HTC 10 Unlocked Variant Gets Better With March Security Update

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HTC has pushed March security update for the unlocked variant of the HTC 10 smartphone. In addition to Android 7.0 Nougat related security related patches, the latest HTC 10 update also includes several bug fixes and enhancements.

With software version 2.46.617.2, the March security update measures 560MB in size. Hence, you should make use of Wi-Fi to download the update to avoid interruption during the download process and also to save mobile data. It will take few days for the update to hit your HTC 10 since the company has rolled out the update via OTA.

The System update page states that the update features important enhancements and bug fixes. It includes system enhancements and related Android security patches. The Android security patch level is dated March 1. However, the software information page doesn’t provide PRI and PRL versions.

HTC 10 Update

You will not be able to make use of your handset such as making calls during the installation of the update. Moreover, you should not switch off your handset or remove the memory card. As usual, you will view three options such as Install Now, Install Later and Don’t Install.

If you have access to HTC 10 and install the update, you will be able to improve the performance of the handset. Hence, it is advisable to install the update after you capture a backup of your images and videos.

As usual, it will take few days for the March security update to hit your handset. If you are unable to view a message notification, you will get it within the next few days. Alternatively, you can manually verify the presence of the update by tapping Settings icon on the home screen. You should also charge the phone more than 80 percent for a smooth installation of the update.

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It seems that HTC is on an update release spree with HTC One M9 recently receiving the March security update. Going forward, we can expect more updates for various handsets manufactured by the company.

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