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.

[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...

HTC U12+ gets the Android Pie update in Taiwan

The last few years have been rough for Taiwanese smartphone brand HTC. While the brand is certainly capable of designing decent smartphones, it can't seem to keep up with the current trends of the smartphone industry. Although it isn't giving up on smartphones, its focus has shifted away from flagships and toward the blockchain and...

Forums for the Redmi K20/Mi 9T, Redmi K20 Pro, and HTC U19e are now open

We're always delighted to see the developer community embrace new devices and kickstart third-party endeavors intended to make the devices even better. So today, we're adding dedicated forums for three newly launched smartphones with the anticipating significant momentum of development, especially considering the value proposition these devices offer. Redmi K20 Pro XDA Forums Starting with the Redmi...

HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+ are decent mid-range smartphones from the once-popular brand

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC isn't exactly winning any awards in 2019, but the company is still trying to keep up with the competition. Today, the brand announced two new mid-range smartphones devices, the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+, for its homeland, Taiwan. The first device on our list is the HTC U19e. Design-wise, it has...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, and HTC Desire 12+ get support for TWRP

Many-a-times, smartphones with great hardware are flanked with limiting software experience and this primarily why communities like ours thrive. Thanks to the efforts of thousands of independent developers and contributors, users who wish to achieve more with their smartphones can use tailored modification tools like custom ROMs, kernels, etc. To get started with the process...

[Update: New Timeline] HTC U12+, U11, and U11+ now expected to get Android Pie in Q2 2019

HTC may not have given up on smartphones just yet, but there is little left for consumers to stick around for. The Taiwanese OEM, which was once a contender for the pole position for the top Android smartphone brand, is now trying hard to attract new customers or even keep the old ones. HTC's plans...

HTC’s Android apps have disappeared – and reappeared – on Google Play, here’s why

HTC, which helped give form to Google's dream (pun intended) of creating a smartphone ecosystem back in 2008, is no longer among the leading names in the Android marketplace. Even though Google returned the favor by buying HTC's design team for a little over a billion dollars last year, that hasn't really salvaged the brand....

HTC may license its brand to Indian smartphone makers Micromax, Lava or Karbonn

It is no secret that HTC is long past its glory days. The Taiwanese OEM once used to compete against the likes of Samsung, matching it phone-for-phone, but now, it is nowhere to be seen. HTC isn't giving up on making smartphones just yet, but it may consider switching up its strategy for key markets...

Chrome OS Instant Tethering now supports 15 more Chromebooks and 30 more Android smartphones

Chromebooks are known for being lightweight and easy to use. This makes Chrome OS devices perfect for on-the-go computing. While we already carry smartphones that can connect to the internet at all times, most people don't want a separate data plan for their laptop. Chrome OS has made this easy with a feature called Instant...

PSA: Your phone’s software may be killing your favorite apps in the background

One of the most common problems that Android users encounter is apps being killed in the background. This ugly problem can rear its head in many ways. You're multitasking between a few apps and suddenly one reloads, losing your place. Or an app you rely on to run in the background just stops working. Whatever the...