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Changelog for DROID2 Global Gingerbread Update has Returned

The Gingerbread update for the DROID2 Global has finally returned after a 3 month bug fixing hiatus.  We reported over the weekend that a soak test for the update was set to begin some time in early September and are now seeing the changelog for it reappear.  Nothing has changed at least on paper, but you can bet that all of the fixes that were included in the latest DROIDX update were patched into this.

So that puts 2.3 on the DX, D2 (soak test began last night), D2 Global, DX2, and DROID3.  All we have left now from Motorola is the Pro.  Oh, no word on the Incredible update at this time – it’s still delayed to our knowledge.

Blur version after the update is 4.5.607.   

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  • Mike

    I just got the gingerbread OTA update for my droid 2 global!!! i live in New York and its finally happening!!! just try the system update button and get the 2.3 goodness 😀

    • Me

      Same here .. I noticed that the LED notification light doesnt light up anymore after the update. might have to go back!

  • Dreamchaser

    My Droid 2 global soak test started this morning. Didn’t even know I was in it =? #excited =)

    • Dreamchaser

      Version 4.5.607 downloaded successfully. The update just came to my phone randomly. =)

  • aceoyame

    I already leaked the soak. Same forum as old leak.

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  • Anonymous

    OG Droid 2 soak test update started

  • Any difference from the leaked copy ( from 8/22 ) , that we know of?

  • Anonymous

    “All we have left now from Motorola is the Pro.” – Correction: All we have left now from Motorola is the Pro AND the R2-D2. Still no mention of an update for it on Verizon’s site, and you can’t even find it as a model on Motorola’s website anymore… this phone has truly become the red-headed stepchild of Verizon. Sure, you can SBF it to a regular D2, but then you lose the software aspects of what made it a special edition.

  • Booboolala2000

    Hasn’t it been almost ten months since GB was released? I’m happy to have it on my D3 but still not on my Charge and not on the TBolt I gave my mom. The random text bug is a huge problem you think there would have been a big deal to update but ten months? Just seems crazy. Looks like it may be time for me to hack into the charge now that I have a backup.

  • Raven

    Has anyone rooted the DX update yet? I won’t be applying this update to my D2G until root is confirmed.

    • Yes, there is a one click option Works like a charm.

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  • Anonymous

    And the OG Droid! Thank God for unlocked bootloaders and the community.

    • What good is an unlocked bootloader on a 600mhz dinosaur?

      • Shooter

        My dinosaur runs android 2.3.4 at 1Ghz and has run gingerbread almost since it was first released! That’s what good it is!

        • I doubt the 1ghz OC but nice try.

          • The OG Droid was overclockable up to 1.25ghz.  It would get pretty hot at that speed, but it was capable.

          • How does the 600mhz OC at 67% more than the standard clock speed? Was the chip underclocked at production? The X is lucky to gain 20% before it become unstable.

          • Yes, the chip is initially underclocked, and I got my OG up to about 1.2ghz myself. it ran nice and stable… the only thing limiting it was the onboard RAM. Now I’ve got the D2G and running GB plus bloatware removed it screams

          • Raven

            Could you detail what bloatware you have removed that affected speed? And how? Just renaming the .apk’s or something more involved?

          • Marc-Anderson O’Kelly

            you could use titanium backup after root

          •  More details on your bloatware removal please

          • cucabueno

            where did you get the GB for it? I was following DeFuse Team for everything but it appears that they have disappeared.

          • Poopsalot

            What is your D2G overclocked at?

          • Anonymous

            Wow you are so clueless. The OG Droid was overclocked well above that from darn near the beginning.  Why do you post in threads where you are not informed?

          • Poopsalot

            Go cleen your vageen, it’s stinking up the place.

          • hey joe

            Where’ve you been? OG Droids can be overclocked @ 1.2 Ghz…