T-Mobile G2 Gingerbread OTA Update Begins Today

Greeeeeeat news T-Mobile G2 owners as today is a magical day for you. That’s right I’m talking about a Gingerbread OTA update that begins today and will rollout over the next few weeks to all G2 owners. This has been a great week for T-Mobile Android owners who are finally seeing a long promised Gingerbread update arrive. Let’s just get right to the meat of this and tell you what’s in store:

  • Android 2.3.3
  • Google Books added
  • Notification color scheme is now black
  • New battery indicator, phone and web icons
  • Color-coded network icon and signal indicator
  • Pressing the power key on a call disables the proximity sensor
  • Wi-Fi improvements
  • New SMS and email notification improvements
  • Improvements to sending MMS from the Gallery

If you aren’t willing to wait for the OTA to come to you, you can try and go to it by using the following steps:

  1. Press the MENU key
  2. Tap SETTINGS
  3. Tap ABOUT PHONE
  4. Tap SYSTEM UPDATES

Note this line from the support document which I’m emphasizing in bold capital letters so people are sure to read it:

IMPORTANT: DO NOT CALL T-MOBILE TO RECEIVE THE UPDATE BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1. THE TIMELINE FOR RECEIVING THE OTA CANNOT BE EXPEDITED. T-MOBILE CANNOT MANUALLY PUSH THE SOFTWARE TO CUSTOMERS WHO ASK TO RECEIVE IT. 

Hope you all got that last part!

T-Mobile

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  • n900mixalot

    Sigh … already moved on to WP7. G2 was an excellent phone though!

  • n900mixalot

    Sigh … already moved on to WP7. G2 was an excellent phone though!

  • Iminay

    Does anyone know if this is a different build from the manual update that has been posted before?
    I wonder if people on that build will be forced to upgrade again or not

  • Finally……Although I still haven’t received my update…….THIS IS NOT FAIR!!!

    OK….Just kidding. It says over the next few weeks…….Hopefully sooner than later. And what is Tell HTC? 

    • Yyevo

      Just guessing, but maybe a feedback tool to HTC?

      • Roger

        BTW there is also a HTC Checkin Service that runs on 2.2.

    • It’s a bug reporting tool with any HTC device. It’s also nice to report bugs with apps that might conflict with the sense UI (which you won’t have a problem with if your using a G2)

  • JP

    if i am rooted, does that mean I won’t see this?

    • Juan17chivas

      i have that same question

      • same here…lol

        • Anonymous

          Nope. Must unroot. Its the issue I have with the G2x.

        • Anonymous

          Nope. Must unroot. Its the issue I have with the G2x.

      • same here…lol

      • same here…lol

    • Lionhe

      Same here.

      • Antoinetrenton2003

        No u have to unroot back to Android. 2.2 to update your g2. To 2.3.3

        • Roger

          Surely there is a difference here.  I rooted solely to delete a few items of crapware.  No flashing or anything else involved.  It is obvious that flashing different firmware would require being back on the one the phone came with since the flashed one is effectively a different OS.

        • Roger

          Surely there is a difference here.  I rooted solely to delete a few items of crapware.  No flashing or anything else involved.  It is obvious that flashing different firmware would require being back on the one the phone came with since the flashed one is effectively a different OS.

      • Antoinetrenton2003

        No u have to unroot back to Android. 2.2 to update your g2. To 2.3.3

      • Antoinetrenton2003

        No u have to unroot back to Android. 2.2 to update your g2. To 2.3.3

    • Lionhe

      Same here.

    • I would guess no as so long you didn’t flash it with anything but the stock build that came with the phone.

  • Ds

    Got update last night build GRI40

    • X6369x

      What is the Build number listed in About Phone?
      I have 2.13.531.8 CL56018, which is the one leaked in May.

    • X6369x

      What is the Build number listed in About Phone?
      I have 2.13.531.8 CL56018, which is the one leaked in May.

    • J-Hop2o6

      I’m on build GRJ90 (2.3.5) via CM7 ;)

    • J-Hop2o6

      I’m on build GRJ90 (2.3.5) via CM7 ;)

  • Ds

    Got update last night build GRI40

  • AJBoogie

    Does the new update disable the free wifi-tethering feature? or will it continue to work after the update?

    • Thomas Brezinski

      good question…

    • stoneyjonez

      There is no free wifi tethering. If it works without paying for the tethering feature, you lucked out!

      • Thomas Brezinski

        From reading a few places online sounds like they only start charging you if you are a heavy user of it.  I’ve used it briefly maybe half a dozen times.  Look on your phone under Settings -> Wireless -> Tethering & portable hotspot.  I would never pay for it because I don’t have enough use for it, but it’s a nice convince to have around if needed.   Like to do basic things when your Comcast goes down!

      • Thomas Brezinski

        From reading a few places online sounds like they only start charging you if you are a heavy user of it.  I’ve used it briefly maybe half a dozen times.  Look on your phone under Settings -> Wireless -> Tethering & portable hotspot.  I would never pay for it because I don’t have enough use for it, but it’s a nice convince to have around if needed.   Like to do basic things when your Comcast goes down!

      • Jdmst77

        Guess both me and my wife lucked out because it works on both of our G2s.  I thought it worked like this for everyone

        • Rosario

          It is for everyone, like Thomas said below they only know your using it when you start using it everyday for big files and they get suspicious of your data increasing. I use mine once in awhile but its never for anything huge.

          So does anyone know the answer to the original question? Did they lock the feature or can we still use it for free?

      • Jdmst77

        Guess both me and my wife lucked out because it works on both of our G2s.  I thought it worked like this for everyone

    • stoneyjonez

      There is no free wifi tethering. If it works without paying for the tethering feature, you lucked out!

  • AJBoogie

    Does the new update disable the free wifi-tethering feature? or will it continue to work after the update?

  • Anonymous

    So if I did the manual leaked update will I still get the update ota or manually checking?

    • DK

      i was about to ask that same thing .

      • Antoinetrenton2003

        Yes you can still get the update I have 2.3.4 on my touch 4g with out root

    • DK

      i was about to ask that same thing .

  • MeMe

    Sadly I knew that this is was coming from an inside source, that is why I switched back from my HD7 to my G2.

    • Anonymous

      Ok?

    • Anonymous

      Ok?

  • Dragon

    Yeahhhhh… my phone says it’s current (still 2.2 version) & hasn’t told me crap.

    • Antoinetrenton2003

      Go to setting on your phone and go to about phone and hit update at the top I have a my touch 4g running 2.3.4 with out root

  • Roger

    It would be nice if wifi calling actually worked.  I experienced it being extremely flaky, taking about 15 seconds after a call starts for both sides to hear each other and randomly just not working.  In the end I had to disable it which is problematic as I get virtually no signal in most of my house.

    Even more annoying is that I am an Android developer.  The wifi calling app constantly (every second or two) sends messages to the system log at error severity level usually just with signal strength information even when wifi calling is turned off.  This is a colossal waste of battery and makes development harder because I can’t see my own app messages as well as ones from other system components.

    • Devin Chadwick

      Maybe its the actual speed of your connection. My avg download is 50Mbps and upload is 6Mbps.  I have never had any issues using wifi.

      • Roger

        Not an issue with speed – you would have to be on modem speeds anyway to be an issue.  My previous phone was a BlackBerry Pearl Flip that had UMA builtin.  My housemate and I could both be in calls at the same time without any issues.

    • Anonymous

      I’m glad to see the WiFi calling getting fixed.  I keep it turned on, but it stops working after I’ve hopped back and forth between my home WiFi and my work WiFi a few times.  I have to restart the phone if I want it to work again.  Hopefully that is fixed.

      • Jdmst77

        I have the same problem and it isn’t connection speed since I have FIOS at home and 802.11G on a T1 backbone at work.  The WiFi Calling app is really a POS.  Every few days I have to reboot to use it again because when you try to open it, it quickly closes and shows you who’s boss.  Don’t get me started on what happens if you do WiFi only (when I left the country) and tried to switch it back to WiFi Preferred when you don’t have an active WiFi network available.

      • Jdmst77

        I have the same problem and it isn’t connection speed since I have FIOS at home and 802.11G on a T1 backbone at work.  The WiFi Calling app is really a POS.  Every few days I have to reboot to use it again because when you try to open it, it quickly closes and shows you who’s boss.  Don’t get me started on what happens if you do WiFi only (when I left the country) and tried to switch it back to WiFi Preferred when you don’t have an active WiFi network available.

  • Nice! From what I’ve read previously, it looked like the manual update going around would require backing up everything, since it wiped the phone. I’m guessing that’s not the case for this update. Sounds good to me. 

  • Nice! From what I’ve read previously, it looked like the manual update going around would require backing up everything, since it wiped the phone. I’m guessing that’s not the case for this update. Sounds good to me. 

    • Devin Chadwick

      i backed up everything just in case, but did not lose anything when I did the manual update a few days ago.

    • Devin Chadwick

      i backed up everything just in case, but did not lose anything when I did the manual update a few days ago.

    • Devin Chadwick

      i backed up everything just in case, but did not lose anything when I did the manual update a few days ago.

      • Jeffreygreen1315

        how do i backup my info

      • Jeffreygreen1315

        how do i backup my info

  • Mel

    Well thats great….does anyone know what part of the country? or anything about who gets the update first? what area,waves, anything….i know its here but im just curious…thanks

  • Mel

    Well thats great….does anyone know what part of the country? or anything about who gets the update first? what area,waves, anything….i know its here but im just curious…thanks

  • Kirbdaddy

    Where is Gingerbread for the Vibrant????

  • Kirbdaddy

    Where is Gingerbread for the Vibrant????

    • Steven

      Yes as our phones are sooooo nobody besides us is even asking. I guess we are just supposed to buy a newer phone in lieu of an update.

    • Steven

      Yes as our phones are sooooo nobody besides us is even asking. I guess we are just supposed to buy a newer phone in lieu of an update.

    • Prod1702

      T-Mobile no longer sells the Vibrant so i am guessing you will not get the update, and for those that think the Vibrant is the Galaxy S 4G it isn’t. 

    • Prod1702

      T-Mobile no longer sells the Vibrant so i am guessing you will not get the update, and for those that think the Vibrant is the Galaxy S 4G it isn’t. 

    • Anonymous

      probably the same place as the Eclair update for the Behold II

      • Anonymous

        LMAO!

      • Anonymous

        LMAO!

      • Anonymous

        And the CLIQ XT Hahahahaha

      • Anonymous

        And the CLIQ XT Hahahahaha

      • Anonymous

        And the CLIQ XT Hahahahaha

    • Anonymous

      probably the same place as the Eclair update for the Behold II

  • rodraf

    Well Now I want HoneyComb 3.0 for my G2 via OTA. When will we be expecting it?

    • ummm never that is a tablet OS as of right now

    • Jdmst77

      Closest thing you will get is installing the GoLauncher and adding the Honeycomb theme.  Requires no Root

  • rodraf

    Well Now I want HoneyComb 3.0 for my G2 via OTA. When will we be expecting it?

  • Tlasher91

    if i have installed the leaked version will i still get the ota?

    • Antoinetrenton2003

      My g2 got messed up so t mobile sent me a brand new my touch 4g it was running 2.2.1 last week tell yesterday I put Android 2.3.4 on my touch 4g with out root it runs faster then the g2

    • From what everyone said yes you should still get it.

  • Tlasher91

    if i have installed the leaked version will i still get the ota?

  • To get your device into the queue right away, dial *#*#checkin#*#*. This is not a 100 percent fix to get it right away but it put your device more ahead of the que. Worked with my Nexus one when 2.2 came out.

    • Anon

      is this true?

      • Anon

        its *#*#2432546#*#*

      • Anon

        its *#*#2432546#*#*

        • I entered this code and I got a message that said the checkin was complete. 

        • I entered this code and I got a message that said the checkin was complete. 

        • Anon

          yep.  me too.  now we get to wait.  we won’t really know if it made a difference in the long run, but i guess it can’t hurt.

      • GregP74

        AFAIK, no. The updates are sent out based on random blocks of IMEI numbers. A certain amount of them are in the que at any one time.

        The Menu/Settings/System Updates thing will begin the download *if* your phone is currently in the que, but won’t hurry things up appreciably.

        The best advice during these OTAs is to hurry up and wait :)

        • GregP74

          Also I should mention again it’s based on IMEI number. Not location, how long you’ve been with T-Mobile, who you talked to at customer service, how tall you are, or how you voted in the last election. It’ll come when it comes and there’s really no way to speed it up.

          (Aside from installing manually, if someone captures the .zip file and posts it)

        • GregP74

          Also I should mention again it’s based on IMEI number. Not location, how long you’ve been with T-Mobile, who you talked to at customer service, how tall you are, or how you voted in the last election. It’ll come when it comes and there’s really no way to speed it up.

          (Aside from installing manually, if someone captures the .zip file and posts it)

        • Anon

          thx

        • Anon

          thx

      • GregP74

        AFAIK, no. The updates are sent out based on random blocks of IMEI numbers. A certain amount of them are in the que at any one time.

        The Menu/Settings/System Updates thing will begin the download *if* your phone is currently in the que, but won’t hurry things up appreciably.

        The best advice during these OTAs is to hurry up and wait :)

    • as I said it not a 100 percent way to get the update. The check in service tells the servers your phone is awaiting a connection to download and available update that might be on the server. When the Droid X got 2.3 I did check in for his phone and 5 hours later he got it.

    • as I said it not a 100 percent way to get the update. The check in service tells the servers your phone is awaiting a connection to download and available update that might be on the server. When the Droid X got 2.3 I did check in for his phone and 5 hours later he got it.

    • as I said it not a 100 percent way to get the update. The check in service tells the servers your phone is awaiting a connection to download and available update that might be on the server. When the Droid X got 2.3 I did check in for his phone and 5 hours later he got it.

    • as I said it not a 100 percent way to get the update. The check in service tells the servers your phone is awaiting a connection to download and available update that might be on the server. When the Droid X got 2.3 I did check in for his phone and 5 hours later he got it.

  • Torres

    Had the leaked version installed for some time, I miss the 3 button combo to restart the phone that 2.2 had. Hopefully that will be re-enabled, and maybe the gps lock on will be faster.

    • ShakenPuma

      I’m running the leak version and I can still do the 3 button combo to restart my phone, it just takes a long longer–I have to hold the buttons down for longer.

      • Showtime86

        Do you see a significant difference or improvement  after the update?

        • Torres

          i did notice that with the leaked version the phone felt slightly faster, battery life didnt notice much of a difference im using juice defender. GPS lock on takes longer than with 2.2

        • Torres

          i did notice that with the leaked version the phone felt slightly faster, battery life didnt notice much of a difference im using juice defender. GPS lock on takes longer than with 2.2

      • Showtime86

        Do you see a significant difference or improvement  after the update?

      • Torres

        It works, thanks for posting.

      • Torres

        It works, thanks for posting.

      • Torres

        It works, thanks for posting.

    • Rosario

      3 button combo? I feel stupid that dont know what that is

  • Anonymous

    By “over the coming weeks” they mean that you won’t get it for a couple of weeks (~2 wks). The MyTouch 4G gingerbread update is going to roll out before the G2. There’s only so many updates that can be done at a time and the G2 is, sadly, a lower priority.

