Verizon's VP of Product management tweeted two days back about the rolling out of Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Verizon-based HTC 10 smartphones on March 30. The company has finally released the update and it has already started hitting the smartphones. The company has made an official announcement on its website about the latest Google-developed OS.
The unlocked variants of the HTC 10 smartphones have received the Android 7.0 Nougat update in November last year. Also, the update was released by the magenta carrier in January, Sprint and T-Mobile have rolled out the update last month.
According to the Verizon's official website, the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the HTC 10 smartphones has a Software Version build number: 2.41.605.12. The company claims that the software update has been tested to help optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches. In addition, the company has given detailed step by step download and installation procedure for the software update.
The Android 7.0 Nougat software update roll out is over-the-air and it is possible that the update might reach some of the HTC 10 users in few days. Therefore, users are requested to wait until the notifications appear on the screen. Users can manually check the update by checking the software updates in Settings.
The new Android 7.0 Nougat update software version on HTC 10 smartphones will bring native split-screen multitasking, a revamped notification system, a reorganized Settings app, Data Saver, and the feature that allows a user to double-tap on the recent button to jump to the previous app.
HTC 10 Smartphone users are advised to connect the device to a Wi-Fi network or make sure it has a strong Verizon Wireless network connection and ensure the battery is fully charged before starting the download and installation of a software update.
Mo Versi, the VP of Product Management tweet appreciates the Verizon-based HTC 10 owners for the patience and announced that the Android 7.0 Nougat update will hit the smartphones via OTA.
"HTC 10 Verizon owners! Greatly appreciate all your patience and support. N OS is here! We have TA and OTA to start on Thur 3/30. Thank you!"
HTC 10 Verizon owners! Greatly appreciate all your patience and support. N OS is here! We have TA and OTA to start on Thur 3/30. Thank you!— Mo Versi (@moversi) March 28, 2017