Software update: T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide

Understanding the Update

Beginning March 19, the myTouch 4G Slide software update will resume. The new software version is 1.63.531.2. This update will continue until April 19.

 

You can update in two ways:

  • Over the air (OTA) update: T-Mobile will push the update to your device sometime between 3/19 and 4/19. 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.

 

Software versions

See also: Check your software version.

 

  • Android  version 2.3.4 / Software version 1.63.531.2 

    Version

    • Android version 2.3.4 / Software version 1.63.531.2 
    • Updated 3/19/12

     

    Improvements

    • Restores preloaded themes that were removed in version 1.55.531.3
    • Google security fix
    • Improvements to Wi-Fi Calling
    • Improvements to Genius Button
    • Improvements to Netflix app experience

     

    Prerequisites

    • OTA update
    • Device is running Android version 2.3.4 / Software version 1.28.531.9 or 1.28.531.10 or 1.55.531.3
    • Device software is not rooted
    • More than 50% battery life
    • Data connection
    • 350 MB available memory (File size of update is 24.2 MB)

     

  • Android  version 2.3.4 / Software version 1.55.531.3
  • Android version 2.3.4 / Software version 1.28.531.10
  • Android version 2.3.4 / Software version 1.28.531.9

 

 

Help & How to

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:

 

 
  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 1.63.531.2.

 

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 availabel for you:
      
    "This software update includes new enhancements and an important security update for your HTC myTouch 4G Slide. 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 1.63.531.3.

 

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