HTC 10 Android 7.0 Nougat Update - Manual Process

HTC has recently unveiled HTC 10 smartphone running the latest Android version. No doubt that HTC 10 is capable of handling the Android 7.0 Nougat update officially and in this guide we go through instructions on how to download Android 7.0 N update to HTC 10 smartphone.

You can go through Settings > About phone and download it officially. For some HTC 10 phone you might get update notification from your carrier but always you can force check for software update by going through the below process -

  • Go to Settings and then tap on About Phone.
  • Now tap on Software Update and hit Check Now.
  • If update available click on Download and then later hit Install.
  • Your phone will be restarted in between the process.
  • Manual Update
  • If no official update you can update your device manually as well. We will be going through update instructions in this guide but before that some pre-upgrade requirements.
  • You will also have to root your HTC 10 to prepare it for Android 7.0 N upgrade.
  • Just before beginning to upgrade your HTC 10 to Android 7.0 N  don’t forget to backup your information, as contacts, text messages and the apps installed from Google Play Store who maybe lost when the installation finishes.
  • USB debugging should be enabled on your device.
  • Your phone should have ClockWorkMod Recovery Installed.

HTC 10 Android N Update

Now let’s see how to update HTC 10 to Android N  -

  • Download HTC 10 Android N Firmware package to your PC first.
  • Install the ROM Manager on your HTC 10. Get it from Google Play Store, then install the clockwork mod recovery.
  • Connect your HTC 10 to your PC employing the USB information cable. Copy the “Sony HTC 10_Android” file you downloaded to the SD memory card.
  • Restart your device in the recovery mode using ROM Manager. As soon as in Recovery Mode, go to ROM Manager and select backup / restore to back-up your information.
  • From the Recovery Menu do a total data erase (including Delvik Cache).
  • When completed, Go back to Recovery Menu and choose Flash ROM from SD Card. Navigate the location you copied the ”HTC 10_Android” file and follow the directions for installing Android 7.0 N  on your HTC 10.
  • Once done hit "Reboot system now" to boot your device normally.
  • As soon as the installation is over, just reboot your HTC 10 device, and here you go, you’ve just upgraded it to the new Android 7.0 N .

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