Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out now for the HTC Vivid!
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out now for HTC Vivid on AT&T!
While some folks have been able to pull down Ice Cream Sandwich updates on the AT&T HTC Vivids for a few days now, AT&T has maintained that the update hasn’t actually been made available. That changes today, as HTC and AT&T have both announced that Android 4.0 is officially ready.
In addition to getting the bells and whistles of Ice Cream Sandwich, you’ll be updating to Sense 3.6 (not the newer Sense 4 that’s on the HTC One line, but that’s not a huge shocker). That comes along with a newly tweaked user interface, so don’t freak out if things look a little different.
You’ll also see the addition of Beats Audio. AT&T and HTC remind us that you’ll only get Beats enhancements when you have headphones or speakers connected, so don’t be surprised if you update and don’t notice a difference in, say, your alert sounds. You’ll know Beats is active when you see the icon in your notification bar.
Other improvements include better e-mail and Exchange support, the ability to use a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard, better voice and text input, and, of course, face unlock.
If you need a little help with the update (no shame in that), be sure to hit up our HTC Vivid forums.