HTC 8X and 8S owners report not getting Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

A number of owners of the HTC 8X and 8S smartphones are reporting that they are not getting prompted to download the just launched Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 files, and we have contacted Microsoft to hopefully find out the reason for this discrepancy.

The reports have come in from WPCentral readers via both emails as well as on our message board forums. They did confirm that they received the smaller 8.10.12400.899 update that was included with the 8.10.14147.180 Update 1 download for all other phones with the Developer Preview version of Windows Phone 8.1.

HTC confirmed some time ago that the 8X would be getting updated to Windows Phone 8.1 but considering that there are quite a few additions in Update 1 we can certainly understand that owners of the smartphone that have already downloaded the Developer Preview build would be upset if the 8X is left out of the loop for Update 1. Again, we have contacted Microsoft for comment and hopefully they will have some answers for us soon.

Thanks to all of our tipsters and forum members!

John Callaham