HTC Radar 4G owners on T-Mobile in the States now can download a new software update on their handsets. A webpage published on T-Mobile’s official website reveals plans to deliver update for the HTC Radar 4G handsets starting yesterday. The new software update bumps software version of the handset up to 7.10.8107.79 from 7.10.7740.16. The sizable update brings the following changes for the handset:
# Microsoft security fixes.
# Proximity sensor enhancements.
# Improved Gmail contact sync.
# A fix to a certain visual voicemail error.
# Fixes the Arizona Time Zone not updating issue. That means, now the time zones will be handled for Arizona residents properly.
The changelog posted on HTC Radar 4G handset’s page via Zune app has also revealed the following changes:
# Fixes an on-screen keyboard issue to prevent the keyboard from disappearing during typing.
# Fixes a location access issue. With this fix, the Me feature in the People Hub sends anonymous information about nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers to Microsoft only if you agree to allow the Check In function to access and use location information.
# Revokes digital certificates from DigiCert Sdn Bhd to address an encryption issue.
# Fixes an email issue related to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. With this fix, when you reply to or forward a message, the original message is now included in your response.
How To Download & Install Software Update 7.10.8107.79 on HTC Radar 4G
You can upgrade your HTC Radar 4G handset through the Zune application on your Windows OS running PC machine. You can download the Zune tool from the following link and follow the instructions provided here at below to download the new software update 7.10.8107.79 for your handset.
# Download Zune Software Tool (hit the link).
# Install the downloaded Zune application on you PC.
# Connect the HT Radar 4G handsets to PC using USB cable.
# Launch the Zune application on your PCS and it will automatically recognize your handset.
# You will see a pop up on Zune app asking you to download and install it.
# Click the Update Now button.
# Follow the on-screen instructions till the upgrade process finishes successfully.
# Click on Finish button.
# That’s it. Your HTC Radar 4G handset should be upgraded to the new software version 7.10.8107.79.
# To check the software version on your handset go to Settings –> About –> More info –> and tap on “OS Version” option.