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HTC Source | January 20, 2018

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Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0 for HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S rolling out now

Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0 for HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S rolling out now

It’s been a while since HTC rolled out the Android 2.3.5 update with HTC Sense 3.0 to the HTC Desire S, but now they are adding two new phones to the updates list – the HTC Incredible S and the HTC Desire HD which launched late last year.  The new update delivers all the new features found in Android 2.3.5 along with the UI changes HTC first implemented on the HTC Sensation with Sense 3.0. The update is currently rolling out to the HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible in the UK, but we suspect that it will also be hitting phones across the rest of Europe in the next few weeks.

HTC typically rolls out their updates in batches, but you can always try to trigger it manually by going to Menu > Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for Updates.

[quote]The HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S just learned some great new tricks. Share what’s on your mind and take that great shot even faster with Sense 3.0’s lock screen shortcuts. Rolling out to handsets across the UK starting today.[/quote]

HTC has not given us any details around which phones they plan on updating to Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0, but we have a feeling that the HTC Desire Z, HTC Inspire 4G and the DROID Incredible2 could be next on the list.  Let us know how you like the Sense 3.0 on the HTC Desire HD and Incredible S in the comments below.

Source: The Inquirer

About Nick Gray

Tech enthusiast, Android user and founder of the first HTC blog – Nick Gray has been blogging about HTC phones before most people knew what a smartphone even was. Over the years Nick has owned and tested dozens HTC devices and is constantly flashing new ROMs to his Android phones.


  1. michelle

    please when will htc disire z 2.3.3 get the update

    • Paul K

      Hi from Finland! Works and looks great on my Desire HD! 🙂

      Now waiting the 4.0…

      • ahmed

        Hi did u up date it to 2.3.5 and 3.0.sense??? How i can do that

        • Paul K

          Yep! Go to settings – about phone – software updates and tap check now.

          • Paul K

            “HTC typically rolls out their updates in batches, but you can always try to trigger it manually by going to Menu > Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for Updates.”

    • DROID Sam

      Probably in the next month or two.

  2. brian poole

    When will t mobile be releasing the update for desire hd

  3. kenny lawrence

    Had my DHD for over a year now, and with the update, yesterday, it even feels brand new, well pleased

    • Adnan Farooq

      which carrier are you with?

  4. Luke Pinchin

    Will it be going out on the normal HTC Desire? I cant find anywhere that specifys about the normal Desire. Mines not HD,S or Z just Desire?? Please help

    • HTC has not officially announced anything for the original HTC Desire, but since there were issues even getting Gingerbread with HTC Sense 2.0 on the device, we doubt that we’ll be seeing Sense 3.0 on it.

  5. Adnan Farooq

    does anyone know when the update will hit canada. i have a telus desire hd and still no update. thanks

  6. sathish

    when update receive in india. desireHD

  7. Jan Larsen

    Hmm, I have just installed this on a DesireHD, and every time my phone rings in locked mode and I try to accept the call, the phone crashes and insists on the PIN code

  8. rodderses

    Update arrived on my HD Desire last night in Malaga Spain. Excellent!

  9. JD Robb

    Received it last night in malta. Works perfectly and feels like a whole new phone.

  10. brian poole

    Got desire hd update yesterday ,I’m in Scotland and with t mobile . Update is great but I lost all my calendar entries on installation, good idea to back up all your data first . Still love.the update, like having a new phone,well done HTC and t mobile

  11. miro kauppinen

    Lost my navigator with this update… i have paid for that service.

  12. Rasmus

    I have updated to the 2.3.5 version in the start of December. Since that update, my Incredible S looses its connection to the network several times a day. Every time it losses the connection, it lasts for 1-5 minutes before the connection is back. It lost the connection 17 times one day, and that was only what I saw. While I wrote this comment, the phone lost the connection one time.. HTC support said that I should try another simcard in my phone, but it doesn’t help… Have anyone else experienced this problem?

