If at first you don't succeed: HTC Droid Incredible gets another Gingerbread update
0. phoneArena 15 Nov 2011, 12:10 posted on
Despite originally given a Gingerbread update in September, the HTC Droid Incredible has just received a second helping of Android 2.3 as the original firmware update left behind a number of issues that have been addressed with the new download...
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3. gallitoking (Posts: 4704; Member since: 17 May 2011)
I pass on this phone more than a year ago for the Droid X and dont know if ti was the right decision.... the Dx got the worst of me... while I got the best of it...
4. nb2six (Posts: 298; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)
had a friend who was excited about the update last night. says his incredible is running better than ever.
5. Sniggly (Posts: 7291; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Good job, HTC. Though it would have been nice to see this update earlier.
6. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4704; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Well if you don't succeed then try, try again.
8. vzwincred (Posts: 29; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)
it's been 5 hours since my phone came off the charger and the battery has gone down more than usual. I'll see how it does tomorrow...
13. vs1979 (Posts: 9; Member since: 13 Jul 2009)
same problem. used to charge it once a day, now twice :(
9. SethPearl (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)
I received my update this morning. I was then on the phone with Verizon tech support for an hour trying to fix the problem the update caused. My phone was unusable. They had to reset my phone to factory spec. Lost a lot of stuff.
Suggest you do a backup befor the install.
10. Whateverman (Posts: 3237; Member since: 17 May 2009)
You don't remember your gmail account password? All you do is reload everything using your account.
14. vzwincred (Posts: 29; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)
I'm curious to see what was in the update. anyone know?
15. tehcnoboy (Posts: 3; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)
Yeah the phone runs faster but it brings some horrible things. Battery life on mine only lasts 3 hours before it's already in the orange add 45 more min and you're looking at an almost dead phone. Plus on-top of it not I keep getting the notification every so often my phone storage is low....low my a$$ I have over 500MB available (as everything I could I put on my SD card). Also it's getting quite hot lately more than normal. There's supposed to be two updates the one 4.06 software build and a smaller one 4.08 build - if you can get the 4.08 to update good luck as when myself as others tried to update it we got the phone storage is low need to make room to allow for update and what do you know still plenty of room and now the update is no longer available for the gingerbread software build 4.08 - If you just google you'll see there's people having a bunch of issues.