HTC Legend gets a Firmware Update

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HTC has released a firmware update for the HTC Legend to fix some problems users have been experiencing.  Apparently, The HTC Legend would not show all the available applications in the Android Market, and it had something to do with applications gaining access to the camera.  Weird huh?  What does camera access have to do with the Android Market?

I took this from the HTC Support Site.

Update – HTC Legend Firmware Over The Air (FOTA) update
In our commitment to providing you with the best user experience, we are pushing out a new firmware update to your phone to enable apps that use the camera. Your phone will receive a notification of this update when it is made available.  Simply press OK to accept the update via a data connection such as Wi-Fi or GPRS/3G.  After installing the update, you can confirm a successful update by confirming the Software Number (From the Home Screen go to MENU> Settings> About Phone> Software information> Software number).  The new software number after the update will be 1.31.405.4 for an HTC phone. Note We recommend using a free Wi-Fi hotspot or an unlimited data plan to apply this update. If not, standard data connection charges may apply. For any questions, please contact us at http://www.htc.com/www/CA_Hotline.aspx

The update is available now and you may have already received it.  If you haven’t, you can manually force your phone to check using the following instructions:

  • Press Your Menu Button
  • Select Settings
  • Select About Phone
  • Select System Software updates

Hope you’ve now got access to the missing applications.

Source: TheUnwired

About the Author

Simon Walker
I was an IT consultant for 20 years and ran my own web design and development company for an additional 3 years. I have been involved with technology from birth. OK, that maybe an exaggeration, but it sure is a long time. I'm also an avid Home Theater geek and self appointed installer for friends and relatives. My first serious modding of Smart-Phones started with my T-Mobile WING and now Android devices. I'm also a bit of a photographer, although Android has kind of taken over my life and photography has taken a back seat.

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