Software update: T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide

Beginning December 20, T-Mobile® will start an update for the T-Mobile myTouch® 4G Slide. This update is to Android 2.3.4 / Software version 1.55.531.1. The OTA roll-out will complete in the coming weeks.

 

You can update in two ways:

 

  • Over the air (OTA) update that T-Mobile will push to your device sometime between December 20 and January 16. We cannot expedite how soon we send the OTA to individuals who request it.
  • Manual download and update that you can request, if you do not want to wait for the OTA. To do this, see steps for Download update from HTC below.

 

New Features & Improvements

 

The update provides the following improvements.

 

  • Google security fix
  • Improvements to Wi-Fi Calling
  • Improvements to Genius Button
  • Improvements to Netflix app experience

 

Important: The timeline for receiving the update cannot be expedited. T-Mobile will be unable to manually push the software to customers who ask to receive it.

 

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 1.55.531.1.

 

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 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 1.55.531.1.

 

 

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