Verizon’s HTC Droid Eris will get an update on July 16th, it’s not Froyo

Verizon has let it slip that the now-discontinued HTC Droid Eris is set to receive an update that consists mainly of small fixes and enhancements.

The update will begin rolling out on July 16th at 11:59 pm. It might take up to a week for the over-the-air update to reach your Eris, so don’t panic on July 17th at 12:01 am.

If you update (and Verizon and HTC both recommend that you do), here’s what you’ll get:

  • improved audio
  • enhanced speed dial
  • improved text, video and picture messaging functionality
  • contact sync with Backup Assistant, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and Facebook
  • an enhanced and stabilized weather app and widget
  • Bluetooth pairing now works with Jabra headsets too
  • better GMail contact sync

There you have it. Nothing groundbreaking, but some very useful bits and pieces, so be sure to upgrade when the choice presents itself. And do so especially if some or all of the above enhancements fix issues you’ve encountered since updating to Android 2.1.

Sadly, there’s no word yet on when or if the Droid Eris will get Android 2.2 Froyo.

Via Droid Life

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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