1. aboveaverage12's Avatar
    Hello all.

    I have an odd issue that I can't seem to find a fix for. Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. I have an HTC 8XT for Sprint. It is a replacement device for one where the speakers stopped working. The old phone I had 8.1 on with no issues and was humming along just fine. I got the replacement, activated it, and went about downloading all my apps and everything else to it. Here's where it gets goofy. I did the update to 8.1 and then did the hard reset like I did with my old phone. After it came out of the reset, it had reverted to 8.0. I think no big deal I'll just do the update again. But when I do the check for updates, the phone says that my software is up to date.

    I really liked 8.1 but all the tools I see that others have posted to try to reset things so I can reinitiate the update are all for Nokias. Any help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks all!
    06-17-2014 03:06 PM
  2. David P2's Avatar
    After any sort of hard reset you would need to reinstall and activate the Preview for Developers app to get 8.1 again.
    06-17-2014 03:09 PM
  3. aboveaverage12's Avatar
    Oops I didn't mention that I've done the preview again and it says I'm up to date. I've also done multiple hard resets and it still won't update to 8.1
    06-17-2014 10:32 PM
  4. Leoflores156's Avatar
    I have one with the same problem buy when I started the process it updated like 2 or 3 times and then it said I was up to date and didn't update to wp 8.1 I'm so disappointed

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    07-13-2014 12:58 PM

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