Software update: T-Mobile myTouch 4G

Beginning December 20,  T-Mobile will start an over-the-air  (OTA) update for the T-Mobile myTouch 4G®.  This update  is to Android  2.3.4/Software version 2.32.531.1. The OTA roll-out will complete by February 5.

 

You can update in two ways:

 

  • Over the air (OTA) update: T-Mobile will push the update to your device sometime between 12/12 and 1/20. We cannot expedite how soon we send the OTA to individuals.
  • Manual download: If you do not want to wait for the OTA, you can update immediately through the settings menu. See the steps for Download update from HTC below.

 

 

New Features & Improvements

The update provides the following improvements.

 

  • Google security update
  • New version of Swype
  • Additional Software Improvements

 

 

Download update from HTC

You may request the update from the update servers, even if you have not received the Over the Air (OTA) update. To download or check for updates, follow these steps:

 

For Android 2.2 (Froyo)

  1. In the Dialer, enter: *#*#682#*#*
  2. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  3. Wait as your phone restarts and updates to Android  2.3.4 / Software version 2.32.531.12.3.4.

 

For Android 2.3 (Gingerboard)

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch About phone.
  4. Touch HTC software updates.
  5. Touch Check now.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  7. Wait as your phone restarts and updates to Android  2.3.4 / Software version 2.32.531.12.3.4.

 

 

Download Over the Air (OTA) software update

After receiving a notification that you received the OTA update, you may download it. To download, follow these steps:

 

  1. You will receive this notification message when the update is available for you:

    "This software update includes new enhancements and an important security update for your HTC myTouch 4G. It won’t delete any of your content, but you will be unable to use your device or make emergency calls for the duration of the install. The update is expected to take 10 to 15 minutes, but could take longer."

  2. From the message Notification Screen, touch Download.
  3. Touch Install Now.
  4. Wait as your phone restarts and updates to Android 2.3.4 / Software version 2.32.531.1.

 

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