HTC Sensation XL getting its Ice Cream Sandwich dessert

HTC Sensation XL getting its Ice Cream Sandwich dessert
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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Sensation XL
  • Display 4.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1600 mAh(6.83h 3G talk time)



1. kach22

Posts: 153; Member since: Nov 04, 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.

2. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

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

3. WinC76 unregistered

You will, but be patient.

4. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Amen brother !!!

5. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011


6. zeroa

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 07, 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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