US-based tele-carriers are mostly a month behind in bringing the latest security update patch for any of their devices. But nevertheless a security update is a really important aspect of Android smartphone, so it is always looked up to and waited for. Now, the wait comes to an end with Sprint carrier rolling out the September 2017 security update for Sprint HTC U11.
The current update of September 2017 security patch is now available for download. The OTA is now live across the globe. However, for those regions not receiving the OTA notification, can also directly download the RUU firmware file and flash it manually. We have provided the direct download link and guide for easy installation of the latest firmware for Sprint HTC U11.
The latest firmware update brings the build number 1.28.651.40. The OTA update weighs close to 320 MB, whereas, the full stock firmware RUU file weights ~2GB in size. It is still based on Android 7.1 Nougat and not the latest 8.0 Oreo. However, there is an upgrade planned for HTC U11 and all its variants to Android 8.0 Oreo. But currently, the update to brings in the September 2017 security patch for HTC U11. As it comes to Sprint, other carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon may soon release the same.
Changelog: September 2017 Security Update for Sprint HTC U11
This firmware update from the US-based carrier Sprint primarily brings about the September 2017 security update patch for Sprint HTC U11. There are no other major updates accompanying the latest firmware. Here take a look at the official firmware update/changelog note from HTC.
Download OTA: September 2017 Security Update for Sprint HTC U11
Needless to say, OTA update will be automatically captured by your device as it becomes available for your device. But you can check for the same manually.
- Go to device Settings > System Updates > HTC Software update
- Tap Check Now.
- Tap on Download if the download is available.
- Install after the update is downloaded.
But before going ahead with the download process,
- Make sure your device has a full charge.
- Connect to a strong Wi-Fi network to download the update.
- Update installation might take around 15-20 minutes.
Manually Install the Firmware Update for Sprint HTC U11
To manually install the September 2017 security update for Spring HTC U11, you have to first download the RUU firmware file.
So, below is the link to directly download the RUU firmware file.
HTC U11 RUU Firmware | Download
HTC Sync Manager | Download
How To Install the firmware update on HTC U11?
Follow the link below to install the RUU firmware to get the September 2017 security update for Spring HTC U11.
Therefore, although it’s a bit late rollout from Sprint, make sure to catch it by any of the above means specified and secure Your device with the latest security update. Also, keep scrolling on AndroidSage for all the latest updates on HTC smartphones.