Sprint Finally Fixes Optimus S Gingerbread Update And Resumes Rollout

LG Optimus S

The LG Optimus S started receiving its Gingerbread update in September of 2011. It’s now April of 2012, and most Optimus S devices still have not received the update, and the ones who did experienced a handful of pretty crippling issues. Sprint quickly acknowledged the issue, and halted the update so they could fix the issues.

Thankfully they have done so, and announced that they are resuming the update today. However, they aren’t actually starting the update process until April 4th, and it will take up to 21 days for all Optimus S users to receive the update Any Optimus S users out their should find that their device will receive a brand new Gingerbread update without the aforementioned bugs. The list below is what users will be receiving a long with their Gingerbread update.

– Device not charging

– SD card un-mounting error

– Device not recognized by Windows SP, Vista, or 7 operating systems

– Predictive Text with Android Keyboard issue

– Voice call volume issue

– Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)

– Updated color scheme (includesdarker notification bar and black-based menus)

– New on-screen keyboard (supports multi-touch input and a smart auto-correction function)

– Improved cut-paste functionality

– New integrated download application for ease in accessing downloaded files

– Updated camera application

– Power management and task killer applications

Source: Sprint