  • Stephanie29

    Happy Happy Joy Joy!!!! :)

  • Stephanie29

    Happy Happy Joy Joy!!!! :)

  • Stephanie29

    Happy Happy Joy Joy!!!! :)

  • Dfireballwow

    Is anyone having problems with GPS???

  • Prod1702

    Also to note T-Mobile can push the update to people they just don’t want you to call. Since there would be a lot of people calling. I work in a Retail Store and i pushed the update to a few people yesterday. It takes a few hours to get pushed and for the phone to download but it can be pushed. I also pushed the update to the G2X in the store. 

  • Prod1702

    Also to note T-Mobile can push the update to people they just don’t want you to call. Since there would be a lot of people calling. I work in a Retail Store and i pushed the update to a few people yesterday. It takes a few hours to get pushed and for the phone to download but it can be pushed. I also pushed the update to the G2X in the store. 

    • Jssyjasmine

      sounds great but do you know by when should one have it. i really don’t know till when to wait?

      • Meagan

        Per Tmobile, till September 1st.

    • Meagan

      Most Tmo Store Reps don’t know how to do that.  What basic steps does it take?

      • Prod1702

        I only found the way one day when i was looking around the system trying to fix a problem. I happen to find out that there was a list of updates for my phone that i hadn’t gotten. When i clicked download i got a pop up a few hours later. I updated 3 of my buddies phones as well as mine two days ago with the 2.3 update.

      • Prod1702

        I only found the way one day when i was looking around the system trying to fix a problem. I happen to find out that there was a list of updates for my phone that i hadn’t gotten. When i clicked download i got a pop up a few hours later. I updated 3 of my buddies phones as well as mine two days ago with the 2.3 update.

      • Prod1702

        I only found the way one day when i was looking around the system trying to fix a problem. I happen to find out that there was a list of updates for my phone that i hadn’t gotten. When i clicked download i got a pop up a few hours later. I updated 3 of my buddies phones as well as mine two days ago with the 2.3 update.

    • Streetz

      Can the push the mytouch 4g upd&te

      • Prod1702

        the My touch 4g update is not listed yet in the system for reps to see. Trust me i have looked for people.

        • Antoinetrenton2003

          You are Wong I update my touch 4g to 2.3.4. With out root

      • Prod1702

        the My touch 4g update is not listed yet in the system for reps to see. Trust me i have looked for people.

      • Prod1702

        the My touch 4g update is not listed yet in the system for reps to see. Trust me i have looked for people.

    • Streetz

      Can the push the mytouch 4g upd&te

    • Gismoe33

      can you do it for my phone???

    • Gismoe33

      can you do it for my phone???

  • You need to be on the TMo data network for this?  I am generally on Wifi all day.

  • Am I the only one who likes 2.2 better than 2.3.3? 

    I’ve tried plenty of ROMs with 2.3 (even the early release) and none of them was as stable as 2.2.Also the white color Notification screen is easier in the eyes when driving. Yeah I know about the no texting and driving law, (I don’t do that anyway) but my phone is my Music/GPS device for my car. It takes me twice as long to find a playlist/song/album/netcast with the black skin. (less time with phone is always a good thing when driving) I’ve yet to to get an improvements from any ROMs without stability issues on 2.3.

    I wish I can be happy about this, but stock 2.2 just works on my phone. 

  • CharlieSheen

    Phone runs much faster AND GPS problem is gone BUT keyboard backlight is intermittent, dropped calls galore, GOOD does not run well at all. In all….LOSER

    • MarkS

      You mean #Losing

    • MarkS

      You mean #Losing

  • CharlieSheen

    Phone runs much faster AND GPS problem is gone BUT keyboard backlight is intermittent, dropped calls galore, GOOD does not run well at all. In all….LOSER

  • CharlieSheen

    By the way, a friend ported over iOs 5 to his droid. Luckily they dont solder and use sockets. Anyway, it rocks on VZW. 3g at 1M. No latency.

    David is right, Apple is the winner. ARG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Dislike. O.o

    • Yyevo

      Pics.. or it didn’t happen.

  • CharlieSheen

    By the way, a friend ported over iOs 5 to his droid. Luckily they dont solder and use sockets. Anyway, it rocks on VZW. 3g at 1M. No latency.

    David is right, Apple is the winner. ARG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Retention gave me a free upgrade to the g2x. We will see how it works out this time.

    • Craibailey

      Can you explain for what reason did retention give you a free upgrade to the G2x?

      • Anonymous

        I guess because I qualified for a full upgrade and they were inclined to do so. I simply asked what kind of deal I could get if I upgrade to the device. TMobile does it again.  I was looking at the G2x compared to the Sensation at a TMO store yesterday. The G2X was zippy fast, clean, fluid in its responsiveness. The display vibrant. The Sensation was washed out looking, and laggy as hell. I love the build of both, but I like the speaker placement on the G2x much better. And the memory.

      • Anonymous

        I guess because I qualified for a full upgrade and they were inclined to do so. I simply asked what kind of deal I could get if I upgrade to the device. TMobile does it again.  I was looking at the G2x compared to the Sensation at a TMO store yesterday. The G2X was zippy fast, clean, fluid in its responsiveness. The display vibrant. The Sensation was washed out looking, and laggy as hell. I love the build of both, but I like the speaker placement on the G2x much better. And the memory.

        • Craibailey

          Ok thanks

        • Anonymous

          I should mention that they had to really dig into my account history because the last upgrade I actually kept was the G1. At first it appeared I showed 18 mos since last upgrade, but I had actually fulfilled my entire contract months ago. The confusion created because I tried 3 upgrade phones since the G1 and returned them due to problems. Once he saw that,  it was free. I still get the $50.00 gift card. 

          At first he was going to give it to me for $74.00 and $10.00 discount on my bill for 2 years. So clearly he was making an effort to extend good customer service. 

        • Craibailey

          Ok. Because I thought they replaced your G2 out with a G2x due to you having problems with your G2. Well hope you enjoy your G2x. :-)

        • Craibailey

          Ok thanks

        • Craibailey

          Ok thanks

        • Xfallofeverymanx

          the G2x is free for 3 days which started on the 26th..

          TMobile
          T-Mobile USA

          Deal Alert: The T-Mobile G2x is being offered for FREE –3 days only! http://cot.ag/nglup2 2 yr. agmt. req’d. Restrictions apply.

          26 Jul

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          wish i was able for an upgrade

          still waiting for the OTA for my G2.. can’t wait.

    • ROB

      if third party retailer like WIREFLY has better deal than tmobile.com
      for upgrade, is it better to go with wirefly? I saw better pricing for a
      phone at wirefly and it gives me option to upgrade but does wirefly
      charge you upgrade fee and tax for the phone? any pros and cons on
      upgrading contract with third party?

  • Stephanie29

    I now have Gingerbread on my G2! Woot Woot!  I got the OTA update about an hour ago. :)

    • Lucky you I still remember the excitement i had when i woke up to an update for my G1 when they got android 1.6 smh those were the days

      • awww G1 Memories next my Nexus One that had to be my fav Android phone

      • awww G1 Memories next my Nexus One that had to be my fav Android phone

      • awww G1 Memories next my Nexus One that had to be my fav Android phone

      • Nick Mcghee

        Hahahaha I remember that same feeling when my original mytouch got the donut update… lol I knew nothing about android but was excited that I was getting an update for a phone I had for only a month… and I got the mytouch ON RELEASE DAY…. what happened to the glory days of timely updates???? Smh

    • Lucky you I still remember the excitement i had when i woke up to an update for my G1 when they got android 1.6 smh those were the days

    • Anonymous

      Lies. Let’s see a picture.

    • Anonymous

      Lies. Let’s see a picture.

  • Kevin chico

    if you dont have service on your G2 will you still get the update?

  • Kevin chico

    if you dont have service on your G2 will you still get the update?

    • thescarletnecklace

      OTA stands for “over the air”. The “air” is the network, or service that you speak of. So, no.

    • thescarletnecklace

      OTA stands for “over the air”. The “air” is the network, or service that you speak of. So, no.

    • thescarletnecklace

      OTA stands for “over the air”. The “air” is the network, or service that you speak of. So, no.

  • Kevin chico

    if you dont have service on your G2 will you still get the update?

  • I am so happy that i wited and the day is finally hear I just got a replacement G2 last month because of my screen randomly dieing out so i bought a new case,privacy screen, and now this update will bring my Phone to the glory it deserves.

  • I am so happy that i wited and the day is finally hear I just got a replacement G2 last month because of my screen randomly dieing out so i bought a new case,privacy screen, and now this update will bring my Phone to the glory it deserves.

  • I am so happy that i wited and the day is finally hear I just got a replacement G2 last month because of my screen randomly dieing out so i bought a new case,privacy screen, and now this update will bring my Phone to the glory it deserves.

  • Anonymous

    im happy for all the g2 owners out there. congrats!

  • is G2X now completely fixed and safe to order? I have  5 lines , i got SENSATION on one line, the other line, i cant decide between, MYTOUCH4G SLIDE or G2X .

    if third party retailer like WIREFLY has better deal than tmobile.com for upgrade, is it better to go with wirefly? I saw better pricing for a phone at wirefly and it gives me option to upgrade but does wirefly charge you upgrade fee and tax for the phone? any pros and cons on upgrading contract with third party?

  • is G2X now completely fixed and safe to order? I have  5 lines , i got SENSATION on one line, the other line, i cant decide between, MYTOUCH4G SLIDE or G2X .

    if third party retailer like WIREFLY has better deal than tmobile.com for upgrade, is it better to go with wirefly? I saw better pricing for a phone at wirefly and it gives me option to upgrade but does wirefly charge you upgrade fee and tax for the phone? any pros and cons on upgrading contract with third party?

    • Bobsacamano

      The 18 dollar upgrade fee will be charged by Tmobile not Wirefly. Generally their is no tax added to the price of the phone. One of the great things about ordering from a third party is many times you get a cheaper price on phones, in addition to other accessory deals like a free SD card or bluetooth piece. 

      • i already have the SENSATION which is supposedly the best  andriod phone and also one of the latest.

        if I upgrade,  the next 3 best are G2X, MYTOUCH4G SLIDE and SAMSUNG GALAXY. can’t decide which one to get. maybe G2X but how good is the MYTOUCH4G SLIDE other than its gerat camera features?
        I already have  the regular MYTOUCH4G. if i upgrade through wirefly and if in future I cancel my line, will be pay ETF to both tmobile and wirefly?

      • i already have the SENSATION which is supposedly the best  andriod phone and also one of the latest.

        if I upgrade,  the next 3 best are G2X, MYTOUCH4G SLIDE and SAMSUNG GALAXY. can’t decide which one to get. maybe G2X but how good is the MYTOUCH4G SLIDE other than its gerat camera features?
        I already have  the regular MYTOUCH4G. if i upgrade through wirefly and if in future I cancel my line, will be pay ETF to both tmobile and wirefly?

        • me

          I have the G2X i love this device it does wonders 

        • Anonymous

          I just compared it to the Sensation at a TMO store and the G2X wins. The G2x has a more vivid display, isn’t all laggy like the Sensation, and is not burdened with Sense.

        • Nick Mcghee

          I am going to say say hold off just a lil bit longer, til next month…. each month tmoible will be releasing a new high end android phone, and next month should see the release of the galaxys2 or hercules… research them, then make ur decision…..

        • Nick Mcghee

          I am going to say say hold off just a lil bit longer, til next month…. each month tmoible will be releasing a new high end android phone, and next month should see the release of the galaxys2 or hercules… research them, then make ur decision…..

      • i already have the SENSATION which is supposedly the best  andriod phone and also one of the latest.

        if I upgrade,  the next 3 best are G2X, MYTOUCH4G SLIDE and SAMSUNG GALAXY. can’t decide which one to get. maybe G2X but how good is the MYTOUCH4G SLIDE other than its gerat camera features?
        I already have  the regular MYTOUCH4G. if i upgrade through wirefly and if in future I cancel my line, will be pay ETF to both tmobile and wirefly?

    • Bobsacamano

      The 18 dollar upgrade fee will be charged by Tmobile not Wirefly. Generally their is no tax added to the price of the phone. One of the great things about ordering from a third party is many times you get a cheaper price on phones, in addition to other accessory deals like a free SD card or bluetooth piece. 

    • yaddayaddasomething

      I see you posting about what you should do almost every other post (bit exagerated, but its enough where if I see your name, I know you can’t decide on something). Man up and take a leap of faith already. This is choosing a phone, not rocket surgery!

    • yaddayaddasomething

      I see you posting about what you should do almost every other post (bit exagerated, but its enough where if I see your name, I know you can’t decide on something). Man up and take a leap of faith already. This is choosing a phone, not rocket surgery!

    • yaddayaddasomething

      I see you posting about what you should do almost every other post (bit exagerated, but its enough where if I see your name, I know you can’t decide on something). Man up and take a leap of faith already. This is choosing a phone, not rocket surgery!

    • n900mixalot

      This is the G2 slider that they’re talking about, not the G2X.

  • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Hello,everyone,sorry take your time a min,show a good fashion stuff 

    website —— www (vipstores) net —— you can input on your web there,if you

    do know how to do,you can click my username and you will come 

    our company website,maybe you will find something your like,thanks!

  • Tlasher91

    Does anyone know if the ota fixes the issue when you slide the g2s keyboard out to landsscape mode the bottom dock with the app launcher and phone and web buttons is shaped like the froyo dock?

  • Tlasher91

    Does anyone know if the ota fixes the issue when you slide the g2s keyboard out to landsscape mode the bottom dock with the app launcher and phone and web buttons is shaped like the froyo dock?

  • Tlasher91

    Does anyone know if the ota fixes the issue when you slide the g2s keyboard out to landsscape mode the bottom dock with the app launcher and phone and web buttons is shaped like the froyo dock?

  • Lvbggy

    Yay, my phone is updating as we speak…It is about time that the issues are resolved….

    • Reverseforbidden

      I go to the settings and try to update but my phone says it phone is up to date!!!!!! WHYYYYYYYYYY *cryes* I want gingerbread, does anyone can post a link to the ota file pleaaaasssseee or send it to my email??? reverseforbidden@gmail.com PLEASSSSSEEEE!

      • you gotta wait if you want the OTA until they send it to your phone, alternatively there are links on here about manually updating to Gingerbread on ur G2 with the leaked ROM.
        I will wait for the OTA. Loved my G2 when I bought it, 2.3 will be fun, then eventually I’ll root it and run Cyanogen.

      • you gotta wait if you want the OTA until they send it to your phone, alternatively there are links on here about manually updating to Gingerbread on ur G2 with the leaked ROM.
        I will wait for the OTA. Loved my G2 when I bought it, 2.3 will be fun, then eventually I’ll root it and run Cyanogen.

      • you gotta wait if you want the OTA until they send it to your phone, alternatively there are links on here about manually updating to Gingerbread on ur G2 with the leaked ROM.
        I will wait for the OTA. Loved my G2 when I bought it, 2.3 will be fun, then eventually I’ll root it and run Cyanogen.

    • david brand

      what issues ?

  • Hslxsmd

    I cant find my earlier post but as of tonight i have froze/rebooted 5 times after the update. I then thought it might be launcher pro plus. I have had no issues since i turned launcher pro plus off. any others have issues with launcher pro/g2x gingerbread?

