Software update: HTC Wildfire S

    Learn how to check the software version and update the HTC Wildfire S. Find out more on this page:


    Understanding the software version

    How tos



    Understanding the software version

    The most recent update to the HTC Wildfire S was to software update to Android 2.3.5 / Software number 2.17.531.1 to improve security features and stability. This update has completed and been pushed to all customers.


    Current Software Version
    Update Status


    This software version is current. Your device software is up to date.

    2.24.531.3 710RD


    Beginning May 31, 2012, follow the steps above to Download update from HTC.

    Other versions

    T-Mobile and HTC will not send you a software update.


    Devices with non-T-Mobile software versions are out of warranty and do not receive updates.



    Software versions


    Android version 2.3.5 / Software version 2.17.531.1 - Current version



    • Android 2.3.5 (Updates from 2.3.3)
    • Screen lock enhancements




    • Google security update
    • Overall better device reliability and stability


    Android version 2.3.3 / Software number 1.62.531.3



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    How tos

    Check software version

    To check the current software version, follow these steps:


    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Menukey.png key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap About phone.
    4. Tap Software information.
    5. View Software number.



    Download update from HTC

    You can check for updates and request to download the update from the HTC servers. To check for updates and download, 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.


    Over the Air (OTA) 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 Wildfire S. 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.



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