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Gingerbread SDK ROMs Start Popping up, DROID Incredible Included

The Gingerbread SDK was released on Monday morning and ROM developers have jumped all over it to create packages of Android 2.3 for a bevy of devices.  The Droid Incredible is one of them and you can jump all over it at this XDA thread. You should be warned a little though.  While an SDK built ROM shows the true awesomeness of a developer, most aren’t meant for prime time and mass consumption.  As you’ll notice at almost every single Gingerbread SDK ROM thread, a handful of critically important functions usually won’t be working correctly.  Feel free to flash them to your phone, just know that these aren’t ready to be your daily ROM.  We’ll be waiting for the actual source for that.  Please don’t hammer on the devs because certain things aren’t up to your normal ROM standards.

Full list of SDK ROMs here.

  • mhennebry

    flashed onto a rooted froyo incredible, worked fine untill I updated the radio, then it just bootlooped.  I tried factory resets, other radio updates, tried flashing the GB rom again thru recovery with no luck.  I had to place a stock froyo rom into the sd card and named it pb36img.  Ran it thru hboot and it returned the phone to stock.
    Re-rooted the phone and place skyraider rom on it, works nice. 

  • R2doesinc

    actually, we are making progress in leaps and bounds on thing. v3 should be pretty nice, with lots of new stuff 🙂

  • R2doesinc

    Droid life ftw!
    Thanks for sharing guys!

  • Stevaroo01

    I am very new to the rooted community… I just rooted my DInc this past weekend using the new Unrevoked update. I am very interested in improving my Incredible, hence the reason I rooted in the first place. But I'm not really sure where to go with it. I am very open to suggestions on what ROM's to try and explanations on themes, ROM's, etc.

    This is my post from the forum: http://forum.droid-life.com/vi

    I greatly appreciate any help and suggestions you more experienced root/ROM folks have to offer!

  • didnt you read the disclaimer…these are for testing purpose only, these are not full ROM's and are only used to see what gingerbread would be like on your phone.

    The first phone on that list is the HD2, which is Windows Mobile phone to begin with.

    • tanknspank

      The first phone to get it though was the Eris, which IMO is just as surprising.

  • The_Other_Ray

    I just got a Dinc and I know it's a little different to root it versus the D1, is it a pain to do?

    • Solarpolitiks

      UnrEVOked should do the trick fine. Just be careful as last time I used it the recovery didn't work considering the newer DIncs have SLCD screens as opposed to AMOLED. If this is the case for yours, there is an alternative recovery for you.

      • The_Other_Ray

        I just got mine yesterday so I probably have the slcd?

        • tanknspank

          If you got it officially through Verizon, then the answer is most likely yes.

          • The_Other_Ray

            Through best buy. How would I check to make sure?

          • tanknspank

            I would place my bet that if you bought it recently (i.e. less than two months) then it would be an slcd, if it was through any official vendor. Best Buy included.

          • BigLa

            If I recall correctly, the box of DInc says verion 2 for Amoled, version 3 for SLCD.

  • I would not flash these….

  • Romma1

    Let's get a nice, tight rom for my Dinc please!

  • I am anxious to see Gingerbread on my Droid 1. That will make me happy!

  • Eric

    Sweet can't wait to go home now and have some Gingerbread on my D Inc.

  • Tom

    Eris is on there too… There is hope for the OG Droid after all! I hope we can at least get 90% of the goodies… I don't care about everything…

  • El El Kool J


    yes i am… well I am to hooked on MIUI right now to want to switch it unless it gets redone with gingerbread.. 🙂