    • Anonymous

      If you have trouble with it after the update, do a factory reset. I wouldn’t even load apps back on before doing this, and then things seem to usually be reset fine.

    • n900mixalot

      This is a G2 post, not a G2X post.

    • Hslxsmd

      whoops thats dumb on my part

    • Hslxsmd

      whoops thats dumb on my part

    • Hslxsmd

      whoops thats dumb on my part

  • me

    Does any body know why the device just randomly powercyles and does anybody know if the update fixed the problem?

    • david brand

      it means you have a defective phone and should have returned it and not (like a dumbass) thought it was a software problem

      • Fhsfgh

        That was such a rude comment. Have some decency!

        • david brand

          it may be rude but its true, im tired of these people complaining about a defective phone on t he internet when their first and best option should have been to return the phone and get one thats not defective. and NO its not overcharging the battery….its called a defective phone. my first G2 screen froze and i had to remove the battery every 10 min..my first thought was not to blame the software and bitch on the internet, i brought it back and got one thats worked ever since. its just sad that i have to be rude to make a simple, no thought required, point.

        • david brand

          it may be rude but its true, im tired of these people complaining about a defective phone on t he internet when their first and best option should have been to return the phone and get one thats not defective. and NO its not overcharging the battery….its called a defective phone. my first G2 screen froze and i had to remove the battery every 10 min..my first thought was not to blame the software and bitch on the internet, i brought it back and got one thats worked ever since. its just sad that i have to be rude to make a simple, no thought required, point.

        • Anonymous

          Actually, you are rude and wrong. It’s a soft power cycle, the phone never actually fully reboots. Therefor it is a software issue. It was supposed to be fixed by an update a long time ago but it didn’t work.

    • n900mixalot

      You talking about the G2X or the G2?

    • Hsujack

      it’s the battery, get a new one or wrap tape around the bottom half of the battery.

    • Hsujack

      it’s the battery, get a new one or wrap tape around the bottom half of the battery.

    • Mel

      i had this same problem with my g1, the problem is your overcharging the battery, when its charged up all the way TAKE IT OFF THE CHARGER, but its too late now, you need a new battery they’re quite cheap in amazon…..good luck

  • me

    Does any body know why the device just randomly powercyles and does anybody know if the update fixed the problem?

  • Big Mike

    love the g2 just got gingerbread but is it worth all that stuff about overclocking and cyromod looks interesting but im not that hardcore it looks like a lot of instructions

    • Guest

      Cyamod has had 2.3.4 since mid spring. Some minor bugs here and there but battery is much better, has an FM radio and everything works. Rooting is not that hard assuming you can follow instructions, you don’t call T-Mobile every time your phone doesn’t send a text, and can research an issue on the web. “Voids ” your warranty but I unrooted and am on a replacement from insurance plan after a screen crack. Can’t say everyone will have the same experience. I always say you get the phone and op system for what you want in terms of customization. If no involvement blackberry, little involvement iPhone, more involvement stock android, even more involvement root, involved tweaking your own roms. You use what you can handle in terms of abilities and time you’d like to put to your phone. Last, in mms/sms settings change custom user agent to blackberry if you use cyan if people complain you send a big x in mms. Just remember that and you should be good. Good luck with what you choose.

      • Roger

        How exactly do you unroot?  I’ve never found instructions for that in my searches.

        There also seem to be many places where people conflate rooting with flashing.  For example I rooted my phone purely to delete the crapware but never flashed anything.

      • Roger

        How exactly do you unroot?  I’ve never found instructions for that in my searches.

        There also seem to be many places where people conflate rooting with flashing.  For example I rooted my phone purely to delete the crapware but never flashed anything.

  • Sweeet!! I’m a happy camper!

  • Raf

    YESSSS! YESSSSSS!

  • Raf

    YESSSS! YESSSSSS!

  • Tej_mangat

    Still rebooting ………. itself.

    • n900mixalot

      G2 or G2X? This is the G2 update.

  • I just got the SENSATION but having hard time bringing music from my PC to  my phone.  When I plug in the USB cable  , it is not showing anything. any one had success  transfering music from PC to the sensation?

    any steps please?

  • I just got the SENSATION but having hard time bringing music from my PC to  my phone.  When I plug in the USB cable  , it is not showing anything. any one had success  transfering music from PC to the sensation?

    any steps please?

    • stino

      When u plug ur phone into ur pc drag the screen down on ur phone it should say mount as a charger or as a disk drive and js go from there

      • Action 6

        I have the same problem I am not able to transfer music from my pc to my phone. I plug in my phone to my pc using the USB cable but it doesn’t show any screen to drag.

        • Nick

          Drag the notification bar down (the bar at the top that has the date, cel status, tc) and you should see the option to mount

        • Anonymous

          See that bar at the very top that shows the time and the cellular signal strength? Put you finger on that bar, and drag down. You will see all of your notifications. If your phone is plugged in, you will see an option to mount your phone in the notifications panel. and Tada! it works. Most people don’t even notice that feature when they get an android phone.

      • which screen to drag? I saw no screen on my SENSATION or PC. it just says usb installed on my pc and that’s it.  can you  give me any steps  to do this please?

        • lugnut667

          First off: stop looking at your PC. Look at your phone and follow the steps that others have listed on your PHONE not the PC. Once you do that, your PC will detect the device and ask you what you want to do with it. If you don’t want to use DoubleTwist and prefer to do it the old fashioned way, when prompted on the PC, just select the option “Open in folder view” or something along those lines (the last one at the bottom) then create a folder titled “Music” or whatever, and drag and drop your music into this folder. Then open up the music app of your choice. 

          If you still cannot get it to work, another technique is to use cloud storage apps such as Google Music or Amazon MP3. I recommend both. Download Amazon MP3 and create an account. Then simply go to Amazon.com, log in, and access your MP3 account and upload your music to your cloud storage from your PC. Then use the Amazon MP3 app on your phone to pull up your cloud drive and download the music on to your device. Also, any music that you purchase from Amazon MP3 will be automatically placed into your cloud drive and you will have the option to stream or download the music to your device. 

    • stino

      When u plug ur phone into ur pc drag the screen down on ur phone it should say mount as a charger or as a disk drive and js go from there

    • Anonymous

      Use double twist! Also, on all android phones, there is a notification bar. It’s the bar at the very top with the time, and the cellular signal indicator, but you put your finger on the bar, and drag down, you should see all of your notifications. When your phone is plugged in, in the notification bar, it has an option to mount the phone, mount it. In Double twist, you can sync Music onto your phone really easily. Almost like iTunes, and it also read your whole entire iTunes library, so if you have music in iTunes, it will automatically appear!

  • Faustinoobregon

    Will u receive the ota update if ur running ur connection on WiFi

    • Onebirmingham

      Yes U /can my t-mobile g2x update over wifi whit the sim card in it

  • Just Wonderin’

    Gingerbread might be great but can you still run Netflix, HuluPlus and HBO GO like the G2 does before the update?

  • Just Wonderin’

    Gingerbread might be great but can you still run Netflix, HuluPlus and HBO GO like the G2 does before the update?

    • MrWhsprs

      Netflix app version 1.3.0 (the current build) does work with 2.3.3 on the G2.

  • FlubberNubber

    It doesn’t show it on my g2 :(

  • FlubberNubber

    It doesn’t show it on my g2 :(

  • Craibailey

    Is there anyone from Chicago that received the Gingerbread update for the T-Mobile G2?

    • Brian Eng

      Nothing on my end.

      • Craibailey

        Ok thanks

    • Brian Eng

      Nothing on my end.

    • Brian Eng

      Nothing on my end.

  • Chrisbtreat

    Got my update and it rocks!

    • Dam I hope i get mine by tomorrow or at least by saturday.

    • haven man

      Does your version read 2.3.3 or 2.3.4

    • haven man

      Does your version read 2.3.3 or 2.3.4

  • Chrisbtreat

    Got my update and it rocks!

  • Mark

    According to someone in the TMo support forums, it says 2.3.3 but is actually 2.3.4.  This is what they had in their “About” section.
    Android Version: 2.3.4Baseband 12.52.60.25U_26.08.04.30_M3Kernel: 2.6.35.10 (bunch of letter and numbers after)Build: 2.15.531.3 (CL number after – release keys)Can someone who received the OTA verify this?  I still have not received it yet.

    • Antoinetrenton2003

      That’s what my touch 4g says I have 2.3 .4

    • Glazehound

      I can verify it. That is exactly what it says. Got it this morning. I think they send it to the phones at night so it doesn’t take up all the bandwidth.

      • haven man

        I have gingerbread 2.3.3 on my G2 for about 3 weeks now via the leak that released back in late May. So it definitely says 2.3.4?

  • Mark

    According to someone in the TMo support forums, it says 2.3.3 but is actually 2.3.4.  This is what they had in their “About” section.
    Android Version: 2.3.4Baseband 12.52.60.25U_26.08.04.30_M3Kernel: 2.6.35.10 (bunch of letter and numbers after)Build: 2.15.531.3 (CL number after – release keys)Can someone who received the OTA verify this?  I still have not received it yet.

  • I’m not getting it :( Hope I get it by tomorrow

  • I’m not getting it :( Hope I get it by tomorrow

  • I’m not getting it :( Hope I get it by tomorrow

  • Does anyone know exactly how these updates come out in “waves”? I’m very curious if it is absolutely random or it goes by seniority to tmobile or location. Any replies would rock.

    • Mark

      I have heard it is by IMEI number.  I don’t know the details however.

      • just taking a shot out into the dark but would anyone agree that this could mean that the older the g2 manufacture date is, the faster you will get the ota?

  • Does anyone know exactly how these updates come out in “waves”? I’m very curious if it is absolutely random or it goes by seniority to tmobile or location. Any replies would rock.

  • Senorcristian

    Will you still be able to get the OTA if you downloaded the leaked version from earlier this week?

    • people keep saying that you will

    • DK

      I read in another thread that someone had spoken to a few reps and everyone who’s phone is registered as a G2x on tmobile will receive the option to update on their phone via OTA. which i really hope is true cause i too got the leaked version on my celly, LoL

  • Mel

    No update for chicago area yet…….

  • Anonymous

    Not for SoCal yet. :(

  • guest

    anybody in Long island , NY get it yet?

  • CharlieSheen

    Got mine and when I booted up it said “Welcome to ATT”

    WTF!?!?!??!?!

  • CharlieSheen

    Hoping to get iOs on my G2. WIP. Will advise. It rocks on the droid!!

  • Acjlove

    IF ANYBODY HAVE THE UPDATE PLEASE MAKE A YOUTUBE VIDEO ABOUT IT I WANT TO SEE IT AND TELL ME THE NAME OF IT DID ANY BODY GET IN IN HOUSTON AREA

    • Juan

      No not yet

    • Juan

      No not yet

    • Turphed

      I made a pre-video explaining which phones will get it, watch for the update vid on YouTube username Turphed when I get it ill record what happens

  • Jimrome27

    nothing here in SF just yet

  • Jimrome27

    nothing here in SF just yet

  • SoloArtyz

    Very displeasing that they would force everyone to wait it out for their OTA update and not make a manual download option available for those of us who lack patience, but yet have already been paitiently wait for Gingerbread.

    • Turphed

      I know right?

    • Turphed

      I know right?

  • Le8016

    Have any one got it in nj I want the update badly

    • Kdsalomon

      still waiting for it here

  • Turphed

    Can someone tell me if this is gonna happen in some particular order? I really don’t wanna be told it comes out today then I get it 3 weeks later due to some technicality… in the meantime check my youtube channel on YouTube username Turphed for a vid of how it installs when I get it… WHEN I get it lol

  • Kdsalomon

    Does having an exchanged(I dont think it was refurbed) phone make any diffrence on when updates reach it?

    • Nick Mcghee

      I believe so because the updates are being rolled out based on IMEI which would mean your IMEI would be of a later release if you had to exchange it. I am in the same boat and I’m super sad that I haven’t received it yet.

      • Nate32

        not true.. I bought my G2 the same day it came out (October 8th) and so far.. nothing/nada. So seems more random to me.

        • Antoinetrenton2003

          You are Wong the g2 come out October 3 2010 I had bought it seens It come out I had to replace mines with a my touch 4g and I’m running Android. 2.3.4 with out root

      • Nate32

        not true.. I bought my G2 the same day it came out (October 8th) and so far.. nothing/nada. So seems more random to me.

    • Turphed

      no

    • Turphed

      no

  • Kdsalomon

    Does having an exchanged(I dont think it was refurbed) phone make any diffrence on when updates reach it?

  • Acjlove

    THANKS TURPHED I WATCHED THE VIDEO

    • Turphed

      No problem

    • Turphed

      No problem

  • Acjlove

    THANKS TURPHED I WATCHED THE VIDEO

  • Slick Vic

    Well, I didn’t get Gingerbread yet. But I did just get the new Market updated!

  • Slick Vic

    Well, I didn’t get Gingerbread yet. But I did just get the new Market updated!

    • jaakka3

      Same here

    • jaakka3

      Same here

  • Meme

    Incorrect Instructions –

    4. Tap SYSTEM UPDATES-
    There is no “System Updates”. It is actually Software Updates

    • Closettechyg

      There is no “Software Updates” on a G2. You may be talking about a G2x (which is not what this post is about)

  • R8drlvr909

    Ok so I couldn’t wait for this damn ota update lol so there was this “leak” that you can manually update the phone to 2.3.3 but it had some tiny bugs like pressing the camera button makes the phone vibrate and problems with the keyboard backlight, so my question is,IF I DID THIS MAUAL UPDATE BUT IT ISN’T THIS OTA UPDATE THAT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY, WILL I STILL BE ABLE TO RECEIVE THIS UPDATE OR WILL MY PHONE REJECT IT EVEN THOUGH IT ISN’T THE CURRENT ONE THAT TMOBILE IS RELEASING. Thank you to whoever answers =)

  • HurryUp!

    I did the update (leak) last week… if any one has receieved the OTA update, what is the build number?  The leak # is 2.13.531.8 CL56018.

    • R8drlvr909

      Ya my build number is the same as yours, idk if well still get the update though =(

  • Guest

    Baaaaaad news. Our phone batteries have been sucked dry ever since this rollout started. Can’t keep a charge. Not feeling the magic.

  • Mel

    has ANYONE actually got the OTA update? what part of USA?

    • Mags

      I was wondering the same thing ;)

  • Craibailey

    You must prove all things first, but is it possible that they will say the G2 update rolls out today but in actuality it starts in another week or two because it also says don’t call T-Mobile before September 1st this could be to hush people up do to all the other devices getting there update.

  • Craibailey

    You must prove all things first, but is it possible that they will say the G2 update rolls out today but in actuality it starts in another week or two because it also says don’t call T-Mobile before September 1st this could be to hush people up do to all the other devices getting there update.

  • I got my update today! Lets hope it’s a good thing -Austin, Tx

    • L4950

      Lucky

    • Turphed

      I’m in florida, who knows maybe its rolling out from west to east or visa versa? Either way I don’t know of any floridians who got it yet (including me)

    • Turphed

      I’m in florida, who knows maybe its rolling out from west to east or visa versa? Either way I don’t know of any floridians who got it yet (including me)

  • Kevin A

    I’m Still Waiting For The Update From Houston TX 

    • Freddym162

      Same here Ive had my phone since day one thinking it would get gb because it was stock froyo.still nothing

  • Jules097

    I’m still waiting in SoCal

  • And I’m still waiting in NorCal….

