Verizon is sending out the Froyo update for the HTC Incredible starting today

Verizon is sending out the Froyo update for the HTC Incredible starting today
If you're waking up today with a lot of energy in your engine today, then it's most likely due to the fact that Verizon is pushing out the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the HTC Droid Incredible. Considered as the other DROID handset, owners will soon experience all of the wonders that the tasty dessert has to offer – such as Mobile HotSpot functionality and supplementing its video capture to 720p. However, the biggest reason most owners are excited about it is the fact that it'll finally bring support for Flash Player 10.1. Right now though, it's looking like Big Red will be pushing out the update to a small portion of handset owners – with an eventual full blown roll out. In the the mean time, just sit pretty until you see that wonderful notification hit your handset indicating that the update is available for you.

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34 Comments

1. enemyisyou

Posts: 44; Member since: Jul 04, 2009

One would think that those who bought their phones the day it was released (people like me for example) would get their update first. But that would make too much sense...

18. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Or people who pre-ordered the phones.

21. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

It is by activation order (Sort of) but also by deployment. 1000 Incredibles the first two days. Then 10,000 by the end of a calendar week, then the rest of the users after that. Google has always done it this way and probably always will. It was done this way with the G1, the Nexus, the Moto Droid, Hero, Eris....etc etc. Google has stated this several times at the developers conference in San Francisco when I've attended a couple times.

22. bobalay unregistered

Not so I pre-ordered my DInc and even got it a day early and I haven't received the OTA as of yet.

2. narley21 unregistered

doesnt mean that your phone was activated anytime close to first in the u.s.

3. enemyisyou

Posts: 44; Member since: Jul 04, 2009

Naturally. But first day purchases and activations should get the first crack at it IMHO...

10. phonedemocracy

Posts: 98; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

No. You are no different or better than anyone else. You can wait till the rest of proletariat recieves it.

15. enemyisyou

Posts: 44; Member since: Jul 04, 2009

Well, that is YOUR opinion. I stated MY opinion, and it was just that: an opinion. We can agree to disagree on the matter. I just felt that those of us who went out on day 1 should get it first. If that's not the way Big Red does things, then that's not the way they do things. Really, at the end of the day, arguing about who should or should not get the update first or whose OS is better is really inconsequential in the grand scheme of things. I was just looking to post an opinion, that's all...

19. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I agree with you, we bought it first when it was new and unknown, we deserve the first set up upgrades if they aren't mass released.

4. mthoren68

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 21, 2009

Who should get it first is whatever group can be serviced the best. That might mean rolling it out in a certain locale. Or it might mean rolling it out to a certain manufacturing batch. Or it might mean something else. Bottom line: they should do whatever they believe will be most successful.

16. enemyisyou

Posts: 44; Member since: Jul 04, 2009

Good insight. Like I said above, I was just posting my opinion on the matter. I'm not one of those people who come on here and think I know what's best and I'm looking to fight anyone who disagrees, I just post my opinion...

5. checked unregistered

I hope this update will brick far less devices than the Moto DROID update did.

12. lol unregistered

Yeah me too...even though the percentage of bricked Droids was less than half a percent.

29. fixed unregistered

The "bricked" droids can most times be fixed, take them to your VZW store (company owned) and they have a process that can fix them. I have recovered a few droids that have been brought into my store.

6. THE_Drummer unregistered

Not gonna lie, I've always wondered how updates brick phones. Is it because the update doesn't download correctly, the is it a device issue?

7. derp unregistered

its a result of shitty devices running a shitty OS.

8. THE_Drummer unregistered

This seems to happen with anything from Androids, to WM devices, to Blackberries, to the infamous iPhone. So, unless you're saying that ALL smartphones are "shitty" and run "shitty" OS's, then your comment was rather useless..

9. derp unregistered

no the only shitty OS being referred to is the turd called Android. iPhone is a joke as well, but hell of alot better than your precious Droids that are being stockpiled as paperweights.

11. phonedemocracy

Posts: 98; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Yeah, the iPhones don't even make worthwhile paperweights after being bricked.

13. derp unregistered

lmao

14. THE_Drummer unregistered

So, if these phones all suck so much, what would YOU say is reliable.

17. lol unregistered

Generation 1 Startac!

20. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I bricked a Blackberry with an OTA update.

23. joey18

Posts: 674; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

im still waiting my droid x 10 days and counting

24. idiotwind13

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 29, 2008

I got mine this morning actually, kind of surprised it was so fast. I had it about a week before launch, so I'm thinking they are probably going pretty much in order.

25. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I pre-ordered mine the day pre-orders were opened and received mine before release date. Immediately activated it and still no update. I'm guessing it's by region, manufacturer code, switch, or something else.

26. Phonatic

Posts: 27; Member since: Jul 16, 2010

Haven't spoken to any Droid Inc owners who have gotten the update. Anyone on here get it yet?

27. brikz4real

Posts: 173; Member since: Dec 24, 2008

I updated mine yesterday. A few cool things got inserted but I notice most of my apps don't work as they should. For example, I downloaded a sound board app and used one of the sounds as my Notifications sound. It won't work now. Also, I downloaded a bunch of songs thru an MP3 download app and saved most of them to a playlist. The update completely wiped out the playlist. The name of the playlist is there but all the songs were removed ---- although they are still on my phone. I just have re-enter them into the playlist I guess ( I had like 80 songs in there ) and I figure most of the apps that don't work with Froyo will have updates available soon.

28. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Still no update ...

30. 3watts

Posts: 56; Member since: Jul 28, 2009

Got it! Thanks VZW!!!

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