Find and update the software version on your HTC EVO View 4G

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2013

Just like your computer, your tablet's software needs to be updated periodically to make sure you have all the latest fixes and enhancements to keep it running at optimal performance. Follow the steps below to check your current version and perform any needed updates.

Version history

Current Version: 2.23.651.1


Date released

Description of enhancements/fixes







This update adds Android 3.2.1 (Honeycomb) and a new virtual and holographic user interface.

Updates include:

  • Physical Hard keys replaced with on screen Soft keys
  • New Google search, available on every page
  • System Bar: Quick access to notifications, status, and soft navigation buttons available at the bottom of the screen
  • Notifications menu moved to the bottom right corner of the screen, on the System Bar.
  • The Action Bar—which can be accessed by touching the Plus Sign icon at the top right of the screen—is the key to contextual, changing menus that are controlled by each application.
  • Enhanced security including Sprint Data Link and 3LM


Fixes include:

  • Google video chat
  • Bluetooth capable in Airplane mode



Important: Due to the unique structure of the Honeycomb layout, your personalized widgets and screen setup will not remain after the upgrade. The device will revert to the out-of-box home screen layout. Wallpapers, widgets, and application shortcuts that have been personalized will need to be re-established.




This update includes security fixes.



This update fixes:
- Bugs with Google Maps and Google Navigation
- "Mail has stopped unexpectedly" pop-up message
This update adds:
- 2.3.4 Gingerbread Android software update
- Google Talk video chat application - functionality will be available in a future update



Initial Release

Check the version on your tablet

To find the software version on your HTC EVO View 4G™:

  1. At Home screen, tap Menu and then tap Settings
  2. Scroll up and tap About tablet
  3. Tap Software information
  4. Software version is displayed under Software number
  5. Press Home to return to the Home screen

Update your software

To update your EVO View 4G over the air:

  1. On the Home screen, tap Menu and then tap Settings
  2. Scroll up and tap System updates
  3. Tap HTC software update
  4. On the Software updates screen, tap Check now; your tablet will check for updates
    • If there are no updates available, you will see the message Your tablet is up to date; tap OK and press Home to return to the Home screen
  5. If an update is available, the A system update is available screen will appear
  6. Select Download via any available data connection or Download via Wi-Fi or cable only and tap OK
  7. You will see a Data fee warning screen; tap Yes
  8. The update will download in the background with a download icon appearing in the notification panel
  9. At the Install system software update screen, tap Install now or Install later to complete the software update; tap OK
  10. The tablet will power off and a black screen with a green arrow will appear for a few minutes
  11. The tablet will then power back on once the installation is complete
  12. The System software update confirmation screen will then appear; tap OK

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