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Verizon Rep: DROID Incredible Gingerbread Update has been Delayed

According to VZW support, the Gingerbread (Android 2.3.4) update for the DROID Incredible has been delayed.  No exact reason was given for the push back, but they could have discovered a bug through an initial test group.  They are definitely headed back to the lab for “more testing.”

Sorry folks, we thought you would all have it by the end of this week.

*Note – If you are rooted and want to enjoy the update now, head over to XDA.

Via:  Verizon Forums

Cheers Mike and everyone else!

  • Rukind

    My Incredible just got the OTA gingerbread update tonight!

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  • J G

    Bummer, but these things happen.

  • Anonymous

    How u fandroids put up with this nonsense is beyond my ability to comprehend….

  • Anonymous

    does anyone on here know how to install custom roms such as the one they are talkingabout im already rooted but ive been stuck on the stock rom and i want gingerbread but dont want to lose my root anyone know the best way to and easiest to understand on how to install this rom they are talking about?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ej-Rogers/1393803298 Ej Rogers

      download rom manager from the market

  • Oscarahj

    Allow me to take this opportunity to thank all the developers out there. OMFGB allows me to have Gingerbread on my Incredible after rooting. OMFGB ftw!

  • Gritchu

    Wow, last i heard they weren’t even going to update the original Incredible to Gingerbread. Delayed or not, it’s good to hear it’s still on the table.

  • Anonymous

    Complete this statement:

    If you didn’t see this coming…

  • Luckyr1981


  • http://profiles.google.com/chasehammer Chase Johnson

    thats all i hear lately is Gingerbread Delayed.

    Still have to wait on official GB on my Droid 2…

    if adding in each company’s crappy bloatware bugs the OS why not just put straight Google Gingerbread on them…oh wait that would only make sense…NO NOT THAT SENSE!

    Fix it and distribute already, sheesh going to be waiting for this and be on my new phone by the time they give my current phone the update.

  • Victor

    What? OMG

  • Victor

    What? OMG

  • http://twitter.com/marsgrafx MARS GRAF-X


  • http://iamandroid.co/profile/rocktoonz Rocktoonz

    gee, shocking news this.


  • Anonymous

    From a Verizon Rep Job Interview:

    Interviewer: How comfortable are you making excuses for delays?
    Interviewee: That’s an interesting question. I’ll need a few days to think about it, but I’m sure I can give you a perfect answer quite soon.
    Interviewer: You’re hired.

    • http://twitter.com/marsgrafx MARS GRAF-X


    • Adam Elghor

      you are my hero

  • Anonymous

    Both the DX and DX2 were messed up by Gingerbread (unless you consider daily random reboots a feature). Its unclear whether Google messed up the OS or Moto did with their Blur, but it has been a big disappointment.

  • Anonymous

    Undamn real.  What is the problem here?

  • http://profiles.google.com/robert.macri Robert Macri

    less testing, more fixing.

  • Jak_341

    What is wrong with Gingerbread? Seems Moto and HTC can’t get it to run right.

    • PSU_DI

      Get rid of the Sense UI and Blur and then Gingerbread will work just fine.  It’s the software that the OEMs put on that causes all the problems.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Forte/542650247 Michael Forte

    And what happened last time we believed a rep? Although delays with Verizon is nothing new.

  • http://theschneidster.blogspot.com The Schneidster

    Perhaps they want to wait for Thunderbolt to have its Gingies firsties?

  • Patrick :-)

    (Shakes head) Dissapointing

  • http://twitter.com/TonyG916 Tony Garza


  • http://twitter.com/GRZLA Grizzly Atoms

    Well, that is pretty odd seeing as how I am running it right now. Granted its the rooted version, but it is extremely fast and stable. I imagine their delay is related to the radio, seeing how is that isn’t available yet.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1603800094 Cody Clay

    I sure hope ICS doesnt have this many problems

    • http://twitter.com/GRZLA Grizzly Atoms

      The Dinc will not get ICS.

  • Anonymous