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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JediMeerkat, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. JediMeerkat

    JediMeerkat Lurker
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    Hello All, I have a sim free Desire HD and would like to update from froyo to Gingerbread. When I check for system firmware updates my phone says there are no updates available. How do I update to Gingerbread? Thanks

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  2. dudley02

    dudley02 Newbie

    Is it using a standard Rom ?, if it is then contact HTC as the update should be available, if you are using a custom Rom then you'll need to do it manually
  3. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    What's your software version in Settings -> About Phone? Is there a .405 in there somewhere?
  4. JediMeerkat

    JediMeerkat Lurker
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    I'm probably using a standard ROM as I haven't changed anything since it came out of the box. Software version is 2.2.1 Cheers!
  5. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    As far as I'm aware, there's no way of forcing the update. There are a number of things that get checked for when it looks for the update, software number is one of them, along with what's called the CID (Stands for Carrier ID I think). Unbranded handsets should have a CID of HTC_011 (or similar), if that doesn't match, the update won't install. Check your CID with CID Getter.

    That's your Android version, there should be a software version/number on the same page? if it's 2.2.1, it should be 1.72.405.x

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The HTC Desire HD release date was October 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1230mAh battery.

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