Verizon started rolling a new OTA update 2.41.605.18 based on Nougat which comes with April Security patch update. Verizon updated HTC 10 to Android Nougat on April month and today another OTA update which still hooked to Android 7.0 update. While most of the Mid range device like OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 3 and other OEM manufacturer started receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update.
The latest OTA 2.41.605.18 comes with Android 7.0 Nougat and update contains various enhancements, optimizations and bug fixes. The latest OTA weighs about 650MB which comes with bug fix, improvements and Google Android Security update for HTC 10. Now you can enjoy the latest 2.41.605.18 build on HTC 10 in US Verizon Carrier by following the below step by step guide to flash 2.41.605.18 April Security Patch on Verizon HTC 10. The new update has rolled out and will soon available on your phone via OTA notification.
The Update is rolling out via OTA for every HTC 10 users with model number . The latest update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat and not on Android 7.1 Nougat. While Android Nougat is still around the corner, you can update this latest Nougat 2.41.605.18 on HTC 10. This new update comes with several bug fix and improvements over the earlier build. If you didn’t receive the OTA, you can update Nougat 2.41.605.18 on HTC 10 manually using below guide.
How To Manually Update Verizon HTC 10 to April Security update (2.41.605.18)
If you didn’t receive the official OTA on HTC 10, then either you can wait for the update notification to hit your phone or you can update manually. As OTA may take a few days or a week to be available for all, you can try to update manually by Going into
Settings —> About —> System Update and check for the update manually to upgrade HTC 10 with 2.41.605.18 Android Nougat build.
If you have the RUU Zip file of the latest 2.41.605.18 OTA, then follow below guide to flash the OTA build using below guide.
- Remember : This guide is to Install Stock OTA Manually on Verizon HTC 10
- Your device must have 70% Of battery.
- You need a Laptop or PC to perform this Action.
- You should be using Stock Firmware and not Custom ROM.
- Back Up your Data to make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t loose your data).
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read ! – We are not responsible for any damage that you make to your Phone.
What Do You Need ?
- Download Minimal ADB Tool – CLICK HERE or Download the Full ADB setup for Windows / Mac here
- Download HTC Drivers – Click Here
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Steps To Manually Update Verizon HTC 10 to April Security update via ADB Fastboot (2.41.605.18)
To update manually Verizon HTC 10 to April Security update via ADB Fastboot, you must be running locked bootloader and stock ROM. If you have already rooted then make sure to unroot and then follow this step to 2.41.605.18 update Verizon HTC 10 to April Security patch manually.
- First of all enable the Developer OptioTo Enable the Developer Option, Go to your Settings -> About -> Software Information -> More -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled“
- Go back to settings -> Now you need to enable the OEM Unlock by going to Settings -> Developer Option and Enable OEM Unlock and USB Debugging
- Download ADB and Fastboot tool and Install in your PC/Computer
- Download the OTA RUU zip and copy or move to ADB Folder.
- Now connect your phone to Computer using USB Cable.
- When you connect your Phone to Computer, please wait until all the drivers get installed.
- In your ADB fastboot folder open a command prompt window by pressing Shift Key + Right Mouse Click
- Now type the following command in your command window to reboot the HTC 10 into download mode
adb reboot download
- Your Phone will boot into download mode, if not, you boot into download mode manually by following step below
—-> Power Off your phone.
—-> Press and hold Power + Vol Down at the same time
—-> Once you see the download mode, now you can use the volume down and power button to navigate and select
- Now type the command below on your ADB command window to Boot your device to RUUMode
fastboot oem rebootRUU
- Now flash the RUU zip file by following command below (File_name is the name of the file.)
fastboot flash zip File_name.zip
- Wait for the ROM or OTA to get installed. Once installation completes, you can reboot your phone.
- That’s it! DONE !!!!