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HTC Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich Update Status Now Unclear



Shortly after confirming the HTC Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich update, HTC has backtracked on its statement and the Desire HD’s Ice Cream Sandwich update status is now unclear.

Android Central has been provided with a new statement from HTC that backtracks on the company’s confirmation that the HTC Desire HD would be getting Ice Cream Sandwich at some point in the future.

The new statement leaves open the possibility that the HTC Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich update may never roll out, something that should be a little unsettling for owners of the device.

The HTC Desire HD ICS update status is now unclear.

HTC had also originally said that the HTC Desire S would get the Ice Cream Sandwich update but the status of that device’s upgrade remains unchanged it seems.

Here is HTC’s updated statement regarding the HTC Desire HD:

“HTC is committed to providing the best customer experience on our devices and are currently determining the ability to support Ice Cream Sandwich on the HTC Desire HD.  We’ll provide more information when we’ve completed our analysis.”

Australian carrier TELUS had originally broke the news saying that testing of ICS on the Desire HD had gone poorly and HTC had suspended and the carrier has now confirmed that it was informed that it was suspended across the board, not just for it.

So, this is obviously worrisome news for those who own not only the Desire HD but also the HTC ThunderBolt as well as the devices share similar specifications.

Hopefully HTC is able to pull through and get the Ice Cream Sandwich prepared for a roll out but at this point, Desire HD owners need to be crossing their fingers.

We’ll be on the look out for any progress that HTC makes with the update.



  1. someone

    07/20/2012 at 3:15 pm

    Oh boy this is only true for one canedian provider htc has already confiremed that the Update will roll out.

  2. cloneman

    07/20/2012 at 3:53 pm

    TELUS is a Canadian carrier, not australian

  3. guy

    07/22/2012 at 1:34 pm

    I’m never getting an HTC again. They are a waste of time. I have HTC Desire S.

  4. Sergey

    01/14/2013 at 11:54 am

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    Latest HTC One V base (1.56.401.4)
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    Dropbox 25 GB for Free
    Apps up to date

    What works:
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    Original HW Accel (3D & 2D) opengl-es 2.0
    Audio – PlayMusic – Headset (no beats yet)
    All Sensors, rotate and others..
    Hardware Keys and light
    Mount Storage to PC
    Superuser – ROOT
    FM Radio
    Mic on apps

    What doesn’t works:
    tethering, and and..


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    updated Google Maps 6.5.1
    updated Street View
    updated Gmail 4.0.5
    updated Adobe Reader X 10.2.0 build 58423
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    added Google Chrome 0.18.4409.2396
    added Google+ Plus
    added Google Currents 1.1.0
    uptaded Adblock Hosts
    removed Google books
    added more live wallpapers
    updated inspire 4g sound fix
    cleaned a bit


    – its a small update (no think you will get camera working )
    – updated all apps to latest (maps, dropbox, facebook)
    – fixed values in build.prop
    – added lyapota’s wake with volume function (1.8)


    – fixed sound problems
    – interactive menu for bluetooth audio (must have 4ext touch recovery)
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