Newest update for the HTC ThunderBolt is still missing ICS

Newest update for the HTC ThunderBolt is still missing ICS
UPDATE: We've received word that this new software for the HTC ThunderBolt is now being sent to the devices.

Ah, the HTC ThunderBolt; Verizon's first 4G LTE smartphone. It seems like it came out almost a lifetime ago, yet in reality is was just last summer. Since its release, it has received several software updates, and is expected to be blessed with Ice Cream Sandwich - but not yet.

The newest update for the device (version 2.11.605.19 710RD) should be rolling out at any time, but looks to be just a routine maintenance release. This 61MB update fixes issues with data connectivity, Yahoo! Mail, and Mobile Hotspot, supports Cisco Any with VPN, and is now enabled with the Wireless Alerting System.

We hope the next update for the HTC ThunderBolt will include Ice Cream Sandwich.

source: Verizon Wireless



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ThunderBolt
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1400 mAh(6.30h talk time)

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5 Comments

1. sportsinger75

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

I highly doubt the Thunderbolt will receive ICS until later this year, possibly fall. I say this because HTC needs to focus on getting ICS out to all the dual-core devices like the 3D on Sprint and the Rezound on Verizon before getting to the older devices. Not to say that I wouldn't love to see the T-Bolt update sooner, but I'm thinking it's not gonna happen anytime soon.

2. KParks23

Posts: 729; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

But this is the phone AFTER my dream phone!!! I want ICS now lol!

3. alx33

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Update began rolling out today. Im downloading it OTA as I write this.

5. Busko

Posts: 1; Member since: May 17, 2012

I was excited thinking it might have been the ICS update, but I hsould have looked here first and then wouuldve know it was just a silly update. I thought by chance this update would resovlve an issue I have w/ my phone but still no go. My issue is with the front facing camera, it just doesnt work anymore. I have many times cleared the data of the app, taken the battery out and rebooted. I had it back up and running after doing it, but then somehting happend, and it stopped working. Tempting to root it since ppl are telling me it will fix it. Any thoughts on here?

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