The HTC One smartphone is one of the most popular devices released this year, as it was sold worldwide to millions of customers. Those of you living in the United States and using the T-Mobile variant of HTC One should know that in the next few days your device will receive the latest build of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update.
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with the version number 1.27.531.11 comes with numerous improvements and tweaks that should make your device runs faster and smoother than before. You might be disappointed about the fact that this OTA Update is still using the Android 4.1.2 JB as base, but HTC / T-Mobile are still working on adapting the Android 4.2.2 build for the One smartphone.
The Android 4.1.2 JB OTA Update for T-Mobile’s HTC One measures 247MB in size, which might mean that there are some new features and functions added without being listed in the changelog. These are the confirmed new features, fixes, functions and tweaks that are coming with 1.27.531.11 OTA Update for TMO HTC One: LTE and reception, added tweaks for the CPU, software stability for a smoother performance.
The news has been confirmed by T-Mobile’s web site here. Starting today, 22 July, all T-Mobile HTC One phones will receive the new firmware update, it will come as an Over The Air (OTA) Update and HTC web site via sideload actions. So, you either wait for the notification to be pushed for your device or you go to HTC web site and follow the steps listed there in order to complete the installation.
All the T-Mobile HTC One devices should get the update until August 9. In order to receive the updating files, your device should be on stock firmware and not rooted, you need a Data connection and for the phone’s battery power charge levels to be over 50%, so that the device won’t switch off in the middle of the updating process.
At the moment, this is all the info regarding the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware version 1.27.531.11 for T-Mobile HTC One. Check your phone’s notification shade to see if the OTA Update has been pushed to your phone or, connect your device to your computer and then use the instructions from HTC Website to verify the update availability.
If your HTC One T-Mobile variant has already received the Jelly Bean 4.1.2 software update, then you should thoroughly test it and then tell us in comments if you spotted any new features or functions.