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Desire Firmware OTA Update

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rigsby, May 26, 2010.

  1. byron_hinson

    byron_hinson Member

    T-mob haven't released the update yet.

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  2. ScottW75

    ScottW75 Lurker

    No i didn't update as i knew it would break my wifi as i have an orange handset i had debranded using a goldcard and 1.15 rom.

    I upgraded to 1.21 using the rom over on the xda forums. This is known to give the sim lock issue, unless you have already unlocked your phone. I unlocked and now my phone worked fine.

    As i was running the 1.21 rom i noticed it said updating radio. I'd like to think this means that my phone is now the same as a generic handset, so i'll have no problems with future OTA updates. We cant prove or disprove this theory until the next update.
  3. matttye

    matttye Android Expert

    The only problem I've had with this update is that my phone reports I've lost a bar of battery 5 minutes after I take it off the charger after fully charging it overnight.

    I pray it's just the battery meter playing up and it's not actually losing that power :\ Going to try recalibrating it today and see if that fixes it.

    TEK-WARRIOR Newbie

    4/6/2010....Just d/loaded and installed update version 1.21.405.2, youtube now in HQ.
    No issues with any camera settings, no widgets have disappeared, wifi working ok, everything works as before.

    Handset is the DESIRE bought from CPW unlocked/unbranded, i have tested for any issues with other networks sims ie: voda/orange and o2 which i use most of the time.

    I have to add that my handset is untouched in anyway shape or form, not rooted or flashed, bog standard handset and i have had no issues with it from day 1:cool:.

    02 did not inform me of the update, i did the (settings(about phone(system software updates) and there it was.

    it took less than 5minutes to d/load and install (over wifi). I am a happy little bunny:D, i am very impressed with my desire,before i bought my desire, i owned a iphone for 1 day took it back to CPW got my money back and the rest is history :rolleyes:.
  5. vogon55

    vogon55 Lurker

    HTC Desire, unbranded, updated via wi-fi, took about 5 min - no issues so far, wi-fi & camera ok. Must be a minor fw update, the only visible changes I noticed when checking everything is a somewhat less responsive fw/bw taps in music player and a new entry (Icons) in Photos
  6. petehtc

    petehtc Newbie

    Got my update yesterday. However, I was expecting software version 1.21.405.2 but got is that something to do with Vodafone ??
  7. jaztim

    jaztim Newbie

    Unlocked handset from CPW.
    USing Orange sim.

    was prompted for the update. Installed it. No issues
  8. thorgoth

    thorgoth Newbie

    exactly the same here!!!
  9. Stoo

    Stoo Member

    I have just had the ota update and installed with no problems, however I still don't have Google earth in the market, I've not lost any widgets or anything.... does anyone kno wo its fixed or added???????
  10. frame3k3

    frame3k3 Lurker

    Orange Desire. Unlocked then Unbranded. On Tesco mobile SIM.

    Software version 1.15.405.4. Checked for update and found version 1.21.405.2

    OTA Download and installed. Wi-Fi stopped working. Saying Wi-fi cannot be started. Not happy :mad:

    Reflushed ROM with original version. Reinstall all apps and games. Now working like before. Happy.:D

    Three hours of the day gone ... :rolleyes:
  11. Ghâshûl

    Ghâshûl Well-Known Member

    Same happened here. Mine has always been at 100% off the charger in the morning but today I looked at it 5-10 minutes after taking it off and it was at 89% charge. I plan to use the phone today and let the battery run out, to recalibrate it.
  12. Roxolid

    Roxolid Well-Known Member

    just updated, unbranded Desire on vodafone, seems ok, but will have to see how battery goes.
  13. Roxolid

    Roxolid Well-Known Member

    Also, when i asked HTC about this update and the issues many have had regards wifi, this is the answer i received;
    New ResponseDear Rox Thank you for contacting us. In regards to update I can help you with that. With this new device the updates come from the network and not from us, it may be related to one netowrk but unfortuneatly i cant comment on this. I trust that this resolves your query, please do not hesitate to contact us again if required. Thank you for contacting HTC. Best regards, Terry S HTC

    i then replied saying the update is from HTC themselves, haven't had reply yet !!!
  14. Markg

    Markg Android Enthusiast

    Unbraned on three and just updated, everything seems normal. Is the battery problem related to something I read about it not trickle charging once the battery fills up. I.e. the charger turns off until it is disconnected and re connected?
  15. Ghâshûl

    Ghâshûl Well-Known Member

    That sounds likely, it just seems weird that some people have had the problem always, while some of us never had it, but do now after the update.
  16. JohnnyBravo1000

    JohnnyBravo1000 Android Expert

    Has anybody on T-Mobile (and received their phone direct from T-Mobile) been prompted to download the latest firmware yet?
  17. Shofar

    Shofar Android Enthusiast

    Is this update worth the possible problems?

    Won't 2.2 deal with it all??
  18. renton2010

    renton2010 Lurker

    I ran through the update last night with no issues, on an unbranded Desire from carphone warehouse. Like everyone mentions, aside from an SMS cound appearing, not much has changed. Not sure if the system runs faster, or if I'm just wishing it did :)
  19. xenole

    xenole Member

    My battery went from around 50%+ to 0% in less than 3 hours whilst in standby in my pocket.
    It did mention 31% usage for Wi-Fi even though it wasn't being used.
  20. Odin1979

    Odin1979 Lurker

    Nope still waiting, although in a way i'm quite glad T-Mobile take longer what with the issues some users have been having.
  21. mr-mixalot

    mr-mixalot Newbie


    Updated to 1.21.405.2 and now WiFi will not start, everything else seems to be okay
  22. mr-mixalot

    mr-mixalot Newbie

    Lucky You
  23. nx1977

    nx1977 Android Expert

    This is the only issue reported so far, and only affecting those that have debranded.
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  24. nofear

    nofear Well-Known Member

    No update for virgin media yet
  25. stueyboy

    stueyboy Member

    I'm sorry if this is in the thread already but has anyone tried the GPS yet since the update. I use Cardiotrainer for mapping my running and tonight was the first time with this new update and it lost the signal and did not record more then 400m of a 5k run.

    I'd be interested to knw if it is common. Might just be high pressure or something mind you...
    gie62001 likes this.

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