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Customize Your HTC One Max with Xtended Settings

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The HTC One Max is HTC’s answer to the incredibly successful Note series by Samsung. With top notch specs, a beautiful screen, and running Sense 6 (as of a couple of months ago), the One Max is a great device to have in your hand if phablets are your thing. If you happen to be an owner of the One Max and are looking to further customize its interface, in a big way or small way, you may want to check out Xtended Settings.

Developed by Senior Member RichmondoUK, Xtended Settings is an Xposed module which allows you to customize myriad aspects of the UI of your One Max. The scope of options allowed pretty much covers everything there is to change, ranging from the status bar and the home launcher, to the system and CPU. Functio. . . READ ON »

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[OTA, RUU Available] Verizon HTC One Max Receives Sense 6

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Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen several variants of HTC’s former flagship M7 receive their official updates to Sense 6. This started with the Sense 6 roll out to developer and unlocked devices, and continued with updates to the T-MobileVerizonSprint, and AT&T variants of the device.

All of these M7 updates naturally lead many to wonder about the status of the M7’s larger sibling, the HTC One Max. But other than a Sense 6 update for the Sprint variant released at the beginning of this month, carrier variants of the One Max have taken somewhat of a back seat to the M7. But now, the Sense 6 update has finally arrived on the Verizon variant of the HTC One Ma. . . READ ON »

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[OTA Captured] Sprint HTC One Max Receives Sense 6, Brings Features from the M8

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Back at the tail end of last month, we talked about how HTC had updated its software update pages to display their progress in bringing Sense 6 to older devices. At the time, every available HTC One Max variant and practically all of the M7 devices were receiving carrier bloatware as part of the “integration” stage.

Now less than one month later, almost all of these devices are  prepping for release in the “certification” phase. However, one stands above the rest in receiving the Sense 6 update first, and that’s Sprint variant of the HTC One Max.

The update, which first began making its way to consumer devices earlier today, comes in at software version 3.. . . READ ON »

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HTC Updates Software Update Pages for Sense 6 Update on Last Gen Devices

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Now that HTC’s previous generation flagship devices are all enjoying their official upgrades to Android 4.4 KitKat, many have begun to wonder when these devices would receive the latest iteration of HTC’s Sense UI. First seen on the HTC One M8, Sense 6 brings many key refinements to the Taiwanese OEM’s signature interface such as a heavily updated launcher, improved aesthetics, and much more.

You may recall that about a month ago, HTC’s Sense 6 update plans were leaked out for various last generation devices such as the HTC One M7. The leak’s proposed timetable was then officially confirmed for the M7, with the date being set for some time next month. Now, HTC has gone ahead a. . . READ ON »

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[OTA Captured] Android 4.4.2 KitKat Arrives on the Verizon HTC One Max

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Back on Friday, we talked about how the Verizon variant of the gargantuan  had received technical approval and was set to receive its update to Android 4.4.2 some time today. Well folks, the update has now started rolling out to consumer devices.

Coming in at software build number 2.16.605.2 and baseband 1.36.60.0122, today’s update takes the Verizon variant of the HTC One Max up to Android 4.4.2 + Sense 5.5. Along for the ride, you get an improved location settings menu, which now offers a master switch for all location settings, as well as a list of apps using location and how much battery each app consumes. On top of the changes to location settings, the update also fixes several bugs relate. . . READ ON »

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Verizon HTC One Max to Receive Android 4.4.2 + Sense 5.5 on Monday!

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The  is the bigger brother to last year’s flagship HTC One. Although it’s been a bit slower to receive the KitKat than its more reasonably sized sibling, we’ve already seen the update roll out to the European and Sprint versions of the device. Unfortunately, however, this does nothing for device owners in different regions and/or on different carriers such as Verizon here in the US, which typically lags behind its competitors when it comes to updates.

Now, we’ve gotten word that the update to Android 4.4.2 + Sense 5.5 has received technical approval for OTA release on Verizon. News on the update comes from HTC’s executive director of product management @movers. . . READ ON »

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Your HTC One Max Hasn’t Received its Official KitKat OTA Yet? Here’s a Mirror!

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The gargantuan  is HTC’s answer to Samsung’s Galaxy Note line. And while it lacks the S Pen functionality of the aforementioned ‘phablet,’ the One Max is a viable alternative for those looking for a traditional smartphone experience on a very large device.

A few days ago, the European version of the HTC One Max started receiving an OTA update to Android 4.4.2. And then some time yesterday, the Sprint variant of the device started receiving Android 4.4.2 as well.

The update for the European version of the device comes in at software version 2.61.401.3 and baseband version 1.54.401.1. The Sprint version received its update to software version 2.09.651.1 with base. . . READ ON »

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Leaked HTC Sense 6 Update Schedule for Current Gen Devices

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Just one week ago, we took a look at a leaked video that gave viewers a quick walk-through of what was purported to be HTC’s yet to be released Sense 6. While the veracity of the leaked video is still unknown, we do know that Sense 6 is on the horizon. It’s only a matter of time before it reaches consumer devices—well, if the company doesn’t go under before then due to poor sales and perplexing legal practices.

So naturally, the question on everyone’s mind is when and if their current generation HTC devices will receive the HTC Sense 6 goods. Well, thanks to leaked documents courtesy of XDA Recognized Contributor and leaker extraordinaire LlabTooFer, we now have a better idea.

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[OTA Captured!] Android 4.4.2 Now Rolling Out to the European HTC One; KitKat for US Carrier Devices on the Way

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Around the time that Android 4.4 KitKat was released near the tail end of last year, many manufacturers made claims regarding planned update timing for their flagship models. HTC made no exception with its highly acclaimed flagship , when the company promised to deliver updates to consumer devices within 90 days. Accordingly, we saw the update roll out to the developer and unlocked devices, as well as to the Google Play edition some time ago. Now, the update has also begun making its way to various HTC One devices in Europe.

Today’s OTA is software version 4.19.401.8, and it comes in at a rather trim 308.24 MB. In addition to bumping up the Android version to 4.4.2, it also brings security enhanc. . . READ ON »

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