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T-Mobile Releases Android 7.0 Nougat Update For HTC 10 And LG G Pad X 8.0

6 January 2017, 11:41 am EST By Luan Chan Tech Times
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T-Mobile gives some of its subscribers a happy new year with a surprise rollout of the Android Nougat. The update is not announced on the T-Mobile support page, but some subscribers using the HTC 10 device have reported already receiving the Android 7.0 update.  ( HTC )

Many Android users have been wanting to try out the Android 7.0 Nougat in their devices without having to purchase a newer phone, but the wait has been excruciating.

That is why T-Mobile's over-the-air (OTA) update for the HTC 10 in the first week of 2017 is a very welcome surprise for subscribers.

T-Mobile's Android 7.0 Nougat Update For HTC 10

The HTC 10 Android 7.0 update is not announced on the T-Mobile support page, but some subscribers using the HTC 10 device have reported already receiving Android 7.0 update, so it won't be long until it becomes available to all HTC 10 users.

If you want to see whether you can update now, just go to the HTC 10's Settings > About > Software Updates > Check Now.

Before you start updating your device, however, note that the entire update takes up 1.22 GB, so you may want to make sure you actually have space in your internal memory for it.

LG G Pad X 8.0 Gets T-Mobile's Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Reports have also come in about the LG G Pad X 8.0 being eligible for the same update. The only difference is that the update via OTA is not available for the G Pad yet, but users can always install the LG Bridge desktop software and update their device from there if they want the update right now.

For those who can bear to wait a little longer, however, we are pretty sure the OTA update will arrive for the G Pad anytime soon since it is already available via LG Bridge.

After all, who wouldn't want to update to the Android 7.0 Nougat when it promises better performance, experience, and security with nicer options for personalization and more power to control how your device functions.

"Android Nougat opens up more ways for you to personalize your Android device [...] Android is built with powerful layers of security and encryption to keep your private data private," the official website states.

The Android Nougat has more than 1,500 built-in emojis available and allows users to better multi-task between different applications without killing the device too quickly. That's because its new smart battery function automatically conserves power when the device is idle.

The only downside is that, since the HTC 10 is not yet Google Daydream ready, users may have to pass up the virtual reality experience for now.

Google began rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat in August 2016 in its own devices, but has already released the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update on Dec. 5, also on its devices. Knowing that other devices can now begin to catch up is exciting.

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