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DROID Charge Gingerbread Changelog Posted, Android 2.3 Finally Arrives

With Gingerbread source for the DROID Charge getting released this morning, it was only a matter of time before the official changelog was posted. We told you we would keep an eye on it, and sure enough, it’s live right now.

If you are new to Android 2.3, just know that this will improve the performance of your device immensely.  You won’t find a ton of new features, but the overall stability and speed increases will be instantly noticeable. If you have been frustrated over the last couple of months, get ready to love your phone again.

The update is 119MB in size and will leave your phone at build EP4. No word on when it will be released, but rumors floating about are suggesting that November 29 is the day.

Full changelog after the break.  

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  • Steven

    Finally got it last night in az

  • http://www.facebook.com/mtate0408 Michael Tate

    Finally got my update early this morning here in MD.  :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/mtate0408 Michael Tate

    Another day … still no update.  :(

  • Ferrarienzo00119

    How the fudge do I update me droid charge?

  • Dmzman

    11/30, 9:50am ET …. Just spoke to Verizon.  Was told the update IS
    rolling out.  It started on the 29th, but is only happening in groups of
    an unspecified # of devices at a time.  The tech support gal said she
    didn’t know whether it’s by purchase date, IMEI #, or phone # and all
    Droid Charges out there should be hit with the OTA within the next few
    days.  I’ll STILL believe it when I see it !!!

    • Spc Hicks09

      That’s funny, I just talked to tech support and they said it can take as long as 30 days for all Charges to be updated lol. Verizon never knows anything dude.

  • Anonymous

    Just spoke on the phone with tier 3 tech support and 2 floor managers from Verizon. Not a single one mentioned any update release nor that they believed it would come anytime soon. “It may be tomorrow or 6 months from now sir. Samsung has to release the update and we are waiting on them”
    That was echoed over and over again with each person I spoke to. Scripted? Possibly. But it none the less offers me no hope of seeing an update come to this phone any time soon.
    I can only wish that they were just ill informed employees and that this update is still taking place today.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mtate0408 Michael Tate

    Any news on a delivery date for this update?  Rumor was today … but haven’t seen it yet.

  • Anonymous

    2 people I know had this phone and updated to GB and both had to return it cause they lose there 3G after the update.

  • Anonymous

    phlpn.es/829r8s

  • Anonymous

    Funny all the people who blame Samsung, when it’s more like the red headed step child Verizon who is really @fault

  • Anonymous

    this charge is a horrible phone, I am sorry. I own one and even with wifi and 4g turned off it can’t last a day. Also, there are so many errors on the phone. The screen locks up, the screen changes colors, it randomly shuts off, and the phone connection goes bad after turning off and on bluetooth or talking for over 50 mins. 

    • Dmzman

      What do you think this update is all about?

    • Spc Hicks09

      YOU’RE charge is a horrible phone lol. Not everyone’s.

  • Huv

    Great work Samsuck now deliver the truly impossible and bring Gingerbread to the Captivate. hahaha. WHEN HELL FREEZES OVER

    • Justin Kos

      cm7?

    • Spc Hicks09

      Why would you want Gingerbread when you have a ICS port?

  • Dmzman

    If we download the 119MB SCH-I510-VZW_Opensource zip file, is there a way to ‘SAFELY’ do this update without having to wait for Verizon?

    • Spc Hicks09

      That’s not the update. That’s just the source code.

  • Anonymous

    phlpn.es/829r8s

  • Sara Thomas

    @5927013f55621b012362f0110bd5f77f:disqus Hooray!!! my classmate’s mom makes $85/hour on the computer. She has been unemployed for 10 months but last month her pay was $7692 just working on the computer for a few hours. Go to this site http://bit.ly/su2Mfv

  • http://twitter.com/robcomet1 Rob Haney

    To those sarcastically saying: “Nice job Samsung!”;

    Samsung has been sending builds of GB to Verizon for months now. There have been at least 6 different builds  (most of them stable as hell) since June or July that VZW has denied release. Before you go blaming the manufacturer, you might want to check your facts.

    • Spc Hicks09

      Exactly, it’s frickin Verizon. Stop flaming the wrong people!

