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HTC not planning further updates for the 8X phone

January 14, 2016 |

HTC 8X is not getting Windows 10 Mobile

Beginning its journey as a flagship for Windows Phone 8, the HTC 8X is now over three years old. Nevertheless, some users have been waiting for an official statement from the … Read More

Do not install Windows 10 Mobile on a non-supported device

September 15, 2015 |

You are risking bricking a non-supported model

Mobile build 10536 is now live for Windows Insiders, but a detection bug makes this build available for some of the non-supported models like HTC 8X and others.

It is very important that … Read More

HTC 8XT receiving Windows Phone 8.1 update

December 12, 2014 |

Sprint is finally rolling out the latest WP version

The US carrier Sprint has recently stopped selling Windows Phone devices but is still committed to the platform and there will be new smartphones in the near future, presumably running Windows … Read More

HTC Photo Edit app gets new features

November 12, 2014 |

HTC updates the photo edit app

HTC has refined its photo editing application for HTC One M8 on Windows. Version 2.0 which is now live in the Store offers a couple of improvements, some UI changes, and brand new effects.

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New update for phones on the Preview program, including all HTC models

September 24, 2014 | 1

Microsoft has just unleashed a new update to Windows Phone 8.1.1 (Update 1) for all smartphones enrolled in the Developers Preview program.

The new version 14176 is bringing Lumia Cyan firmware to more Lumia smartphones, fixes bugs, and enables OS … Read More

Microsoft is trying to fix a problem with Update 1 for HTC devices

August 6, 2014 |

Yesterday Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1 was published for the first time. It brings some novelties such as Live Folders and many other improvements.

But the owners of HTC 8X and HTC 8S devices still cannot take advantage of … Read More

HTC 8S won’t get Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1

August 6, 2014 | 1

Only HTC 8X meets the hardware requirements for GDR1 Update

HTC has today announced that only HTC 8X meets the hardware criteria for GDR1 update while HTC 8S devices are stuck on WP8.1 which is now rolling out to Windows … Read More


HTC 8X will get Windows Phone 8.1 update

February 15, 2014 | 6

Good news for all HTC 8X owners around the globe. A source within the company has confirmed through its Reddit account that HTC 8X devices will get the upcoming firmware update.

HTC is currently working with Microsoft on the Windows … Read More

HTC 8X and 8XT receiving Update 3 (GDR3)

October 30, 2013 |

Windows Phone Area understands that HTC 8X is receiving the GDR3 update around the globe. Users living in different countries have reported that the Update 3 or GDR3 is rolling out to the international (unlocked) versions of the HTC 8X. … Read More

Samsung ATIV S Neo and HTC 8XT arrive at Sprint this summer

June 26, 2013 | 2

The US carrier Sprint has announced two new LTE capable Windows Phone smartphones arriving later this summer. The HTC 8XT and the Samsung ATIV S Neo will be updated models of the previously released devices. Both phones will offer more … Read More