Android 2.1 update finally comes to Sprint HTC Hero
After many delays and rumored Sprint has finally announced the availability of Android 2.1 update package for the HTC Hero. This update will not be done over-the-air as of now and so you will have do a manual update. You can get the updates from 2 sites: HTC’s website and Sprint’s own site.
This Android 2.1 update for HTC Hero includes:
- Upgraded operating system to Android 2.1 Eclair
- Enhancements to sense user interface (UI)
- Enhanced corporate email support
- Variety of minor bug fixes
Important Note: Installing the 2.27.651.5 update will delete all the data and information on your phone. You will lose contacts that have not been synced to an email account, text messages that have not been forwarded, saved voicemail messages older than 5 days, voicemails older than 20 days that have not been listened to, and call history. The calendar and email settings will also revert back to factory defaults. Pictures, music, videos and files are stored on your microSD memory card, which should be removed before updating your phone.