How to Update HTC Desire to Gingerbread 2.3 Firmware

HTC Desire LogoFinally a great thing announced by the HTC for all of its Desire users and this time it’s not just announcement but HTC unveiled the much awaited Gingerbread 2.3 version for its HTC Desire Handset. Last time we saw an unofficial beta update wherein one can update their HTC Desire with the Gingerbread 2.3 update. But now you no longer need to think twice before updating as now officially HTC unveiled the Gingerbread 2.3 version release. So, in the due course of this article we will not only see on how you can update with the same but also we will see on what are the things you need to watch out for in this all new update in the form of enhancements.

Please note that for a smooth firmware update facilitation, you will have to ensure that you follow every single step which is being listed in this article. Though there is no Over the Air (OTA) update as of now but as soon as this arrives, we will surely update with the same. Since this update is the official update and not the leaked version, it doesn’t want the root access. Just in case if your device is already rooted due to which the warranty is voided, you can now reclaim the warranty just after updating with this version of firmware.

Please note that, you will have to reconfigure the APN settings after updating the firmware to access the data services and the services as all the Internet APN settings will be reset. You will have to contact your Service provider to get more info on the APN Settings. Not to forget also configure the MMS Settings. Also, we hold no responsibility if anything goes wrong which is an unlikely event if anything goes wrong.

Please note that this update is not available as of now for the users of Germany (Deutsch Telekom), North America, South America, South Korea and Japan but since this is the manual update, you can anytime proceed with the instructions to update with the same.

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