HTC Sensation 2.3.4 update now available for Vodafone users

If you went down the subsidised contract route and bought your HTC Sensation through the Vodafone network, today is a day you’re unlikely to ever forget – the network has now launched that Android 2.3.4 update for owners of Branded Vodafone Sensations.

Here’s Vodafone’s standard announcement of what’s new and different and hopefully better, which is more than we got out of HTC:

HTC Sensation Software update available now

A new maintenance release for the HTC Sensation is now available to Vodafone customers. This update is an Android platform update to 2.3.4 Gingerbread and introduces a number of fixes and improvements, including:

Stability and performance updates
Reduce heating in some scenarios by optimizing processor load
Improve browser performance
How do I get the latest software?

Over the air

To see if the software upgrade is available, navigate from the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings. Scroll down the screen, and then tap About phone > System software updates. On the System software updates screen, tap Check now.

Checking the software version

To check which version of the software the customer has on their handset they need follow the below steps:

Settings
About phone
Software information
Software number
The new software version will show as 1.45.161.1

htc sensation android 234 vodafone

That didn’t take long, did it?

14 ResponsesLeave one →

  1. Stephen

     /  August 17, 2011

    One thing i did notice in the 2.3.4 version (unbranded) was that it’s possible to take a screenshot of your phone these days without rooting or S-OFF.

    Just hold down the power button for 1-2 seconds and press home and it takes a picture of your current display. Pretty sure this wasn’t the case in 2.3.3 as everyone on xda says your phone has to be rooted and S-OFF.

    So. hooray! :o)

    Reply
    • Gary_C

       /  August 17, 2011

      That’s such a nice feature. The S II lets you do that, too, without needing root or anything.

      Reply
  2. andy

     /  August 18, 2011

    I’ve got an unbranded HTC sensation in the UK, that is saying that no update is available :(

    anyone else in the UK got an update to 2.3.4?

    Reply
    • Ye I literally just got mine now.

      Does anyone have any idea on the percentage improvements…for example 5% battery life improvement?

      Reply
      • kamran

         /  August 23, 2011

        Was this for Unbranded Sensation or Vodafone? I still haven’t got any update for my unbranded Sensation. Looks like Vodafone is still having the exclusivity in UK which they had at the launch.

        Reply
  1. HTC Sensation Gets Android 2.3.4 Update On Vodafone
  2. HTC Sensation Gets Android 2.3.4 Update On Vodafone
  3. Android Overload: YouTube Finally Settles With Music Publishers, Sprint Making Changes To Your Contract and More | Latest Andoid Phones
  4. Mr. Android » Blog Archive » Android Overload: YouTube Finally Settles With Music Publishers, Sprint Making Changes To Your Contract and More
  5. HTC rolling out Android 2.3.4 update for Vodafone HTC Sensation.
  6. Android Overload: YouTube Finally Settles With Music Publishers, Sprint Making Changes To Your Contract and More | AndroidWebPortal
  7. Android Overload: YouTube Finally Settles With Music Publishers, Sprint Making Changes To Your Contract and More | The Depot of Talk
  8. HTC Sensation Gets The Android 2.3.4 Update At Vodafone UK | The Tutorial Times
  9. HTC Sensation Gets Android 2.3.4 Update onn Vodafone » Android app best

Leave a Reply

  • Reviews

    • Sony Xperia Z2 review

      This is Sony’s latest go at producing a high-spec Android flagship model, with the Xperia Z2 ticking every one of 2014’s must-have tech bullet points. It has a large 5.2-inch 1080p display. It has the hot new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset inside. It has a massive 3GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. It’s […]

    • LG/Google Nexus 5 review

      Nexus 5It’s smooth to use, the 1080p display is sharp, clear and bright, the device is extremely light and thin and therefore very pocketable and portable — much more so than other 5-inch phones we’ve used. And yet… we’re a bit unimpressed by the overall package…

    • Vodafone Huawei Ascend G510 review

      Huawei Ascend G510A relatively high-spec smartphone, with a 4.5″ display running at 480 x 854 resolution and powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, plus the Ascend G510 arrives running Android 4.1.1 — albeit potentially hindered by Huawei only sticking 512MB of RAM inside it..

