A minority of HTC Wildfire owners on 3 are having problems updating their handsets to the 2.2 version of Android, it has emerged, prompting the network to announce plans to send out a second update today.
he carrier pushed out an over the air bump to Android 2.2, AKA Froyo, to the budget blower yesterday. However, while posts on the carrier’s Twitter feed suggest that the majority have been able to grab the upgrade, some users are apparently unable to get it.
To address the problem, which reportedly relates to a “technical issue with the software”, 3 has pledged to try again this morning (February 2nd) with a second update
The network stated: “For all of you who are asking about the Wildfire update we're enquiring with HTC and should have another update for you tomorrow morning.
“Most people have it. We're looking into why some customers don't.”
Dubbed a low-cost take on the best-selling HTC Desire, the Wildfire teams a five-megapixel camera with a 3.1-inch touchscreen and A-GPS support.
As with all Android powered handsets, users also get a choice of tens of thousands of free and paid-for apps from the Android Market, plus pre-installed Google apps, such as Facebook and YouTube.