A couple of weeks after launch, and DROID 2 gets OS upgrade OTA

A couple of weeks after launch, and DROID 2 gets OS upgrade OTA
It has been nearly two weeks since the Motorola DROID 2 was launched and Verizon has seen fit to grace owners of the phone with its first OS upgrade. This is a minor upgrade that will be sent out OTA and ironically, doesn't address the problem DROID 2 owners have been complaining about. The sequel to one of Verizon's most popular handsets ever, has had problems staying locked in to a 3G signal in some circumstances.

The new OS build will improve the set up of Visual Voicemail, improve syncing capabilities with Corporate Exchange groups, make sure that the picture that comes up when reviewing contacts is accurate, and enables the device to scroll during text and picture messaging. Certainly not a long laundry list of fixes, and Verizon has not commented on when owners of the phone can expect an upgrade to repair the signal problem.

Motorola DROID 2 Specifications | Review

source: Verizon




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10 Comments

1. wishbone

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 30, 2009

What,,,,no fix,,,,and even more surprising no comments from the Droid boys. If this had been Apple not releasing a fix, there would have been an uproar,,,,,,,come on boys Verizon and Droid are the best.......

5. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

This actually seems like a problem the nexus one has. I wonder if they can even fix this one.

2. Caligula

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 12, 2010

any info how to make a contact groups on droid 2?

3. phonedemocracy

Posts: 98; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I'm an android user, and no comment is 100 times better than: you're holding it wrong, and buy a case. Theyll get it fixed, because its the right thing to do.

9. WTF unregistered

Lol

4. Mr Me unregistered

In the mean time, thousands of people are holding off or renewiing contracts on BB's. Myself included.

6. androlover unregistered

UGH!! Random signal problems are killing me! I did notice the messaging problem, that will be nice, i guess..

7. MattAg unregistered

I have the D2, how do we get the upgrade? Does it come automatically?

8. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

MattAg, Settings -> About Phone -> System Updates.

10. PO'd Verizon Customer unregistered

Not only do I have the Droid 2 lost signal problem, I can't even get my phone to do the available update. It says"Check for update was not available at this time. Try again later" This is my 3rd day of trying again. This phone is just about ready to take a trip back to Verizon - permanently.

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