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HTC Sensation XL getting its Ice Cream Sandwich dessert

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HTC Sensation XL getting its Ice Cream Sandwich dessert
The HTC Sensation XL

The HTC Sensation XL

Users of the HTC Sensation XL, mostly in Europe and Asia, have received the Android 4.0 update over the air. To make sure you have received it, go to Settings > About phone > Software updates and hit that button. You will be downloading a 200MB package which means those with a strict data cap might want to wait for a Wi-Fi connection before installing it. The exact build that you will be updating to is Android 4.0.3 while HTC Sense remains at 3.6. This brings users some of the new ICS features like Face Unlock, the new app dock and the multi-tasking menu. What you won't be getting is the new UI found on devices carrying HTC Sense 4.0.

While the update resembles one that was leaked for the HTC Rezound earlier this year, the last timeline from HTC shows that the official ICS update for the HTC Rezound won't happen until July. That timeline also shows that the HTC EVO 3D and the HTC Wildfire S will be updated by July. In the last days of August you should see the HTC ThunderBolt and HTC DROID Incredible 2 updated to Android 4.0.

source: Xdadevelopersforum via AndroidCentral

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posted on 29 May 2012, 00:43 1

1. kach22 (Posts: 106; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


Congrats SensXL users. Enjoy. Thanks to HTC, after the initial debacle they are now trying to keep their words about update schedules of their devices. Eagerly waiting for my Evo 3D GSM ICS update.

posted on 29 May 2012, 00:51

2. VJo003 (Posts: 320; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)


Wish my Desire HD will get an update... I wish !!!

posted on 29 May 2012, 01:11 2

3. WinC76 (Posts: 55; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


You will, but be patient.

posted on 29 May 2012, 04:26

4. VJo003 (Posts: 320; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)


Amen brother !!!

posted on 29 May 2012, 10:54

5. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


Soon....

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 18:29

6. zeroa (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Sep 2012)


i have an htc sensation xl with 2.3.5 and when ask for ice cream sandwich update i have message said ( your phone is up to date ) !! how can i update my htc to ics ??

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