Canadian HTC One owners receive a firmware update

Canadian HTC One owners receive a firmware update
If you are an HTC One owner in Canada, chances are that you have received, or about to receive, a firmware update for your new phone. Bell, Virgin Canada, Rogers and TELUS subscribers with HTC's new Android flagship model will be happy to hear that the update repairs a problem with the sensitivity of the capacitive buttons and apparently makes the handset more responsive.

The update is coming to the HTC One OTA although you can try to pull it out of the phone manually. Go to Settings > About > Software updates. The latest firmware version is 1.29.666.17 and you should notice a difference in the device once you install the update. If you have received the firmware update, let us know what changes you've experienced on your HTC One by leaving a comment in the box below.

As we told you on Thursday, HTC has sold 5 million units of the HTC One, half the 10 million units of the Samsung Galaxy S4 sold by Samsung.

source: Bell via MobileSyrup

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1. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

aboot time too :P

2. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

What would be even better is if they put out an update to allow some functionality to that logo in the middle.

6. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

Exactly my thoughts. This has already been implemented in a custom ROM and is definitely needed as an official firmware update.

3. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

HTC = Hide The Cost to the company and sold cheap to consumers. HTC will goes bankruptcy very soon.

5. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

stupid a 1- for u

11. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

som = shit on me Lol...

7. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012


9. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

This is the same reason why HTC fails. Instead of admitting that their product is lacking, they blame it on some stupid conspiracy theory that they are losing because of marketing or Samsung paying people off. They and their fans wont go anywhere until they admit that their products have serious flaws that need immediate attention. No one is paying anyone off. Just maybe, just maybe people really do have a genuine issue with HTC products.

10. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

I am happy to receive the updates for my htc one good job htc!!

4. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

The last sentence is completely unrelated to THIS article.

8. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

let them rub it in bro, they seem to enjoy it!

12. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Interesting. The unlocked edition of the One in the US is at v. 1.29.1540.16 after a firmware update. Android v. 4.1.2, though. Not yet for 4.2.2

13. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I updated today and it works now. No major flaws anymore. I guess getting they are not a total lost cause.

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