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Many devices are still busy fixing the Blueborne pothole. Most of these devices are still on older security patches. Blueborne vulnerability played a key role in delaying of the September security updates. All the major devices rolled out patches to plug the hole created by Blueborne. Probably manufacturers did not want to risk seeding a newer patch. The reason being it might not deal with the security flaw efficiently. Well, HTC played it smart and is already rolling the September 2017 security update for HTC 10. This update rolled as September was about to end.
The latest firmware update brings the version number 2.51.617.21 for US variants of HTC 10. This update brings the latest security patch of September 1, 2017. It brings the necessary fix for the Blueborne threat. As well as, the update brings forth regular bug fixes. The latest update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The update is rolling out as an OTA update. You can capture the OTA as well as download and install the latest firmware update manually. We have mentioned the links and steps to the same later in this post.
Changelog: September 2017 Security Update for HTC 10
The latest update seems to be a monthly rollover of the security update to upgrade the security status of the device. As any other routine update, this one brings
- Latest September 2017 security update patch.
- Minor device optimizations
- Patch against the Blueborne vulnerability.
- Basic bug fixes
Download: September 2017 Security Update for HTC 10
You can follow the automatic process of capturing the OTA(over-the-air) update to catch the September 2017 Security Update for HTC 10.
Steps to Capture the OTA
- Go to your device Settings > About device > Software updates.
- Tap Check now.
- Tap DOWNLOAD to download the update.
- Follow the instructions to install from the Notifications pull down.
- Tap the System update to begin the installation process.
Alternatively, you can download the firmware and install manually to update your device.
Download Firmware: September 2017 Security Update for HTC 10
Here is the direct download link to download the latest firmware update manually.
HTC 10 September 2017 Security Update firmware | Download ROM
HTC Sync Manager | Download
You may read: How To Install Full Stock Firmware on HTC
You may also like: RUU firmware August 2017 Security Patch for HTC 10.
But before downloading the update automatically or manually,
- Get your device fully charged before starting the update process.
- If capturing the OTA get connected to a strong Wi-Fi network.
- If updating manually, make sure to install HTC Sync Manager.
How To Manually Install September 2017 Security Update for HTC 10
After you download the firmware in the previous steps now you have to install it manually. Follow the link below to manually install September 2017 security update for HTC 10.
Therefore, make sure not to miss this update as it is a vital update bringing the latest security patch and brings a fix for the Blueborne threat. Stay updated and experience the power of 10 in your hands.Also, stay tuned with AndroidSage for all the latest firmware updates.