T-Mobile Pulse 2.1 Update

T-Mobile UK have just tweeted that the 2.1 OS for the T-Mobile Pulse is now available as a free download for customers.

T Mobile Pulse 2.1 Update


Pulse 2.1 update
Posted: 15 minutes ago

Hi folks

Good news for all your T-Mobile Pulse users, the 2.1 Android software update is available for download via our phone support page. http://bit.ly/TM21Pul

Happy updates

Barry
T-Mobile forum team

If you own a Pulse and want the update check the link below

February 2011: T-Mobile Pulse software update (Android 2.1 – updated version)

This software will update your T-Mobile pulse to the latest version of software. Before you apply this update, you need to have:

  • A backup of your data – the update will wipe your phone. Data you sync with Gmail can be re-sync’d after the update, but other data e.g. SMS, media etc… should be backed up
  • A fully charged battery
  • A Micro SD memory card with more than 256mb of free space you can copy the update to

Then follow the steps below to update your phone:

  1. Download the update file
  2. Unzip the file U8220V100R001GBRC85B118SP01.zip to a location of your choice on your computer
  3. Copy the files you just unzipped  (the “dload” folder and all its contents) to the root directoryof your MICRO SD card
  4. Insert your MICRO SD card into the handset
  5. On your Pulse, go to the Main menu, then select Settings
  6. Within Settings select SD card & phone storage
  7. Scroll down, under the Internal phone storage section select Upgrade
  8. The upgrade process will give you several warnings which you need to confirm to continue
  9. Then press the Upgrade option to begin the update
  10. As the update progresses you will see several screens along with a progress bar
  11. Once complete you will see a confirmation screen, and your Pulse will automatically restart
  12. Once restarted your Pulse will be up to date with the latest software

Link: T-Mobile ForumsTwitter

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  • Anonymous

    Except they haven’t. Thats the 1.5 Cupcake update.

    • Are you sure? The top says February 2011 its the bit below which is out of date

    • My Pulse shipped with cupcake.

    • Kobi Gideon

      same here, i had the 1.5 again

  • Wow!!!! 2.1. Ammmmmmmmmmmmmmmazing.

    I’m half wondering why they bothered. Can we expect 2.2 in 2013 at this rate?

  • Anonymous

    Ha ha. What a . . .

    * Android 1.5? – Which is already on the phone
    * Android 2.1? – Now two releases old
    * An update that wipes the phone! So 1990s.

  • Harikirishnan

    I have HTC pulse with Android 2.1. I wanted to upgrade to 2.3 . So I tried going to Settings-> About phone -> System updates But I get “Your system is currently up to date”. Can I someone suggest how to upgrade ? are there any other ways ?

  • Kobi Gideon

    is this the official 1.5 rom or 2.1 update?
    i did it and i had the 1.5 rom.