Pantech Element receives Android 4.0 ICS software update

The Pantech Element for AT&T is now receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software update. In order to update the device you will have to download and install the updater application to perform a manual update. Users are warned that the update will remove all user data and they should backup any personal data before proceeding with the update.

You can also use the AT&T Locker to store, sync and share your content.

[NOTE] Make sure your device is running the stock version of Android before your proceed.

[NOTE] You will require a Windows computer in order to perform the update.

Follow our step-by-step guide on How to Install Android 4.0 ICS on the Pantech Element.
  • Download and install the Android 4.0 ICS update tool for the Pantech Element.
  • Once the setup is complete select the option to launch the Upgrade tool and click Finish.
  • Connect your device to your computer using the provided USB cable and wait for the upgrade tool to detect it.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions and wait for the device to be upgraded from HoneyComb to Ice Cream Sandwich.
The ICS update for the Pantech Element now allows you to organize your apps into folders, and you have up to five home screens to place your favorite apps and widgets.
The official change log of the ICS update for the Pantech Element follows:
  • Enhanced Home screen canvas switcher edit functionality(In the preview of home screen panels, users can change a main home screen panel).
  • Enhanced Multitasking and Notifications functionality.
  • Enhanced User Interface : Virtual buttons in System bar, contextual options in Action Bar.
  • Support for Face Unlock.
  • Improved text input and spell-checking (Android keyboard)
  • Control over Network data and Powerful web browsing
  • New! Self mode and Panorama capture mode in camera.
  • New! Time-Lapse recording function in video camera.
The update also has the following UI improvements
  • Improved user interface design with GL library.
  • Support for Native Sync of AT&T Address Book.
  • Improved lock screen.
  • Improved Quick Settings and Detail Settings.
  • Additional Improvement UI interfaces.

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