If you have Sprint branded LG Optimus S handset and have been waiting for the most-awaited Gingerbread love to finally become a reality it appears as though your time has come. Now, the wait is finally over! Sprint has finally confirmed that it has started rolling out the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for LG Optimus S handsets. The latest firmware update is carrying the build number LS670ZVH. The list of enhancements and fixes included in the the new firmware update is below:
# Volume control works properly when using Bluetooth.
# Initiation Ability to initiate a 3-way call in certain areas the phone couldn’t before.
# Updated color scheme includes darker notification bar and black-based menus.
# Addition of the new on-screen keyboard to support multi-touch input and a smart auto-correction function.
# A pre-installed Download Manager app to manage all the downloaded files.
# Updated camera app.
# Improved copy-paste functionality.
# Power management and task killer applications.
Users of the LG Optimus S will be getting the notification alerts on their screen panels regarding the Gingerbread update. In order to manually download the Gingerbread goodness right now, all you Optimus S owners need to do is hit up Home –> Menu, then Settings, select About Phone, hit Software Updates and then select Check now. The update should be waiting for you at this stage and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the update process successfully. After finishing the update process, the software version must be shown as LS670ZVH on your handset. Sprint is pushing out the update in stages and assuming it should hit every Optimus S handset within about ten days.
For full details on the update, as well as installation instructions, check out the source link at below.