We should accept that this was a pretty fast move from HTC and Verizon. Just a couple of days ago, HTC has announced that it will bring the Gingerbread update for Verizon branded HTC Droid Incredible and Thunderbolt handsets. Verizon Wireless has started pushing out the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update for its HTC Droid Incredible handsets. The latest update will get you the software version 4.06.605.3 for Incredible handset. The Gingerbread update 4.06.605.2 for Droid Incredible was supposed to hit on August, but it was delayed as the update headed back to the lab for more testing to fix a bug.
So, what’s new? Well, besides Gingerbread, you’re going to see a host of improvements including a new Download Manager app. You can find the full list of improvements here at below.
# Download Manager App.
# You can take advantage of a new “Running” tab that shows off a list of active applications and the amount of storage and memory used by each.
# Improved word selection and copy functionality.
# Press-hold on the screen – to select a word; Press twice – to copy the word.
# Internet connection via Bluetooth enabled.
# VZ Navigator can be operated over Wi-Fi connection now.
# City ID app fixed.
# Ability save audio files from MMS messages properly.
# Camera functions successfully without SD card.
# Change songs in the Music widget by tapping the forward button.
# Enhanced Messaging features.
The Gingerbread OTA update should soon be rolled out on any day starting today. So Droid Incredible users have to keep checking for notifications on their handsets. The update is weighing at the size of 87.7 MB.
You can try to pull the update manually by hitting Android settings menu. Droid Incredible users need to select “Menu” > “Settings” > “About Phone” > “Settings” > “System Updates” > and tap the “Check Now” button –> Tap Install –> Installation should start now –> Once it done –> select Restart & Install button –> handset will power off and back on 3 times. That’s it. After the completion of the successful upgrade process, the software version build number should be 4.06.605.3 and the Baseband version 2.15.10.07.07.
For more info on the features and download instructions of the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, check the source links 1, and 2 below.