How to Manually Update HTC U11 to Latest Firmware 1.28.617.6

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HTC U11 has started receiving the latest firmware update in the US. This update came with build 1.28.617.6 and August Security patch. Which means a lot of exploits and vulnerabilities are addressed in this latest firmware update. Many system enhancements are also made along with improved securities. This update is being pushed via OTA, therefore, it means it’s not going to get all the users updated at once. Therefore, if you haven’t received yet, then either you can sit back and wait for it to arrive. Or you can take matters in hand and use our guide to manually update HTC U11 to latest firmware 1.28.617.6. You can download RUU package for HTC U11 and update your device manually. HTC U11 is also a strong contender of getting Android 8.0 Oreo update.

So, if you don’t want to wait, and update your HTC U11 right now then keep on reading the post.

This RUU file is for US Region, therefore please don’t try it on phone of any other region.

Prerequisites

  • Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
  • Download and install USB drivers for HTC U11 on your PC.
  • Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
  • The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdowns during the process can damage your device permanently.

Downloads

Update HTC U11

How to Manually Update HTC U11 to latest firmware 1.28.617.6

We have tried to keep it very simple, hence we have put the guide step by step. So, you just need to follow every step carefully.

  1. Download  RUU package for HTC U11 from above link.
  2. Connect your HTC U11 with your computer using a USB cable.
  3. Copy/Paste downloaded  RUU package on your PC.
  4. Now simply double-click the downloaded .exe file.
  5. The update wizard will open on your computer screen. It will warn you about losing data and information. Simply tick the box and click
  6. Next screen will ask you again to verify that you want to update the ROM. If you are sure, click

That’s it! After the flashing is complete reboot your HTC U11, the first reboot can take 5 to 10 minutes so please be patient.