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How to install latest July 2017 Security Update for HTC 10? [Download RUU firmware]

With all the major brands releasing security updates for their devices, it should be a second nature for users to keep vigil on incoming updates. With that said, HTC has rolled out the July 2017 security update for HTC 10. HTC 10 is a popular flagship that was the successor of HTC One M9. And the update can be received as OTA (Over The Air) mode. And as well as the update can also be installed manually. This update version is 2.51.617.1. So, if your HTC device’s software number is less than the mentioned version no. then you have to update your device.

HTC 10, codenamed as Perfume, is one of the most popular devices that dropped in 2016. It runs on Snapdragon 820 Processor. It garnered a lot of positive reviews for its design and features. And the July 2017 security update for HTC 10 is meant for the unlocked variant of HTC 10. And it is needless to say the unlocked HTC 10 variants are powered with Android Nougat.

So, let’s see what’s new with the July 2017 security update for HTC 10 and how to download and install it.

 Whats New About The HTC 10 Latest Security Update

The July 2017 Security Update for HTC 10 promises

  • New version of ROM is 2.51.617.1
  • Enhanced performance of the device.
  • Fixing the CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures)
  • Latest July security patch.

How To Install the July 2017 Security Update for HTC 10

You can update your HTC 10 with latest security patch by 2 ways.To  install the update from the device, follow these steps below:

i) Download the OTA Update if it is available for your device.To  install the update from the device, follow these steps below:

ii)  Download the ROM and perform the update manually.

Note:- Before you move on with downloading or installing any update follow these instructions very carefully.

  • Full charge device
  • Needs WiFi connection.
  • Make sure to take a full backup of your device data. It may erase the existing data.

So let’s get started.

July 2017 Security OTA Update for HTC 10 Download 

To  install the OTA update, follow these steps below:

Step-1 Go to your device Home screen >  All apps > Settings.

Step-2  Tap About device.

Step-3 Tap Software updates.

Step-4 Tap Check now.

Step-5 Tap DOWNLOAD to download the update.

Step-6 Post download, follow the instruction to install from the Notifications pull down.

Step-7 Tap the System update to begin the installation process.

Step-8 Tap OK to begin.

Step-9 The device will reboot and begin the installation.

Step-10 Once the system update is complete, tap OK to continue.

Manually Install the July 2017 Security Update for HTC 10

To install the July 2017 Security Update for HTC 10 start by downloading the ROM.

Download the Official HTC 10 ROM Update

Download HTC Sync Manager

Read: Complete tutorial on how to install full stock firmware on HTC.

Installing ROM update manually requires downloading and installing HTC Sync Manager.

Steps of Installing the Update

Step-1 Download and save the ROM you downloaded above to your PC.

Step-2  Connect your device to your PC .

Step-3 Ensure you have HTC Sync Manager installed so that the device is recognized by the PC.

Step-4 Locate the folder in PC where you saved the ROM update.

Step-5 Double-click on the file to launch the system update wizard.

Step-6 Follow all the system update instructions shown on your PC.

Step-7 Once the update is complete, click Finish in the Wizard and the device will reboot.

Step-8 Once the device reboots, the process of the update is now done.

Step-9 And then open Play Store > Menu > My apps and ensure all installed apps are updated.

 Therefore, now you have successfully installed the July 2017 security update for HTC 10.
Stay updated and enjoy the Power of 10.