    • Anonymous

      I’ve been on gingerbread since I’ve gotten my charge 5 months ago now and its always been stable with no issues. Verizon needs to let us breathe, they are like the overprotective mother you’ve never wanted.

      • Lolercopter

        they are like norton antivirus

  • Anthony Vella

    EP4D has been uploaded to the open source Samsung site so hopefully EP4P is being sent out today for 2.3.6? That would be an awesome boost as it fixes many bugs with connectivity.

  • sog805

    about damn time, lets hope the 29th is the real date

  • Anthony Vella

    Samsung source code has confirmed to be running Gingerbread 2.3.6, YAYAYA!!!! Took forever…

    Proof can be found in the Samsung kernel source code at their link:  https://opensource.samsung.com

    • Spc Hicks09

      Wrong. Source code is 2.3.5 and the build is EP4D which is older than the EP4P leak that most of us are running.

  • http://www.facebook.com/andrew.lee.moreno Andrew Lee Moreno

    WOOOT!

  • victor manso

    Thanks god I hope it receive android 4.0 too

  • Anthony Vella

    If the “New” color scheme is the TW4 scheme, I will honestly start jumping up and down and singing. Orange and Brown was a terrible decision. This is all great but too bad because I am selling this hunk of a rock the day the Nexus comes out.

  • http://twitter.com/Rocko9999 Rocko Smith

    Quit lying Verizon buy putting “Get the most out of your …..’ It should read, “We fixed 10% of what was broken, and it should have been done at release but we are too lazy and you are too stupid to do anything about it.”

  • hatethanet

    What a joke. OEM UIs and the hassles they cause are the worst thing about Android. Just imagine if less-than-a-year-old iOS products were updated this slowly. We’d be laughing our a**es off about it lol.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=535178558 Nathan Massouda

    If my phone was still running 2.2 by the time 4.0 came to Verizon I was going to cry myself to sleep…

  • http://twitter.com/Scotty_Braun Scotty Braun

    Thank you Jesus.. Besides LTE this phone is slow as molasses.. Good thing I bought it off someone and not on contract! 

  • Schoat333

    People are already reporting an OTA available. If your running stock ee4, you should check.

    • Anthony Vella

      No one is receiving the OTA, watch them pull it though for some security issue. Delayed another 3 weeks.

  • Jak_341

    Any word on the Fascinate? I saw some rumors out there about GB coming.

  • NT

    No video chat support in google talk? That’s complete BS, they had enough time to work on that.

    • *droidz*

      What is this based on, the previous leak? BS that is one of the features that made 2.3 so great.

      • NT

        All of the leaks have not had video chat support in google talk. I was hoping that the official verizon release would have it, but it does not appear in the changelog.

  • partidroid

    Cool, about time… to bad I have since upgraded to the Droid razr.

  • Stating El Obvious

    The Charge launched with Froyo??  WTH….

  • Thelegendofdavid

    Hooray!!! I get to update my charge before i upgrade to the nexus. (insert sarcasm )

    • partidroid

      What’s up player!

      • Thelegendofdavid

        @ partidroid -Hahaha whats up mane!!!! You gonna update the charge???

    • Anthony Vella

      I should re-post this to because I am selling this piece of **** the day the Nexus comes out!

      • Spc Hicks09

        piece of ****? Must be the user bro. Mines good to go.

      • Thelegendofdavid

        Im keeping mine!!

      • Tfcisper4

        Fool me once…. Samsung king of the almost good phone.when will consumers ever learn?

      • Tfcisper4

        Fool me once…. Samsung king of the almost good phone.when will consumers ever learn?

  • xD

    Just a week and a half before the device becomes completely irrelevant thanks to the nexus. 

    And THAT, dear chaps, is why I’m not buying anything that isn’t a nexus. I don’t want to be “updated” to an OS that is already behind the curve. That’s silly.

  • U Mad Bro? No But Your Mom Is

    Well that should make the wifey happy. That is, if it doesn’t make the battery life worse. 

    • Tesseract 3

      LOL at your username. 

    • Spc Hicks09

      I clicked “like” just based on your name haha.

  • Anonymous

    Amazing

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

    Only a year after Gingerbread came out. Nice job Samsung, especially considering you guys made the first phone with Gingerbread…

    • Spc Hicks09

      Wah