HTC UK has announced on its Twitter account that it will be rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for two devices – Desire Eye and Desire 816 in the UK, but hasn’t mentioned which version of the firmware it would release, rather expected to be the Android 5.0.2 update, which has already seeded to some Taiwan and Hong Kong devices.
This update just came after few days it was reported that Google’s mobile OS version 5.0.2 Lollipop had been made available to HTC Desire EYE and Butterfly S in its home country, Taiwan, and to HTC One E8 in Hong Kong.
— HTC UK (@HTC_UK) April 14, 2015
Developer of HTC ROM, LlabTooFeR has earlier confirmed on its Twitter page that Android 5.0.2 ROMs for Desire Eye and Butterfly S bears 2.19.709.1 build version and weighs at 1008.9MB. ROM version for HTC One E8 is 5.16.709.3 and weighs 708.86MB.
It was said that the Android Lollipop firmware could come without get Sense 7.0 UI upgrade, which HTC for One M9 revealed, expected to see such update to these lower-end devices when Android 5.1 Lollipop is made available to them.
Here’s how to install it
In order to download and install Android Lollipop on HTC Desire 816 and Desire EYE – first and foremost check it manually: ‘Settings’ >> ‘About phone’ >> ‘System update’ >> ‘Check For Update. If you find Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update notification. Users of the device can now download the file and select “Install” option.
Your device will then automatically restart once the installation completes and the the Android version of Lollipop update will start running on your HTC Desire 816 and EYE smartphones.