HTC: HTC Legend Android 2.2 update due in the "coming weeks"

HTC has finally come out with some concrete details about the long awaited arrival of the Android 2.2 “FroYo” update for its lovely little HTC Legend Android phone, promising users it’ll be here very soon indeed.

The Legend update has been “progressing quite well” (only quite?!) and will be out within the “coming weeks” according to a statement released by HTC today. The downside, as ever, is that those of you using branded versions of the phone packed with network “enhancements” will have to wait a little longer.

Here’s HTC’s rather detailed and apologetic statement on the matter:

We know that a number of you have been very vocal about wanting an update for your Legend. First and foremost, we would like to apologize for not responding to your ongoing pleas about the update. But we have been listening. We have been working hard to find the most accurate information about how the update is progressing, and when it will be ready for all of you – thankfully, you won’t have to wait much longer! Below you’ll find all the information we can share right now.

The update has been progressing quite well, and in the coming weeks those with unbranded Legends should be receiving the update.

For those of you with carrier-branded versions of Legend there will be a slightly longer wait. Once we finalize the update within HTC, the software must then go through the appropriate approval process at each carrier that supports Legend on their network. This is the same process for all of our handsets, and Legend is no different. Once our update has been approved by your specific carrier, you should then receive your software update. How long this process takes can vary, but our team is close to finishing the update and will then work with individual carriers for approval.

We do like the HTC Legend and are happy that it’s finally getting the Android update it deserves. Here she is:

htc legend android 22 update

Those aren’t my friends. With thanks to reader MarkG for the tip.

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