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HTC Legend to get Froyo in coming weeks

HTC has announced that the HTC Legend will be getting its long awaited Android 2.2 update via Facebook. The message read as follows:

We know that a number of you have been very vocal about wanting an update for your Legend. First and foremost, we would like to apologize for not responding to your ongoing pleas about the update. But we have been listening. We have been working hard to find the most accurate information about how the update is progressing, and when it will be ready for all of you – thankfully, you won’t have to wait much longer! Below you’ll find all the information we can share right now.

The update has been progressing quite well, and in the coming weeks those with unbranded Legends should be receiving the update.

For those of you with carrier-branded versions of Legend there will be a slightly longer wait. Once we finalize the update within HTC, the software must then go through the appropriate approval process at each carrier that supports Legend on their network. This is the same process for all of our handsets, and Legend is no different. Once our update has been approved by your specific carrier, you should then receive your software update. How long this process takes can vary, but our team is close to finishing the update and will then work with individual carriers for approval.

If you have any other questions please feel free to ask here. We will share as much information as we can. Thanks for your patience and for being a HTC customer!

This is good news for HTC Legend users as they will get improved performance of Froyo and added features that come with it. However we don’t think they will be getting access to the recently announced HTC Sense remote management service. HTC Legend users here better keep an eye out on HTC SEA support page or check for software OTA updates on the device.

Previously HTC Singapore had commented that the Legend will not get Froyo but retracted shortly after. After that, there’s some information that a Froyo update is on the way to HTC Desire, Legend and Wildfire. So far only the Desire has it but we have yet to see any news of Froyo upgrade for the rest of its Android devices launched this year including the HTC Aria.

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