T-Mobile G2 set to start receiving Gingerbread OTA today

Great news for T-Mobile G2 users who have been patiently waiting for their Gingerbread update, as it is going to start rolling out today via OTA.

The update will be to Android 2.3.3 and will bring:

New features:

  • Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Tell HTC
  • Google Books added
  • Notification bar color scheme is changed to black
  • New battery indicator, phone, and web icons
  • Color-coded network icon and signal indicator added. Green when connected to Google servers. Grey when not connected.
  • Pressing the power key while on a call disables the proximity sensor

Fixed or improved issues:

  • Wi-Fi calling improvements
  • New SMS and email notification improvements
  • Improvements to sending MMS from the Gallery

To check to see if you have it yet: Menu -> Settings -> About Phone -> System Updates

T-Mobile said that they're rolling this out over 'the coming weeks' so if you don't have it yet sit tight, it's coming. If you were lucky enough to receive the update already or want to see how it's working for everyone else, visit our G2 Forum.

Source: T-Mobile

Sean Brunett