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The HTC Vivid's Ice Cream Sandwich update became available to some users a week ago thanks to a little dialer trick, but now Vivid owners that either couldn't or didn't want to go that route can get in on the Android 4.0 fun as well. AT&T and HTC have announced that the Vivid's ICS update is now officially available, bringing with it goodies like Beats Audio, improved email and some UI improvements that are part of the bump to HTC Sense 3.6, like a customizable launch bar at the bottom of the home screen. The update also bumps the Vivid up to firmware version 3.26.502.56710RD.

Overall the Vivid's Android 4.0 upgrade sounds pretty nice. While some folks may be disappointed that it doesn't include the Sense 4 overlay that's found on HTC's upcoming One devices, the tweaks in Sense 3.6 (like the aforementioned launch bar) seem spiffy. If you've got a Vivid and haven't yet installed the 314MB ICS update, you can do so now by heading into Menu > Settings > AT&T Software Update > Check for updates. Once the install is finished, don't forget to swing by the comments below to let us know how the combo of Android 4.0 and Sense 3.6 is treating you!

Via @HTCUSA, AT&T


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Di Andre Freeman Sprint is slow!!! They're always the LAST to put out updates! So my answer is no STILL WAITING!!!!! Epic 4G Touch's potential is being drained by its sorry carrier! -_-
Steven M. Lynch Still waiting for the update on my Galaxy S II for AT&T
Nathaniel Jones I have a Galaxy Nexus so, yes!
Merna Zanayed NO. :-( razr maxxxx
Anonymous YES...CM9 4.0.3 on my Optimus V lol
Robert Skeen Hell No! Got Motorola! Enough said!
Ali Wright Still waiting on the update for my HTC dinc2. :)
Dishant Vig Waiting badly ... XperiA neO
Nuwan Pradeep No yet Desire HD
Jim Walker Coming to my Bionic sometime. Been reading a lot about "reprogramming " phone, but afraid of the brick state. Iphones look so much easier to crack open. Don't want that granola peoples phone though.
David Castaneda Still waiting for the upgrade to the thunderbolt...
Tamaris Jones The vivid is a waste of a phone. Poor battery life that gets extremely hot. Ics ain't going to help! Waiting on nokia 900
Krushi Vemula Have had ice through custom roms on my sensation for over 3 months
Jon Riley Who needs 4.0 when you got 5.1 haha suckers!!!
Tyler Kirchman HTC gets updates quicker that any other phone on att like the inspire was first to have gingerbread
Mickey Meck-ann Yes I use mines as a college student so I don't have to carry heavy books :)
LaQuise Murphy Nope not yet!
Justin Edwards Still waiting on my HTC rezound
Chris Carson HTC Inspire.....still waiting.
Joey Kiggins Yes just got it HTC vivid rules!!!
Roy De Vera Walican will it come to Desire HD?
Steve Moore Purdy nice, did the ruu relocked bootloader thang, so far I'm managing 18 hrs plus on a single charge with moderate usage. Pretty damned sweet for an HTC handset.
John W Bloodworth III Feel I was lucky to get some tasty ginger bread on this replinish. Would be in total shock if I was able to get ics.
Frank Porter You wouldn't lose your flash player upgarding to 4.0 Francisco. No worries about that
Ken Gorab I use Evervolv, and it's amazing! I'm never going back to Sense!
Frank Porter Haha you talk about custom roms as if that's supposedly a bad ting Marvin Oubre. Why the hell wouldn't you flahs a custom ICS rom if one is available. Do you just enjoy waiting on carriers and manufacturers to say it's okay for you to have it? I'd suggest you and everyoe else who is bitching and moaning about not having ICS on their phone to take some damn initiative and do the same, or be happy with your Gingerbread rom and stop whining. It's legal to do and with a little bit of research, pikcing the brains of those at xda and other sites on how to do it, you'll be right on your way to taking command of your device and getting what you want. IF all else fails, give On The Go Solutions a call. For a fee, you can mail in your device to them, have them root the phone, flah a rom and mail it back to you. Good grief!
Bryan Platt I've been playin with it for bout 3 months now with my HTC HD2
Frank Porter Yep, I sure do have IcS on my phone
Ray W. Scott Updated my wife's vivid. It looks awsome, and overall videos load faster .
Terrance Henderson Just downloaded on vivid. Sweet upgrade
George Vasquez Hellfire 1.4 ICS (G2x)
Carlos Nava Epic touch 4G
Eddie Colon Mmmmmmm ice cream sandwich!
Michael Turner I got a Samsung Galaxy Europa with Android 2.2 Froyo, I would not think that could be upgraded ?
Noel Lv I'm dying waiting for it on my EVO 3D
Jacob Favela I love it!!!!!!
Francisco Saucedo i dont really care about getting it as log as my phone keeps workig right i dont mind but im also scared to lose flash player too
Kelly Stewart T-mobile Amaze and still impatiently waiting......
Mike R Greco iOS 5.1 ... Wait
