Quickie: Sprint HTC Hero FINALLY Gets Android 2.1 ‘Eclair’ Update

Sprint HTC Hero

Sprint HTC Hero users have been waiting for, oh, let’s just say a ‘long time‘ for an Android 2.1 ‘Eclair’ update. If you’ve got a Hero in hand (on Sprint), today is the day you’ve been waiting for. Sprint has finally made the Android 2.1 update available!

To get started, all you need to do is head over to Sprint’s website. Once there, you’ll find a detailed guide to step you through your Android 2.1 installation on the HTC Hero.

Important Note: Make sure you read and follow the steps on Sprint’s website very carefully. Take it slow, and enjoy Android 2.1 once finished. Enjoy!

[Update]
Grab the update at HTC’s website here.

[Via: ZDNet]

  • Anon

    Update not on the sprint website.

  • JWhistler

    Actually, it's not available.

    Please check the links on the site and you'll find they do not take you to a 2.1 update download file.

  • Ryan

    It's available. downloading it now from HTC (in which Sprint redirects you there). Prob though is that the download keeps crashing with read errors after a few mins.. guess a lot of downloads or their server is small (it's FTP).

    also it doesn't work on 64 bit windows 7 for installation.. friend already did it..

  • Brent

    The Download is taking forever. For a 118mb file, i've been downloading it for almost 2 hours now. On a 10mb down cable internet connection. The funny thing is, I just installed a hacked Samsung moment android 2.1 ROM on my phone yesterday. Then my friend that works at Sprint called me this morning to tell me that the official Sprint 2.1 update is out…

  • Al

    Had problems getting, then updating phone and had to take it to a sprint store anyway. The update process crashed my computer. I now have the 7th hero replacement and it is horrible, worse after the update. Sprint is being way too difficult to deal with and are now refusing to send me a replacement even though they send re-mans instead of new in the box! I have had it with sprint and am looking for class-action lawsuits to join and will be filing false advertising charges. I thought I would love this phone but it will not perform as advertised and barely functions on any given day. I was even told by sprint reps that they are aware their network is the major cause of frequent crashing etc. Bye-bye sprint!

  • htc hero

    Does anyone know which type of video information are supported? I keep in mind the Intuition solely might dl 3gp utilizing opera mini. I downloaded the twist ap, maybe that is the issue? How can I watch videos from sites apart from youtube? Which file varieties? Usually I’m given the choice of 3gp or mpeg4. Cannot get both to work. Thanks to your time! Rattling I wish I was eligible for the improve to EVO!

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