HTC has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for its HTC 10 smartphone in India. HTC 10 was initially launched back in April 2016 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, after which in February of 2017 it received the Android 7.0 Nougat update. The Android 8.0 Oreo roll-out will be carried out over-the-air (OTA) in phases so that there are no server overload problems while updating the smartphone.
HTC India took to Twitter to share the news that the update is now live in India. The update brings Voice over LTE (VoLTE) support along with all of Android 8.0 Oreo specific features.
The update has been assigned the version number 3.18.400.2 and comes in at 1.43GB. If you own an HTC 10 smartphone, you can check if your device has got the update or not by opening settings, selecting the about tab, clicking on software updates and then check for updates.
The changelog for the Android 8.0 Oreo update states, various system enhancements and bug fixes, VoLTE support, Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, Notification dots, Smart Autofill and a new Quick Settings menu. The update also comes with January’s security patch. If your device hasn’t yet received the update, don’t worry it will show up soon, as the company is rolling it out in phases.
It is worth mentioning that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Sprint units of the HTC 10 smartphone has been available since February 12. In other news, HTC back in November rolled out Android 8.0 Oreo update for the HTC U11 smartphone.