We already knew that Sprint was planning to release an Android 2.2 Froyo update for the HTC EVO sometime next week. However, it looks like the update is available now as a direct download from HTC’s website.
Before you follow the instructions below to install manually install the update, HTC has issued a warning via Twitter urging you to “Please be aware any update.zip floating around for EVO are not final and may cause problems.Official updates are coming OTA next week!”
How to download and install the Android 2.2 Froyo update for HTC EVO:
- Download the update here.
- Save it to the root of the HTC EVO’s SD card
- Boot the phone in recovery mode
- Install the update from the .zip file
*All of your settings will be preserved.