Android 4.0 ICS update heading to Motorola Droid Bionic

by: Bams SadewoOctober 19, 2012
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After the Android 4.0 update for the Droid Bionic was pushed out to soak testers a week ago, Verizon has confirmed that the Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade is coming to everyone who still believes in the greatness of the Droid Bionic, but probably can’t wait for their two-year contract to end.

The update, as announced on Verizon’s website, will roll out starting today on October 19.

The software bump will bring ICS-specific features to the device, such as a new direct access lock, enhanced notifications window, data usage monitor, as well as the ability to create folders by simply stacking an app on top of another. And of course, you can now download Google’s Chrome browser for Android.

Although the new firmware is being pushed out today, don’t be alarmed if you don’t get the over-the-air update right away — as it’s usually done in phases. What’s a day or two more seeing that you’ve waited for what seems like an eternity already, right?

Feel free to share with the rest of our readers once you’ve received ICS, and let us know how it runs on your Droid Bionic.

  • Jared Persinger

    I have ICS on my Droid 4 and I must say that it is a great improvement from Gingerbread

  • jaysann22

    brace yourselves. I remember the Droid X Motorola update from Froyo to Gingerbread. What a nightmare!!

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  • Charlie

    Mine just came in this afternoon, around 1 p.m. eastern time. I’m in the Bronx.

    • Steve Austin

      After 3 days, how’s it working for you?

  • Done w/Moto

    Too little, too late. I’ve been a loyal Motorola customer since the original Droid and I will never buy another Motorola phone. Even if Google turns things around, they lost my business for life because of this phone.

  • Steve Austin

    In Atlanta, it’s 10/22, no update yet…

  • Nick

    I got the update, but now my phone won’t connect to any networks. No cell service, says No Network at the bottom of the phone :(

  • Joey Parker

    My phone is updating now we’ll see

  • Joey Parker

    I have the update downloaded now flash player was taken off so now we got the update some videos can’t see them because it says the phone does not support this wthg…… can’t view so many movies and videos what is the problem can someone help me or give me advice please Email me at tyal???????

  • Joey Parker

    Sadewo please help…..

  • Susan

    The update takes some getting used to but overall, no major complaints. I have, however, lost the ability to changey profile pic on facebook. Under the “set as” option, profile picture is not available anymore. Does anyone have some info on that?

  • Jbm504

    This update has crippled my Bionic. I lost 90 % of my email functionality, control of my notification ringtone volume, calendar reminder options were reduced to what they were 2 upgrades ago, my contacts synced to fb and I lost phone numbers of many. I want it to go away.