HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Walkthrough Review


The updates for Android 4.0 with Sense 3.6 started rolling out on the 21st of May for the Amaze 4G. I finally got mine yesterday and have been using my updated Amaze 4G for a day or so. New features include the Recent Apps menu, revised menu structures, new fonts, face recognition, and more. I also did a quick comparison with Sense 4.0 on the HTC One X to give you a better Idea of the difference. So far I have seen a 20%-30% battery life increase, snappier performance on sense and Android 4.0. General Smother operations.

New Features

  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Sense 3.6
  • System bar enhancements to easily view recent apps.
  • Re-sizeable widgets
  • Lock screen actions including pull down notifications and adjust volume while device is locked.
  • Data usage controls.
  • Face Unlock
  • Home screen folders
  • Improved battery life


  • Improved text input and spell checking
  • Improved menu structure


How to Update your Amaze 4G

  1. Connect to Wi-Fi for fastest download.
    Note: This is a large update and can take over 20 minutes if downloading over the GSM network. Connect to Wi-Fi before updating for best results.
  2. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Settings.
  4. Touch About phone.
  5. Touch HTC software updates.
  6. Touch Check now.
  7. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  8. Wait as your phone restarts and updates to Android 4.0.3 / Software version 2.14.531.3710RD

What changes does Ice Cream Sandwich bring for Amaze 4G owners?

Android version 4.0.3 / Software version 2.14.531.3710RD – Current version


  • Android version 4.0.3 / Software version 2.14.531.3710RD
  • Approved 5/21/2012



3 responses to “HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Walkthrough Review”

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  2. Nicanole Avatar

    I just updated my phone & I mostly like the changes; however, previously there was the option to go into Personalize & choose which icons are on the lock screen, but now that doesn’t work. After I did the update, it changed which icons I have on my lock screen, & I do not want those icons – I need the ones I had before. How do I change these? Or did they totally get rid of that option?

  3. booredatwork Avatar

    It simple, once you unlock your phone, Go to the dock below and hold and press on the app icon you want to change and drag it out of the dock and you can simply drag the app icon you want into the dock.

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