There’s large news for Motorola Droid Bionic users currently as Verizon and Motorola have finally started to pull out a Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich refurbish that many users have been watchful for. Verizon has strictly settled that a ICS rollout would be pushed out in stages from yesterday, Oct 19. As good as that we have even softened news as Motorola has now reliable that a Droid Bionic will accept a after refurbish to 4.1 Jelly Bean during some stage, nonetheless deliberation how prolonged it took to get a ascent to ICS we wouldn’t reason your breath.
The Droid Bionic ICS refurbish tale has been a long, prolonged time in a creation and recently we minute a outrageous volume of frustration this was causing owners of a device, to that we had an huge response from readers who sent us their comments. We finally listened of soak tests holding place and afterwards a few days ago told how Verizon had during final approved a ICS update. We told how a central support papers had now been uploaded and this suggested a ICS refurbish recover could be usually days away.
We’re gratified to contend that this has now happened and that some Droid Bionic users have started to accept a ascent according to The Droid Guy. It’s a huge 368MB ascent and ICS will offer Droid Bionic users copiousness of advantages such as extended multitasking, face unlock, swipe-able notifications, softened battery opening and more. This is an OTA refurbish nonetheless since of a distance those wishing to download should make certain they have a good Wi-Fi tie before commencement a process. The distance of a download also means it could take some time, between 10 and 15 mins and afterwards a serve 5 to 10 mins for a installation.
Remember a over-the-air ICS refurbish is being pushed out in stages so we might accept notification. If we do so simply press ‘Download’ to ensue and following a download afterwards strike ‘Install Now.’ At this indicate a phone will energy off and afterwards come behind on and we should see a swell bar and designation icon. When a routine is finish a phone will energy off again before entrance behind on to finish a installation. Then it’s simply a doubt of drumming ‘OK’ when we see a acknowledgment that a implement was successful on your home screen.
If we don’t accept presentation and wish to check manually for a refurbish we can hunt for it from a home shade by attack a Menu Key afterwards Settings About Phone System Updates and finally Download. Once a download has taken place strike ‘Install now.’ When this has taken place a phone will energy off before entrance behind on again to finish a installation. At this indicate all we need to do is press ‘OK’ when we see acknowledgment that a implement was successful on your home screen. You can check out some-more about this Verizon program refurbish page for a Droid Bionic here where you’ll see PDF links for refurbish instructions and also a advantages of a update.
Now we finally know that a ICS refurbish is nearing though, maybe it’s time to spin a courtesy to 4.1 Jelly Bean. Back in Sep we gave news on several manufacturers inclination and that would be receiving a Jelly Bean update. At that time Motorola had usually reliable Jelly Bean for a Droid RAZR HD, a Droid RAZR MAXX HD and a Droid RAZR M nonetheless there was no central news for a Motorola Droid Bionic. However Phone Dog reports that Motorola has now released serve sum on some-more inclination that will accept Jelly Bean and a Droid Bionic has been combined to a list.
This will no doubt greatfully many users nonetheless we consternation if Motorola has combined a Droid Bionic to a list in an try to damp a beating that many owners felt about a time it took to accept ICS. For instance, we had copiousness of comments from readers who pronounced they were so fed adult about a conditions that they’d never squeeze another Motorola device again and when we suggested that a rollout was usually days divided some felt it was all too late. Motorola has given no news on when a Jelly Bean refurbish will come to a Droid Bionic so we shouldn’t be jumping adult and down only yet. Nevertheless during slightest we now know that a phone will accept a ascent during some point.
We’re unequivocally meddlesome to hear from readers about a ICS refurbish entrance to a Droid Bionic during last. Are we only gratified that your device will finally accept this upgrade? Maybe you’re still angry about a length of time it took? Perhaps you’re one of a propitious ones that have already perceived a update? Finally we’d like to know how we feel about a news that Jelly Bean will also come to a Droid Bionic during some point? Let us know with your comments.
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