Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 for HTC One has finally arrived and the firmware update can now be installed on your HTC one device. For instructions on how to download and install the HTC One Firmware Update, Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2, scroll down to the simple tutorial at the bottom of this post, or read on to learn more about the features of the 4.2.2 Android firmware (Build number 2.24.709.1).
Android 4.2.2 for HTC One New Features
So what's new in the 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware? Well HTC One owners will be happy to find a number of new features to the User Interaction and User Experience, including "Daydream," an innovative new screensaver. The Daydream screensaver has some stock features like the ability to display a photo gallery as your screen saver, but what makes it really cool is the way developers are getting involved.
Android Daydream Featured Apps
Several developers have made modifications to their apps to suit the Daydream screen saver including apps like Flipboard, which allows your screen saver to be tidbits of daily news, clock plus which has a nice digital or analog clock along with some cool features like brightness control, as well as Daydream website which showcases your favorite website on the screensaver. These are just a few examples of ways Daydream allows Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean users to customize their device.
Notification Center Changes
In addition to Daydream we see several changes and updates to the Notification center, including a quick settings panel with 12 regularly used settings such as brightness control Wi-Fi, airplane mode, auto rotate and more. We know users of mobile devices are becoming more and more savvy as time goes by so making these "power" features readily accessible is a great idea. We've even seen competitors like Apple with the iOS 7 system showcasing a control center similar to what is found in 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware.
Deeper Social Media Integration
For those who like to stay well connected with social media, there is now a screenshots sharing option as well as Instagram support for the BlinkFeed homescreen-reader. In Android 4.2.2 for HTC One deeper integration is found for your Instagram account, allowing users to get photos from Facebook and Twitter subscriptions.
Wallpaper, Lockscreen, Camera Update
Android 4.2.2 also included new wallpaper settings and a refreshed lockcreen with new widget. On feature that might be of particular interest to HTC One users is the improvement to camera and galley features that may allow users to get better quality images on with the UltraPixel camera.
Many users will also note the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update runs faster and better than before.
How to Download and Install Android 4.2.2 On HTC One (Build number 2.24.709.1)
Alright so enough about the features of the Android 4.2.2 update, how to we download and install it already? Well the instructions are very simple. You can watch the video or read the instructions below
1. To install the update manually on HTC One, navigating to "Settings"
2. Then go to the "About" section
3. Then go to the "Software Updates" section
4. Press the "Check Now" button.
5. Your device should discover the needed update and give directions for install
That's it! Pretty simple huh? Enjoy the HTC One Android 4.2.2 update!
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