    • Kogan Agora 5.0" Dual-core Smartphone review

      We bought one of these using our actual money. We couldn’t quite believe that budget hardware maker Kogan was able to sell a 5″ Android phone for £119 plus delivery from Hong Kong so had to get one to have a look at the thing under our usual LABORATORY CONDITIONS. First impressions of the Kogan Agora […]

    • Panasonic Eluga review

      Panasonic ElugaThe Panasonic Eluga marks the company’s return to the European mobile phone scene years after several years of absence, and it’s come back to us with a moderately high-spec Android model that features a rather stylish, slim case.

    • HTC One V review

      The HTC One V is HTC’s third entry in its high-profile new HTC One range, offering a smaller 3.7″ display running on a single-core 1GHz processor. It is is very much the “affordable” option in HTC’s newest Android series, but it still arrives running the same HTC Sense 4 interface we saw in the excellent […]

    • HTC One S review

      The HTC One S is the piggy in the middle of HTC’s 2012 line-up, offering a 4.3″ AMOLED display inside a very slim and stylish aluminium chassis. You get the same ImageSense camera technology as employed to such great effect in the HTC One X, along with Android 4.0.3 and the very latest HTC Sense […]

    • HTC One X review

      Here it is then, HTC’s new quad-core monster, the 4.7″ flagship for 2012 that introduces the Tegra 3 processor to mobile phones, updates HTC’s range to Android 4.0 and brings us the supposedly streamlined version 4.0 of HTC’s Sense user interface. You also get a fantastic 8megapixel camera that we’ve previously examined in great detail, […]

    • HTC One X review: Camera, photo and video samples

      HTC’s new quad-core flagship phone doesn’t just feature Android 4.0, a 4.7″ display and Nvidia’s newest Tegra 3 chipset – there’s also an entirely new 8megapixel camera in the phone, powered by a system HTC is calling ImageSense. And this camera is one of the many highlights of the new Android phone, offering the perfect […]

    • Sony Xperia S review

      Xperia S Sony returns with an all-new mobile design for 2012, pairing a dual-core processor with a 720p display. It’s a lovely phone, but is it enough to end our Samsung and HTC obsession?

    • Sony Xperia S review: Camera, photo and video samples

      We’ve spent most of the last week captivated by the staggeringly sharp screen of the new Sony Xperia S, while putting together what will hopefully be something resembling a review for you all to read very shortly. In the meantime, to be getting on with, here are a few sample photos and videos, taken using […]

    • LG Prada 3.0 review

      LG Prada 3.0 review LG’s updated Prada phone comes with an absolutely crazy black & white theme, but is it just for fashionable suit wearers who want to make themselves look a bit more interesting?

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: Case-Mate Tough Case for Galaxy Nexus

      £30? For a phone case? It had better be good.

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: Samsung Official Mesh Vent Case for Galaxy Nexus

      Samsung’s official Galaxy Nexus case. Costs a lot. Has a glittery little logo.

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: Case-Mate Barely There for Samsung Galaxy Nexus

      Fresh from reviewing the cheap and cheerful FlexiShield case for the Galaxy Nexus, we’re back with another protective offering from industry veteran Case-Mate. Although this particular product retails for around the same price as FlexiShield’s TPU option, it’s quite a different proposition. Review submitted by extremely patient retro gaming advisor Damo. As the name suggests, […]

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: FlexiShield Case for Galaxy Nexus

      Seeing as we’ve just reviewed the brand spanking new Galaxy Nexus, we’re in the mood for some accessorising – and we don’t mean earnings and handbags. To that end, we’ll be covering a few Galaxy Nexus-themed items over the next few weeks, starting with the FlexiShield Case. Review submitted by reader, writer, gamer and occasional […]

Archives

Categories