The Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA update for Sprint HTC One Max is now available for download, so start checking the notification area of your device.
The US carrier has officially revealed on its website that the latest Android version is now rolling out for HTC’s phablet. Sprint also mentions that the HTC One Max Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA update is being pushed to the users in stages and “can take several days for delivery.”
If everything goes as planned and your smartphone is eligible for the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update (you must run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean 1.16.651.4 in order to be able to install the new update), you should receive a notification that lets you know that a software update is available for you, in which case you need to tap on it, wait for the update file to download, then select install. Your smartphone will then reboot and upgrade the device with the new firmware.
You can also check for the Sprint HTC One Max Android 4.4.2 update manually under Settings > About Phone > System update > Check for updates. The update file has a size of 344 MB so it’s recommended to use a stable WiFi network do download it. It’s also worth mentioning that after you perform the update your software will be changed to version 2.09.651.1.
Sprint’s website mentions that, besides upgrading your system to Android KitKat 4.4.2, the new software also comes with Sense 5.5 and SDC Support. Among the KitKat-specific features you will find transparent status and nav bars, white status bar icons, emoji support, cloud printing, immersive mode, full-screen album and movie art in the lockscreen, improved phone dialer, and many other like these.
If you received the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on your Sprint HTC One Max, please drop a line in the comments section to let your fellow One Max owners know what’s up.