    • Danilo

      I have the same problem here in Sweden. It really pisses me off..
      Any solutions fot this?

      • Rasmus

        HTC just told me that it isn’t possible to downgrade to 2.3.4. I need to redet the phone. If it dosn’t work, I need to send my phone to them for repair…..

        • Manowar

          Same problem for my here in Sweden… I am loosing the connection many times per day.

          • Danilo

            Any news on this issue?

        • anders

          Its posible, dont listen to those amatuers

  13. Rafael

    I have the inspire 4G and i really hope that the upgrade come soon.

  14. vavo

    i cant upgrade my desire HD from 2.3.3 to 2.3.5
    any solution????

    • Md. Mobarak Hossen

      Go to setting then about phone and then software update and check for update but you must require Internet with unlimited data plan or wifi network. it’s size is 226 MB (about) and may take few hours depends on your bandwidth.

  15. keyvan

    I have the DesireHD upgrade come soon

  16. allanwilson

    What do the updates bring? Ive had a searched but am unalbe to find anyhere that provides a list of what the improviements that 2.3.5 and HTC 3.0 bring. Can anyone help?

  17. Matt

    Hey anyone hear anything about this update for the Droid incredible 2 in America? I have been having a lot of issues with the last update for the incredible 2 and am slowley going crazy waiting for the next update

  18. Sean

    I’ve got the Desire HD and its not Feb 2012, I still have no update? Is it just cause Orange can’t be bothered to roll it out??

    • Sean

      * Now Feb 2012

  19. Erizz

    I have an HTC Desire Z, which I think is an appalling phone with a lot of serious issues that HTC choose not to address or support.

    Anyway, I’m hanging out for the updates, my phone currently says there are none available, and is running:

    Android 2.3.3
    HTC Sense 2.1
    Build/Software 2.42.405.2

    This phone needs a lot of serious bug fixes to be even remotely tolerable… And patience is wearing thin. Unless they make a real good fix, real soon, I for one won’t be getting another HTC. And the ribbon cable’s already on its way out, after around a year.

    • anders

      Me too, its almost a year since last update with this buggy shit. No more htc for me, desire z was my first and last htc.
      Now i will downgrade the os and root it.

    • Aysii

      I have the same problem -_-‘
      my HTC Desire Z says also there are no updates available and it is also running android 2.3.3 and HTC sense 2.1
      I thought I was the only 😛
      and I really want to know, is there no android 2.3.5 available for this phone?
      I can’t find enough information on the internet that answer my question -_-‘

      (sorry for bad english :$)

  20. davi

    i am going to get the hc wildfire s and i was thinking that will i be able to play the game called temple run on that device?

  21. Rodney

    I have a desire Z and its become a pain to use this device almost for an yr after the last update to 2.3.3. this fone really needs an upgrade to the next.
    are you listening there Mr. HTC ?

  22. Dustin

    I am running gingerbread on my htc inspire 4g (htc stallion) but the version is 2.3.3. Will this phone ever get 2.3.5? and im also upset with the fact htc will not be pushing ics to the inspire but possibly the desire. not fair htc, not fair.

  23. Dustin

    I have the HTC Inspire 4G on AT&T…when will 2.3.5 hit this phone seeing as how we got effed out of ICS…..Anyone have any insight on this issue? Thanks.

    • Dustin

      I have already upgraded to 2.3.3 and have found out that any phone with 768MB of ROM…hmm inspire has 768MB. whats the excuse now?

  24. Vamsh Gosika

    please help me Out i have HTC inspire 4G / Desire HD i was waiting for the Update of HTC sense 3.0 But that shows ERROR Gosh!!! its not fair HTC

  25. Dustin

    Well, HTC finally did it for me. I dropped htc all together due to every phone I got getting cut from next update. iPhone 5S. Will never be cut from update ever again.

  26. Shoffee Toffee

    my mobile name is htc desire hd and i am rebooted the mobile then open the mobile has problem is the application HTC sense (process has stopped unexpectedly. please try again. please help me …