This month remains a busy one for HTC. Along with the unveiling of its new premium flagship  U11 Plus, HTC is also seeding monthly security patches for other devices. The 2017 October Security Patch for HTC U11 is now rolling for the unlocked variants. The security update is rolling as OTA Update. It weighs in around 1.8 GB. It also brings other system enhancements to the device.

This monthly update brings the firmware build number 1.28.617.30 to the US variants of HTC U11. It updates the device’s security level with October 2017 Security patch.  The OTA is rolling in waves so it might take a bit of time to reach your device. You can capture the OTA and install the update. Alternatively, you can manually download and install the firmware from HTC firmware repository.

October Security Patch for HTC U11

October 2017 Security Patch/Firmware Update For HTC U11

Download October Security Patch for HTC U11

Like we mentioned above, You can download OTA update and if you want you can manually install the update by downloading the firmware from HTC official servers.

Let’s see first how to capture the OTA update.

Steps To Download OTA

  • Go to your  About device > Software updates > Check now.
  •  Tap DOWNLOAD to download the update.
  • Tap on System Update to begin the installing the update.

How To Manually Install October Security Patch for HTC U11

Before beginning with the manual update installation process take care of the following.

Pre-Requisites

  • Keep your device at full battery charge before installing the update.
  • If capturing the OTA, connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Install HTC Sync Manager if updating manually.

Downloads

First, you have to download the official firmware and HTC Sync Manager to perform the manual update.

HTC U11 October Security Update | Download | Firmware

HTC Sync Manager | Download

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Steps to Manual Firmware Installation

Step-1 Download the firmware from above link to your PC/Laptop.

Step-2  Connect your HTC device to the PC.

Step-3 Install HTC Sync Manager so that the PC recognizes the device.

Step-4 Go to the folder where you saved the downloaded firmware.

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

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

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

 Step-8 After the reboot, the update installation is now done.

Step-9 And then go to Play Store > Menu > My apps to ensure all device apps are updated.

That’s all you need to do. Now the firmware bringing October Security Update has been successfully installed on your HTC U11.

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