Installing apps from your computer to your device, Updating your device – HTC EVO 4G User Manual
2E. Calendar and Tools
Installing Apps From Your Computer to Your Device
If you have applications (.apk files) on your computer, you can use HTC Sync to install them to your device.
We strongly recommend you install only applications that you trust.
On your device, press
Settings > Applications
, and then select the
box to allow applications from your computer to be installed to your device.
Connect your device to the computer with the supplied USB cable. Or, if your device is already
connected, press the status bar and drag your finger down to open the Notifications panel. Tap the status
Select to change USB connection type
On the Connect to PC screen in your device, tap
and then tap
On your computer, double-click the green HTC Sync icon
to open HTC Sync.
In HTC Sync, click
In the Application Installer file types dialog box, make sure that the
Android OS installer file (apk)
box is selected, and then click
, locate the application (.apk) on your computer, and then click
After selecting the application, click
. Check your device’s screen to see if there are additional instructions to complete the
Updating Your Device
To download software updates to your device:
> Settings > System updates > Firmware update
. (Your device automatically downloads
and installs any available updates. You may be required to power your device off and back on to
complete the software upgrade.)
Note: You only have to do this step once. You do not need to do this step again next time you install another application
from your computer to your device.
Note: This dialog box only appears the first time you use the Application Installer.