HTC Desire smartphone finally receive the Gingerbread 2.3 update. It is to be noted that this is the official update unveiled by HTC for its Desire smartphone. You do not require to root your smartphone prior to applying this update and in case you have already rooted your smartphone from before then, you can reclaim back the lost warranty after updating with this firmware version. This new firmware comes with a number of enhancements which we will be taking a look at in a short while.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is only applicable to network unlocked HTC Desire smartphones so do not try it in any other devices as it might not be reversible and will harm the device by blocking it.
Let’s take a look at some of the enhancements that come with this update.
- Battery life has been optimized
- No issues in Wi Fi or 3G connectivity
- Force close issues fixed
- High quadrant scores
You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help
you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to easily backup and restore all your data.
Steps to Update Gingerbread 2.3 in HTC Desire:
Step-1: Download Gingerbread 2.3 Package for HTC Desire to your computer and place it on your desktop for easy accessibility. After the zip file is downloaded, you have to extract it.
Right click on the downloaded zip file and choose the option of “Extract Files”. Now you will be prompted to choose the path where you want to store the extracted files. You can refer to the screen shot below to extract it to desktop.
Step-2: After successfully extracting all files, you will receive all the extracted contents as shown below. In case any file is found missing you have to again check with the downloading and extraction process.
Step-3: From the extracted files double click on the executable file named as RUU File. When the RUU File is executed, all the content in the temporary folder or directory will be extracted successfully and you have to only follow the on-screen instructions.
Step-4: The update will take around 10 minutes so do not
interrupt in the middle of the updation process such as making or receiving phone calls, disconnecting the phone from PC, or pressing any buttons till the process completes. After the update is complete, the
device will restart and will get successfully updated with the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.
In case the process gets stuck somewhere in the middle then re-follow the entire procedure again from the beginning. Thus you can easily update the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3 firmware in your HTC Desire smartphone by following the steps mentioned above carefully.