  • And I’m still waiting in NorCal….

  • Bldunlap82

    Wife just got hers, I can’t get it. We are in WI

  • Jalmaraz66

    Got my update yesterday morning or midnight it works great but I still don’t know what the “dock” is for I’m from houston

    • R8drlvr909

      The dock feature is used when you purchase the g2 dock, youtube has a video on that

    • Kevin A

      Your Lucky To Get It ! 

  • Uncle C

    The manual update trick isn’t working for me. It says my system is up to date and I’m running 2.2

  • Brent

    Nothing in KC, but I did read the original T-Mobile post in the link provided above and the bottom of the post states beginning august 5th you can go into a retail store and they can manually update to 2.3.3!

  • kasem wilson

    sick and tired of waiting for this i want my gingerbread update and i want it now not August or September that got until tomorrow or im getting Verizon.. its sad to see how t-mobile treats its successor of the first ever android phone we should have been the first to get gingerbread 

    • Soulocj

      Stupid G2x already got theyrs… it is unfair being the first google phone yet last to receive the update… phones been out for almost a year now, just ridiculous

      • Antoinetrenton2003

        It does not matter t mobile update all there high end phones at the same time so don’t be mad

      • Antoinetrenton2003

        It does not matter t mobile update all there high end phones at the same time so don’t be mad

  • kasem wilson

    sick and tired of waiting for this i want my gingerbread update and i want it now not August or September that got until tomorrow or im getting Verizon.. its sad to see how t-mobile treats its successor of the first ever android phone we should have been the first to get gingerbread 

  • kasem wilson

    sick and tired of waiting for this i want my gingerbread update and i want it now not August or September that got until tomorrow or im getting Verizon.. its sad to see how t-mobile treats its successor of the first ever android phone we should have been the first to get gingerbread 

  • Qjbj90

    Any updates in Houston? Texas?
    Anywhere???!!!
    I’m running stock unrooted 2.2
    Holding out on the leaked version.
    I need ota now lol

  • John

    I don’t get it. My wife got her update, Mytouch 4g earlier today. Now she’s running 2.3.4. Why is that the mytouch gets 2.3.4 and we get 2.3.3? I do believe the G2 came out before the mytouch 4g and the G2X and both are running 2.3.4. Is the G2 going to get the 2.3.3 or 2.3.4? Anyone know for sure or can confirm?

    • Antoinetrenton2003

      Its because the my touch 4g has a front face camera and the g2 does not I have 2.3.4 on my touch 4g

    • Antoinetrenton2003

      Its because the my touch 4g has a front face camera and the g2 does not I have 2.3.4 on my touch 4g

  • Norm

    Still waiting for the update here in AZ.. . 

  • Jules097

    WTF, still nothing in SoCal. I don’t even have the new market! I’m soo impatient lol

    • Dave

      You can download the apk file for the new market. You don’t have to wait for that,just for the gingerbread update.

    • Unrulywizdom

      For the new market, just clear the cache, force stop, then clear data in for the market app in the manage applications menu in settings. Open market again then close it. Within a minute you should see different market icon and you’re good to go.

  • SoloArtyz

    Did a factory data reset, and in less than 5 minutes my phone was promting me to update to 2.3.3 (even tho once I finished downloading my phone now says it’s running 2.3.4)!  Don’t know if it was just a coincidence or not but I don’t care at this point.  I’m in SoCal by the way but I don’t think location has anything to do with it.

    • Mel

      its gonna be funny when a lot of people do factory resets and nothing happens…….lol

      • tdawg

        Doing a factory reset maybe a good thing. I gotta research that a little bit……… I just did a google search to see if anyone else received the OTA after a factory reset. I could not find anyone who did but some folks recommended  doing an factory reset prior to OTA in order for the phone to run smoother.

        • SoloArtyz

          That’s the reason why I was doing it in the first place was to prepare my phone for the update when it comes and it just so happened to come right after I did it.  Didnt want to carry over anything that might conflict with the new OS so I thought it would be a great idea.

        • SoloArtyz

          That’s the reason why I was doing it in the first place was to prepare my phone for the update when it comes and it just so happened to come right after I did it.  Didnt want to carry over anything that might conflict with the new OS so I thought it would be a great idea.

        • Itsfabianman

          Thanks solo for that comment of yours. I live in socal aswell and thought my phone is kinda slugish even though I just got it a recently refurbished one and maybe ill get the update aswelll. Sure enough I got the update n flinging thru my apps it runs smooth. So maybe it is by location? Idk o..o

      • SoloArtyz

        That would be funny lol!  Now that I think about it, I’m actually starting to feel bad because I’m almost certain people have already tried it because of my post!  This has not been proven to work people so do it at your own risk because you might end up with just a fresh, clean install of….. Froyo 2.2 lol!  You have been warned lol!

      • SoloArtyz

        That would be funny lol!  Now that I think about it, I’m actually starting to feel bad because I’m almost certain people have already tried it because of my post!  This has not been proven to work people so do it at your own risk because you might end up with just a fresh, clean install of….. Froyo 2.2 lol!  You have been warned lol!

    • x6369x

      What Build Number are you showing?

      • SoloArtyz

        2.15.531.3 CL82286

        • That build # is a lot different than the leaked ROM!!!!!!

        • x6369x

          Yes, the leaked version I have is 2.13.531.8 CL56018.

        • x6369x

          Yes, the leaked version I have is 2.13.531.8 CL56018.

      • SoloArtyz

        2.15.531.3 CL82286

    • L4950

      I did the factory data reset and havent got nothing yet but I don’t regret it because my G2 is much faster now

      • SoloArtyz

        Yes, it’s almost like you bought your phone all over again when you do a factory reset… only there’s nothing new about it but if you’ve been experiencing bugs and glitches for so long it will feel like a new phone.  I do it every so often though especially if I’ve been dowloading alot of apps that turned out to be garbage and ended up unistalling.  I’m very watchful though when it comes to downloading apps because third party software is where most peoples problems come from, not their hardware.

  • SoloArtyz

    Did a factory data reset, and in less than 5 minutes my phone was promting me to update to 2.3.3 (even tho once I finished downloading my phone now says it’s running 2.3.4)!  Don’t know if it was just a coincidence or not but I don’t care at this point.  I’m in SoCal by the way but I don’t think location has anything to do with it.

  • SoloArtyz

    Did a factory data reset, and in less than 5 minutes my phone was promting me to update to 2.3.3 (even tho once I finished downloading my phone now says it’s running 2.3.4)!  Don’t know if it was just a coincidence or not but I don’t care at this point.  I’m in SoCal by the way but I don’t think location has anything to do with it.

  • SoloArtyz

    Did a factory data reset, and in less than 5 minutes my phone was promting me to update to 2.3.3 (even tho once I finished downloading my phone now says it’s running 2.3.4)!  Don’t know if it was just a coincidence or not but I don’t care at this point.  I’m in SoCal by the way but I don’t think location has anything to do with it.

  • TheBearNerd

    Anyone have it in the Kentucky area yet? im in louisville and its a no go. patience is not avert me

  • TheBearNerd

    Anyone have it in the Kentucky area yet? im in louisville and its a no go. patience is not avert me

  • Mel

    I GOT THE UPDATE IN CHICAGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOHOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!sorry im just kidding……ey i can dream right..

  • TheBearNerd

    Just did a custom download of it. It works perfect and its extremely legit. was not patient enough to wait. It works really well just downloaded the leaked .zip file that came out 4 days ago and mounted it to my SD card and then when u reboot the phone it detects the file and automatically updates it for you. The black color scheme is righteous

    • Acjlove

      How yo do it can you explain all the steps to me

    • Acjlove

      How yo do it can you explain all the steps to me

    • Turphed

      How?

  • Maes_william

    I got the update but the camera sucks now and it didn’t fix the cam flip for using yahoo video chat. Also the first time downloading it it crashed my phone so t-mobile had to send me a new one

  • Turphed

    Ur talking about the g2x…?

  • Turphed

    I still haven’t gotten it. Is there ANY way to download the .zip file and install manually?

  • guest

    will having titanium backup (root) even though i am not rooted prevent the update from reaching my phone?

  • guest

    will having titanium backup (root) even though i am not rooted prevent the update from reaching my phone?

  • Kevin A

    People IS G2 NOT G2X !!!!!!!!!

  • MarSmith

    I’m in South Jersey and haven’t recieved it at all. Anyone else around the area?

  • Jag

    didnt get the update yet…got the market update during the week tho…

  • John

    Northwest Ohio here and still no update. Anyone else in the Ohio area with the new update?

  • John

    Northwest Ohio here and still no update. Anyone else in the Ohio area with the new update?

    • Southwest Ohio and still nothing for me.

    • Brian

      work in NW ohio and like in Ann Arbor MI, No update here yet also.

    • Brian

      work in NW ohio and like in Ann Arbor MI, No update here yet also.

    • Brian

      work in NW ohio and like in Ann Arbor MI, No update here yet also.

  • Aram

    socal… still waiting

  • Aram

    socal… still waiting

  • HappyCamperForNow

    I got my Gingerbread update on the first day.

    1. Battery life improved DRAMATICALLY.
    2. Glitches seem to be gone for good (keeping my fingers crossed).
    3. Interface looks way cooler.
    4. Phone call signal reception range seems to have also improved.

    I am in love with my phone again. This is the way my G2X should have worked from day one. Thanks for the aggravation and the wait, LG. Now if only AT&T will go way….

    • SoloArtyz

      This is not a post about the LG G2X, it’s for the HTC G2.  They are not the same phone.  The G2X was a joke of a phone and does not deserve the “G2” branding.  Im sorry you had to go through the experience of owning such a device.

      • joseg81

        very true they should have kept the “G” series in the htc family. lg sux at phones.

      • joseg81

        very true they should have kept the “G” series in the htc family. lg sux at phones.

  • HappyCamperForNow

    I got my Gingerbread update on the first day.

    1. Battery life improved DRAMATICALLY.
    2. Glitches seem to be gone for good (keeping my fingers crossed).
    3. Interface looks way cooler.
    4. Phone call signal reception range seems to have also improved.

    I am in love with my phone again. This is the way my G2X should have worked from day one. Thanks for the aggravation and the wait, LG. Now if only AT&T will go way….

  • HappyCamperForNow

    I got my Gingerbread update on the first day.

    1. Battery life improved DRAMATICALLY.
    2. Glitches seem to be gone for good (keeping my fingers crossed).
    3. Interface looks way cooler.
    4. Phone call signal reception range seems to have also improved.

    I am in love with my phone again. This is the way my G2X should have worked from day one. Thanks for the aggravation and the wait, LG. Now if only AT&T will go way….

  • HappyCamperForNow

    I got my Gingerbread update on the first day.

    1. Battery life improved DRAMATICALLY.
    2. Glitches seem to be gone for good (keeping my fingers crossed).
    3. Interface looks way cooler.
    4. Phone call signal reception range seems to have also improved.

    I am in love with my phone again. This is the way my G2X should have worked from day one. Thanks for the aggravation and the wait, LG. Now if only AT&T will go way….

  • Yatusabes34

    chicago still nothing :/

  • joseg81

    anybody know if downloading the leaked version will prevent u from getting the 2.3.4 version?

  • joseg81

    anybody know if downloading the leaked version will prevent u from getting the 2.3.4 version?

  • rrlp03

    For those of you that have received the update do you get a icon or some pop up asking for permission to download the update or is it a automatic thing?

    Still no update in Texas.

    • Broengr

      You will get a notification in the bar.

    • SoloArtyz

      I recieved a pop-up window telling me that there was a software update available which inturrupted me while I was trying to use an app.

    • SoloArtyz

      I recieved a pop-up window telling me that there was a software update available which inturrupted me while I was trying to use an app.

  • Vdawg

    I am starting to believe that the G2 OTA has not began yet and that the few people who said that they got it were actually g2X phone owners.

    • Itsfabianman

      No the update is out and about. I wasn’t sure either but then I read soemone elses comment down below on how they factory resseted their phone n got the update. I was imapacient n did so my self and what do u know I received the update.idk if it will work for everyone but it worked for me. And yes this is a G2 not a g2x that I am talking about

      • Vdawg

        Can tell us where you are? I am not really wanting to reset my phone but I will because I already have everything back up.

        • Itsfabianman

          I am in so-called.I did the reset by powering on my phone and holding the volume down button then it would take me to the system settings (not sure what this menu is really called)then I factory resseted from there not sure if it makes a difference from doing it through the setting options but that’s how I did it .hope this helped

        • Itsfabianman

          I am in so-called.I did the reset by powering on my phone and holding the volume down button then it would take me to the system settings (not sure what this menu is really called)then I factory resseted from there not sure if it makes a difference from doing it through the setting options but that’s how I did it .hope this helped

        • Itsfabianman

          I am in so-called.I did the reset by powering on my phone and holding the volume down button then it would take me to the system settings (not sure what this menu is really called)then I factory resseted from there not sure if it makes a difference from doing it through the setting options but that’s how I did it .hope this helped

      • Jules097

        I tried that too… didn’t work for me unfortunately :( guess I’ll just wait lol

      • Jules097

        I tried that too… didn’t work for me unfortunately :( guess I’ll just wait lol

      • Jules097

        I tried that too… didn’t work for me unfortunately :( guess I’ll just wait lol

    • dko3tgk

      I’mwith you Vdawg.  It seems like only a handful of people claim to have it and the rest are people who can’t read and think this post is about the G2X. 

      Does the factory reset work for everyone?

    • dko3tgk

      I’mwith you Vdawg.  It seems like only a handful of people claim to have it and the rest are people who can’t read and think this post is about the G2X. 

      Does the factory reset work for everyone?

    • dko3tgk

      I’mwith you Vdawg.  It seems like only a handful of people claim to have it and the rest are people who can’t read and think this post is about the G2X. 

      Does the factory reset work for everyone?

    • dko3tgk

      I’mwith you Vdawg.  It seems like only a handful of people claim to have it and the rest are people who can’t read and think this post is about the G2X. 

      Does the factory reset work for everyone?

  • Seemmobile

    no update if the update is going around how come most of use don’t have it hmmm something fishy is going on

    • Craibailey

      I’m sitting here saying the same thing I heard only four people mentioning that they received an update. You would think others would be replying to the ones who received the update saying me to in that same location.

    • Craibailey

      I’m sitting here saying the same thing I heard only four people mentioning that they received an update. You would think others would be replying to the ones who received the update saying me to in that same location.

    • SoloArtyz

      Most of us who have already recieved it are probably busy playing around with it lol!  I had to remind myself to post about my experience because I too grew impatient when I didnt recieve it within the first few days.

    • SoloArtyz

      Most of us who have already recieved it are probably busy playing around with it lol!  I had to remind myself to post about my experience because I too grew impatient when I didnt recieve it within the first few days.

    • SoloArtyz

      Most of us who have already recieved it are probably busy playing around with it lol!  I had to remind myself to post about my experience because I too grew impatient when I didnt recieve it within the first few days.

  • I’m in Columbus Oh, and the factory reset worked for me.. It took about 20 minutes after the reset, but I got Android 2.3.4 on my G2!

    With the SMS backup and restore app, and the market automatically restoring my installed apps, it wasn’t that much of a pain.

