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Software and app updates

Download and install software updates for the latest performance enhancements, bug fixes, and security improvements. HTC Bolt can check and notify you if there’s a new update available. You can visit www.htc.com/us/go/htc-software-updates/ for news and details about your phone's software updates.

Some app updates are available from HTC or your mobile operator, and you'll receive notifications on your phone when there are new updates. Or you can install app updates from Google Play™. Some HTC apps that are not preloaded in certain phones can also be downloaded from Google Play™.

Note: The information in this guide may not be most up-to-date if there are more recent software or app updates available.

Checking your system software version

Before installing a system software update, you can check first what Android version you have on your phone.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > About.
  2. Tap Software information.

Enabling automatic updates

You can choose to automatically download and install software updates for HTC or mobile operator apps.
  1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings.
  2. Tap System updates > HTC software update.
  3. To save on data usage, you can choose to update through Wi‍-Fi only.
  4. Choose whether to auto-download system updates, app updates, or both.

    App updates are installed automatically. You'll still need to confirm when to install system software updates.

Checking for updates manually

Note: Turn on mobile data or connect HTC Bolt to a Wi‍-Fi network before you check for updates.
  1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings.
  2. Tap System updates > HTC software update. HTC Bolt checks if updates are available.
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