The HTC Thunderbolt Gingerbread update changelog has been posted

The changelog for the HTC Thunderbolt Gingerbread update has been posted. Besides finally getting Gingerbread on the first 4G LTE device from Verizon, the update also fixes a number of issues and brings on new features and enhancements. Let’s hope that Verizon keeps their promise to update the Thunderbolt with Gingerbread this month.

Check out the new features, enhancements, and bug fixes that will come your way via the Gingerbread update:


  • Download Manager App: New App to manage all of your downloads from web browsing, email attachments and other apps.
  • App and Power Management Details:Under Manage Applications, a new “Running” tab displays a list of active applications and the storage and memory being used by each. Power efficiency mode option has also been added under Settings > Power.
  • New Desktop User Interface: New widgets, icons and screens with refreshed colors.
  • Dock Icons:Static Phone, App Launcher and Contacts icons are replaced within a customizable dock. Three swappable icons and the App Launcher icon are fixed to the Dock at the bottom of all home screen panels for easy and instant access

Additional device features:

  • Alarm notifications will no longer appear while in Emergency Mode.
  • Improved data connectivity.
  • Improved audio quality while using Bluetooth®.
  • Decreased wait time when saving audio attachments.
  • V CAST Tones now comes preloaded.
  • New Google Books app.
  • Enhanced UI for data roaming.
  • SMS messages send to correct recipient.
  • Reduced Force Close errors while using TuneWiki.
  • Reduced Force Close errors when using the front camera.
  • Audio on BT Car Kit no longer reroutes to phone when receiving a SMS message.

Source: Verizon Wireless