DROID 2 Global Finally Gets Gingerbread Update

by: Matthew SabatiniOctober 21, 2011
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Remember the good old Motorola DROID 2? And for that matter, remember Gingerbread?  At around the same time as Google unveiled Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus, Verizon broke good news to Motorola DROID 2 users: they can now upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The update hit devices back in very early September but was abruptly removed from Verizon’s website and from some DROID 2 handsets. Motorola opened a support forum to report on Gingerbread’s issues.  If you take a look, you will find a significant amount of errors and upset customers.

But now, Verizon, Motorola, and Google have come to the rescue by sending out the Gingerbread updates over the past couple of days and for the upcoming days.

How to Get It

Android Community suggests:

If you aren’t already running CyanogenMod 7 for the Droid 2 now would be a good time to go ahead and check for updates. If you don’t feel like waiting for the OTA you can pull the update manually as usual by going to Settings>About Phone>System Updates — Then hit OK for the Gingerbread cookies to start baking.

Go get some Gingerbread and leave us a comment saying how good or bad the new update is. Include your opinions on the new features that Motorola has thrown in, including those of some MOTOBLUR updates.  How’s your Gingerbread-running Motorola DROID 2?

  • Is there any other mods than CyanogenMod 7 ?

    • Anonymous

      MIUI.us would be worth your while checking out as they do a range of roms for several handsets including the Droid 2.

  • I wouldn’t touch any update from motorola until it’s been out for at least one month. Their updates are garbage and continue to fail.