04-03-2012 11:41 AM - edited 04-03-2012 1:30 PM
Hey all - looks like the for the Skyrocket is ready for download today!
To download the update (from your phone):
These are the listed enhancements for this update:
04-03-2012 12:25 PM
That's great that you made a new update available for the i727. Unfortunately I think you left out the important details like the release notes for the softare update explaining what updates/changes AT&T has made. From what I can see, you changed the phone icon which I feel was a waste of time. You put a pad lock and the phrase swipe to unlock. I was just fine without having that. Again, waste of time. So what did AT&T engineer's actually do b/c it's not the Android 4.0 update that a lot of us are hoping for. You release it for the HTC Vivid which is great but ICS has been out for months now and it just seems that us as customers are kept in the dark about the time table for release on the phones b/c AT&T wants to make sure it works for their phones. The thing I don't understand is, if free lance developers can make it work within a couple of days, the device manufacturer can make it work as well, why does AT&T need to get invovlved. It works, stop messing with it. Let the manufacturer do their job. It would save you the heart ache of trying to fix something that doesn't need fixing! One last thing, the bloat ware that AT&T puts on the phone is not needed. If you must install, make it so we can unistall it. It's just wasted space. Locking the phone just makes people want to root their phones even more!
04-03-2012 1:26 PM
I'm sorry you're not happy with the update but I appreciate the feedback.
I've updated my post with the enhancements for this update so it's more clear.
04-03-2012 1:39 PM
This specific update impacts the i727 only.
04-03-2012 1:48 PM
I'm on stock but rooted. I tried to install the update. The download completed & then it rebooted the phone into CWM. The update failed. Still on 2.3.5. I'm assuming that if you're rooted it can't update properly? Anyone know for sure?
04-03-2012 1:51 PM
04-03-2012 2:10 PM
No offense, but you REALLY thought the ICS update would be all of 20MB and come in the form of an OTA update? Once the ICS update does come... I am certain it will be via Kies. Not over the air.
04-03-2012 2:45 PM
04-03-2012 2:56 PM - edited 04-03-2012 3:01 PM
Because ICS will be a HUGE update. I used to be a Captivate owner and I remember when we got the Froyo update it had to be installed via Kies. Also, when the Captivate got the official GB update it was only available thru Kies and NOT Over The Air. I can't imagine ICS will be ANY different.
Also, the HTC Vivid update has ZERO to do with a Samsung update. The only consolation is that the official ICS build for the Skyrocket was leaked a couple weeks ago. That may be a sign that its in the pipeline but, much like the GB update was for the Captivate - I wouldn't hold my breath for the Skyrocket.
I bought my Skyrocket on eBay so that when something DECENT does come out for AT&T with ICS stock (HTC One X) I can still have the option of using my upgrade that I've been eligible for since Feb 21st.
04-03-2012 3:37 PM
04-03-2012 4:05 PM
The update appears to have the same problem the last one had. I download it, startthe update, the phone restarts, and the update fails at 75%.
Good to know. I was thinking about flashing back to stock, updating, then rerooting but for the minor updates it brings OR the headache you described it doesn't seem worth it. ICS is another thing altogether!
04-03-2012 4:30 PM
This may be too much to ask here, but when is the ICS/4.0 release coming? It would be nice if AT&T could give some direction as to when it's scheduled and/or why the delay.
04-03-2012 5:09 PM
04-03-2012 8:02 PM
I just got the update to Gingerbread 2.3.6, and I too was disappointed. Since the HTC Vivid received ICS, why are we left out in the dark?