Android 4.4 KitKat Update Is Here: AT&T HTC One Receives New OS; Rollouts Continue Across Europe

  @FionnaatIBTf.agomuoh@ibtimes.com on February 25 2014 9:30 PM
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The Android 4.4 KitKat update for the AT&T HTC One quickly followed the T-Mobile model update after both handsets received technical approval for the new system last week. The T-Mobile HTC One began updating last Friday, while Android 4.4 hit the AT&T HTC One on Sunday.

The AT&T update culminates the Android 4.4 rollout for U.S. HTC One models; the Sprint and Verizon HTC One models updated in early February, while the unlocked, developer edition and Google Play edition HTC One models updated in December. Now HTC probably will be focusing on completing updates for various foreign HTC One models, as well as Android 4.4 rollouts for the HTC One Max, HTC One Mini and its other popular devices. With the introduction of the HTC Advanage program, the HTC One, HTC One Max, HTC One Mini will all be eligible for Android system support for up to another year.

The Android 4.4.2 build version 4.18.502.7 for AT&T HTC One users includes the HTC Sense 5.5 UI as well as various security enhancements, the cloud print service and new Bluetooth profiles. The update is available over the air, but users can also check to see if Android 4.4 is available for their handsets by manually accessing: settings > about phone > software updates.

Meanwhile, the HTC One update for various European countries continues. HTC UK announced via Twitter on Monday that Android 4.4 KitKat was hitting HTC One Models across the pond. In particular, the unlocked HTC One as well as models for the mobile carriers Vodafone, O2 and Three has begun to update. Reports also indicate the Android 4.4 is hitting HTC One models in Germany, Italy, Spain and France.

The Android 4.4 KitKat update for European HTC One model initially begun in late January; handsets in Latvia, Finland, Norway, Romania, the Czech Republic, Russia and Spain received the new operating system.

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