official update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, with HTCSense 4+, soon. Have you got it yet?
March 6, 2013

HTC One S owners in Canada, at least those on the Telus network, finally have a reason to rejoice. After pushing back the January 2013 update schedule, the HTCOne S will now be receiving the official update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, along with an UI update to HTCSense 4+.

MobileSyrup reports that the Telus website has now been updated with the software upgrade information, along with them also receiving tips from One S owners about the update reaching their phones OTA. If you haven’t got the OTA notification, you can try Settings – About device – Software update to find the download.

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According to the Telus Android software update page, the “benefits and enhancements” featured in this update include –

  • Actionable notifications will show up in the notification pane
  • You can now easily share videos and photos using Android Beam
  • Improved device stability

Unlike the Telus HTCOne X Jelly Bean update, in this case, there has been no mention of Google Now. I’m not sure if that’s just an oversight, or whether the HTCOne S will not be receiving the Google Now feature. If you’ve got the official update, do let us know about this.

Are you excited about finally receiving the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on your HTCOne S? If you have received the update, share your experience in the comments section below.