HTC Desire Z Android 2.3 update now arriving in Europe

Good news for owners of HTC’s very respectable QWERTY Android phone – the Desire Z is now getting its upgrade to Android 2.3. Many users over on the HTC Facebook page are reporting update Notifications, with Z owners in Finland and Holland now installing the update.

HTC has not yet made any official announcement regarding its launch, but this does tie in rather nicely with the news from earlier this week that it’d be launching very soon. Here’s confirmation:

desire z unbranded 23 update july

As ever, it looks like this update is hitting unbranded, non-network versions of the phone first. Do let us know if you have a Desire Z and are receiving the Android 2.3 update. The excitement never wears off.

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  1. spot

     /  July 14, 2011

    yes it is happening in Latvia, jipiiiiii

  2. Still waiting for it in united kingdom…. as usual we’re the last ones in Europe.

    • dsp

       /  July 15, 2011

      yep still waiting in uk too im on vodafone :(

      • I’m still waiting on vodafone as well…. =_=

        • Alex

           /  July 26, 2011

          Yep, still waiting, Vodafone UK too. Makes you wonder… maybe they have to port the whole “driving on the left hand side of the road” thing for the GPS? Can’t find any other acceptable reason…

          • If it’s anything like the banks maybe they have to manually convert it into morse code to be carried across the phone network….

            (I’m still waiting as well….)

  3. David W

     /  July 16, 2011

    I’m waiting… T-Mobile, unlocked phone. UK.

  4. al

     /  July 17, 2011

    just waiting in Iran,too

  5. Joe N

     /  July 17, 2011

    I got it yesterday, in Latvia.

  6. Cip

     /  July 17, 2011

    I have it in Denmark from Friday.

  7. rowkid

     /  July 25, 2011

    Got it in France last week but haven’t installed it yet since some report having issues. Please give feedback those who have done the upgrade.

  8. Steven

     /  July 27, 2011

    Just got it in UK via my Desire-Z Vodafone

    • Gary C

       /  July 27, 2011

      Excellent. People have been saying the Vodafone version’s been available for a while, but I couldn’t find any proper proof.

  9. Sparky

     /  July 28, 2011

    Not on our sim free Z in UK yet

  10. aditya

     /  July 30, 2011

    i got it too in India … not much change tough … :( looks the same as 2.2

  11. Singh

     /  August 1, 2011

    Update: Android 2.3 update 105.44 MB available in UK sim free unbranded phone! WOOT!

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