Craig Marino Epic touch and a yes with a custom. Who needs to wait for sprint and samsung.
Max Chesley Yes Verizon galaxy nexus
Mark Belkowski No well not officialy for the rezound. We should be next up. I also want some cm9 soon.
Taylor Neswick Waiting for it to come out for DROID RAZR MAXX
Roger Ohlsson Yes upgrade my sgs2 13/3
Kent Payne yeap got it on my Samsung Epic(original not touch)
Nick Chimento Nope not on my myTouch 4G Slide. HTC is too stupid like that -_- going to iPhone unless Eptouch can go to Stock Android with ICS (Unrooted)
Andre Jackson Still waiting sensation 4g
Tom Parkison Got it on my Verizon Galaxy Nexus.
Rick Conrad Anyone running GNEX try out apex launcher. Its not a big change from stock ics but does add some nice touches. Makes it even smoother
Tim Nix Had it since day one on my galaxy nexus lol
Rick Conrad Yup! GNEX baby!! Just ordered a 3800mha battery for it. That will solve that issue.
Gabriel Cardenas And I also have it on my acer a200
Gabriel Cardenas Hellz yah!!!! And I'm loving it
Francis San Pedro The touchpad is running ics quite nicely.
Larry Campbell Nope, lately, moto sucks for upgrading
Henry Lavender On my Transformer. Yes (but it likes to go into some strange infinite boot loop and drain the battery). On my Galaxy Note. No, but I am prepared to wait a bit longer with their promise of 'Premium Apps' they do sound useful
Neil Hussey Nope. Will now have to wait until Q2 to get it on my Samsung Galaxy Note. Arse!
Chris Cobeen Yup running SlimICS 2.9 atm on my Galaxy Captivate. Too many ICS roms for my phone lol, but this is hands down the fastest. I LOVE ICS!!!! :D
William Plotner November -.-
Ivan Lim where is skyrocket
Edward E. Matijevic Well I had it. Rooting FTW EVO 3D
Marvin Oubre These people saying they have it, probably have custom ROMS. Not the "official" release from the manufacturer.
Lakeshia Malone-Turner from T-Mobile USA: we are currently testing the ROM that HTC provided us for the Sensation however the results are not what they need to be for you and everyone to have a good experience with the update so HTC is working out the bugs as we speak and we will be rollling that out as quickly as possible.
Danniel Vivas not yet, i waiting for my lg thrill 4g!!
Gabriel Johnson Yup. CM9 ROM.
Marco Fattore nope desire HD
Jamar Meo Yes !!!! Lg connect metropcs.....don't ask me how...its just on there now
Frank Smith Jr Yes on my GSM Galaxy Nexus. No way I could EVER go back to a phone with Gingerbread.
Brandon Worley No...Rezound
Jacob Grumbles yes GSM galaxy nexus
Neil Leisenheimer Nope. Atrix 4G. CM9 isn't stable yet.
Joseph Jernigan @brandon pineda how do you have it on the droid 3?
MIna Amir Endrawes will the Gs2 (I9100G) get ICS
Brian Edwards Not on any of the 4 in front of me. I do on my touchpad however. (Captivate, Infuse, Atrix, Thrill, HP Touchpad.)
Jaime Espinoza Still Waiting on ICS for Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch(Got carpal tunnel typing the whole Name)
Hunter Tea Yep been running it on my rezound for about a month
Nick Stone Yup, Vivid 4G is running ICS
Mario Rivas No I didn't, I keep seeing all other phones getting ics accept for the sensation 4G. So when is it coming.
Donald Hixson G2X needs to get it. It could handle it fine. Don't know why LG is deciding to screw G2X customers yet again. Their gingerbread didn't fix the reboot problem. So the least they could do is give us ICS. Like I said, it could handle it.
Marvin Oubre EVO 3D....still waiting for it. My brother has the Droid Razr, we're both waiting for ICS.
Fonzy Paniagua I got the official leaked version on my epic 4g touch (galaxy s II). Its super smooth and everything works flawlessly.
Flako Ramirez nope :( waiting for it...Epic 4G touch
Kasper Mast Yes i have and not happy with it (uses more battery s2 )
Chris Tricoli Yawp! HTC Rezound!
Jordan Michael Rushing wtf?? gs2 yet?? please??
Abram Wenevermet Dennis I wonder how buggy this update will turn out..lol
Andre Christian I have a ice cream rom on my mt4g
William Jay Goss Infuse 4g update please?
Zachery White yup g-nex son!
Allan Morrill No.. EVO 3D
P.j. Smith not for g2x
Angel Vera Not yet. Sensation 4G
Dawson Lear So idk
Dawson Lear I have a sony ericcson xperia™ play
Robert Madsen Yeep on my HTC sensation Xe
Brandon Pineda Yes Droid 3!!!!!!
Gordon Christie I will in a few days but ill have the Cyanogenmod version
Dustin Halnez nope...captivate.
Gabriel DaSilva yes. on my htc hd2
Benjamin Ataboonwong No!!!....joks i have a galaxy nexus!!!!
Mustafa Jakubovic Yes samsung s plus :)
Zac Hooper Samsung Vibrant, most definitely.
Ali Lawi Mosawi No tmobile samsung gs2 :(
Adam Galtress yep, on my sensation. but I rooted it to install it ages ago
Josh Rolston Not yet still waiting Xperia play
Scott Madera nope not yet still waiting droid razr maxx
Joseph Jernigan No droid 3
Jose Santiago Gonzalez No galaxy s2 Sprint :(




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