Will Verduzco · Aug 19, 2014 at 09:30 pm

[OTA Captured] Android 4.4.3 Lands on European HTC One M7

The secound release of the Android L Developer Preview may be the new hotness for all of the Nexus 5 and 7-2013 owners out there, but the rest of us are still living in the world of KitKat and all of its version number variants. The former flagship HTC One is obviously no exception in this regard, and it has been running KitKat for quite a while.

Now, the HTC One M7 has started receiving a new OTA update in certain regions. This update comes in at software version 6.09.401.5 and its main benefit is the upgrade to Android 4.4.3. It’s not the very latest Android 4.4.4, but it’s at least an Android update. In addition to bumping up the Android version number, this update brings OpenSSL security improvements and updates to the Camera, Gallery (Image Match), and HTC Sync Manager apps.

The 556.12 MB OTA is gradually making its way out to end user devices in various parts of Europe. However, those with a compatible device need not wait for their turn, as XDA Senior Member TeHashX has gone ahead and mirrored the OTA for your sideloading pleasure. What’s more, he’s also gone ahead and linked to various iterations of the stock firmware to restore to before applying the update.

You can learn more by heading over to the HTC One M7 update thread. And if you’re looking to get in on the OTA action a bit early, head over to TeHashX’s mirror post.

[Many thanks to XDA Senior Member dd98 for the heads up!]


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Will Verduzco

willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician. View willverduzco's posts and articles here.
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