Do you have an LG Optimus S? Are you tired of running Froyo? Do you long for something newer, even if it's already outdated? Good news! Sprint plans to re-push Gingerbread to the Optimus S starting just two days from now, on April 4th. This time, however, it should be free of awful bugs that broke things like predictive text, charging, and USB mass storage.

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As you can see, the update brings more than just Gingerbread to the device; it also brings quite a few other enhancements and fixes, including:

  • Device not charging
  • SD card un-mounting error
  • Device not recognized by Windows XP, Vista, or 7 operating systems
  • Predictive Text with Android Keyboard issue
  • Voice call volume issue
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread):
    • Updated color scheme (includes darker 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

The update will rollout in stages, with all users having received it within 21 days.


Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • KCarpenter

    Such an awful little device, Satan himself must have been the engineer behind it.

  • http://meatcastle.com Ben

    What is Windows SP?

    • Cameron Summerson

      Sprint's version of Windows XP.

      • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

        So obvious.

        /goes back to his Sprintdows 7.

  • Melissa Kritzell

    My husband has this phone..hopefully he will be happy with the update.

  • Richy

    But when Is the lg Optimus v getting it???