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9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

Wizard

9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

NOTE:  This update will be available via Zune at approximately 1pm CST on 9/27

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HTC Arrive Software Update - 2305.13.40301.651 (Microsoft OS - Mango 7.10.7720.68)

Enhancements/Fixes:

- Faster refresh of stock price on refresh or start up of the Stock application    

- Camera settings preservation

- Ability to Reply All using MMS

- Microsoft Operating System upgrade (Mango 7.10.7720.68) and EAS enhancements

  - View multiple email accounts in one linked inbox

  - Switch between text, Facebook chat, and Windows Live Messenger within the same conversation

  - Switch between apps that are running and allows apps to run in the background to help preserve battery life and performance

  - Integrate Twitter and LinkedIn feed into contact cards

  - Organize contacts into personalized Live Tiles for status updates on Start and to quickly send a text, email, or IM to the group

  - Bing Enhancements includes Bing Vision, Music Search, and Voice

  - Local Scout to pinpoint search results and recommendations for nearby restaurants, shopping, and activities

  - Quick Cards to get a quick summary of relevant information including related apps

  - Improved Live Tiles let you receive real-time information from apps without having to open them

  - Internet Explorer 9 including support for HTML5

  - Hidden Wi-Fi SSID support (ability to connect to hidden WiFi networks)

  - Voice-to-text and text-to-voice for hands-free texting or chatting

  - Email folders can be set as live tiles on home screen

  - EAS server search

  - Exchange conversation view

  - Set exchange out of office

  - Exchange tasks sync

  - OneNote sync support

  - Office 360 – access to office documents stored on skydrive

  - Background audio support

Important Notes:

- The software version is 2305..13.40301.651; the OS version is 7.10.7720.68

- This update is available only via Zune

- Refer to the HTC Arrive Software Update blog for install instructions

100 REPLIES
Journeyman

9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

Ah snap! Even provided a 'time' for the release. I TRULY hope it happens. People will NOT like you if it doesn't start rolling out by then! LOL.

Journeyman

9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

There are rumors that this software update will allow the use of EVDO rev. B.

Is there anything to these claims?

Journeyman

9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

You aint rdy sun.

Journeyman

9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

Thanks Sprint. I'm glad to see you guys pushing this out today!

Journeyman

Re: 9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

I certainly hope so. It's really just a firmware update to the radio. The Arrive and the EVO share the same chipset, so theoretically they both support Rev. B (which Sprint is rumored to be upgrading to on Oct. 2nd), all it needs is a firmware patch to enable it.

Rev B is supposed be as fast/faster than WiMAX. If that's the case, then I can kiss my EVO goodbye and go back to the Arrive. Also, Rev B supports simultaneous Data/Voice over 3G. This effectively kills the need for WiMAX until LTE is rolled out across the network. Smart move...it's just too bad that Sprint didn't roll Rev B out a couple of years ago.

Journeyman

Re: 9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

If we are to get Rev B where on the phone can we tell? It would make sense, Sprint is making us pay that extra price per month for data recently.

Journeyman

Re: 9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

I'm sure Sprint will list which devices will support it. I'm sure the newer ones include the chip. I know the EVO has the chip, but that doesn't mean Sprint will update the firmware to run it.

Journeyman

Re: 9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

Funny, I just finished reading this article: http://www.techieinsider.com/news/10576 , and then came here to check things out and what a surprise!  Thanks to Sprint, HTC, and Microsoft for giving us a functional alternative to Android and Apple devices-

I have just given my TP2 to a friend, and will be using my Arrive exclusively!

Journeyman

Re: 9/27 - HTC Arrive Software Update - Microsoft Mango 7.5

I, too, have seen reports that Sprint isn't really realeasing this today - and Sprint says it is.  what's what?  Which is which? What's true?

Should I bring my personal laptop back to work with me this afternoon to upgrade or not?

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