HTC Posts on XDA

HTC is a Taiwanese technology manufacturer. They were a founding member of the Open Handset Alliance, and they manufactured the first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream). The company has released many Android devices since 2008. Visit the HTC forums.

LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available

If you call yourself a custom ROM veteran, you definitely have heard about LineageOS. LineageOS traces its roots back to CyanogenMod, the custom ROM that became popular on the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, the first Android smartphone available for purchase. CyanogenMod, in turn, went on to become one of the most popular custom ROMs available across...

HTC Wildfire R70 announced with triple cameras and ancient microUSB port

HTC still makes phones. While it remains much more focused on the VR market, the company has woken up from its long slumber and announced a new phone for the Indian and Thailand markets: the HTC Wildfire X. If you want to read HTC's recent history, read this article. After months of inactivity in the...

HTC shuts down Elevate community program

These days, several smartphone manufacturers engage with their community to seek feedback and improve their products to better suit the community's needs. Manufacturers like OnePlus, Xiaomi, and Realme have a massive fan following and the companies take their fans seriously. OnePlus, for instance, has its Open Ears Forum to directly interact with its users and...

Download an Android 10 custom ROM for the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2, Nokia 6.1/6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Moto G5 Plus, and HTC One M9

Back in September, Google released the Android 10 source code and that kickstarted the custom ROM development here on XDA. Since then, we've seen several devices receive Android 10 based custom ROMs, including the Xiaomi Redmi 2, Moto G2015, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, HTC 10, HTC One M8, etc. Most recently, the OnePlus 3/3T, Xiaomi...

[Update 2: Exodus 1s Specs] HTC wants us to know it’s not dead, plans to release its 5G Hub and a second-gen “blockchain phone”

HTC may have been the first company to craft the first commercial Android smartphone, but more than a decade later, it has been reduced to a shell of its former self. While the Taiwanese company did manage to release a few smartphones—the HTC U12 series and the "Exodus 1" blockchain-focused smartphone—in 2018, poor sales testify...

Xiaomi Redmi 2, Moto G 2015, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, HTC 10, and HTC One M8 receive Android 10 custom ROMs

Ever since it first started rolling out on September 3, Android 10 has made its way to a number of devices. Phones from the Pixel series, the Essential Phone PH-1, the Redmi K20 Pro and the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro have already received their official updates. And thanks to the active Android development...

Lava launches HTC Wildfire X in India with MediaTek Helio P22 for ₹9,999 ($140)

HTC had been looking to reboot its long-dead Wildfire series with new releases this year. We recently reported about the HTC Wildfire X making an appearance in the Google Play Console Device Catalog and the Android Enterprise Recommended website, complete with its MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762 SoC and HD+ display. HTC has now officially launched...

LineageOS 16 adds support for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and HTC One M8

Many of us have been sporting LineageOS 16 on our devices for most of the year but that isn't the case for everyone. Throughout the year we've seen the list of supported LOS 16 devices grow. This month, in particular, has been great for Samsung devices with official support reaching the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017...

HTC stops selling phones in the UK due to patent dispute

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC isn't dead, although it may as well be in the UK. Due to a patent dispute with Munich-based research and development company Ipcom, the company has pulled its smartphones from the UK market. The patent specifically pertains to car phones, which HTC agreed in 2012 to sell their phones in the...

[Update 2: Rolling out in Europe] HTC finally rolls out Android Pie for the U11, starting in Taiwan

HTC's smartphone business is far from rewarding but it may not be giving up anytime soon. The phonemaker has shifted its focus to 5G and smartphones that facilitate blockchain transactions and applications. For its existing devices, the company is not turning a blind eye to the devices that deserve an Android Pie update. Earlier this...

HTC Wildfire X and Verizon Motorola Moto E6 renders and specs appear online

After the Samsung Galaxy A10s and LG X2 2019 got their specifications revealed through the Google Play Console Device Catalog and the Android Enterprise Recommended website, we now have the HTC Wildfire X and the Verizon Motorola Moto E6 making an appearance. HTC Wildfire X HTC is planning to reboot their long dead Wildfire series with new...

The HTC U11+ is HTC’s next smartphone to get the Android 9 Pie update

For the past few months, the once-great Taiwanese smartphone brand HTC has struggled to convince us that it's still relevant. After Google acquired 2,000 of HTC's smartphone engineers and Valve moved ahead with its new own Index VR system, it doesn't look like there's much left for HTC to do. The company recently shifted its...