Updating the HTC Incredible S software

Updating the HTC Incredible S software

HTC Incredible S can check and notify you if there’s a new software update available. You can then download and install the software update using the Wi-Fi or data connection. You can also manually check if there's an available software update.

Depending on the type of update, the update may erase all your personal data and customized settings, and also remove any applications you’ve installed. Make sure that you’ve backed up the information and files you want to keep.

Note: You might want to use Wi-Fi to download software updates to avoid extra data fees.

Installing an update

When the Internet connection is on and there's a new update available, the system update dialog box appears and guides you through the process. If you don't see the dialog box, check for the update notification icon in the status bar.
  1. Slide open the Notifications panel, and then tap the update notification.
  2. In the system update dialog box, choose what type of connection to use for downloading the update.
  3. Follow the onscreen prompts to start the download.
  4. After the download is complete, tap Install now and then tap OK in the Install system software update dialog box.

Wait for the update to finish. HTC Incredible S will then restart automatically.

Checking for updates manually

  1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap About phone > Software updates > Check now.
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