Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread Motorola Droid X

Posted by Stefan on December 24th, 2010 in Cell Phones | No Comments

Android 2.3 Gingerbread was released on Google Nexus S on 6th December, 2010. Nexus S is the first smartphone to avail the latest OS officially. Motorola Droid X is always a special one being a Motorola’s Android flagship and should receive the latest OS upgrade soon. If this is not happened soon, at least an unofficial port of Android 2.3 for the Motorola Droid X should emerge soon.

The Motorola Droid X owners that are not willing to wait for an official release of the latest OS can go with an alternative. Try the ApeX 1.3.0 FroYo ROM, which is themed with the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread goodies. Through this a Droid X owner can avail almost all the similar features as the original Gingerbread and adds successfully user interface improvements in order to make it a match for the original latest OS.

You can down load the ApeX 1.3.0 from the Droid X forums and this is based on the Android 2.2.1 Froyo. This upgrade will enhance the features such as below:

• System-wide Gingerbread theme.
• Multitouch keyboard with switching script.
• Customizable Neural Network LWP from CyanogenMod.
• 3D gallery.
• Latest Gapps.
• Notification shade with more transparency.
• Built-in browser ad blocking facility.
• MMS app.
• Custom window transitions.
• Yahoo! Mail and corporate Sync.
• Many more customizable scripts.
• Many more bug fixes. And some more.

In fact, Gingerbread ROMs are supposed to be ported from the official SDK. As this is not available currently, interested people are suggested following this procedure to have Android 2.3 Gingerbread theme over their Motorola Droid X.

Download Link for ApeX 1.3.0 Gingerbread Themed ROM for Motorola Droid X is below:

http://fabdroid.com/downloads/Fabolous_ApeX_V1_3_0.zip

For further details about this upgrade can be easily had from the Droid X forums through below link:
http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-roms/13044-rom-apex-1-3-0-droid-x-running-running-fast-can.html

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