Good news this morning for those of you who have the HTC U11 Life on T-Mobile – Today is Android Oreo day for you.
HTC took to Twitter yesterday to announced that starting today, U11 Life owners on T-Mobile will start getting the hefty update pushed to them to move them from Nougat 7.1 to Oreo 8.0.
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is now available for T-Mobile editions of the HTC U11 life. It’s a big update, so you must be on WiFi before attempting to download. Enjoy! pic.twitter.com/FMd1CO28pJ
— HTC USA (@HTCUSA) December 18, 2017
HTC has, to their credit, been open about which devices would see the Oreo update and they had committed to having the update out for the U11 Life before the end of 2017.
With the T-Mobile variant of the HTC U11 Life now getting updated, it joins the unlocked variant in being updated to Oreo. Unlocked variants of the phone received the update in late November so, in reality, the carrier based update wasn’t far behind. T-Mobile is one of the fastest carriers when it comes to getting updates out on their phones (most of the time).
If you have the U11 Life on T-Mobile, the update should be coming to you via an OTA update over the course of the next few days. You can manually check for the update via the Software Update feature in Settings. Note, as HTC put in their Tweet, you need to be on WiFi to download the 1.4GB install package and you can expect it to take 15-20 minutes to complete.