Android 7.0 Nougat for HTC 10 on hold, rollout could be resumed in three weeks


HTC prides itself for being among the first non-Google OEMs to deliver major Android OS updates to its smartphones. The situation slightly changed this year when Motorola and LG managed to push Android 7.0 Nougat updates to their products before HTC, but the Taiwanese company is still known among consumers for delivering updates in a timely manner.

The company's last year flagship, HTC 10 received the Android 7.0 Nougat update a few months ago, but not all devices got the upgrade. Last week HTC Germany announced that due to some bugs the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout has been put on hold.

Customers in Europe who own the HTC 10 and haven't yet receive Android 7.0 Nougat, will have to wait until the company's engineers fix these unforeseen issues that prevent it from continuing the deployment of the update.

How long will they have to wait? According to well-known HTC leakster LlabTooFeR, the unlocked HTC 10, as well as the carrier-bounded units in Europe, will start receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update in about three weeks from now.

HTC did not offer any details on what's caused these issues to surface when the rollout began in Europe, but they must be critical if the handset maker decided to put it on hold.

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6 Comments

1. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

I'm enjoying my HTC 10 nougat flavored update with no issues whatsoever. If you can't wait for the update flash a custom rom.

2. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Converted two asian HTC 10 to US Unlocked within the first week. No issues with Nougat so far.

3. hTClover25

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 05, 2016

is this update for locked htc 10 also???

4. tokuzumi

Posts: 1900; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

I updated my HTC 10 (US unlocked) when the update first dropped. Phone has been running great. I just hope the Jan security update comes out soon.

5. hTClover25

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 05, 2016

Does the new update will appear on European Locked htc 10 ????????

6. mironrazkafman

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

received the Nougat 7.0 on my HTC 10 Taiwanese version few days ago, main bug on the lock screen, some gray non stable grey line on the bottom of the screen, also as it was on 6.0.1, when the screen is off and new notification received, it is still doesn't waking up the screen as it should be. wrote a letter to HTC support as well via PLAY store to the Lock Screen developer email and had no comment already one week.

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