We are sharing a detailed guide on how to install Android 8.0 Oreo Official firmware update on HTC 10. HTC has started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo with build number 3.16.617.2 for its 2016 flagship HTC 10 device. HTC has promised to release the Android Oreo update for HTC 10 and now it’s time for HTC 10 is getting the Android 8.0 Oreo official update RRU. Now you will experience the faster and more efficient Android OS on your device via this stock ROM. It comes with tons of new features, changes, bug fixes and many other customizations for HTC 10. Also, the update is packed with all the official features from Android Oreo-like Auto Fill Updated Emoji, Adaptive Icons, Notification Dots, Google Play Protect, 2X Boot Time, Protect, Picture in Picture Mode and much more. The weight of update is about 1.8GB in size and comes with latest December 2017 security patch. HTC rolling out this latest update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means that not all users can get the update at the same time. If you have not yet received the notification of Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update and can’t wait more, then still you can install it manually by following this simple step by step guide.
The Android 8.0 Oreo is a big update for HTC 10 and is a stable build which will run smoothly on your device. We always strongly recommend keeping updated your HTC device to the latest Android OS stock firmware which is released by HTC. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 8.0 Oreo official update on your own HTC 10 device then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and instructions can be used only with the HTC 10. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your HTC 10, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the HTC 10 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your HTC 10 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the HTC 10 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your HTC 10, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
How To Update HTC 10 to Android 8.0 Oreo 3.16.617.2 OTA:
Method 1: OTA Method
Step No 1: First, download the HTC 10 Android 8.0 Oreo OTA firmware file from the above link on the desktop of your computer.download section and transfer it to your phone’s internal storage.
Step No 2: Next, copy/move the downloaded firmware file to the root folder of your phone’s internal storage.
Step No 3: Turn OFF the HTC 10 to boot in Recovery mode.
Step No 4: Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding the Power + Volume down keys at the same time for a few seconds.
Step No 5: Use the volume keys to select option “Reboot to Bootloader,“ and press Power button to confirm.
Step No 6: Use the volume keys to select option “Boot to Recovery Mode“ on the next screen and press Power button to confirm.
Step No 7: While your device is in recovery mode, select “Apply updates from the Phone storage.” and locate the OTA Zip file. Select it.
Step No 8: The firmware flashing process will be initiated, wait until the installation is finished.
Step No 9: Reboot your HTC 10, once the installation is completed successfully.
Method 2: RUU Firmware Installation
Step No 1: First, download the RUU executable file on the desktop of your computer from the above link.
Step No 2: Connect your HTC 10 to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: Double-click on the HTC 10 RUU.exe file on your PC.
Step No 4: A system update wizard will be displayed on your PC and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Step No 5: Once the installation is completed, the device will reboot automatically.
Done! You’ve successfully updated HTC 10 to the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update.
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