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Unconfirmed: Verizon has STOPPED pushing 2.2 OTA

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jonathansullivan, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    UPDATE: It appears this issue has been confirmed (Link)


    While speaking with a 2nd level technical support rep regarding a phone on our account (Droid 1 with OTA received yesterday that all of a sudden had both a proximety sensor & wifi/bt radio failure), he said that the rollout had been stopped to evaluate the high number of issues being found in the wild.

    I realize that this is not a concrete source, but thought it would be worth sharing.

    Other than some small dislikes (Silent/Vibrate & Multimedia Dock),this forced 2.2 is working great.

    Anyone heard more? Could this have something to do with the later build that is floating around?
     



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  2. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

    Probably. Since the FRG22 build is already leaked from Motorola, it's possible that it included some important bug fixes and they are going to push that version instead. Who knows though, he could have just been blowing smoke.
     
  3. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    Agreed. I have been around the block enough to know that some folks will say anything. Anyone have a source that can confirm/deny this?
     
  4. Kn1nJa

    Kn1nJa Member

    So if they release a newer build instead, will I get the OTA update notification or will I have to force install like I did for the initial build?
     
  5. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

    If they release an even newer build, I'm sure everyone will get it whether you have already been updated or not.
     
  6. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    While its premature to worry about - your phone will see any update available that is newer than what is installed. I can't think of a reason why it wouldn't work as designed.
     
  7. smfoley1

    smfoley1 Android Enthusiast

    Am I the only one that has actually scanned jonathansullivans QR?
     
  8. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    Think you may be the second
     
  9. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

  10. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga

    I think its probable that there will be another update. It took the nexus two OTAs to get Froyo right. After 2.1 was released for Droid we didnt see any other builds until 2.2. I dont think Motorola would keep making builds for the Droid unless there was a problem. They have enough other phones to update and release
     
  11. Kn1nJa

    Kn1nJa Member

    I scanned it yesterday ;)
     
  12. joey563

    joey563 Lurker

    i actually like that i can put my phone to vibrate with one swipe instead of going to home page and pressing vib widget.
     
  13. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    Agreed - but would still love for an option or toggle.
     
  14. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    Update: Hearing FRG22 will replace the current version with a 10k release early next week. This is from another tech support rep (fixing the replacement order the first one screwed up). How about those with solid sources...is this sound?
     
  15. binglejellsx2

    binglejellsx2 Well-Known Member

    There is an option. It's been posted many times on this forum.

    Settings > Sound Settings > Vibrate (then there's a popup)
    - Always, Never, Only in Silent mode, Only when not in Silent mode

    Back to the regularly scheduled topic.
     
  16. corbinator

    corbinator Well-Known Member

    Me four, but my data stream was being eatin up with the FroYo download. scann'd again today. NICE!!;)
     
  17. Shachren

    Shachren Well-Known Member

    The new build that's out, can we force that if non-rooted?
     
  18. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga

    nope currently its only for rooted users
     
  19. smfoley1

    smfoley1 Android Enthusiast

    I forced 2.2 and Im not rooted....
    unless you are talking about the second release in which case I have no idea
     
  20. zandroid

    zandroid Android Enthusiast

    From another thread:

     
  21. jonathansullivan

    Thread Starter

    That seems like confirmation to me.
     
  22. MahoVader

    MahoVader Member

    Sounds like he wasn't blowing smoke ;)

    OT, there seemed to be a problem with Google Voice Search, but it has apparently been fixed. Running FRG22 now, and it's very smooth. Waiting to see if the market will clear up or if I need the trusty market fix again.
     
  23. shadowdude777

    shadowdude777 Android Expert

    I was walking down the street one day when I saw a QR code in an advertisement in a storefront (I think it might have been Best Buy). I wanted to stop and scan it but my girlfriend wouldn't let me. :D
     
  24. bmkindoll

    bmkindoll Member

    So is the consensus that we are probably going to receive an additional 2.2 update OTA from Verizon in the near future?

    Brandon
     
  25. Phone Guy

    Phone Guy Member

    Well this morning my wife got the OTA FRG01B. I did the manual update yesterday. Verizon still seems to be pushing it.
     

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