Are you one of the HTC Desire 816 owner who is eagerly waiting to have official Lollipop update on your Android smartphone? Finally, the wait is over. The device owners soon will taste the most expected Android OS experience.
The official HTC news leaker confirmed the official HTC Desire 816 Lollipop update 5.0.2.
When HTC 816 receive Lollipop 5.0.2 update?
Although being the best mid-range smartphone and profit maker of the firm, HTC still keeping their mouth closed on official announcements for Lollipop update. This cruelty not only for HTC Desire 816 but also they remain same on other models HTC 820, desire 826, One E8, Desire Eye, Butterfly 2 also.
Fortunately, there is an HTC ROM developer LlabTooFeR, who always keeps to tweets about HTC’s current project and the update release dates. This time, the leaker tweeted about the HTC 816 lollipop 5.0.2 update and confirms the update will be available sometimes on April. Most of the times, his tweets came true on mentioned updates and device releases. Therefore, you can surely expect the official Lollipop update for HTC Desire 816.
The tweet also confirms that the flagship mobile will have Lollipop 5.0.2 update directly instead of Android Lollipop 5.0.1 update. On the other hand, there was no news about whether the device will get Android Lollipop 5.1 update. However, we can assume that the device will get the bug free Android 5.1 update since the company promises one-year support for One and Desire families.
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Whether the update only available for Europe countries?
On considering the tweet, the update will be rolled out to the users who bought the mobile in Europe region. There was no news about the mobile users of Asian countries like China, India, and Russia. Therefore, users from outside of Europe region have to wait some more time to get the official statements.
HTC Desire 816 is the flagship mobile, which configured with the 1.6 GHz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB space of internal Memory. You can also expand the external memory up to 128 GB through standard SD cards. The device also has 5.5-inch Super LCD and LTE support. This flagship mobile also presented with the HTC Sense 6 UI interface and there was no news about the Sense 7 UI on the device.
Other than HTC Desire 816, there is some more good news for other phone model users too. The below-listed devices’ owners will also taste the Lollipop experience but no news about the release date.
- Desire EYE
- One M7
Where to buy HTC Desire 816 at the lowest price?
Don’t you have the flagship Mobile and planned to have something like the above one? HTC Desire 816 definitely suite for your money range between Rs.20,000-Rs.25,000. For Indian users, you can buy HTC Desire 816 Dual Sim at Amazon for the lowest price.
Updated News as of May 5, 2015:
Now HTC 816 mobile owners around the world started receiving the update. The complete rollout to the entire world expected to finish until July.
Android Lollipop 5.0.2 update for HTC 816 News as of June 15, 2015:
Almost every HTC 816 Android users around the world received the OTA Lollipop 5.0.2 update. However, the HTC Sense UI 7 is still the nightmare for the mid-range smartphone users. If you still not received the update, please follow the below steps to tasting the Lollipop.
Update News as on October 2015
HTC rolled out Android Lollipop 5.0.2 update for Desire 820 devices too. Moreover, They also confirmed that the Desire 816 device is also going to receive the Android MarshMallow 6.0 update within this year or early on next year.
Be ready to Receive the Android Marshmallow 6.0 update on your favorite device.
How to update HTC 816 to new Android version Lollipop 5.0.2:
Go to settings->about->sotware updates. Now the phone itself check again for the recent updates. Sometimes, the mobile phone gets the updates over here.
Does your HTC 816 Android smartphone still not receiving the Lollipop 5.0.2 update?
Restore your Android phone to factory settings (Reset phone).
Select the lollipop update receiving countries on setup and complete everything else.
Now check for the update again. If you are still not able to receive the Android Lollipop update for HTC 816, utilize the HTC online support or mobile support to escalate the updating challenges.