    • Bobby

      Thats awesome. After u reset, did u immediately start restoring your apps or did u just leave the phone alone after u reset?

      • I went ahead with restoring all the apps, and the “update available” message came through while they were re-installing.

        • Bobby

          Ok…thanks.

        • Bobby

          Ok…thanks.

        • pupo

          Bobby did it work for you too?

        • pupo

          Bobby did it work for you too?

        • Bobby

          Heck no……

        • Sorry it didn’t work for you. How did you reset it? did you do it through the privacy settings on the phone or by turning it off, holding the volume down key while powering back on?

        • Bobby

          Heck no……

        • Bobby

          Heck no……

      • I went ahead with restoring all the apps, and the “update available” message came through while they were re-installing.

    • kasem wilson

      lol its a risk im not willing to try

    • Anonymous

      I was thinking about resetting anyway so I gave it a try last night. Still no update so this rumor is busted. I think the people it worked for were just due to get it anyway.

      • Possibly, but it seems almost to coincidental to me. Literally within 20 minutes the update came through. Sorry to those who tried it without the same results, but I don’t think you can label it as a rumor when it has clearly worked for several folks.

      • Possibly, but it seems almost to coincidental to me. Literally within 20 minutes the update came through. Sorry to those who tried it without the same results, but I don’t think you can label it as a rumor when it has clearly worked for several folks.

  • Tlasher91

    Does anyone know if the on off screen animation is included in the update?

  • Jason

    Did anyone who got the update have any issues with reinstalling Amazon Appstore apps?  I’m mainly wondering about their Free App Of The Day that aren’t free anymore.

    • Anonymous

      if you have downloaded/”bought” them, amazon app store keeps them ready to download agian if you ever need to.  Just log into your amazon account and go to “my apps”.

      • Jason

        I realize that but if I run a program to restore apps (e.g. AppBak, aTrackDog), will it go out to the Android Market instead of the Amazon Appstore and install/restore the applications from there, causing a purchase from the Android Market, charging me for an app that I already own through Amazon Appstore?

      • Jason

        I realize that but if I run a program to restore apps (e.g. AppBak, aTrackDog), will it go out to the Android Market instead of the Amazon Appstore and install/restore the applications from there, causing a purchase from the Android Market, charging me for an app that I already own through Amazon Appstore?

        • Anonymous

          I have no experience with Appbak or aTrackDog…frankly, I can’t understand why you would need them for apps.  Android/ android market does an excellent job of making restoration of apps easy by letting you know there are apps (that you have previously obtained from the android market)  to be restored, getting your OK to download /restore and then bringing them all back down to the G2.  Amazon App store is similarly easy.  Neither charge you again for an app that you already own/downloaded thru them (respectively).   No need for Appbak or TrackDog as far as I see.

        • Jason

          does the Market know what you had on your phone after you reset it to factory reset, flash your phone with a ROM, or upgrade from 2.2 to 2.3?

        • Anonymous

          I have not done the upgrade from 2.2 to 2.3 yet…but I have  re-installed/restored by apps from Market and also from Amazon App store each time I moved to new android devices.  

          The Market and Amazon App store knows what apps you have bought/downloaded from them under your respective Market/App store account.  They each allow you to restore/re-download any or all of those apps to whatever android device you want to put into service.  They always keep a copy of your apps for future re-download to the android device of your choice.  It is amazingly easy and fast.

  • Hogg2500

    The next time someone gets the notification for the update, run LOGCAT and get the direct link to the download and post it for us. Please. =D

    • Jimrome27

       I/htcCheckinService( 1294): == Checkin triggered == A2.2(Froyo)
      D/htcCheckinService( 1294): Error when get WiMAX status. Err:null
      D/htcCheckinService( 1294): Check-in URL:[h**p://andchin.htc.com/android/checkin]
      I/htcCheckinService( 1294): Dump Checkin info:
      I/htcCheckinService( 1294): Sending checkin request (1, 678 bytes)…
      I/htcCheckinService( 1294): Intent from server: Intent { act=android.server.checkin.FOTA_UPDATE dat=h**p://fotadl.htc.com/OTA_Vision_Gingerbread_S_HTC_WWE_2.42.405.2-1.72.405.2_R_release_20575615kkifj6ldy8hcz6.zip (has extras) }
      I/htcCheckinService( 1294): bUpdateAction:true
      V/htcCheckinService( 1294): Save to SD card because device is vision
      I/htcCheckinService( 1294): Checkin success
      I/htcCheckinService( 1294): == Checkin finished ==

      • Hogg2500

        Thanks for this but I can’t actually click the link. Plus I think this may be for the Desire-Z instead of the G2. I seen this on XDA. 

      • Hogg2500

        Thanks for this but I can’t actually click the link. Plus I think this may be for the Desire-Z instead of the G2. I seen this on XDA. 

  • Nanskeezbbit

    No update in hawaii, not that im not expecting to be near the last on the list, but if the factory reset works overall (yes g2 NOTTTTT g2x) please reply.

  • kasem wilson

    what time did it come in the morning cuz for some reason im thinking its gonna come lik 12am

  • Jag

    No update…just did a factory reset, nothing happened…smh

    • Rob-Paul

      Not to worry, they are still rolling it out. They started on the 27th….it’ll get to you

  • Mel

    I thought the update is 2.3.3 not 2.3.4?
    the 2.3.4 someone told me is the rooted version
    the 2.3.3  is the OTA can someone help me out n correct me if im wrong?
    some people (g2 owners) keep saying they got the 2.3.4 but i know for a fact
    g2x owners got the 2.3.3 and myself (HTC sensation) have the 2.3.3 whats up? is the g2
    getting 2.3.3  or .4?

    • Anonymous

      It indicates 2.3.3 when it’s doing the install but after the install, if you go Settings -> About Phone you’ll see ‘Android Version’ listed as 2.3.4

    • Anonymous

      It indicates 2.3.3 when it’s doing the install but after the install, if you go Settings -> About Phone you’ll see ‘Android Version’ listed as 2.3.4

    • 2.3.4

    • 2.3.4

    • 2.3.4

  • Bsnr818

    Woke up this morning and got the Gingerbread 2.3.4 update! Tmobile G2 is working much faster and glitches are gone. Hope it stays that way.

    • Vdawg

      Great….so you did not have to do any tricks like wipe your phone to get it right? If so, then that is encouraging.

    • Vdawg

      Great….so you did not have to do any tricks like wipe your phone to get it right? If so, then that is encouraging.

    • Hogg2500

      Man, so jealous. I have unrooted, Did S-On, reinstalled factory image, the did the first update that gave us tethering, and have factory reset several times. No luck yet =(

    • Hogg2500

      Man, so jealous. I have unrooted, Did S-On, reinstalled factory image, the did the first update that gave us tethering, and have factory reset several times. No luck yet =(

    • Hogg2500

      Man, so jealous. I have unrooted, Did S-On, reinstalled factory image, the did the first update that gave us tethering, and have factory reset several times. No luck yet =(

  • Bsnr818

    Woke up this morning and got the Gingerbread 2.3.4 update! Tmobile G2 is working much faster and glitches are gone. Hope it stays that way.

  • Anonymous

    Only one hiccup so far that I’ve noted.  I had to re-enter my Amazon App Store Login.  Not a big deal, but it had retained other info such as EAS login info.  I guess the 2G, 3G, 4G labeling is for the technically challenged, though it shouldn’t be 4G, maybe 3G+ would make sense, but I actually like to see what type network it’s connected to GPRS, Edge, HSPA+, …

    • Bsnr818

      I noticed the same thing with Amazon App Store Login.

  • James Jurack

    All you guys still waiting for the update… please install aLogCat and then check it for the update URL if you get the notification and post it here or on XDA. That’ll let everyone else update sooner too.

    • Jason

      for those of us who are not familiar with how to use aLogCat, what do we have to do after installing from the Market?

      • James Jurack

        To make it as easy as possible, Menu > Filter > Enter “FOTA” (without quotes). Then just wait, and come back once you get the update notification. You should see something like:

        I/htcCheckinService( 1294): Intent from server: Intent { act=android.server.checkin.FOTA_UPDATE dat=http://…..zip (has extras) }

        The URL there is what you need to post.

    • Installed, FOTA filtered, awaiting update….. i changed format to raw

  • James Jurack

    All you guys still waiting for the update… please install aLogCat and then check it for the update URL if you get the notification and post it here or on XDA. That’ll let everyone else update sooner too.

  • Bobloblaw

    No update for Utah yet.

  • Louisnvrr

    I haven’t received the Gingerbread update for my T-Mobile G2 just yet either. Why are people getting discouraged? The update has only been rolling out for 6 days now. The official update notice said it would take a few weeks to roll out,jeez people. And the reason why only 4 people have posted that they’ve got the update is cause the general population doesn’t go on sites like this. Pretty sure more people besides the ones that comment her have the G2. Just saying…

    • Bsnr818

      I was annoyed by all the teasers of Gingerbread but I went on vacation, got back after midnight last night and woke up to the update.  Whoever doesn’t have it should just use their phone and be patient.  You all will have 2.3.4 soon!

  • Stony

    I’m thinking about giving up on smart phones, at least the ones by T-mobile. Prior to T-mobile, I had Cricket for a long time but I left them because I wanted a smarter phone and better coverage.

    Now Cricket has nationwide coverage (no roaming) and android phones with gingerbread on them. They always been no contract. Their plans start 35 dollars or so. Unlimited is about 60 bucks. I’m tired of the OTA mess every year.

    I know about rooting, ok. I had a rooted g1. I chose not to root my g2 because rooting requires to much attention be given to the phone. I lived on XDA with my G1. I wanna pet my dog not my phone.

    Lets see….T-mobile will be history soon. ATT sucks! I pay a little over a 110 dollars a month now. I can get everything I’m getting now at Cricket for 60 bucks a month! A think the choice is clear.

  • R8drlvr909

    If your imaptient for this 2.3.4 update then you got problems, enjoy your life and the update will soon hit your phone.

    People should just say if they got the update in there state or not.

    CA- no

    =)

    • Dloera84

      True, its an update not a new phone.

      • Dloera84

        Orange county. CA. – No

    • Angel_nm80

      My boyfriend got it, we both live in albuquerque nm, both have the g2, and nothing for me. He got it on 7-27. He also got an exchange on his phone and got it again. Why am I not getting it.

    • Angel_nm80

      My boyfriend got it, we both live in albuquerque nm, both have the g2, and nothing for me. He got it on 7-27. He also got an exchange on his phone and got it again. Why am I not getting it.

      • elpajaro81

        the guy at the store on montgomery told me they should b doing the updates in store tmrw 8/6. I’m gonna check back tmrw.

    • Angel_nm80

      My boyfriend got it, we both live in albuquerque nm, both have the g2, and nothing for me. He got it on 7-27. He also got an exchange on his phone and got it again. Why am I not getting it.

    • Angel_nm80

      My boyfriend got it, we both live in albuquerque nm, both have the g2, and nothing for me. He got it on 7-27. He also got an exchange on his phone and got it again. Why am I not getting it.

  • Bachxstar

    Got mine today! 8/3/11 at 12a. woot!

  • Bachxstar

    Anaheim, CA

  • Waslakhani1

    Got the update

    GA-Yes

    Works great

  • Lyss

    Seattle, WA – No.

  • Jules097

    I know this sounds retarded, but does it matter if I’m like always on Wi-fi?

    • Anonymous

      nope, as long as you have some sort of connection to the internet

      • Jules097

        Oh ok, so I’ll still get notified that there’s an update right?

        • Anonymous

          yep, keep an eye out on your notification bar

      • Dancioloca

        Disagree. I was told a while back by tmob tech that u have to be on network coverage to receive ota updates.

        • Anonymous

          weird, i got my update on wifi

        • good to know

        • Anonymous

          weird, i got my update on wifi

        • Would like clarification from someone who has RECEIVED OTA WHILE ON WIFI……. I’m always on wifi, my best speed is Edge and I cant imagine how long it would take to receive 80Mb.

  • Jules097

    I know this sounds retarded, but does it matter if I’m like always on Wi-fi?

  • Sab001

    Got mine this morning. Pop up said it was installing 2.3.3; however it installed 2.3.4. Houston, TX. Took about 5 minutes. I didn’t do anything to prepare for the upgrade (such as do a factory reset). Our installed with no problem.

  • Jason

    T-Mobile just updated their documentation and Software upgrades at retail stores documentation yesterday afternoon:
    http://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-1809

    (Beginning August 6 (or August 13 for West and Midwest regions), you will be able to go to  a T-Mobile retail store to update your T-Mobile G2 to the most recent software version. This helps if you have not gotten the Over-The-Air (OTA) update.)

  • kaycee

    Chicago- YES!!!!! Got it this morning

    • Magoo60618

      nothing here for me in chicago yet

    • Kevin D

      Where in Chicago? west side? nw side? I’m still waiting for mine =(

    • Roman

      Chicago – updated this morning 8/4

    • Roman

      Chicago – updated this morning 8/4

  • guest

    still nothing in NY

  • Norman

    I’m currently running the Android 2.3.3 (leaked rom) will I still be able to update to 2.3.4 OTA? 

    • David West

      I’m wondering the same thing! I have the leaked version… What are the differences between 2.3.3 and 2.3.4 for the G2?

      • no it wont update the leaked rom, take it to the Tmo store, their SD card update will work

  • Norman

    I’m currently running the Android 2.3.3 (leaked rom) will I still be able to update to 2.3.4 OTA? 

  • Boise, ID got it this morning!

  • Josh

    got it in nyc

  • Josh

    got it in nyc

  • Mags

    Got it last night / this morning    – So Cal

  • Mags

    Got it last night / this morning    – So Cal

  • D33UU

    Got it in Northern CA yesterday morning

    • Jman

      I’m in Northern CA too, nothing for me yet though…

      • ditto, getting ready to install leaked 2.3.4 mentioned above. have already downloaded.

        • Done, Installed 2.3.4. Not one problem using new leaked Gingerbread . Go to T Mobile Support Forums

  • Jerree05

    Nothing in So Cal (Imperial County)

    • Carlos Burgueño

      Same here. No update yet. (Heber, CA – Imperial County)

  • Phatvluu
  • Qjbj90

    Just updated.. legit Thx so much

  • Winda

    Alabama: one G2 got update yesterday. The other G2 on same account has not gotten update. Phone status says system is up-to-date.

  • Lyss

    Thank you!
    Worked like a charm!

  • Lyss

    Thank you!
    Worked like a charm!

  • Lyss

    Thank you!
    Worked like a charm!

  • Apenimon80

    Just completed the update. Works pretty good so far.

  • Jg21

    Chicago.. got the update this morning 8/4.. dont really notice any difference..

  • Louisnvrr

    Thanks so much! Gingerbread is working great. Most of the changes are cosmetic but it’s still nice not having to wait for t-mobile

  • Louisnvrr

    Thanks so much! Gingerbread is working great. Most of the changes are cosmetic but it’s still nice not having to wait for t-mobile

  • jewelskg

    Thanks for the link.  Downloaded and followed the directions, and wow is all I have to say.  My phone runs much faster.  And with the black backround, icons are much easier to see.  Just to clarify something.  Anyone doing this you rename to update.zip and not updte.zip.

    • Thx for clarifying UPDATE.ZIP…. There are 2 sets of instructions out there, each having identical instructions except correct name.

