1. Cryio's Avatar
    A have a friend who bought an unlocked 8X in octomber. He's been stuck on GDR1 ever since. I know HTC stopped the distribution of GDR2 because of some bug they discovered and have therefore released GDR3 as a straight update from GDR1. The problem is my friend is STILL on GDR1 even though HTC released GDR3 internationally in november.

    He even called HTC and those guys said the update was released and it was distributed gradually. Now it's february and still nothing. It wouldn't be such a big problem if his phone wouldn't stop responding so often and wouldn't chug along in normal tasks.

    Do any of you have any ideea when he might get GDR3? Or least, can someone provide a timetable for HTC updates, the same way Nokia does with its updates?
    01-30-2014 08:09 PM
  2. averes's Avatar
    Your friend asked HTC to give more specific information about his device? It might be unlocked, but if it's branded by some network operator, then update is depending on that specific network operator. I also bought one in Romania, it was an unlocked, but a Vodafone Australia branded one. Yesterday I received my GDR3 ;) So please ask your friend to get more specific information from HTC and if he has a branded device, he should look out for response from the network operator who branded the device. Good luck.
    01-31-2014 03:07 AM
  3. andrei_1998's Avatar
    I'm from Romania and I got GDR3.
    Take a look at this thread and do what juanitoriv said. It worked for me.
    01-31-2014 04:17 AM
  4. Cryio's Avatar
    Thanks guys. I totally forgot to mention to him that his phone might be branded. Also, the Dev Preview isn't available to him since you need GDR2 for that.
    01-31-2014 05:44 PM
  5. Cryio's Avatar
    So he just got GDR3 today. All is good with the world now ^_^
    02-02-2014 06:45 PM
  6. andrei_1998's Avatar
    Tell us, how he resolved the problem?
    02-03-2014 12:52 PM
  7. Cryio's Avatar
    He wasn't quite talkative these days. But he said things seemed more snappy. He didn't seem to have any more issues.
    02-03-2014 02:03 PM

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