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HTC U11 Receives August Security Update [OTA/RUU Firmware Download]

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August firmware update for HTC U11

While upcoming HTC U11 Life is all ready to surface in a few weeks, HTC U11 is getting a late firmware update. HTC’s firmware updates somehow always reach a bit late to its devices over a certain region. Even the very beginning of this month HTC 10 got a late September firmware update. Although most of the other devices are updated with latest security updates, HTC U11 seems very lagging in that matter. Currently, August firmware update for HTC U11 is rolling for its US variants. The update is rolling OTA (over-the-air).

This update brings the firmware build number 1.28.617.6 to the US variants of HTC U11. This firmware update weighs in around 716.57 MB. It updates the device with August Security patch. We hope that it also brings the fix for the notorious Blueborne vulnerability. Maybe for that reason, the update is seeding late. With this update, the device will also get system enhancements. You can perform the update by capturing the OTA. Also, you can manually download the update from HTC Servers directly.

August firmware update for HTC U11
HTC U11 Receives August Firmware Update With System Enhancements

Download OTA: August Firmware Update for HTC U11

Your device will automatically capture the update as it rolls into your region. Also, you can manually perform the process of capturing the OTA update to grab the August Firmware Update for HTC U11.

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.

Manually Install Latest August Firmware Update for HTC U11

Apart from the OTA, the latest firmware ROM is available which you can download and install manually. Below we have given the direct links for the ROM download and other pre-requisites.

HTC U11 August Firmware Update | Download ROM

HTC Sync Manager | Download

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But before downloading the update automatically or manually,


  • Get your device on full charge begin updating.
  • To capture the OTA connect to a strong Wi-Fi network.
  • If updating manually, make sure to install HTC Sync Manager.

Steps of Manually Installing the ROM

Follow the link below to manually install the latest August firmware update for HTC U11.

Manually Install August 2017 Firmware Update for HTC U11 

Therefore, as a rule of thumb never miss the update even though it’s quite late. The update doesn’t exactly mention of the Blueborne fix, but there is good chance it brings a fix for the same. So, anyway it’s wiser to download this update as OTA or manually.

Also, stay connected to AndroidSage for all latest firmware updates and updates on the upcoming HTC U11 Life.

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