    • Thx for clarifying UPDATE.ZIP…. There are 2 sets of instructions out there, each having identical instructions except correct name.

    • Thx for clarifying UPDATE.ZIP…. There are 2 sets of instructions out there, each having identical instructions except correct name.

  • Fake

    Thanks yo!

  • android1001

    will you still get the update if you are on an unlocked g2 on at&t service?

    • Bubba

      Lol. I doubt it.

      • android1001

        Lol……damn. so I gotta wait to dl it to the sd card? And update it from there?

        • Bubba

          If you don’t have service with tmobile, I doubt that they will do it at the store with the sdcard. You may want to do yourself with the manual download link.

        • android1001

           but will i get it or it will it lock it up? is the download the whole software and no OTA stuff?

        • maybe you shoula stuck w/TMo ;-)

        • android1001

           i never had TMO and i got this phone for a DEAL.. when theres a will theres a way lol imma get it to get gingerbread all stock lol :)

        • android1001

           i never had TMO and i got this phone for a DEAL.. when theres a will theres a way lol imma get it to get gingerbread all stock lol :)

        • maybe you shoula stuck w/TMo ;-)

    • Bubba

      Lol. I doubt it.

    • Jman

      Lol you’re kidding right?

  • Firemt314

    Folsom Ca still nothing…

  • Jboe145

    you have to click the hide extention thing off in the windoows pc setting or it will not work…….

    • Jboe145

      oh thats under folder options in the control panel if your dumb like me it will take about 10 minutes to find it

    • Jboe145

      oh thats under folder options in the control panel if your dumb like me it will take about 10 minutes to find it

  • Jag

    how exactly do i update the phone? i downloaded the update from the link…just need to kno wat to do next…

    • Bubba

      Maybe u should just wait for the ota or go into the store after the six

  • Qjbj90

    Just got mine a minute ago… I flashed stock froyo first. Updated build to 1.22……. then reboot and what do u know. Ota was available. Btw it says 2.3 upgrade but in fact installs 2.3.4. Can’t say it’ll work for everyone… I been factory resetting for a good week now and all kinds of other methods (CHECKIN)
    Houston,TX 08/04/2011

  • Omendez

    i got it today
    but my wife did not lol

  • R8drlvr909

    Nothing yet, Los Angeles CA
    =(

  • R8drlvr909

    Nothing yet, Los Angeles CA
    =(

  • R8drlvr909

    Nothing yet, Los Angeles CA
    =(

  • guest

    Manual update process worked flawlessly ! Now running 2.3.4 !  I didn’t lose anything either!  Highly recommend it to people who don’t want to wait for the OTA to be pushed out!  

    Instructions:

    Download file here:  http://android.clients.google.com/packages/ota/tmobile_g2/f4d11a64d2df.OTA_Vision_Gingerbread_S_TMOUS_2.15.531.3-1.22.531.8_release_197463.zip

    Rename file to “update.zip” and place on the root of the SD Card
    Turn off phone
    Hold down power and volume down until the androids on skateboards show up
    press volume down to highlight “Recovery”
    press power button
    at red exclamation press volume up and power to show blue text
    press volume down to highlight “apply sdcard:update.zip”
    press power 
    wait
    Improvements I’ve noticed so far:Much better receptionMuch faster startupGreen indicator tells if you are connected to google servers or not
    4G indicator
    Manage Apps is in settings

  • Shane

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QjV806IJ-0 <— Video proof that the manual update works and download/installation notes as well.

  • worked like a charm, thanks for the instructions!

  • Did manual update last night, flawless…
    Today, unplugged power @ 9am, light use 10 texts, 3 calls. @ 5pm, my battery is 99% YES 99%, w/Wifi on!  Gingerbread rocks!!!

    • Battery estimate 38 hours w/Gingerbread. Of course when I surf more and hit youtube it wont be that, but battery life is much better!

    • Anonymous

      After 14hr: 36min, a few phone calls, a few e-mails and some kindle and google reader reading, I am still sitting at 71% battery left.

      Verdict:  gingerbread update has definitely helped the battery life of my G2.

    • Anonymous

      After 14hr: 36min, a few phone calls, a few e-mails and some kindle and google reader reading, I am still sitting at 71% battery left.

      Verdict:  gingerbread update has definitely helped the battery life of my G2.

  • Coachclee

    The Manual Update works! Just one not RENAME THE FILE “UPDATE” not “UPDATE.ZIP” . let windows assign the “zip” to it. It worked only when I did this.

  • Craibailey

    Still waiting in Chicago, but I’ll prefer to wait for the OTA through T-Mobile.

  • Craibailey

    Still waiting in Chicago, but I’ll prefer to wait for the OTA through T-Mobile.

  • R8drlvr909

    Is there any bugs like when u hold the camera button on the side of the g2 it makes the phone vibrate?

    Thnx

    • Kissalvoe

      I installed it this morning using that link and instructions, and I am not seeing any bugs at all so far, including the camera/vibrate one. It’s flawless.

  • Aram

    didnt work for me

  • Mrlarge

    It didnt work here either, I got an error that read “unable to open file”..:o)

    what am i doing wrong?

  • Mrlarge

    FAILED!!!  didnt work…I got an error that says signature verification failed :O(..
    why am i getting that error messege?..help

  • Mrlarge

    FAILED!!!  didnt work…I got an error that says signature verification failed :O(..
    why am i getting that error messege?..help

  • Mrlarge

    FAILED!!!  didnt work…I got an error that says signature verification failed :O(..
    why am i getting that error messege?..help

  • Mrlarge

    Thanx for the info on the update!
    SUCCESSFUL!

    Very important when renaming the file…seems like the most common problem is when people are trying to rename
    the file.  If you download the update and rename it
    “update.zip” you may have just actually renamed it “update.zip.zip”   If
    you have a windows computer, it’s usually set to hide the file
    extensions, so if your download just says “update” with no extension,
    and you write in the “.zip” extension, you’ve just given it 2 “.zips”
    and the update won’t work.  Easiest fix is to go into your settings and
    check the box labeled “show hidden extensions”.  In windows 7, it’s in
    the control panel under “folder options”.

  • Nom de plume

    Didn’t get the OTA in Miami, FL so I went to a T-Mobile store.  They didn’t have the update sd cards yet so I decided to try the manual update.  It works perfectly and looks pretty awesome too.  Thanks to those who put up the file and posted instructions.

  • Nom de plume

    Didn’t get the OTA in Miami, FL so I went to a T-Mobile store.  They didn’t have the update sd cards yet so I decided to try the manual update.  It works perfectly and looks pretty awesome too.  Thanks to those who put up the file and posted instructions.

  • erick

    My bro got the ota update but I have not yet. Come on t mobile make it happen!

  • erick

    I’m in minnesota btw.

  • anonymous

    3 things:

    1- u rename the firmware.zip file to update.zip right?

    2- do u move the meta-inf, system, patch, fotaBoot, and update files to the phone, or just the update file?

    3- when u put it on the phone sd card, do u just put it anywhere on there or a specific folder?

    • Nom de plume

      1) Just rename the file “update.” Windows automatically adds the .zip extension.

      2) Move the entire, unzipped but renamed file to you sd card.

      3) Just move it onto the card, putting it in a specific folder will takes it out of the root folder.

  • Anjellc

    My Luck, I received a replacement g2 phone because my battery was not keeping a charge long/  The day I received the new phone ( yesterday) My old phone got the OTA upload and it was working well.  I wonder if with my new g2 will they send me the upload again, or is it done onec by Tel Number????

  • BP

    (IM MY EVEREST COLLEGE VOICE) If you haven’t received the OTA, download it.  Its legal, safe, easy and it takes 10 minutes. LOL.
    http://support.t-mobile.com/th

    Download file and Rename file to UpdatePlug in your phone to the laptop which your phone asks to turn on USB storage.  Turn it on
    Pop up on your laptop says Open folder to view files.  Click Open folder to view files.
    Copy and paste the download file in the folder.  Wait for folder to add the file.
    Turn off phoneHold down power and volume down until the androids on skateboards show uppress volume down to highlight “Recovery”press power buttonat red exclamation press volume up and power to show blue textpress volume down to highlight “apply sdcard:update.zip”press power wait until the phone asks you to reboot ( fewminutes top)
    THAT IS IT.  DON’T LET ME SEE ANOTHER COMMENT COMPLAINING ABOUT YOU DON’T HAVE GINGERBREAD.  LOL!!!

  • Jules097

    Do you have to be rooted to do the manual update?

    • BP

      Nope.  Its as if you received an OTA or went to the store.

      • Jules097

        thanks! i just did it, it works great!

      • Jules097

        thanks! i just did it, it works great!

    • BP

      Nope.  Its as if you received an OTA or went to the store.

  • jewelskg

    Just had something that happened after update.  Everytime I would accept a phone call or make one using the green call button in the call log , the g2 would automatically turn on speakerphone.  I cleared out the call log since those were all logs from before update, now it works fine.  Thought I would pass along in case someone else has this problem.

    • jewelskg

      Ok the above didnt work.  The only thing that did is I backed up my info with MyBackup Pro to my sd card.  Did a factory data reset, then restarted.  When I accessed the market, it reinstalled my apps.  Then just restore in mybackup pro your, home screen, sms, mms, and contacts if not restored already.  Now it works.  Update caused a glitch I think with the app updates in the phone.  Hope this is helpful to others.

  • jewelskg

    Just had something that happened after update.  Everytime I would accept a phone call or make one using the green call button in the call log , the g2 would automatically turn on speakerphone.  I cleared out the call log since those were all logs from before update, now it works fine.  Thought I would pass along in case someone else has this problem.

  • R8drlvr909

    The link isn’t working, tried clicking on it and it says it fail or something =/

    Thnx!!

  • Mel

    Alright for any people THAT HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE OTA AND WANT GINGERBREAD NOW LISTEN UP … I tried the link n dl and it didnt work as everyones been saying lately
    rename the file to “UPDATE” NOTHING MORE NOTHING LESS…. no zip no anything the pc does it by itself……and follow the normal directions it works PERFECT!, its 2.3.4 weird……my sensation has 2.3.3
     but okay give it a try i cant tell that much of a difference just a lot of black and green, personally its nice looking at something different. give it a try and remember only name it “UPDATE” lowercase of course
    NOTHING MORE thanks , to everyone for the links n sorry bout the caps hope it works for you as it did for me oOHHHH ONE MORE IMPORTANT thing that i did…..i took a different micro card (a 2 gig) and formated that , regular NOT QUICK FORMAT, and then i installed the file there, then after the update i put the regular back in there, everything is still there nothing lost, at all, good luck n sorry for the caps once again just had to get your attention good luck!!

  • Jules097

    Manual Update works great guys! Just listen to the directions and your all set!

  • Jules097

    Manual Update works great guys! Just listen to the directions and your all set!

  • Anjellc

    I did as you Guys wrote and it worked great ..until I received a phone call which worked. But after I hung up the phone went dead and would not restart.  I took out the battery and put it back in and it worked great.  1 problem again I received a call today and the phone went dead.  I am about to see if taking out the battery again makes it work, but I see a big problem so far since I updated .  Anyone have suggestions?????.

  • Anjellc

    Update, As I was removing my cover from my g2 it dropped on the counter ( soft fall) but it turned back on.  I ,m starting to think it might be a loose battery.  The phone is a new replacement but I had the old back cover on it and maybe the seal is off a little.  Anyway I’ll keep you all updated, apparently the upload is working fine.

  • Anjellc

    Update, As I was removing my cover from my g2 it dropped on the counter ( soft fall) but it turned back on.  I ,m starting to think it might be a loose battery.  The phone is a new replacement but I had the old back cover on it and maybe the seal is off a little.  Anyway I’ll keep you all updated, apparently the upload is working fine.

  • Ericnspace

    Any luck going to the store and manually updating to 2.3.4 because you installed the leaked version a little while back?!

    • Aroolio2011

      Letting you know, everyone is saying that by August 6th T-Mobile stores have the update. I went in today to 3 stores and they don’t have it…. bs

  • Vdawg

    I have not seen a new post of anyone getting the OTA in a couple days now. Whats going on?  And the TMO stores don’t have the SD Cards. Geezz…..

  • Vdawg

    I have not seen a new post of anyone getting the OTA in a couple days now. Whats going on?  And the TMO stores don’t have the SD Cards. Geezz…..

  • Bigtigga8603

    I just got the update and it wasn’t OTA. Go to mediafire.com/?3w6lbbgcp112663 and download the file, then save the file to your sd card, (don’t change the name). After you save it to your sd card, power off the phone and hold the volume down button. A boot menu will appear, press the volume button down to the option apply sd card update zip, then press the power button to comfirm. And the it should start to download, give it a few minutes and it will ask you to reboot. Do it. Then let it reboot and you should have gingerbread 2.3.4

  • R8drlvr909

    CA, no update yet…will not manually update my phone. Did the 2.3.3 leak and was crap, will not give 2.3.4 leak a chance. Just be patient damn

    • :)

      Stfu

      • R8drlvr909

        Haha that’s all? No I wont ;)

      • R8drlvr909

        Haha that’s all? No I wont ;)

    • :)

      Stfu

  • R8drlvr909

    CA, no update yet…will not manually update my phone. Did the 2.3.3 leak and was crap, will not give 2.3.4 leak a chance. Just be patient damn

  • Webcreature

    WA – no updates yet, patiently waiting….

  • Webcreature

    WA – no updates yet, patiently waiting….

  • Webcreature

    WA – no updates yet, patiently waiting….

  • Aram

    any problems with it?

  • Aram

    any problems with it?

  • Skyliner34

    Just did the manual update via the link and it worked great. Everything is working just as it should. Highly recommend this to anyone who doesn’t want to wait for the OTA update. To clarify, this is the exact same version you will get from the OTA update.

  • Skyliner34

    Just did the manual update via the link and it worked great. Everything is working just as it should. Highly recommend this to anyone who doesn’t want to wait for the OTA update. To clarify, this is the exact same version you will get from the OTA update.

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

    • Vdawg

      On a second thought, the T-mobile guy at the store said that T-mobile would not be sending out gingerbread via OTA because the file was too big. We know thats not true because some have gotten the OTA already. I don’t know if I want that dude messing with my phone since he don’t even know about the OTA….lol

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Vdawg

    One T-mobile store in my town (Savannah) has the SD cards. So I think Im gonna go do it that way. There is no way I’m gonna keep checking my phone for the OTA update till Sept 1….lol. I could to it myself but why should I?

  • Bobloblaw

    No OTA update for Utah yet. Just couldn’t wait any longer so I decided to do the download and install myself. Everything worked perfect. Kept all my apps, screens, widgets perfectly. Will be installing it for my wife tonight.

  • Bobloblaw

    No OTA update for Utah yet. Just couldn’t wait any longer so I decided to do the download and install myself. Everything worked perfect. Kept all my apps, screens, widgets perfectly. Will be installing it for my wife tonight.

  • Bobloblaw

    No OTA update for Utah yet. Just couldn’t wait any longer so I decided to do the download and install myself. Everything worked perfect. Kept all my apps, screens, widgets perfectly. Will be installing it for my wife tonight.

  • Bobloblaw

    No OTA update for Utah yet. Just couldn’t wait any longer so I decided to do the download and install myself. Everything worked perfect. Kept all my apps, screens, widgets perfectly. Will be installing it for my wife tonight.

