August is about to end but there seems to be no end for rolling of firmware updates. Every other smartphone manufacturer is busy dropping firmware with latest security patches.Keeping on track with that HTC has also rolled out the latest August 2017 security update for HTC 10. HTC 10 is a well-known flagship device. Initially rolled out from Hong Kong to all its Asian variants and now rolling out to the European variants. The update can be received as OTA (Over The Air) mode. And as well as the update can also be installed manually by downloading the RUU firmware.

The latest firmware update brings the version number 2.41.709.71 for Asian variants and 2.41.401.41 for European variants of HTC 10 respectively. It aims to fix the security glitches, optimizes and enhances the performance of the device. And the latest update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. And we may expect a jump to Android 7.1.1 Nougat in the coming days.

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

Whats New About The HTC 10 Latest August Security Update

August 2017 security update for HTC 10

  • comes with latest August 2017 security patch update.
  • Software version
  • Enhanced performance of the device.
  • Fixes the CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures)
  • Resolves the known bugs.

How To Install the August 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 on your device
  • Needs strong WiFi connection.
  • Make sure to take a full backup of your device data. It may erase the existing data.

So let’s get started.

August 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 August 2017 Security Update for HTC 10

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

Download the Official HTC 10 ROM Update || Asian Variant

Download the Official HTC 10 ROM Update || European Variant

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 When the update is complete, click Finish in the Wizard and the device will reboot.

Step-8 And once the device reboots, the process of the update is now over.

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

Therefore, these were the two methods for installing the latest August firmware update on your HTC 10. If You are not into waiting for the OTA, go ahead and directly download the firmware manually. Install and enjoy the Power of 10.