Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has been delayed last month for the Verizon branded Motorola Droid X handset and finally it is currently being pushed out over-the-air (OTA) by Motorola and Verizon. The software update is bearing the build number “4.5.588.en.US”. Remember that this source isn’t officially confirmed by Motorola and Verizon haven’t not made a formal announcement on the availability of the new Gingerbread OS flavor.
Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for both the Motorola Droid X and Droid 2 handsets has already leaked before online. You should be aware of that the only handsets that are running under the latest official build from Verizon with build number 2.3.340 will be receiving the Gingerbread update.
Owners of the Motorola Droid X handsets will see a notification on your phone in the coming weeks asking you to update your Gingerbread to Android 2.3.3 via Over-the-Air (OTA) and according to some sources, this firmware update is said to be “silent,” so that that the owners won’t be informed on its availability. The software update will be downloaded automatically, you would be notified to restart your handset to finish the update process.
Droid X owners will see a message that will be popped up on your handset as “Update (4.5.588.en.US) has been downloaded and is ready to install.” The prvious Gingerbread leak has added the new blue Blur, an app management shortcut, an overhauled camera app, a customizable dock, and super fast navigation speeds for the Motorola Droid X phone.
Both the Verizon and Motorola haven’t officially announced about this update yet. Don’t get panic if you haven’t received the the Gingerbread OTA update yet..hang on tight, you will get it. Hit the source link for more info on how to install the Gingerbread update manually.
[Source: Droid X Forums]