Download This: 2.1 for Sprint Hero!

No more teases, Sprint Hero owners. No more waiting. 2.1 is here. Get yourself on over to HTC’s site for the download, then head to Sprint and follow the instructions.

One big caveat: installing the update will wipe your phone. Contacts, email, etc. synced with a Google account should be okay, but “you will lose contacts that have not been synced to an email account, text messages that have not been forwarded, saved voicemail messages older than 5 days, voicemails older than 20 days that have not been listened to, and call history. The calendar and email settings will also revert back to factory defaults. Pictures, music, videos and files are stored on your microSD memory card, which should be removed before updating your phone.”

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10 Comments

  1. Jezwe
    May 19, 16:37 Reply

    Greaaaaat!

    As a dutch user can i also use this update on my HTC HERO? (non sprint)

    Tnx

  2. steph
    May 19, 17:16 Reply

    I probably should be aiming this at AndroidGals being the big clueless girl I am, but does this mean I can update to 2.1 on my Hero in the UK on the Orange network?

  3. Sprinter
    May 19, 17:40 Reply

    HTC needs more servers, unable to download. Sprint really should host the file.

  4. Wir3tap
    May 19, 18:03 Reply

    Is it the same update that came out last week? Do I have to upgrade again if I used that one already?

  5. skullrydr
    May 19, 22:35 Reply

    whats up the live wallpaper for this update…………………..where o where is it

  6. Drod07
    May 20, 00:34 Reply

    If you downloaded the Leak that came out around the 14th you don't have to upgrade again, I did a software comparison and they are the same.

  7. Yusuf
    May 20, 00:51 Reply

    im getting a 170 usb connection error what im i doing wrong?

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