General Just got email from Verizon about the Update that starts on the 17th.

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  1. Brainfart

    Brainfart Well-Known Member
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    I just got an email stating a update for the Eris with this copy & pasted out of the pdf link."Droid Eris software version ROM: 2.36.605.1/Radio: 2.42.00.04.12"

    Heres the link to the pdf on my email.

    http://support.vzw.com/pdf/system_update/eris.pdf

    For some reason it says its a 2.1 update? I thought this was only a patch to fix some issues and add enhancements. Since we already have 2.1 OTA for the phone already. Did anyone else get this email today?
     

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  2. willdogs

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    The PDF that the link is pointing to is for the upgrade to 2.1 that we got a few months back.

    I'm guessing that verizon forgot to update the PDF link.
     
  3. Brainfart

    Brainfart Well-Known Member
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    Sounds like it LOL
     
  4. alprazolam

    alprazolam Well-Known Member
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    Maybe they realized that the original 2.1 was so screwed up, that they just want to pretend it didn't happen. :D
     
  5. digiden

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    I got the email too and already have 2.1 on my Eris. Don't know what's going on.
     
  6. srmccoy

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    There's supposed to be a minor patch being released today that fixes some bugs with 2.1. That's most likely what the e-mail was for. Otherwise, maybe they had an issue with their mailing list.
     
  7. Blue218

    Blue218 Well-Known Member
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    ^THIS^
    [​IMG]
     
  8. the_rhino

    the_rhino Active Member
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    Also received, but I'm rooted with 2.2, so I'll likely pass.
     
  9. jfkerekes

    jfkerekes Active Member
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    I Just got the email and I have had 2.1 for a month and a half. I believe that this should have been about the patch that is due to release tonight at midnight.
     
  10. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Well-Known Member
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    Yup....got this today. Boy, I can't wait! :rolleyes:

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. puppeteer

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    Which Rom are you using and how is it? I'm using EvilEris3 right now but am tempted by the Froyo goodness...
     
  12. DroidJW

    DroidJW Well-Known Member
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    +1 Froyo is sweet. KaosFroyo perhaps?

    I got this email as well -- hilarious that Verizon has the email point to a now-months-old pdf.
     
  13. paleodust

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    Yeah. That's the one I just got too. Hmm... Somebody must not be paying attention on the job. I wonder how long it will take them to realize they've sent the wrong e-mail and follow it up with the right one. :D
     
  14. mostlygizzards

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    Just rooted last week (finally).

    Kaos.Froyo v23 is working great for me!
     
  15. SexyMama208

    SexyMama208 New Member
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    how did you get that
     
  16. mostlygizzards

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  17. Shnuddy

    Shnuddy Well-Known Member
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    I got my email too. Interesting, cause I don't think I got one back when the OTA was coming out. I was on leak 3, but they didn't know that. :p
     
  18. SirEagle

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    Got the emsil here too. Now I want to see the OTA since I'm on Leak v3.
     
  19. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member
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    I got that e-mail too.
    Wierd.
    In the eman time my Eris, the refurb, goes silent 5 times a day.
    Even in the middle of a call. So frustr......

    Peter
     
  20. Thedarksunlight

    Thedarksunlight Well-Known Member
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    I too got the email..

    So I wondering the same as everyone else. Why annouce this 2.1 update like 2.1 did not happen. We all have 2.1 by now so they really should have revised it to state a fix for bugs for 2.1

    Who knows, maybe verizon just clicked the wrong button which was meant for may. Nevertheless it woiuld be awesome to get a update which fixed all the bugs and made the phone badass again
     
  21. the_rhino

    the_rhino Active Member
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    KaosFroyo, I love it. Very fast, no Sense, no complaints.
     
  22. mostlygizzards

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    And wireless tether works great with it =)
     
  23. Brainfart

    Brainfart Well-Known Member
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    I think it's a goof on Verizons part. They should have updated the pdf to state that it is an update patch I guess haha.

    I don't know if I should wait for this OTA patch or just ROOT and get it over with. I have been checking out the unrevoked3 method but I want to make sure it doesn't wipe my phone. My son rooted his incredible and it didn't wipe anything only gave him superuser. I have been searching around like crazy to see if i can root also without wipe and have gotten conflicting answers. I only want to use my stock rom for the time being until I become more familiar with rooting.
     
  24. the_rhino

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    I actually use that at work all time to demo computers to customers. Our in-store wifi has major QoS issues, so I just tether my phone and connect to demonstrate wireless capability on laptops.
     
  25. LED

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    Check this thread out:
    http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-eris/121660-root-without-rom-yet.html
     
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