LG Revolution Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Now

It was only recently that Verizon and HTC started rolling out the Android 2.3 Gingerbread for their first ever 4G LTE capable handset, the HTC Thunderbolt.

Now, Verizon has started rolling out the Gingerbread update for another of their 4G LTE phone, the LG Revolution. Besides the usual goodies brought by Gingerbread like a Download Manager, improved copy & text, and improved performance, the update also fixes some bugs.

Below is the full change-log of the update-:

Email & Messaging

+Email folders will now display in the correct order

+The maximum attachment size is now set correctly, even when the Exchange service is configured with unlimited size attachments.

+Messages can now be stired on the SIM card. VIew these messages through the Settings menu, “Manage SIM card messages.”

+Correctly set Out of Office without having to set start or end time.

+The popup message asking to delete accounts when charging the SIM card now displays correctly.

Device Features

+The cursor has been reshaped for easier text editing

+List menu force close issue has been resolved

+Issues have been fixed involving proper connectivity through the HDMI cable

+Data now works correctly when toggling in Airplane mode.

Verizon has already started rolling out the update, and expects to complete the roll-out in the next couple of weeks.

LG Revolution Gets a Major Bug-Squashing Software Update

LG and Verizon will start rolling out a new software update for the LG Revolution, by this week’s end. While the update does not bump the Android version to Gingerbread, it does fix a number of bugs with the Revolution.


Here is the full changelog :

Email and Messaging

  • Out of Officefeature now available for Exchange email.
  • Auto-correct no longer incorrectly activates in email, ID and search message fields,
  • Setting up email with multiple servers has been fixed.
  • No longer receive duplicate emails on Yahoo Mail

Call Features

  • When on a call while in Vibrate mode and an incoming call is received, a short beep notification will sound instead of a vibration.

Device Features

  • Keyboard no longer automatically opens when viewing a text message. Tap in text entry field to activate it.
  • View album art for MPEG4 files on Music Player.

Applications and Widgets

  • Voice data app now preloaded to enable text to speech.
  • V Cast Music, V Cast Video and V Cast Tones come preloaded.
  • Other apps like Amazon Kindle, Netflix, and Tunewiki etc. have also been updated.

As readers can see from the changelog, LG has squashed a lot of bugs with this software update. Verizon has also taken this opportunity to load more bloat ware on the Revolution. Verizon will start rolling out the update from this week’s end, and aims to complete the roll-out within a week.