When is Ice Cream Sandwich coming to the Xoom?


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  1. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Well-Known Member

    All you who are complaining here be sure and let Motorola know directly!
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  2. ghodzilla5150

    ghodzilla5150 Well-Known Member


    They DON'T CARE. They already Suckered us with the Whole GED Marketing Hype BS. They have OUR Money, so there is NO hurry on their part to get OUR "Special Magical GED Xoom's ICS:mad::mad:
  3. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Well-Known Member

    True, but the bigger stink is raised, they might start to listen...
  4. gamul1

    gamul1 Well-Known Member

    I already sent them a note complaining about no ICS. But I did not threaten them with moving to a different device. When I am ready to fork out hundreds of dollars again I'll go back through the landscape again and pick the current best available, like I always do. If that's Motorola then I'll go with them. Plus my threat would have been hollow a I am not close to needing one. As fun as it would be to have ICS my Xoom is perfectly fine with HC.

    I would rather make sure I have the best hardware first because you can always put in a little work rooting and finding new software.
  5. Cramill

    Cramill Well-Known Member

    Awesome, so we should be getting it soon then? Is this for all Xoom's or just the aforementioned Motorola Feedback Network people?
  6. zetroc

    zetroc Well-Known Member

    So who's been lucky enough to get the notification to update to ICS?
  7. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member

    It's only for the XOOM Experience people who are on Wifi Only XOOMs right now...I hope they release it for the 3g/lte models too as that's what I have even though I don't use the mobile data at all just wifi....help out your early adopters Moto!
  8. awells527

    awells527 Well-Known Member

    Anybody receive the update yet?
  9. kane1513

    kane1513 Well-Known Member

    If you go to talk android theres an article about the installer and where you can download it for your wifi xoom.
  10. awells527

    awells527 Well-Known Member

    Where is this update at?
  11. heat57

    heat57 Well-Known Member

    I very much hope that an international corporate player, which Motorola purports to be, will keep a beady eye on these forums. Well, if they don't or they can't afford a small department of a couple of people for this task, or indeed, if they haven't even thought of it, then we all should really get worried. :confused::cool:
  12. ranim86

    ranim86 New Member

    where is this ?\?/ plzzzz
  13. ckeegan

    ckeegan Well-Known Member

    LTE XOOM owners also got the invite for the soak test.
  14. ranim86

    ranim86 New Member

  15. Cramill

    Cramill Well-Known Member

    I don't think this would work with non-us - I guess the update isn't out for it yet.

    By the way: I did the update and it works great! I'm liking ICS!
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  16. darndot

    darndot Member

    Few tips. Count to three after seeing the Motor Bat Wings then press the down volume.
    Make sure you have the right cable.
    Once you get to the Android Robot, press the up arrow and power at the sametime to get the menu to come up.

    Everything seems to be working.
  17. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time... Moderator

    So far I've only found one issue, thus far, with the IML77 update on my Xoom. I installed the update and let the Xoom settle for about 5 minutes before trying to use it. What I found is that the Xoom was rather sluggish following the upgrade. I rebooted into Android Recovery wiped the cache partition. Upon rebooting the Xoom this seems to have resolved the sluggishness.
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  18. darndot

    darndot Member

    I had the sugglish issue, but a reboot fixed the issue.
    Swipe to close is my favorite at the moment.

    The new calendar and gmail app are a big upgrade from the old.
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  19. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time... Moderator

    I did find a second issue late last night...

    In the new contact app, when I tried to use Gallery to select a picture for a contact, it FC'd. I was able to re-create this error at will. I clicked the report button to notify Google but I don't think it'll be corrected before the final update is delivered to the Xoom.
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  20. gamul1

    gamul1 Well-Known Member

    This appears to only work/update if you have the OTG cable and put the update on a flash drive. I tried putting it on my sd card but while in the recovery menu it does not recognize the sd card. It does not even have the option of taking it from internal memory.

    I just ordered a OTG cable from amazon so I can try this later this week. I was planning on ordering one of these cables anyway so all this did was hasten my purchase.
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  21. blair287

    blair287 Member

    it is possible to do with out a OTG cable you need to use fast boot. I updated my UK xoom with the us ICS seems to work fine just flash seems to throw a wobble on anything but stock browser and thats not 100% stable went back to honeycomb again now.
  22. Cam

    Cam Well-Known Member

    Maybe a dumb question, but do you have to reinstall your apps after the upgrade?
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