  • Vdawg

    Ok on my way to the T-mobile store to get gingerbread. They got SD cards. I will report back to y’all to let yall know how it goes. I think i fresh install will be better.

  • Tonye33

    Just spent an hour or so at the T-Mobile store. They had the SD cards but they not work on my phone. I called customer service and they could tell me why the gingerbread SD card did not work on my G2.

    • Ericnspace

      Had you installed the leaked version (2.3.3) from a couple of months back or somethin?… So what are they going to do about it? Send you a replacement phone?…

      • Tony

        Nope. I don’t have a leaked anything on my phone. It is just like I bought except for a few apps from the market. I was told that I had to wait for the OTA.

    • Ericnspace

      Had you installed the leaked version (2.3.3) from a couple of months back or somethin?… So what are they going to do about it? Send you a replacement phone?…

  • Tom

    I know this question has been asked but there has never been a straight answer give. Will devices that updated to the leak 2.3.3 receive the ota update to 2.3.4?

  • Sandmn217

    I just got off the phone with TMobile, the told me the OTA update has been suspended.  They didn’t give a reason or a date when it will be available again.  They did confirm some TMobile stores have a update card and they will do a manual update.  I tried the LG site and had communication errors while doing the manual update so looks like I’m hunting down a Tmobile store with update cards.

    • Aram

      im switching to atnt and getting an iphone 4… 

    • Tony

      Are u talking about the g2x it g2

  • Craibailey

    Received my update this morning. Hello Chicago!

  • R8drlvr909

    called tmobile, they toold me that the leaked version 2.3.4 is exactly the same as the ota..
    ENJOY!

  • R8drlvr909

    called tmobile, they toold me that the leaked version 2.3.4 is exactly the same as the ota..
    ENJOY!

  • R8drlvr909

    called tmobile, they toold me that the leaked version 2.3.4 is exactly the same as the ota..
    ENJOY!

  • elpajaro81

    abq, nm here
    2 stores have the sd card, montgomery & wyoming and coors & sequoia. went to the store the girls tried the update for 2hrs n it was a no go. the update just don’t wanna go. this sux.

    • Vdawg

      The problem with the download not working is that you gotta have 100% battery charge. If it’s not then download will not start

      • elpajaro81

        it’s a trip cuz the instructions that the store has says you have to have atleast 75%.

      • elpajaro81

        it’s a trip cuz the instructions that the store has says you have to have atleast 75%.

    • Lighting505

      Albuquerque, NM – posting this on 8-12-11 @ 6:23 pm local time. My wife received the ota 5 days ago. We have the same phones G2, and on the same account, but I have yet to receive it! Wtf? Stores here do not have the cards, their cards only work for the my touch 4. Called android support and they had no explanation as to why 1 phone got it and the other didn’t. Getting frustraited, still waiting for the ota. Any locals have any new info other than I posted? Thanks.

  • Vdawg

    Wooooop! Just got gingerbread! Savannah, Ga.

    • Graham Reid

      Whaat?! I haven’t gotten mine yet and I’m in Savannah…

    • Graham Reid

      Whaat?! I haven’t gotten mine yet and I’m in Savannah…

  • SUCCESSFUL!

  • Phobia

    For any one using the leaked version of gingerbread go over to xda someone has posted the gingerbread update from the tmo sd cards p.s it will factory reset your phone 

    • Ericnspace

      link?! i can’t find it so far… I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER!

    • Ericnspace

      link?! i can’t find it so far… I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER!

      • Phobia

        Here is that link you asked for http://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=go&drKey=1359&loc=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.xda-developers.com%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D1210835&v=1&libid=1312994227484&out=https%3A%2F%2Frapidshare.com%2Ffiles%2F3796067356%2FPC10IMG.zip&ref=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.xda-developers.com%2Fforumdisplay.php%3Ff%3D751&title=PC10img.zip%20from%20Tmobile%20store%20sd%20card%20-%20xda-developers&txt=https%3A%2F%2Frapidshare.com%2Ffiles%2F3796067356%2FPC10IMG.zip&jsonp=vglnk_jsonp_13129942316961

      • Webcreature

        I think this is what you are looking for.  Thanks to the original poster btw.
        http://support.t-mobile.com/thread/3447?tstart=0

  • Jag

    Went to tmobile store. Update didn’t work. Manual update wasn’t working either. Got the ota update this morning. Phone working perfect. Gainesville, fl

  • Breakevensunset

    My phone won’t update, it says it’s up to date. Haven’t tried anything else yet, will look around and maybe go to the store and check it out, if not I’ll just wait until September to see if it comes on it’s own.

    • Craibailey

      You will get the OTA update. I’m happy to have the update but there’s not much of a difference to me in the performance of my phone.

    • Craibailey

      You will get the OTA update. I’m happy to have the update but there’s not much of a difference to me in the performance of my phone.

  • Breakevensunset

    My phone won’t update, it says it’s up to date. Haven’t tried anything else yet, will look around and maybe go to the store and check it out, if not I’ll just wait until September to see if it comes on it’s own.

  • Wefe

    Worked great!!

    Thanks

  • Ericnspace

    So this will work over my leaked 2.3.3 version?… and i just install it like the original PC10IMG.zip file? :) if you can, PLEASE show me the original XDA link and i will suck yo toes ;) lmao 

  • Ericnspace

    P.S. i dont rename it (keep it PC10IMG like the original one right) and this will work with 2.3.3 update? sorry if this posts twice i tried and my computer probably failed smh and original post would be amazing

  • Ericnspace

    here is the thread regarding updating from the leaked 2.3.3 to 2.3.4 with the PC10IMG.zip file that WILL factory reset your phone :) thanks Phobia for the tip, and its the third edit.
    http://androidforums.com/t-mobile-g2/334293-g2-ota-2-3-leaked-update-now-if-you-want.html
    Direct Link to file:
    https://rapidshare.com/#!download|845tl2|3796067356|PC10IMG.zip|137779|R~CB2D5D4BD9B4DB9DD638CFD54902A57E
    :) P.S. feel free to delete my old ignorant comments

  • elpajaro81

    manual n store updates aren’t working on G2s. tried the manual today n also got a call from local t-mobile guy, he said the sd card sent out doesn’t update G2s. also this is a pretty reliable source. his t-mobile tech friend got him this info. I can’t report for anybody else but this is the situation in ABQ, nm.

    anybody else getting the same?
    also the pc10img.zip is the version I tried n that is the same version the store sd card has. my guy here handed it over to me yesterday and let me do my own update, which didn’t work.

    • Vdawg

      Yup its been an issue for a while now. I had the same issue. I went to two stores with no luck. I finally got the OTA the other day. However there have been some G2 owners who have been successful with the sdcard update. Did u make sure your battery was 100%?

      • elpajaro81

        yea. factory reset n all n no luck. I wish they just posted the update on the htc site like they did for the 3g slide.

    • androman

      Yup, went to two store but no gingerbread update for G2. SD don’t work. Waiting for OTA. Buffalo, NY

  • Antbankz23

    QUICK QUSETIONS HERE——-> so everbody knows by now that u can go to the t-mo store and manully update ur phone via sd card but that wipe ur phone clean to factory,my question is. . .will the OTA update save all ur existing data during the update? and will the new update now have 3g & 4g icons instead of just the H which represents both?

  • Antbankz23

    QUICK QUSETIONS HERE——-> so everbody knows by now that u can go to the t-mo store and manully update ur phone via sd card but that wipe ur phone clean to factory,my question is. . .will the OTA update save all ur existing data during the update? and will the new update now have 3g & 4g icons instead of just the H which represents both?

    • elpajaro81

      least I remember the ota wipes it also. do a back up of your apps n all. I suggest app monster and backup pro. also yes it will give u the separate icons instead of the “H”.

  • Antbankz23

    QUICK QUSETIONS HERE——-> so everbody knows by now that u can go to the t-mo store and manully update ur phone via sd card but that wipe ur phone clean to factory,my question is. . .will the OTA update save all ur existing data during the update? and will the new update now have 3g & 4g icons instead of just the H which represents both?

  • android1001

    Just got the market update but no gingerbread :/ but I am on at&t service and I got the market update I was on wifi.

    • android1001

      I am in palm beach florida.

      • Mark Terry II

        I got the Android Market update also, but as of yet no Gingerbread OTA. I’m in the Tampa Bay area.

      • Mark Terry II

        I got the Android Market update also, but as of yet no Gingerbread OTA. I’m in the Tampa Bay area.

    • android1001

      I am in palm beach florida.

  • android1001

    Just got the market update but no gingerbread :/ but I am on at&t service and I got the market update I was on wifi.

  • dyseman

    Downloaded my Update.  The update didn’t erase any of my information, apps or really take that long.  On 2.3.4 and the battery draining issue using 4G has stopped.  Long battery life again

    • android1001

      Link?

  • androiid

    Downloaded the 2.3.3 leak a few weeks ago, the OTA 2.3.4 still hasn’t arrived on my G2. Has anyone who downloaded the leak version receive OTA as yet, or would we not be receiving it? Also, I know there is a leaked version of the 2.3.4 which they say cannot be downloaded onto 2.3.3 leaked phones.Has anyone found a way around this?? I really want the most current and tmobile approved version on my phone just in case I have to do a warranty exchange in the future.

    • Vdawg

      If you have the leaked 2.3.3, you will not be getting the OTA. The 2.3.4 leaked version that you spoke of is the only way for u to get gingerbread.

      • Phyliciax3

        the leaked 2.3.4 download doesn’t work over my leaked 2.3.3.. any ideas?

      • Phyliciax3

        the leaked 2.3.4 download doesn’t work over my leaked 2.3.3.. any ideas?

        • Vdawg

          Go to T-mobile forums or xda and look the sdcard update leak and used that.

        • androiid

          I did, it doesn’t work. theres a note on the bottom also that says it doesn’t work for those who downloaded the 2.3.3 leak.

        • Vdawg

          Are u trying the one that came from the stores? Its PC10IMG.zip. That’s the one that came from SDcards that was sent to the stores. A lot of g2 owners have been successful with that one.

    • Reptar978

      I downloaded the 2.3.3 leaked a few weeks ago also! So I got impatient for the OTA update and installed the 2.3.4 leaked and it worked fine!

      • androiid

        can you provide the link for where you downloaded the 2.3.4 leak?

      • androiid

        can you provide the link for where you downloaded the 2.3.4 leak?

      • androiid

        can you provide the link for where you downloaded the 2.3.4 leak?

      • androiid

        can you provide the link for where you downloaded the 2.3.4 leak?

      • androiid

        can you provide the link for where you downloaded the 2.3.4 leak?

  • Aquanbelktheking

    Yay i finally got my G2 update i did the *#*#checkin#*#*

  • Aquanbelktheking

    Yay i finally got my G2 update i did the *#*#checkin#*#*

  • Max

    i had the update, then they worrintied my phone and it still have with the old software. i did the update check through settings but there is nothing. any other way?

  • Max

    i had the update, then they worrintied my phone and it still have with the old software. i did the update check through settings but there is nothing. any other way?

  • Max

    i had the update, then they worrintied my phone and it still have with the old software. i did the update check through settings but there is nothing. any other way?

  • Max

    i had the update, then they worrintied my phone and it still have with the old software. i did the update check through settings but there is nothing. any other way?

  • Guest

    Does anyone know how to change it back to the old software? I dont really like this gingerbread update

  • Jacqual Hicks

    I got the the Gingerbread update this morning …Now i understand why the horrible looking market is the color it is. I also got a nice messsage that read ” Congratulations! Your phone has been updated successfully to version 2.15.531.3″ But its says 2.3.4 under system settings. Weird huh?  Anywayz Im gonna mes around and see if all my apps work right.

    • Guest 2

      I HATE THE THE NEW COLOR! Makes me wish I didnt update

  • Tom

    i don’t know if it is just me but i feel that the 2.3.4 update is buggy allot of force closes wi fi connective issues and the dock is froyo style in landscape mode. just doesn’t seem like a finished update

  • elpajaro81

    i got my update today. i called tech support BSed the tech n played stupid. said i’m not sure if it’s my device or the update that won’t work. then said i wish i could try the ota version instead of the store sd version just to make sure it’s not my phone. she guided me thru a few things then pushed the update to me lol and did a master reset. before doing that though i went to the settings> privacy> uncheck the “back up settings” option. then do the reset. then go to settings n check for the update again n it should be there if you managed to fool the tech person.

  • elpajaro81

    i got my update today. i called tech support BSed the tech n played stupid. said i’m not sure if it’s my device or the update that won’t work. then said i wish i could try the ota version instead of the store sd version just to make sure it’s not my phone. she guided me thru a few things then pushed the update to me lol and did a master reset. before doing that though i went to the settings> privacy> uncheck the “back up settings” option. then do the reset. then go to settings n check for the update again n it should be there if you managed to fool the tech person.

  • Dollarsignsimple

    When I updated it knocked all the sound out of my phone unless headphones were plugged in…had to do a warranty replace. Apparently I was supposed to do a factory reset, then take out the memory card, then do the update, then do another factory reset. Or something. Waste of a week and a lot of missed calls later I got my new phone. Tech support doesn’t know what the problem was. Someone told me I need a newer SIM card. I’m waiting until there’s a definitive answer.

  • Dollarsignsimple

    When I updated it knocked all the sound out of my phone unless headphones were plugged in…had to do a warranty replace. Apparently I was supposed to do a factory reset, then take out the memory card, then do the update, then do another factory reset. Or something. Waste of a week and a lot of missed calls later I got my new phone. Tech support doesn’t know what the problem was. Someone told me I need a newer SIM card. I’m waiting until there’s a definitive answer.

  • Tsinakis

    I haven’t received my OTA update for my G2 yet.  Very frustrated waiting for this.  Anything I can do to speed this process up??  I mean with my phone.  I am not gonna go to a store.  Anybody in Minnesota get the update yet?

    • matt

      got mine in des moines today.

  • Tsinakis

    I haven’t received my OTA update for my G2 yet.  Very frustrated waiting for this.  Anything I can do to speed this process up??  I mean with my phone.  I am not gonna go to a store.  Anybody in Minnesota get the update yet?

  • Tsinakis

    I haven’t received my OTA update for my G2 yet.  Very frustrated waiting for this.  Anything I can do to speed this process up??  I mean with my phone.  I am not gonna go to a store.  Anybody in Minnesota get the update yet?

  • Tsinakis

    I haven’t received my OTA update for my G2 yet.  Very frustrated waiting for this.  Anything I can do to speed this process up??  I mean with my phone.  I am not gonna go to a store.  Anybody in Minnesota get the update yet?

  • Webcreature

    After weeks of waiting, I decided to do a factory reset as my phone was getting to a point where it lags.  3 mins after the reset, while I was in the process of installing apps, phone pop up appeared saying I have an update.  I am not sure if the reset triggered something on my phone to get the update or maybe just luck.  If you feel lucky, try doing a factory reset.

    FYI…When I talked to TMO CS said they are still rolling the update and will last until 8/31.

  • Webcreature

    After weeks of waiting, I decided to do a factory reset as my phone was getting to a point where it lags.  3 mins after the reset, while I was in the process of installing apps, phone pop up appeared saying I have an update.  I am not sure if the reset triggered something on my phone to get the update or maybe just luck.  If you feel lucky, try doing a factory reset.

