Learn how to check the software version and see official versions for the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. Find out more on this page:
Beginning September 4, the 8X received a software update to 3030.0.33501.531. This update provides features and improvements:
Check the software version
To check the current software version, follow these steps:
- From the home screen, swipe left to Applications.
- Tap Settings.
- Tap About.
- Tap More Info.
- Read the firmware revision on the phone, and check it below:
Your software is up to date. There are no updates available.
Note: Software version 8.10.10328.78 was mistakenly released to a small number of devices. It contains no additional features or improvements over 3030.0.33501.531. The update has been stopped and cannot be requested. Updated devices cannot return to 3030.0.33501.531.
This document will be updated if and when new software is available.
Your phone can update to software version 3030.0.33501.531:
If the update fails, contact customer care.
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
- Data connection
- 217 available memory (File size of update: 217 MB)
Software update: Automatic (OTA)
Update automatically Over-The-Air (OTA)
This software update will be pushed to your phone after September 4, 2013. Your phone will notify you when it is ready to update. If your phone has not received an OTA message, see Software update: Download below.
After receiving the OTA notification, follow the on-screen steps to complete the update.
Software update: Download
Download and install software update
You can download and install the software update:
Update software from the phone
To check for updates and download the update from the Microsoft servers, follow these steps:
- Connect to a Wi-Fi data connection.
- From the Home screen, swipe left.
- Scroll to and tap Settings.
- Touch phone update.
- Touch check for updates.
- Follow on screen prompts.
- Wait as your phone restarts and updates.