Possible date for Froyo (got it from customer service rep)

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  1. Iliketrains

    Iliketrains Well-Known Member

    I just got off the phone with a customer service representative. I asked him about the update to 2.2 for the MyTouch Slide, and after a long but very entertaining talk about Angry Birds, HSPA+, and Twitter, he actually told me that the date for Froyo to send out OTA is between Mid-October (e.g., Oct 15th-ish) and Early to mid November. :D
    Oh, and as a quick side note...
    a. The Pedo-Bear is very real...
    b. Hot girls from Facebook may very well be old fat guys in their balding 40's

  2. macavely

    macavely Well-Known Member

    YEA... not saying I don't believe you... but at this point I just don't believe t mo when it has to do whit a date on anything...
  3. mwl1119

    mwl1119 Well-Known Member

    And the representative I talked to the other day had no clue the the Mytouch Slide had a keyboard :confused:
  4. AutoSortX

    AutoSortX Well-Known Member

    hmmm, I hope it's true...
  5. behold_this

    behold_this Well-Known Member

  6. Iliketrains

    Iliketrains Well-Known Member

    I can realize why some of you have reason to doubt this as untrue, but the representative was actually cool enough to pull up a calander that had the dates in question marked. Plus, didn't someone from these forums just see a different firmware version on a T-Mobile employees MyTouch Slide? Not to mention, he was the smartest representative I've ever spoken too (its not saying much, but still. He had knowledge of how to code for the Android core system) just saying... keep an eye out for it ;)
    BTW, mwl1119, I love your picture. Makes me lol every time :D
  7. macavely

    macavely Well-Known Member

    last time I spoke to VS They girl I spoke to was really really nice and tried to be helpful.. but her knowledge of Android made that phone call useless... I would say things to her and she had to stop and look up what I was talking about.. and she was the Android specialist I was connected to...
  8. Iliketrains

    Iliketrains Well-Known Member

    Yea, I've definetly had my share of the dumb customer service reps. One time, I got one that didn't know Android was a smartphone (WTF??) But I'm telling ya, this guy knew his stuff. In fact, the only thing he had to look up was the afformentioned calander. Plus, if my understanding is correct, he was some higher up dude who was coincidentaly filling in for someone. Don't know bout that, but think about it. We see a phone from a t-mobile employee with updated firmware, the G2 is coming out in a few days, the MyTouch HD is coming out next month. If there ever was a time to differentiate the MyTouch Slide with Froyo, now would be it (well, next month).
  9. gamma

    gamma Active Member

    I don't believe it's coming....With the service i have gotten with t_mobile i will only believe it when i see it..
  10. mwl1119

    mwl1119 Well-Known Member

    Yeah I don't think we will ever get an official 2.2 update.

    This phone was supposed to be T-mobile's baby but is now overshadowed by the G2 and soon to be Mytouch HD.

    I still plan on buying nothing but HTC phones in the future as I see this phone as a T-mobile phone built by HTC not an HTC phone built for T-mobile... if that makes sense...... put it this way, HTC didn't even put their name on this thing anywhere other than the battery!

    I am just not sure my next phone will be t-mobile. Sure their customer service is good but if their phone service was good you wouldn't need customer service.
  11. UnknownAlly

    UnknownAlly Well-Known Member

    I got the phone thinking it would have a lot of accessories and updates.

    They made it seem like their baby. I felt it would be very well looked after. That's the sole reason I got it. I'm disappointed in T-mo.
  12. behold_this

    behold_this Well-Known Member

  13. jimczyz

    jimczyz Well-Known Member

    Same here.
  14. behold_this

    behold_this Well-Known Member

    just for fun here is a list of tmobile 2.x updates:

    Behold 2 - 2.0 (update later canceled)
    Cliq - 2.1 (originally promised for end of 2nd quarter pushed now to known)
    Cliq XT - 2.1 (originally promised for end of 2nd quarter pushed now to known)
    MyTouch 3G - 2.1 then dropped for 2.2 (rumored to have been out by end of summer)
    MyTouch 3G 1.2 - 2.1 then dropped for 2.2 (rumored to have been out by end of summer)
    MyTouch Slide - 2.2 (promised update "soon" after launch, thought to have been by end of summer)
    Samsung Vibrant - 2.2 (promised by end of Summer)

  15. mwl1119

    mwl1119 Well-Known Member

    Don't forget the Cliq XT which came out in march of this year unlike the original cliq, behold 2, and the mytouch phones which came out in 2009 (ok I am not sure about the mytouch 1.2)

    *EDIT-Mytouch 1.2 came out in Febuary of this year.
  16. dgarrison33

    dgarrison33 New Member

    Don't forget the very short lived Nexus 1 that was supposed to be T-mobiles/Googles baby as well. It was supposed to be the first with Froyo...
  17. behold_this

    behold_this Well-Known Member

    LOL wow...where to begin...so much wrong with that post.

    First: Nexus 1 is not and was not tmo's baby at all...really it had nothing to do with tmo. they were just a carrier of the phone for google one of many including international carriers. btw htc made it.

    Second: It was not short lived at all and is still going strong for many owners and can still be bought by developers trough google.

    Third: It does have froyo and it was the first to be upgraded!:rolleyes:
  18. behold_this

    behold_this Well-Known Member

  19. mwl1119

    mwl1119 Well-Known Member

    We will get Froyo between the end of never and the start of ever...

    Waiting for the lame excuses from T-mobile any day now....

    "for stability and performance reasons we have decided to leave the Mytouch Slide running on Android Eclair version 2.1. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and look forward to continuing to serve our loyal customers...........yadda yadda yadda"

    I know now that any lack of update is purely T-mobile........... Hell I even thought of jumping to Sprint for the Epic 4G!

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