    FYI…When I talked to TMO CS said they are still rolling the update and will last until 8/31.

  • Tsmith

    I got my G2 at on the same day as my brother-in-law. He got the OTA this afternoon, hopefully my IMEI is close and I will get it soon, too.  Why is this driviing me CRAZY?!?  Come the f on T-mo!  Surely it will come 8/31 at 11:59PM.  Tampa Bay.

    Also, this frigging blog page has been the best source I have found for updates, am I an idiot?

  • Tsmith

    I got my G2 at on the same day as my brother-in-law. He got the OTA this afternoon, hopefully my IMEI is close and I will get it soon, too.  Why is this driviing me CRAZY?!?  Come the f on T-mo!  Surely it will come 8/31 at 11:59PM.  Tampa Bay.

    Also, this frigging blog page has been the best source I have found for updates, am I an idiot?

  • Jaredberrett

    My wife just got her update 2 seconds ago for her MyTouch 4G. I want mine for my G2 since I bought it the first day it came out. Not fair.

  • Jaredberrett

    My wife just got her update 2 seconds ago for her MyTouch 4G. I want mine for my G2 since I bought it the first day it came out. Not fair.

  • Cbrite1

    anyone know what the improvements where to the sms? I cant tell a difference

    • guest 2

      WERE*

  • socalvvguy

    I just recieved the OTA update in So. Cal for the G2.  The android version is 2.3.4 (not the 2.3.3 posted above) with a system build 2.15.531.3.  The update went relatively fast and smooth under 5 min.  So far no apps or e-mail contacts lost.  The icons are smaller and slightly different from the original. The network type is displayed 3G, 4G – if you can read it.

  • ura8ver

    I live in AZ where it is VERY BRIGHT and these new icon’s and keyboard layouts are HARD to READ. I especially hate the notification tool bar being dark grey on black(the clock is white on black easy to read).  They keyboard with the new orange ?*! in very small type isn’t very easy to read either.  From my point of view to HTC/T-mobile fix the software bugs but don’t mess with the color schemes/icons.

  • Anonymous

    I received my download after I tried resetting my phone. I had tryed doing the *#*#checkin#*#* thing but that didn’t work then I read about someone who had possibly “triggered” the update by resetting their phone. I tryed it and it worked! Hope this helps somebody.

  • Anonymous

    I received my download after I tried resetting my phone. I had tryed doing the *#*#checkin#*#* thing but that didn’t work then I read about someone who had possibly “triggered” the update by resetting their phone. I tryed it and it worked! Hope this helps somebody.

  • Tara

    Ever since the update, car mode has been randomly opening..even when I’m using the browser it will close and car will open. Does anyone know how to make it stop??

    • Webcreature

      Make sure either the Bluetooth option on phone is turned off or the Bluetooth device is turned off.  Another option is unchecking the option under car mode setting to automatically launch when connected to Bluetooth device

    • Webcreature

      Make sure either the Bluetooth option on phone is turned off or the Bluetooth device is turned off.  Another option is unchecking the option under car mode setting to automatically launch when connected to Bluetooth device

    • Ben

      Yep, go to T-Mobile and get them to send you a new phone, I did, didn’t do the upgrade on the new phone, and viola, no more CAR HOME problem

  • C8

    Got the pop up for the system update this morning and told it to update. My phone restarted but nothing has changed. Checked in settings for the update and it says my system is up to date. What happened?

  • Navaaz

    This update thing is so so so overated. I wanted it so bad and then got it last night. It just added google books and changed the color skeem. I dont see any battery improvments or any other for that matter. I guess its more tweekable than reg Froyo but uummm, really? I like the new look but they could have changed the unlock screen also but I guess since its a free update they watered it down. Well im in Long Island NY so updates should be getting to most of the east coast by now. Good luck to all.

  • Navaaz

    This update thing is so so so overated. I wanted it so bad and then got it last night. It just added google books and changed the color skeem. I dont see any battery improvments or any other for that matter. I guess its more tweekable than reg Froyo but uummm, really? I like the new look but they could have changed the unlock screen also but I guess since its a free update they watered it down. Well im in Long Island NY so updates should be getting to most of the east coast by now. Good luck to all.

  • Navaaz

    This update thing is so so so overated. I wanted it so bad and then got it last night. It just added google books and changed the color skeem. I dont see any battery improvments or any other for that matter. I guess its more tweekable than reg Froyo but uummm, really? I like the new look but they could have changed the unlock screen also but I guess since its a free update they watered it down. Well im in Long Island NY so updates should be getting to most of the east coast by now. Good luck to all.

  • EHerrera

    one month later……finally got the update. its okay. obviously its not 100% gingerbread. chicago, il

  • Navaaz

    Is anyone getting poor battery life after this GB update? I dont know but im pissed off. We wait and wait for this fake GB update and now I have a limp battery reading after only a few hours of use. Please guys let me know if this is happening to you.

    • Lojoro77

      My battery actually seems to last longer after the update. Make sure your unused apps are not running…

      • Navaaz

        I know, ive been doing that for a year now. Just seems like battery runs down faster now. I also have a mugen extended but same drain. Thanx Lojo

      • Navaaz

        I know, ive been doing that for a year now. Just seems like battery runs down faster now. I also have a mugen extended but same drain. Thanx Lojo

    • Pntruong

      Same here! I’ve been on the phone for two hours finding someone who I can talk to about this problem but there isn’t anything support service for this update. If I knew this update would become a problem would of cancel this useless update! My phone is a productive device I use everyday for different purposes and this update has made things more complicated. Why is my battery draining out after I just charged it! It is ridiculous. Now I am obligated to bring a charger everywhere I go with the tendency to kill all apps before and after my use! It still does not solve the problem.

    • Pntruong

      Same here! I’ve been on the phone for two hours finding someone who I can talk to about this problem but there isn’t anything support service for this update. If I knew this update would become a problem would of cancel this useless update! My phone is a productive device I use everyday for different purposes and this update has made things more complicated. Why is my battery draining out after I just charged it! It is ridiculous. Now I am obligated to bring a charger everywhere I go with the tendency to kill all apps before and after my use! It still does not solve the problem.

    • Pntruong

      Same here! I’ve been on the phone for two hours finding someone who I can talk to about this problem but there isn’t anything support service for this update. If I knew this update would become a problem would of cancel this useless update! My phone is a productive device I use everyday for different purposes and this update has made things more complicated. Why is my battery draining out after I just charged it! It is ridiculous. Now I am obligated to bring a charger everywhere I go with the tendency to kill all apps before and after my use! It still does not solve the problem.

    • Pntruong

      Same here! I’ve been on the phone for two hours finding someone who I can talk to about this problem but there isn’t anything support service for this update. If I knew this update would become a problem would of cancel this useless update! My phone is a productive device I use everyday for different purposes and this update has made things more complicated. Why is my battery draining out after I just charged it! It is ridiculous. Now I am obligated to bring a charger everywhere I go with the tendency to kill all apps before and after my use! It still does not solve the problem.

  • Razorray15

    I finally got the gingerbread update only took a month of waiting.

  • Saleem

    Doing a factory data reset definately triggers the update ..I had some issues with my phone and had to reset it and 5 mins after this update came. Its not bad. Decent.

  • Saleem

    Doing a factory data reset definately triggers the update ..I had some issues with my phone and had to reset it and 5 mins after this update came. Its not bad. Decent.

  • tione

    the update keeps opening the CAR HOME app for no reason

  • tione

    the update keeps opening the CAR HOME app for no reason

    • Ben

      My G2 did the same thing, made calling and typing almost impossible, went to T-Mobile store, they did factory reset, phone still opening CAR HOME, got new G2 in the mail yesterday, NOT GOING TO UPGRADE, phone seems fine

  • tione

    the update keeps opening the CAR HOME app for no reason

  • Eayala628

    Does doing a factory reset really help?

    • Navaaz

      I think it does. I did it and hours later i got the update. What ive noticed aswell is thaT some people are having issues. Some the car and some with battery.

    • Graham Reid

      Yup. Just did it and within an hour I got the update :).

  • Tsinakis

    I just did a factory reset and now 2.3.3 is downloading.  I am baffled by this.  Why am I getting 2.3.3 and not 2.3.4??????

    • Tsinakis

      So, the phone showed 2.3.3 downloading.  After it was done updating it showed that it was 2.3.4.  Doesn’t make sense but I finally have it.

  • Tsinakis

    I just did a factory reset and now 2.3.3 is downloading.  I am baffled by this.  Why am I getting 2.3.3 and not 2.3.4??????

  • Tsinakis

    I just did a factory reset and now 2.3.3 is downloading.  I am baffled by this.  Why am I getting 2.3.3 and not 2.3.4??????

  • Graham Reid

    I’ve been waiting ever since the update came out. I finally got frustrated from waiting and did a factory reset. Within an hour the update came. Lol wish I knew it was really going to be that easy.

  • Ocram

    I got the update but the tv animation when you lock the phone does not show up.

  • Ocram

    I got the update but the tv animation when you lock the phone does not show up.

  • Ocram

    I got the update but the tv animation when you lock the phone does not show up.

  • Cristos

    Woke up. Looked at my phone and the software update was there. Finally! 
    No factory reset. Seems a bit faster.
    So Cal.

  • Mikeysgiants

    I got the update, and now every time i go to type a text to my friend named courtney, when i type the C it takes me right to contacts instead, is it going to be impossible to typea text with the keyboard now???? so frustrated 

    • Meggss2118

      mine does the same. have you found a fix to it?

  • Mikeysgiants

    I got the update, and now every time i go to type a text to my friend named courtney, when i type the C it takes me right to contacts instead, is it going to be impossible to typea text with the keyboard now???? so frustrated 

  • Mikeysgiants

    I got the update, and now every time i go to type a text to my friend named courtney, when i type the C it takes me right to contacts instead, is it going to be impossible to typea text with the keyboard now???? so frustrated 

  • Mikeysgiants

    I got the update, and now every time i go to type a text to my friend named courtney, when i type the C it takes me right to contacts instead, is it going to be impossible to typea text with the keyboard now???? so frustrated 

  • Ray961334

    Well, officially september 1st still haven’t got the update.

  • SB

    Be very careful if you get a GB update on G2. Make sure to backup your application data, email account settings, SMS and Phone Call logs. I asked it to upgrade. I lost most of my apps and data. It did not even finish the upgrade. I am still on 2.2 after it thinks the update is done.

    SERIOUSLY DISAPPOINTED WITH THIS ROLL OUT!!!

  • Brdgrl77-net

    My voice text doesn’t work at all now. Out comes up, and says Speak Now, so I do and then out goes to Working. After that it just days Match Not Found. Grrrrteeeaattttt… not.

  • Msglover82

    Just got min 20 minutes ago. I still have my apps and email. I wished they would have updated the messaging.
    Detroit

  • g2

    got mine today at Louisville, ky. Web browsing is faster now,

  • Got the OTA 2 days ago, and everything about it is great except for those annoying bars that show up whenever I’m trying to edit text with the Swype keyboard. I already have a track pad. I don’t need those little bars to edit text. There should be a way to disable it

  • Got the OTA 2 days ago, and everything about it is great except for those annoying bars that show up whenever I’m trying to edit text with the Swype keyboard. I already have a track pad. I don’t need those little bars to edit text. There should be a way to disable it

  • Entirelyurz2010

    My phone keeps doing the same thing! Sooo annoying because I HATE having things up in the notification bar! My voicemail is up there too. And when I dial my voicemail I have NO new messages so then why doesn’t it want to leave my notification bar!?

    • Vdawg

      1.
      Drop down the toolbar and press the voice mail notification entry to call your voice mail number.

      2If the voicemail system for your carrier asks you for your password, enter it. The default password is usually your phone number’s last four digits. If you do not remember it, enter any four digit number and press then # key. Most systems will tell you that it is wrong and then give you instructions on how to reset it. If not, you may have to call your mobile carrier’s customer service line to find out how to get or set a new voicemail password. On the T-Mobile service in the United States, hang up and dial #793# to have the system send you a new password. 3Follow the instructions to send a voicemail message. Send it to yourself on your mobile phone number.
      3Follow the instructions to send a voicemail message. Send it to yourself on your mobile phone number.
      4When finished, hang up, drop down the toolbar and press the voicemail notification entry once again to call your voice mail number.
      5Listen to your past self leaving you a message, then delete it and hang up.
      6The voicemail notification icon should now have disappeared! Celebrate! Get Service Deals To Help You Save!servicem

  • Travis Quiller

    New keyboard on 2.3.3 G2 sucks ass. The space bar is half the size it used to be.

  • Travis Quiller

    New keyboard on 2.3.3 G2 sucks ass. The space bar is half the size it used to be.

  • TMoFan

    I updated to Gingerbread last week and since then my G2 has been randomly restarting and once in a while I’ll get no connection for a few seconds. Has anyone else have issues like this? And does anyone know how to revert back? Do I just do a factory reset?

    • Ben

      Shortly after upgrade my G2 started turning on car mode randomly going to speaker phone on and off, force close stopped it for a few seconds and then the same thing again.  I couldn’t use the keyboard to enter anything because car mode would come on and clear all the data I entered.  It got to the point where I couldn’t even enter a phone number.  Got a new G2 in the mail yesterday, I’m not going to upgrade to Gingerbread

      • abeke

        I had the same exact problem, and finally T-mobile is sending me a new phone in the mail as of today, because this update sucks big time I am not upgrading at all!

    • Smilekeith

      Yes, yes and yes. Even to #4 in arash’s comment above. On the touch screen the u and the b keys don’t even work.

  • Angelalvarado0311

    My phone over heats a lot after update and now won’t power.

  • Arash

    I hate this UPDATE. 
    1) Keyboard bacvklight doesnt turn on anymore making the phone useless to me
    2) Screen doesnt turn off when you put the phone to your ear to talk so you end up dialing numbers
    3) Screen doesnt turn back on when you remove the phone from your ear to hang up or dial and extension. This is the worse part. You have to push the power button and slide across to turn the screen on just to hang up.
    4) Screen is unresponsive  A LOT you have to push the power button on and off to make it work.
    5) Button E on the keyboard acts as shortcut button a lot of times but not all the time.
    6) When FORCECLOSE shows up there is no WAIT option anymore only TELL HTC (f*k HTC with their intrusive update and sneaking in the TELL HTC privacy issue)
    7) No way to downgrade, or very very difficult and large number of steps and hundreds of megabytes of SDK to download and install on your PC to downgrade including many steps you can do wrong and brick the phone.

  • sheesh-ka-bob

    I’m just adding my experience to the mix. I got the update ota, it didn’t change my settings, updated some apps, (I like the older versions of twitter and facebook better, after a month of experience) and my battery dies quickly just being on standby, (10 + % an hour, without much installed in addition to factory apps.) even with careful attention to what’s running in the background, etc. I got a new battery and later another phone, which is fine because it’s not updated yet. The update notification pops up all the time though and it’s annoying.I know once I update I’ll be back where I was. No one there knows the deeper cause, and I can’t believe after 2 months they don’t have an answer or solution. I don’t know who’s really to blame for the botch of a working and functional update, but I pay voice stream, uh, I mean t mobile monthly, so now they should give a crap about a fix or solution or additional update to fix the BS!
    Ha! It says the certificate from the site is from a untrusted source when trying to post this. Nice & ironic!