HTC is now offering free USB-C to 3.5mm adapters to all Bolt owners


If you are planning to purchase the 3.5mm jack-less HTC Bolt, but still want to use your old headphones (despite HTC bundling a pair of USB Type-C ones with every purchase), then you are in luck! HTC is now offering a free USB-C to 3.5mm adapter to every Bolt owner, but you have to register for it on its Reward Center webpage. Also, keep in mind that the offer is good for HTC Bolt purchases made between November 11, 2016, and January 31, 2017 only, and that the deadline for claiming your adapter is February 28, 2017.

The adapter is listed on HTC's Reward Center as “HTC Bolt USB Accessory – 57007”. You can claim yours by following the link below and filling out HTC's online form with your date of purchase, transaction number, and your Bolt's MEID number.

The audio adapters are expected to be available for shipment to consumers by the end of December, but “unforeseen” delays due to high demand and inventory shortages are not out of the question, HTC notes. Also, as can be expected, illegible store receipts, counterfeited MEID numbers, and other forms of trickery, will not be tolerated by the company and will result in invalid claims.

This adapter won't help you if you want to charge your new HTC Bolt and listen to music at the same time, but we'd leave this to third-party accessory makers to solve in the months following the phone's release.

source: HTC

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Bolt
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(23h talk time)

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9 Comments

1. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

why wasn't the adapter included? HTC is so stupid.

4. libra89

Posts: 2289; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This.

8. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

No wonder they failed at every generations.

2. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The thing is they are not avant-garde of smartphone market anymore and for long time.Yet they try to impose decisions that are not welcome very unpractical, causing hassle that eventually brings unnecessary accessories bundle together. What is wrong with you HTC?

3. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

Two reasons to avoid Htc Bolt 1.SD 810 2. 3.5 jack

9. xperian

Posts: 420; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

Seriuosly, why did they include 810? It is overheating and has worse performance than 805 due to thermal throttling. Probably Qualcomm sold the unused stock for cheap

5. Emmanuelz

Posts: 222; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

Nobody is gonna buy this trash anyways

6. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

Probably because nobody was ordering the phone. HTC is dying, which is a shame, but unfortunately the truth.

7. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Why use normal headphones with a jack plug when the bundled USB-C can map your ears and make it sound even better?

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