T-Mobile to update the HTC One (M8) on Feb 9; Sprint updates the HTC One (M7) first

T-Mobile to update the HTC One (M8) on Feb 9; Sprint updates the HTC One (M7) first
HTC VP of product management Mo Versi is at it again. A tweet he sent out on Friday evening reveals that T-Mobile owners with the HTC One (M8) will start receiving the Android 5.0 update on Monday. Since the update is being sent out in waves, many of you will not receive it immediately. Don't be depressed or threaten to jump. The update will arrive.

Meanwhile, the Lollipop update happens to be rolling out to Sprint customers with the HTC One (M7). Last Thursday, we showed you a leaked memo that showed Sprint customers with the HTC One (M7) receiving the update starting that very day. Surprisingly, the carrier's HTC One (M8) won't receive the latest Android build until February 13th. And that includes the Harman Kardon edition of the phone.

One of our loyal readers just happened to turn on his Sprint branded HTC One (M7) on Saturday and found the Android 5.0.2 update on his phone. You can check out the images he sent us by clicking on the slideshow below. Remember that when you do receive the notification that your phone has received Android 5.0, make sure that you're using a Wi-Fi network while downloading and installing it. At the same time, your battery should be at least 50% charged.


Thanks for the tip, Nevo617!

source: @moversi via TmoNews

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One
  • Display 4.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)
One (M8)
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Well that's good news. All that's left is Sense 7 and the M9.

2. JadeMoon

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

OMG are you kidding me??!?!?! Before the LG G3?? WTH?!

6. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Reason why I got rid of my LG Spectrum 2, the phone would be lucky to get some OS update in a timely fashion. Though I'm sure LG G2 and G3 have a much improved update path and timeline so no need to worry.

3. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Ya that's how HTC rolls!

4. Rager722 unregistered

And sadly at&t just updated the M8 to 4.4.4 smh....screw you at&t!

5. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Both Verizon and AT&T are bloatware/ trialware heavy so it'll take some time to make sure the updates are full of them and that they (bloatware) work... for the most part.

7. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

So true. That's 1 thing I hated about Verizon. All that money I was paying & had to put up with so much crap on my phone that ruins the Android experience. & getting the Galaxy Nexus didn't help much because Google didn't support the phone like I had expected.

9. danchoi704

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 18, 2008

As of feb 9, 10:30am est... Still don't have it yet.

10. heregh

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 10, 2015

Excellent. Phone is slower, network connection is slower and battery is draining faster. This seems like a good update.

11. danchoi704

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 18, 2008

Not mine.

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