Software updates: HTC One (M8)

Learn how to check the software version and see official versions for the HTC One (M8). Find out more on this page:


Beginning March 7, the HTC One (M8) received a software update to 6.20.531.5. This update provides:

New Features

Android Marshmallow





Software version

Software update: Automatic (OTA)

Software update: Download




Software version

Check the software version

To check the current software version, follow these steps:


  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap About.
  4. Tap Software information.
  5. View the Software number.


Software versionStatus


Your software is up to date. There are no updates available.


This document will be updated if and when new software is available.











Your phone can update to software version 6.20.531.5.

If the update fails, contact customer care.

Other versions

Your phone has non-T-Mobile software, and it is unsupported. The manufacturer and T-Mobile cannot update your software.



Requirements to update

To be able to update to the current software version, the below requirements must be met:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Wi-Fi data connection
  • Size of update: 1.14 GB


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Software update: Automatic (OTA)

Update automatically Over-The-Air (OTA)

This software update will be pushed on a gradual roll out beginning March 7. Your phone will automatically download the update, then prompt you to install the update on your phone.


After receiving the OTA notification, follow the on-screen prompts to install.

Note: This is a large update and may take 20 minutes or more to download and install.




Software update: Download

Download and install software update

You can download and install the software update:

From the phone


Update software from the phone

To check for updates and download the update from servers, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About.
  4. Tap Software update.
  5. Tap Check Now and follow the on-screen prompts.
    Note: This is a large update and may take 20 minutes or more to download and install.



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