HTC has kept its promise. HTC Desire HD and the Incredible S owners, get your sweet cake now! The highly-anticipated day hath finally cometh. As promised, HTC has officially started to rolling out the over-the-air update of Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Incredible S handsets.
Owners of the HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S should be seeing an update notification on their handsets at any time now. So stay connected with internet connection and press “Ok” when you receive the notification, and then let the update to get finished.
Users can head over to Menu –> Settings –> About Phone –> Software Information –> and check for the OTA update on your device and download the update via Wi-Fi or GPRS/3G connection.
Make sure all your apps, texts and whatever you have stored on your phone backed up before you proceed to Froyo update on your handset. HTC Europe’s support webpage has stated that the new build number for the Desire HD should be 2.36.405.5 and it should be 2.12.405.7 for the Incredible S after finishing the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update.
The Incredible S is known as the HTC Droid Incredible here in the U.S. running under Verizon network. Gingerbread update should be rolled out to it in this summer, confirmed by HTC.
[Source: HTC Support]