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HTC EVO 4G Update Starts Rolling Out, Fixes Broken Netflix



Today is June 20th and you know what that means right, HTC EVO 4G owners? It means that Sprint, as we learned a couple of days ago, has begun pushing out an update that fixes a host of things including a fix for that nasty SMS bug as well restoring compatibility with Netflix.


It’s currently rolling out OTA, which means that you can’t pull or install it yourself, but if you’re lucky you might just end up with an update today that includes:

  • SMS are intermittently sent to wrong and seemingly random contact
  • “Me” instead of “Yo” in SMS thread conversations when set to Spanish
  • Unable to stream media thru some applications after updating to 3.70
  • Email attachments are not displayed in the mail client
  • Multiple Gmail accounts no longer sync after FroYo update
  • Fix for battery discharge issue
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Downloads management- The Downloads application gives the user easy access
  • to any file downloaded from the browser, email,or another application
  • Corrects voicemail notification issue (from 4.22.651.2)
  • Corrects issue with hearing aid compatibility menu disappearing (from 4.22.651.2)
  • Netflix compatibility (from 4.22.651.2)

Yeah, it’s an impressive update, EVO 4G owners. It should only be a matter of time before the manual install is discovered and when it is, we’ll be sure to let you know. It’s been awhile, but Netflix is finally back.

Kudos to HTC, Sprint and Netflix for taking care of that in a fairly timely manner. Oh, and we should ask. Has anyone seen the update yet and if so, how’s Netflix treating you?

Via: Android Central



  1. Ben Ditzel

    06/21/2011 at 7:25 am

    Got the update (already have Gingerbread from a few weeks ago).. Let’s see if there’s any changes (Ventura, CA)

  2. Sahog

    06/21/2011 at 12:19 pm

    Ok, I got the update now where can I get the netflix app again?

  3. Kollin Spenrath

    06/25/2011 at 3:10 am

    ADW launcher no longer works on my evo.

  4. Mplaskett58

    07/08/2011 at 9:32 pm

    i had 4.22 now its downloading(for two days now) some new update  4.24.651.2
    mines has been downloading for two days now and its only 6+ megs
    i have wifi on and told it to use wifi but progress is slow and would like to know does anyone has same problem  4g goes in and out

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