Sprint Rolls Out Jelly Bean Update For HTC EVO 4G LTE

By Anu Passary | Dec 14, 2012 01:46 PM EST

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HTC EVO 4G LTE users on Sprint can now enjoy the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which the carrier has made available to the smartphone.

Sprint was the first U.S. carrier to push out the Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3. Now HTC EVO becomes the first HTC smartphone to get the Jelly Bean update on Sprint.

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The upgrade brings enhancements as well as certain fixes to the EVO LTE. Sprint indicated that the update will bring Wi-Fi authentication improvements, personalized ringtones, calendar event description hyperlinks and calendar reminder improvements, and addition of Sprint Connections Optimizer.

The update will also fix Wi-Fi disconnect issue, time zone issue, Google Wallet fix, side loaded video pause issue, and random power cycling issue. Other fixes include Pioneer Bluetooth Car Kit connection issue, gallery app crash, Calendar reminder (all day even time) issue, e-mail stuck in the outbox, and the color saturation adjustment for the camera.

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update also brings the updated HTC Sense 4+, HTC's user interface (UI) to the smartphone. With the updated HTC Sense 4+, users will get improved browser performance, face unlock improvement, and application improvements to YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Maps, and more.

Users will also get improved camera including Auto Portrait and Sightseeing Mode capabilities along with enhanced Gallery, with the ability to display photos and video albums according to when or where the pictures have been taken.

With the Jelly Bean update users can also get the Tap and Go function to connect the phone to select Beats Audio speakers and HTC Get Started support to allow device set up from a computer.

Sprint confirmed the software version as "3.15.651.16." The carrier also indicated that the update will be pushed out in phases.

"When checking for the update, you may receive a message  that no update is available, check back later or wait until the update notification is sent to your device.," stated Sprint's official blog.

Users can also visit HTC EVO 4G LTE software update blog to get full details on how to download the latest update to the smartphone.

Do you have the HTC EVO 4G LTE? Have you received the update?

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