How to update HTC Desire 616 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS

Here is the exciting news available for the HTC Desire 616 G users. Now, you can enjoy the new features of Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update on your devices for a better Smartphone using experience. It’s been reported from the domain of XDA developers that the update is out for the users now. The minor errors and bugs included in the update will get resolved in the further phases. Follow the below steps carefully to enjoy the exciting features of the latest Android OS on your devices.

HTC Desire 616


  • The following guidelines are made for the HTC Desire 616 only.
  • Make sure that your device has at least 80% battery backup while doing this process.
  • Enable a proper custom recovery tool like CWM or TWRP on your device.
  • Install required USB drivers on your PC and USB Debugging Mode on your Smartphone.

Steps to Update HTC Desire 616 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS:

Step 1: Download the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware files on your PC.

Step 2: Now, download the Gapps files as well. Make sure that you haven’t unzipped the above downloaded files.

Step 3: By using a USB cord, connect your device with the PC.

Step 4: Transfer all the above downloaded files to the internal storage of your device.

Step 5: Turn off your device. Run the device in reboot mode after removing the USB cord.

Step 6: Select “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvik cache” from the recovery mode.

Step 7: Select “install zip from SD card” and “choose zip from SD card”

Step 8: Follow the above steps carefully for the installation of Gapps, too.

Step 9: Once you’re done with the above steps successfully, then you can go to the recovery menu. Choose “reboot system now”. It may take time for the device to complete reboot process. You may have to wait sometime for the process to complete though.

That’s it. Now, you can begin using your HTC Desire 616 running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS.


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