HTC 10 Unlocked in US getting September security patch

All OEM’s are now on the forefront in rescuing their devices from the recently discovered BlueBorne vulnerability, which has been affecting devices worldwide. And HTC is no different, coming to rescue its former flagship the HTC 10 (Unlocked) in the US, the device has started receiving the September�security patch, which also includes the BlueBorne fix.

The update with the version number 2.51.617.21 is over the air, and you should download and install it as soon as possible. Moreover, if you’re wondering what’s a Blueborne vulnerability, how badly can you get messed up with it, then you should visit here. To get complete in-depth information about this newly spotted vulnerability, discovered by team armies.

HTC 10 Blueborne update
Image shows Software information of HTC 10 Image Courtesy: theandroidsoul. com

Speaking of team ARMIS, they also have developed a tool to verify if you’re affected by Blueborne or if you’re safe, which you’ll be after you install this September 1st security patch. You can download the Blueborne scanner app from here.

However, if you haven;t received the notification about the update yet, you can jump onto settings >About Phone >System updates, to check for them manually. Apart from this you also need to make sure that your HTC 10 unlocked needs at least�60% plus juice in reserve; to successfully, install the update.

Furthermore, if you’re waiting for the Android oreo update for the HTC 10 then you are already covered as the company has announced its plans to update the device, and it will roll out somewhere in late December 2017 to early Feb 2018. For users on the carrier, we’ll update about the same when the patch for your carrier exclusive HTC 10 rolls out.

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]

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