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HTC previously said that the U.S. versions of the One (M7) would receive their Sense 6 updates by the end of May, and it looks like the Sprint and Verizon versions are just barely squeaking in under that deadline.

Both Sprint and Verizon today confirmed the Sense 6 updates for their versions of the HTC One (M7). Both updates bring the One (M7) to the newest version of HTC’s custom software and also include some other goodies. The changelog for the Sprint One (M7)’s update is as follows:

HTC One Software Update -  5.03.651.3

Enhancements/Fixes

  • Update to HTC Sense 6
  • Updated BlinkFeed
  • Updated Camera Gallery
  • Updated TV App

The update bumps the Sprint One (M7) to software version 5.03.651.3 and is available for manual pull today. You can snag the update by heading into Settings > System updates > HTC software update > Check now. Sprint will begin pushing the update to users on June 3.

Here’s the changelog for the Verizon One (M7)’s update:

Software Version 4.10.605.3; Baseband: 1.13.41.0421

HTC BLINKFEED™

  • ‘Add Content’ and ‘Remove Content’ options are available
    • Add Content landing page groups all categories on one screen
    • Drop Down box enables quick content changes 
  • New design delivers continuous scrolling 
  • Supports social sites like Twitter and Foursquare restaurant recommendations 

UI DESIGN 

  • Vivid color palette, strong content/scale, emotive typography and Applications

GALLERY UI

  • Simplified with Timeline, Albums and Locations 
  • Video highlights available at the top of each section 

CAMERA UI

  • The Camera Application now offers:
    • New button to access preloaded Camera choices
    • Create custom Camera Settings with updated Menu options

HOMESCREEN

  • Change Homescreen wallpaper without going through Settings:
  • Add widgets, apps and shortcuts:
  • Remove screens and set new homescreen

IMPROVEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE:

  • Wi-Fi connectivity

UPGRADES HAVE BEEN MADE:

  • SSO client updated to v3.1.19
  • Audible app updated to v1.5.4 (KitKat fixes)

APPS ARE NOW PRE-LOADED:

  • Emergency Alerts

ISSUES HAVE BEEN RESOLVED:

  • Resolution for the device not able to power ON in rare scenarios
  • Vcard sent from People App communicates properly
  • ISIS Wallet Payment operates properly after performed update

Verizon hasn’t announced when this update will begin rolling out to users. If you’d like to check for it manually, fire up your Verizon-branded One (M7) and head into Settings > Phone Update > Check for Update > Download Now.

Be sure to give us a shout when your Sprint or Verizon One (M7) gets its serving of Sense 6 goodness!

Via Android Central, Sprint, Verizon Wireless


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