Sprint Working on “Maintenance Release” for Hero

hero_band_aidThose of you who own the Sprint Hero will be happy to know that a maintenance release for Android is in the works.  While it’s not an upgrade to 1.6 or 2.0, it’s essentially a patch update to fix those pesky SMS issues.  According to the Sprint Community forum, this update will be arriving in the next few weeks.

A maintenance release is being developed for the Hero to address key items such as SMS and DST issues. The target launch is in the next few weeks, but I do not have the exact date or a list of everything that will be included yet. I will post updates as they are made available to me.

We hadn’t heard of any Daylight Savings Time problems over this way, but that’s not to say it hasn’t been a thorn in the sides of a few people.  Keep your eyes open for the fix!

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Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.