update to 2.1...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by adam_hilluk, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. adam_hilluk

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member
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    All being well i should finally get the promised 2.1 update. However i was just unsure how the update occurs. Does something come from HTC or Orange and do i need to back all my stuff up now in preperation.

    Also has anybody already recieved it over the air?? if so what exactly happens?
     

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  2. Jaffa

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    You will be warned, but its good practice to have a backup of your device regardless :)

    Sent from my HTC Hero using Tapatalk
     
  3. Randy

    Randy Well-Known Member
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    Are you new? :D
     
  4. adam_hilluk

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member
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    yeah i am new to this. All confusing to me.
    May want to change handset from Hero to either Desire or Blackberry Bold tbh
     
  5. HopeofCarter

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    Don't mean to hijack but i also have a similar question. I also have a htc hero from sprint. How do i know if it has 2.1 already? The firmware says 2.1. Am i good to go?
     
  6. Xyro

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    Yes, you have 2.1 (although there has been a second update for Sprint heroes since the initial 2.1 update).

    By the way, there is a Sprint Hero section to the forum; European & Sprint heroes are different in a few ways, including the firmware they run.
     
  7. adam_hilluk

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    Which can be really annoying when you think youve found something on Google about Hero updates and its actually for Sprint :mad:
     
  8. kamcelro

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    I got an HTC Hero from Sprint a month ago because I was tired of my faulty Palm Pre. I have tried multiple times to update my firm ware to 2.1 but I am stuck on 1.5. My sister and mother also have the HTC hero and they are both at 1.5 also.

    How do I update it?
     
  9. Xyro

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    Topics explaining how to do it can be found Sprint Hero section of the forum.

    This forum is for the European, GSM Heroes, so we can't help you here.
     
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