Verizon branded HTC Droid Incredible handsets’ owners must be confusing a lot. A new Gingerbread OTA updates is now being pushed out to the Droid Incredible handsets from the Verizon servers. The handset was first supposed to receive Gingerbread update back in September. But that build with version 4.06.605.3 was rather buggy for some handsets while being absolutely fine for others. Verizon has now started delivering the new Android 2.x Gingerbread update to the HTC Droid Incredible handsets. This new build is carrying the new version number 4.08.605.2. According to Verizon’s support page, this update is just 8.6MB of size! The new firmware update is carrying the following improvements and bug fixes for the handset:
# Improved Bluetooth functionality.
# Voice command issues resolved.
# Updated Hardware information with correct screen dimensions.
# Resolved issue with “Verizon” category in Android Market.
# Resolved issue with Location dialog pop-up after a restart.
# Resolved issue with SMS due to low memory.
# Exchange account syncing issue has been fixed when background data is fixed.
# Resolved issue with apps loaded on SD card not working or displaying.
# Configuration of Backup Assistant and Location Consent will now appear in the “Setup App”.
# GPS now defaults to “Off” after a hard reset.
The owners of the HTC Droid Incredible handset owners will be seeing the notification on their screen panels to accept the new firmware update. If you haven’t been prompted to install the update yet, you can force your handset to grab the update from the sky by heading over to Menu –> Settings –> Software Update –> tap Check Now button. Now, you’ll be prompted to get your new firmware update brand and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the upgrade process. Lets us know if your handset is still running Android 2.2 Froyo OS, even after upgrading with this new update. If you got Android 2.x Gingerbread goodness, tell us which version of Gingerbread you are running.