Motorola Droid 2 and Droid 3 to Get New Updates Soon; No ICS Though

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  1. dgstorm

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    Motorola is preparing to launch some new updates for both the Droid 2 and the Droid 3 within the next few weeks. Select owners of both devices will soon see soak test emails in their inbox. Once the soak tests finalize, and everything is "hunky dory" then everyone else should start receiving an OTA update. Sadly, neither of these updates will be Android 4.0/Ice Cream Sandwich. In fact, Verizon recently shared a list of devices that they plan on bringing ICS to, and unfortunately, neither the Droid 2 nor the Droid 3 were on that list. Here's a quote from Matt of the Motorola Feedback Network, with some details regarding the Droid 3,

    Source: DroidMatters
     
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    Good news IMO. At least its not dead in the water. Even a little surprised to the D2 is getting updates. a little faith in Moto has been restored.

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  3. zomnomnombie

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    I am quite pleased. Obviously Ice Cream Sandwich would be wonderful but I'm not delusional.

    My guess is that this is to fix the Android market links. I expect that all the Motorola phones running Gingerbread with this issue will be getting an update soon to fix it.

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    "This is a confidential test under the terms of the Motorola Feedback Network. Do not post any details or information about this on any public sites."
     
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    shut up geoff. we all know what the the moto terms are. you dont need to post them no one has said anything that shouldnt be said
     
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    I wonder if this includes my Droid 2 Global... :unsure:
     
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    Happy Atos!

    This makes me happy.
     
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    a lil faith. lil bit
     
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    They already started the soak test for the global. It's probaly the same update the D2 is going to recieve soon. (security patchs, break root, break sbf, etc)
     
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    Good thing you didn't post any information on a public site :p
     
  11. BenLand150

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    Let's be nice, now.

    And nice to see these phones are still getting updated. Mine has ICS on it now, so it doesn't really matter to me, but the majority of people do not root. Hopefully ICS follows.
     
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    Literally just got the update in my D2G now... hoping they fix the stuid issues like the keyboard light problem

    EDIT

    Update just finished installing.. so far all i've noticed it it goes to 2.3.4...


    http://support.verizonwireless.com/pdf/system_update/droid_2_global.pdf
     
    #12 NeXtras, Mar 9, 2012
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