Last year everyone was happy with the fact that Twitter client Peep working integrated with HTC smartphones. And then suddenly with the update of the Twitter client to the new authentication method Oath the service stopped working. The fix took around three days and then Twitter automatically updated itself.
Another problem that occurred with the same service has to deal with security. Last week one of the reliable sources reported about the Twitter password leak, and HTC was right there to offer an immediate fix. It took the form of the HTC Peep Security application.
The application in the form of the update landed to the selected list of HTC smartphones. It includes HTC Touch Pro2, HTC HD2, HTC Touch Diamond 2 and HTC HD Mini.
There are rumors that the security update application was made even without the demand of the special security operation, but anyways manufacturer decided to make it publicized after the problem appeared.
So what is needed to be done with your gadget to receive this update? Well, unluckily it’s not going to be an over the air update, so you need to do your best to insecure your gadget.
Just grab your gadget and go strictly by the following instructions from HTC official website:
- Make sure you have Microsoft ActiveSync® installed on your Windows XP PC or Windows Mobile Device Center on your Windows Vista® PC. You can find Microsoft ActiveSync Windows Mobile Device Center.
- Connect and synchronize your device with your PC via Microsoft ActiveSync® or Windows Mobile Device Center using the USB cable.
- To download this update select the update below and the location closest to you then click Download.
- Copy the update, which is an .exe file, to your device. To install the update, tap the .exe file and follow the on-screen instructions.
Warning: Do not forget to reinstall the update after the hard reset.