Time for another round of “ICS update” news now. A few days ago, T-Mobile started pushing out the Android ICS update for its HTC Sensation 4G handsets and promised to bring the update for the HTC Amaze 4G on May 21st. As promised earlier, the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS update is now being sent out to the owners of the HTC Amaze 4G handsets. The new software version will be 2.14.531.3710RD. The new firmware OTA update does bring with it several goodies, like HTC’s Sense 3.6 UI, resizable widgets, improved battery life, Data usage controls and more.
Here’s the full changelog of the update v2.14.531 for HTC Amaze 4G:
- Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- Sense 3.6
- System bar enhancements to easily view recent apps.
- Re-sizeable widgets
- Lock screen actions including pull down notifications and adjust volume while device is locked.
- Data usage controls.
- Face Unlock
- Home screen folders
- Improved battery life
- Improved text input and spell checking
- Improved menu structure
So there you go, HTC Amaze 4G folks. The notification alert should start hitting your handset right now to let you know the update is ready to download. You can also check for the update manually by going into Menu > Settings > About phone > HTC software updates > Check –> Follow the on-screen instructions and let the update do its task.
Anyone excited about this ICS update? If you have received this update, let us know if you notice any changes to your device.