HTC Rhyme maintenance update detailed by VerizonAlex Wagner - Editorial Director of News and Content
We haven't heard much about the HTC Rhyme since it debuted on Verizon last September, but today it's been revealed that the charm-toting handset will soon be receiving a new software update. The update, which weighs in at 67.8MB, is of the maintenance variety and will bump the Rhyme up to software version 2.20.605.3 710RD. As usual, we've got the full changelog ready for your perusal:
- “Ringtones” has been replaced with “Edit Home” when the Menu key is pressed on the home screen.
- Updated signal strength meter to 5 bar Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI).
- Mobile networks no longer disabled when using Power Saver.
- Device is enabled with the Wireless Alerting System.
Device Dock Features
- Default applications in Dock Mode have been changed to “Phone” and “Calendar”.
- In-call volume control has been added to Dock Mode.
- “All Apps” option has been added to Dock Mode.
- Resolved issue of dock volume changing to 20%.
Applications & Widgets
- Device displays available music on the device and provides an option to purchase ringtones from the MOD application when a user is attempting to set a new ringtone through a prepopulated list.
- Mail shortcut now shows unread mail count.
No, it may not contain any ice cream sandwiches, but both HTC and Verizon have said that the Rhyme will be bumped up to Android 4.0, so that's something for owners to look forward to. Getting back to this 2.20.605.3 update, we've yet to hear when the roll out will be kicking off. However, Verizon promises that it's "Coming Soon!," so you Rhyme users may want to begin keeping an eye out. Whenever it ends up making its way to your neck of the woods, remember to give a shout in the comments below to let us all know.