Soak Testers for the Motorola Droid Bionic Getting New 5.9.902 Update Now

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    It seems that Motorola is still serious about supporting their former flagship, the Droid Bionic. Just a month ago they rolled out an update for the phone, and now they are out with some more fixes and improvements. Here's a breakdown from the changelog:
    • Remove VCast Music preload
    • Add Amazon MP3 app preload
    • Motorola Terms and Conditions screen automatically enables data collection/location details
    • Google security patch to block access to change Home panel icons
    • After factory reset, location consent screen shown on activation screen
    • Change “Terms and Condition” screen title to “Motorola Terms of Service”
    Of course, this is only going out to testers right now, but it usually doesn't take long after that to come to the masses. It is interesting to note that this update removes VCast from the phone, but they must have a good reason. We will let you know when it rolls out to everyone.

    Source: BionicForums.net via DroidMatters
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    I check almost everyday hopefully it gets pushed to all us bionic owners.

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    well a guy i work with and my self were soak testers for the last update. but have seen noting on this one. just sayin
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    I just wish a developer out there could make a basic Gingerbread custom rom for this phone incorporating this update. I'm loving Liberty, but they're stuck back in .886 and DroidTheory is out. Sad sad Bionic development :'-( I love this phone and I wish I knew how to program and make roms for it. Hoping ICS fully will come out sometime too.
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    Has anyone gotten the update yet?
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    does that mean that we could uninstall the bloatware from verizon?
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    When they moved the forums, you had to re-register for the feedback network and that is what gets you on the soak tests. Did either of you do re-register?
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    Probably not. Knowing VZ it checks for VCast to make sure you havn't modified your phone before it removes it. :tongue:
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    i know i did, and i think he did. but it sounds like NO ONE has gotten this
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    +1 So far I can not find one post on any of the usual droid forums from anyone that says 'I got this update'.
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    '

    even on moto forums no one says anything about actually getting it
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    Well I know one tester who hasn't gotten it yet..
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    I wonder if those on .901 will be able to get this when it goes out OTA.
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    well .901 was on official ota so i would assume yes
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    still on 5.5.893 over here
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    I wish they'd push out more baseband updates. I'm on 901, and still getting data drops.:frown:
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    That makes 2 of us. Lol. Any real value to these 901/902 updates besides text change and bloatware swap?

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    901 made a significant difference for me as far as data drops go. Very happy with my phone now.
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    just got off motorola chat support:
    brett: i have heard conflicting reports regarding bionic software version 5.5.893, 5.9.901 and 5.9.902...which is the latest, official version to be running


    Andrew: The one with the 901 on it, there's no 902.


    brett: 5.9.901 is the latest official version


    Andrew: Yes, that is correct.


    brett: i have 5.5.893 and when i check for updates it states there are none available


    Andrew: The 901 is still in the process. Not yet complete. Can you give me your phone number we will keep you posted if we have all the information in the system.


    brett: so 901 is the latest official version but has not been released to the public officially?


    brett: so i am correct and up to date in having 5.5.893 installed?


    Andrew: Yes, you have the up to date software, I will check when will be the full deployment of the 901 so that we can let you know, also give me the MEID# of the phone.


    brett: you will check now and let me know now?


    Andrew: I will need to forward the report of yours, sorry I don't have the information here in the system, we will check back with you about it, is this your good email address here as well?
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    Actually 901 was an accidental leak to a few. 901 is not an official ota. That being said, I'm on 901 and love it.

    Rooted and Hot Rodded DROID BIONIC