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HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available



T-Mobile made a promise and that promise was to roll out the HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich update today, May 21st. The carrier has done just that as the software update is now available for Amaze 4G owners.

The update is going to bring a number of fixes and improvements to the device along with the many features that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich provides. The software update will also take the HTC Sense version to HTC Sense 3.6.

T-Mobile’s roll out follows a similar one for the HTC Sensation which happened last week.

HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available

Read: Guide To Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Here is the full rundown of what the software upgrade will bring to Amaze 4G owners, owners who will be getting the update before many other popular Android devices on the market.

New Features

  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Sense 3.6
  • System bar enhancements to easily view recent apps.
  • Re-sizeable widgets
  • Lock screen actions including pull down notifications and adjust volume while device is locked.
  • Data usage controls.
  • Face Unlock
  • Home screen folders
  • Improved battery life


  • Improved text input and spell checking
  • Improved menu structure

The update should be available for manual installation right now. All Amaze 4G owners will have to do is go to the device’s Settings to check to see if an update is available. It should be, which will then lead to a prompt where the software will be eligible to install.

Like all major Android updates, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is free to install.



  1. Ricardo O

    05/21/2012 at 12:51 pm

    Amazing, Amazing, Amazing!!! Now my HTC Amaze 4G is working better, it is so fast and the battery life was improved. Thank’s HTC, from Panama.

  2. Iggy

    05/21/2012 at 2:27 pm

    I got me updated. The phone has become even faster. Thanx HTC.

  3. Al

    05/22/2012 at 3:43 am

    There’s no update for me. I have HTC sense 3.0 and Android version 2.3.4 It my phone is updated

    • galit

      05/22/2012 at 7:34 am

      I have too and not update how I am do it? ?? Help me pls

      • Jason

        05/22/2012 at 10:29 am

        If you guys are with Telus (like me), I think we will get the update on the 27th.

        • Jason

          05/22/2012 at 10:52 am

          Sorry I meant the 28th.

          • galit

            05/22/2012 at 12:25 pm

            So u mean if I have htc t mobile. amaze 4g htc sens 3.0 i Android version 2.3.4 it be update in 28th????

  4. Keith E

    05/22/2012 at 5:59 am

    HTC Amaze already had some of these features. The c coolest thing is the battery life!

  5. trip

    05/26/2012 at 10:18 pm

    How long does it take to install? I clicked install and my phone powered down and came back with a green x on a black display. Htc amaze s-off

  6. Michelle

    05/29/2012 at 4:32 pm

    Before the update I was able to browse the web and still see any messages or emails that came in. Now I can’t. Is there anyway to change that back?

  7. Miguel

    06/02/2012 at 12:38 pm

    Ever since I updated my amaze to Ice cream sandwich I can’t modify widgets is there any way to change back to previous software version?

  8. Kaddu

    06/02/2012 at 1:29 pm

    I recently updated ma htc amaze 4g . Now everything ( apps ) is new and works perfect . Fantastic ! ! ! Long live HTC

  9. Andy

    06/12/2012 at 8:39 am

    I recently upgraded my HTC Amaze to Android4,I found two things which not working properly first every time change from one App to another the front page shows a “loading” for about 20 seconds to get the other App,not like instantly before second is can’t unload photo to the phonebook, others works fine please help me to fix the problems.


  10. Marenys

    06/28/2012 at 6:51 pm

    i have the amaze 4g. and it tells me that my phone its already up to date… please help

  11. Marenys

    06/28/2012 at 6:52 pm

    i meant it says that there are no update available for my device

  12. Al

    08/13/2012 at 7:17 am

    @Marenys – me too – I have been continually checking for the OTA update but I keep getting the same message. I even reset the phone, checked for the update and still the same message…anybody willing to help us?

  13. rohma

    09/03/2012 at 12:21 pm

    guys i need help!!!!!
    my phone has been installing to 4.0 software for atleast 40 mins, how long does it normally take?

  14. nadeem

    02/10/2013 at 12:54 pm

    i have htc amaze but i hve no updates for my phone why ? pls help


    02/27/2013 at 2:05 am


  16. Woodchuck

    10/25/2013 at 10:11 am

    i started downloading the update last night at about 10, and it is still updating today at 11:15. PLEASE HELP ME!

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