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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  1. micah
    November 16, 15:41 Reply

    I hope that the DST issue they are fixing is the one mentioned on this thread:

  2. Android 1
    November 17, 00:48 Reply

    This is actually a little sad to me. A few weeks for a bug fix? So, then, how long before 2.0 makes it onto the Hero? If 2.0 was coming out within a few weeks, they'd just fix it there. This makes me think 2.0 is months away.

  3. Carrie
    January 09, 05:57 Reply

    Well, the proof is in the pudding now int there?…

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