How to Install HTC 10 Android 7.0 Nougat RUU Firmware (2.41.401.3) Manually


Earlier last month, HTC started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for HTC 10, but it was halted in Europe for some technical issues. HTC resumed the update now and all owners of HTC 10 will receive the over the air (OTA) updates in the coming days. HTC has also made available Android 7.0 Nougat RUU firmware file 2.41.401.3 for unlocked variant of HTC 10 for manual installation, that you can download install right now.

Experienced Android users can install the stock firmware manually on their HTC 10 without waiting for the OTA update. The full stock firmware (2.41.401.3 RUU. Exe files) based on Android 7.0 Nougat is now available for download that you can flash on your phone from your Windows PC. Check out the guide below for details.


Note that, the RUU.exe file listed below is for HTC 10 European unlocked variants only. Do not install it on other variants. Also, do not install it on HTC 10 Dutch variant.


– Download [HERE] HTC 10 RUU.exe file for European variant (1.8GB)

– HTC 10 should be on software version 1.80.401.1 or later.

– Proper driver installed on the computer (Use HTC Sync manager)

How to Install HTC 10 Android 7.0 Nougat RUU.exe file

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1. Enable ‘USB Debugging’ on your phone (Settings > about > software information > More >build number > tap build number until it says you’re a developer, go back to Settings > Developer options > and enable USB debugging)

2. Connect your phone to your PC via a USB cable

3. It will start install drivers on your computer.

4. Once done, double-click the RUU.exe file and follow the instructions on your computer.

5. Wait until the process completes. Click Finish in the Wizard and the device will reboot automatically.

Note: If the update process stops, repeat from step one. If flashing stops in the middle, boot your phone into ‘Download mode’ (press Volume Down +Power button) and repeat from step 4.