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Sprint Pulls HTC Evo 4G Update

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Jun 28, 2010, 8:20 PM   by Philip Berne

HTC and Sprint have stopped distributing the OTA Evo 4G update after a handful of customers complained of "having some issues." Updates will resume shortly after the carrier investigates.

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Jun 29, 2010, 10:28 AM

New update bricks phones? Have you tried a hard reset?

So the phone bricked during the update. Try performing a hard reset.

Make sure phone is not plugged into usb charger or computer

Hold the volume down and press and release the power key

Phone will load a white screen with technical text displayed

There will be 5 options listed:

Clear Storage
Hboot USB

Please wait a moment for the boot to finish loading before you can select an option

Use the volume button to cycle up or down

Select clear storage and tap the power button

Two options will show.

Delete all user data?

Press the Up Volume button.

Screen will say:


Phone will reboot in 5 seconds

Phone will reboot

Once phone is back on it will be back t...
thanks for the tip! 😎

Jun 28, 2010, 8:49 PM

Updates, updates, updates...

...I know you're all screaming for them.

But if this is going to happen, I'm just fine with what I got.
Looks like they pulled a Motorola. 😕

Jun 29, 2010, 9:44 AM

"having some issues"??? THE PHONES BRICKED

well there's more than one issue. you gotta realize you aren't the only one with an issue. some users are reporting to have rooted the device and that is why it is bricked after the update. but who knows exactly what it is? how about just find a s...
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