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HTC EVO Shift 4G Gets Gingerbread 2.3 OTA
XDA member kbrn told us about the Gingerbread OTA update for HTC Evo 4G Shift: Apparently, the update will roll out on June 20 but today, the Sprint page said that the manual update is ready for download. All you have to do is go to Menu>Settings>System updates>HTC software Update and start the process. In addition to the Gingerbread update, you’ll get improved download management, and fixes for media streaming. If, for some reason, you want to wait for the update to be pushed to you, Sprint will start force-feeding it on Monday.
Let us know how this update is working for you.
Originally posted by kbrn
HTC EVO Shift 4G Getting Gingerbread 2.3 OTA Starting June 20th
Looks like we are finally gonna get the official GB update.
It will start pushing the 20th but as of the 17th you can manually update by going to MENU>SETTINGS>SYSTEM UPDATES>HTC SOFTWARE UPDATE
well I just hope it is not like the damn evo 4g gingerbread update full of bugs lol
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