In many parts of the world, owners of the HTC One S the HTC One X have seen a delay in the availability of the update to the Android operating system for quite some time now. Since word of the update to Android Jellybean v4.1 got out, there has even been a new version (v4.2) launched on some handsets. However, there is good news for those with the aforementioned devices. The rollout of the Android 4.1 Jellybean update is now available, meaning that users in just about every country can now update the software from the current Android Ice Cream sandwich version.
Owners of these devices most countries should by now have received a notification that a software update is available. If you have not yet received one, you can check manually by going to the settings menu. Then simply select software updates, and then check now.
If it says that an update is available for your phone, simply follow the instructions on screen and you will have the new operating system working in no time. Before commencing with the download, we highly recommend that you connect the phone to a Wi-Fi network, as this will ensure that you do not use up your precious data allowance, considering the 365 MB file size of the download. Up to date HTC One X News and Info can be found on our website where you can also compare popular HTC One X Offers.
When you have successfully downloaded and installed the software, you will immediately notice a number of differences to the interface. Aside from the aesthetic changes, you will also notice that the interface is much faster and smoother on account of ‘project butter’, which ensures more efficient use of the handset’s ample processing power. The update will also bring Google Now to the platform, which is a voice activated personal assistant application. Other changes include a redesigned quirky keyboard and native HTC Sense menus.
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