HTC committed to OS updates for the HTC One for Windows

If you use the HTC One (M8) for Windows, the question if the company behind it will give you Windows 10 may be heavy on your mind. HTC has a mixed record with updates in the past, so skepticism for some in the community seems warranted.

When it comes to the flagship HTC One for Windows, the company is stating on Twitter that users can expect software updates for 2 years after its launch. Since the One was released last August of 2014, a Windows 10 update certainly seems reasonable.

The tweet was in response to a user asking the question "Will the One M8 for Windows get Windows 10 in the same timeframe your Android updates are delivered?" HTC responded:

"Yes, as we'll provide software updates to the HTC One M8 for Windows for 2 years after its launch."

Sounds pretty cut and dry to us, as Windows 10 should be locked in for the update. Of course, even Microsoft has yet to get Windows 10 Preview running on the HTC One, so there could be some lag between release and the time it heads to AT&T, Verizon, or T-Mobile.

Verizon had already distributed an OS and firmware update for their HTC One back in December.

Earlier today, HTC pushed out a small update for their Dot View case further signaling they are still committed to the phone.

Source: Twitter; Thanks, Diego S., for the tip!

Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.