Android Updates, United States

Droid 2 Gingerbread update rolling out now

Verizon has started rolling out the Android 2.3 update for original Motorola Droid 2. This update is now available OTA, and can be triggered by going to Settings > About Phone > System Updates.

This update brings lot of changes & fixes; you can find the full list below.

Droid 2 Gingerbread Update Changelog:

  • New Download Manager
  • App and Power Management Details
  • Multi-touch key-chording
  • Improved word selection copy functionality
  • New UI and color scheme
  • New dock icons
  • App groups
  • Improved security
  • Improved battery life while using Wi-Fi
  • Fixed issue that caused frequent data connection drops
  • Mobile Hotspot status is displayed accurately
  • Improved email application
  • Correct contact name is displayed when receiving SMS messages
  • Emoticons are displayed in messages
  • Forward SMS message conversations accurately
  • Notification LED will flash when new message is received
  • Access My Verizon without any force close errors
  • Compass calibration within Google Maps syncs accurately with your location
  • Geo-tagging features available for camera applications
  • Clock widget updates time correctly
  • Callback numbers now populate in Dialer app
  • GPS apps and programs no longer cause unnecessary device resets
  • Google Books is now preloaded
  • V CAST Apps is now preloaded
  • V CAST Media Manager is now preloaded
  • Blockbuster® movie rentals license remains active after download
  • Keypad backlight turns on in darker settings
  • Improvements in screen display no longer causes display screen to turn black
  • Fixed issue that caused factory resets when the device’s mobile number is changed
  • Fixed issue that caused device reset and a black display screen after over the air upgrades.


0 thoughts on “Droid 2 Gingerbread update rolling out now

  1. Really Motorola Milestone 2 having this many problems? do you’ll know which is the highest purchasing country in the world of this phone, in india it was not launched???

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