AT&T HTC One (M8) receiving update with Google Drive fix, Extreme Power Saving mode

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from  Omaha, NE
| May 14, 2014

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Heads up, AT&T HTC One (M8) owners, because you’ve got a software update headed your way that you’ll likely want to snag as soon as possible.

Both Android Police and HTC Product Manager Leigh Momii have revealed that an update is now making its way to the AT&T-flavored One (M8). The update bumps the device up to software version 1.58.502.1 and includes the following changes:

This software upgrade available for your HTC One provides the following key enhancements:

  • Bug fixes
    • Google Drive promotion fix
    • Assorted bug fixes
  • Feature Enhancements:
    • New photo editing features and Duo Camera effects
    • Extreme power saving mode

That changelog isn’t terribly long, but the tweaks that it does include are pretty notable. For example, the Google Drive bug prevented AT&T One (M8) owners from receiving the 50GB of free Drive storage that they should’ve been given when buying the device. And then there’s Extreme Power Saving Mode, a noteworthy new feature that can seriously prolong the One (M8)’s battery life when your juice pack gets into the red.

The update is said to have begun going out to AT&T One (M8) owners earlier today. If you’re rocking the AT&T-branded One (M8) and haven’t yet received this update, head on in to Settings > AT&T Software Update > Check for updates.

Be sure to give me a shout in the comments section below once you’re updated!

Via Android Police, @jetleigh, HTC

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