OG Droid Getting New Security Update Version 2.2.3 Rolling Out Now

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. dgstorm
    Offline

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2010
    Messages:
    7,124
    Likes Received:
    1,318
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    [​IMG]

    The aging but beloved original Motorola Droid is getting a rollout of a new security update. The software rollout brings the build number to FRK76 and the Android version to 2.2.3. While there will be no changes to functionality or appearance, it is designed to handle “rogue/unauthorized certificates” through the default web browser.

    It's nice to see the "old girl/old boy" still getting attention. :)

    Source: VZW
  2. rubiksc00p
    Offline

    rubiksc00p Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2011
    Messages:
    1,377
    Likes Received:
    28
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Somewhere on this amazing ball of creation!
    HOLY COW!!! I thought everyone except for everyone here on DF had forgotten about the OG droid!!! WOW!

    :hail:All hail OG Droid!:hail:
  3. Sweettooth
    Offline

    Sweettooth New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    724
    Likes Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    My gf and I got this update back on the 20th...Just a small security update but who cares now right? They could push all the updates out they want but the phone's still going away. :)
  4. Chizzele
    Offline

    Chizzele Team Sourcery Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2010
    Messages:
    2,002
    Likes Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    San Diego CA
    Maybe Eagle would wanna update Sourcery... or not :blink:
  5. Gillyanne
    Offline

    Gillyanne New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2010
    Messages:
    22
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    DC metro Area
    Does this only work if you're still connected to the VZW network? we updated to D3s but my stepfather still uses his OG on wifi and my niece uses mine. Would these updates still benefit us? If so can someone post it so we can manually DL & install?

    Thanks :)
  6. akhenax
    Offline

    akhenax Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2010
    Messages:
    1,116
    Likes Received:
    106
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    NY
    Here's wishing the update was Gingerbread.
  7. DesktopDevin
    Offline

    DesktopDevin Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2009
    Messages:
    313
    Likes Received:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Garner, NC
    My og is on petes gba17 so I will take a pass on this anyway.

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums
  8. chikimonke
    Offline

    chikimonke New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2010
    Messages:
    28
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Pete has an updated ROM here. Stock +root Peter Alfonso
  9. Dave12308
    Offline

    Dave12308 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Messages:
    3,269
    Likes Received:
    50
    Trophy Points:
    0
    People still use them, security fixes are very important. Maybe not to you, but for anyone who still uses the OG Droid and would be affected by the security issue. The phone is NOT "going away", there are still many of them in use. I just passed my onto a friend, who will probably get 2 more years out of it.
  10. Dave12308
    Offline

    Dave12308 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Messages:
    3,269
    Likes Received:
    50
    Trophy Points:
    0
    With only 256MB of system RAM on the OG Droid, no, you really do NOT wish that.
  11. Sweettooth
    Offline

    Sweettooth New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    724
    Likes Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    My bad, you misunderstood me. I didn't mean the OG Droid is going away, I meant it's going away for ME very soon since I'm well past upgrade time, so I'M not really concerned with any new updates. And in all actuality I'm probably still going to use it after I get the Nexus. Maybe I'll finally root the thing!
  12. WildcatRudy
    Offline

    WildcatRudy New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2010
    Messages:
    105
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Near the lake in SCS, MI
    If it was an OTA update from Verizon...heck no, not with their bloatware attached. But, I just got a TBolt and am handing down the Droid to my better half, since her Samsung has been crap from the time we got it. I wiped the ROM I had on the Droid (Bugless Beast) and installed Liquid Smooth Gingerbread (2.3.7) on it, and it's like a new phone again. Seeing how bad the last Gingerbread ROM was, I was pleasantly surprised--it's fast, uses memory politely ;) , and has not crashed once (even overclocked to 1.0GHz). It won't have the huge load of apps I use, so it should do well for her until we get to a point where we can upgrade. She really likes the physical keyboard, so we're probably stuck with a Droid 3 (or 4).
  13. jdawg334
    Offline

    jdawg334 Member

    Joined:
    May 17, 2011
    Messages:
    32
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    southern Alabama
    I remember running my OG on the stock Froyo ROM and it was pathetically slow and unstable. GB is so much faster and smooth that it almost seems as if GB should have came stock on it in the first place.
  14. Byakushiki
    Offline

    Byakushiki New Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    861
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Usea
    GB indeed runs very smooth. Insanely stable too, if you'll take a look at the screen I just took today...
    View attachment 43048
  15. Stormy Knight
    Offline

    Stormy Knight Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009
    Messages:
    206
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Old. Got that update mid November...
  16. Apollyon67
    Offline

    Apollyon67 New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2010
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    nice

    It will be nice to breath some life back into my OG. I will feel better knowing it is there and ready if my 3 goes belly up on me.
Search tags for this page

flash stock rom og droid 2.2.3

,

motorola droid software update 2.2.3

,

my android update in 2.2.3

,

verizon droid 2.2.3 new updates