The HTC 10 began to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout a few weeks ago, starting from the UK, Russia, Turkey, and other regions to follow. But the update has not rolled out yet for Europe due to an unexpected technical issue.
But luckily the rollout is now coming to Europe. The update will hit all HTC 10 devices in the next few days, so everyone with a HTC 10 can enjoy the Android Nougat. In case you cannot wait until your HTC 10 gets Android Nougat, read this post to know how to update your handset.
Among the pre-requirements, you need to make a full backup of all the files on your HTC 10 Smartphone as the update will vanish all data from your device. Next, install the HTC 10 drivers on your PC to connect it properly to your HTC Smartphone. Thirdly, you must enable the USB Debugging option on your HTC 10. Disable any Antivirus program if you run on both your devices. Last but not the least, keep at least 50% battery backup on your HTC 10 Smartphone so that there is not any unwanted issue occurring during the update. Else your Smartphone might get corrupted.
Remember, the update is fully your responsibility and we won’t take any responsibility for any sort of issues or bugs created on your HTC 10 Smartphone because the update. So be brave enough to take the risk yourself. Also make sure that you are not using this firmware on any other handset apart from the one we have mentioned. Now let’s see how to flash the Android 7.0 Nougat OS on your handset following the RUU.
Update Steps using RUU Package
- Before starting the update, you need to install the Android SDK toolkit on your PC. Then you have to download the RUU Package (found here) and save the file on your desktop.
- Then connect your HTC 10 to your PC using USB and move to the desktop where you have saved the RUU file.
- Next, double click the RUU Executable file and just follow the instructions appearing on your screen to complete the Nougat file installation.
- Wait until the update is finished. Once done, your Smartphone will reboot automatically.
Also see: Android 7.1 Nougat Rom for HTC One Max (Verizon)
If your HTC 10 goes into Bootloop during installation, then you can put your handset into Recovery Mode and then “wipe data factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” and start the process again. That’s all you have to do. Now you have successfully flashed the new official Android 7.0 Nougat OS on your HTC 10 Smartphone. In case of any issues, feel free to ping us back via comments and we shall try to find out a solution for you.