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Motorola Xoom Android 3.2 Update Starts Trickling Out

We knew that the Motorola Xoom Android 3.2 update was on the way courtesy of a Google employee but we didn’t know exactly when. Well, today appears to be roll out day as there is now evidence that the update has begun to roll out to some U.S. Motorola Xoom owners.

Motorola Xoom

Now, we knew for sure that this update would be bringing a new ‘zoom’ feature that will give tablet owners a new viewing option for non-tablet applications but what we didn’t know for sure was if this update was going to finally bring SD card support to U.S. Xoom owners. Turns out, there is some good news for a change as Droid-Life has confirmed that this is, in fact, the case.

How widespread is this roll out? No one is too sure at the moment but it would seem that at least a few Xoom owners are now proud owners of a Xoom running Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Early reports suggest that this might just be for the Wi-Fi Xoom only and that it’s probably rolling out in batches as a sort of test to see how the update reacts with the hardware so don’t be shocked if you don’t see it yet.

However, if you own a Wi-Fi Xoom or even one from Verizon, you probably want to check to see if you can pull the Android 3.2 update.

Anyone out there seeing it?

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60 Comments

  1. Decline-to-state

    07/12/2011 at 7:22 pm

    Not on my WiFi-only Xoom yet …

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  2. Scubayou

    07/12/2011 at 9:45 pm

    Yes, I have the 3.2 update on my wifi only xoom

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  3. Willybor

    07/13/2011 at 12:06 am

    Just got the update, now mount SD card shows up in the settings. Alas need to buy another card. No probs encountered so far with the update. Wifi xoom.

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    • TJRB

      07/15/2011 at 1:05 pm

      Where do you see the mount SD option?  I have no such thing after my update.

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  4. Newyorker

    07/13/2011 at 12:38 am

    got the update in NYC on my wifi xoom..thanks., much happier now

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  5. Gary Kuyat

    07/13/2011 at 1:21 am

    Wifi Xoom Seattle, not yet.

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    • Tsider98

      07/13/2011 at 1:55 am

      Nothing here in tamap yet

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      • Tsider98

        07/13/2011 at 1:57 am

        Tampa I mean

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  6. Impatiently Waiting

    07/13/2011 at 2:10 am

    No update in SC yet…

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  7. Jaredsharkey

    07/13/2011 at 2:59 am

    not here yet wifi verizon 3g

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  8. PEBKAC

    07/13/2011 at 3:09 am

    Not seeing it in Jacksonville, FL on wifi xoom yet.

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  9. Nick Thomas

    07/13/2011 at 4:48 am

    Nothing in PA as yet :-(

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  10. unonice

    07/13/2011 at 5:22 am

    Got my 3.2 update 7/13/2011 12:35 a.m .. its nice :-) .. Xoom Xoom Xoom Dirtysouth GA.

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  11. kinky-chinky

    07/13/2011 at 10:57 am

    Any chance of finding out when 3.2 will be released to non US Xoom owners as some are still waiting for a 3.1 release.

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  12. kinky-chinky

    07/13/2011 at 10:57 am

    Any chance of finding out when 3.2 will be released to non US Xoom owners as some are still waiting for a 3.1 release.

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  13. Tsider98

    07/13/2011 at 11:25 am

    Are they doing it by build?

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  14. Lreis123

    07/13/2011 at 1:13 pm

    I just got it.

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  15. Jagermeister

    07/13/2011 at 2:15 pm

    Wifi only xoom update came down this am.

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  16. Kevin Mcclain

    07/13/2011 at 4:43 pm

    No update yet in Oregon

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    • Tsider98

      07/13/2011 at 4:49 pm

      Still no update down here in Florida…are they doing it by build? My is hmj37

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      • Newyorker

        07/13/2011 at 9:03 pm

        hmj37 was what I had before the other day..now it says HTJ85B and the mem slot works nicely

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  17. Liljonpsp

    07/13/2011 at 9:55 pm

    No update in Texas

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  18. Kelwynshade

    07/13/2011 at 11:29 pm

    nothing in Ohio yet.

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  19. Ceesbierkens

    07/13/2011 at 11:43 pm

    ?….. and we in the rest off the world. Were is our update then. The 3.0.1 on the Xoom need some bugfixing, 3.1 maybe. But no we see 3.2.
    Are we receiving any update at all in the rest of the world. Google and Motorola don’t care. Maybe beter a Apple next time. To keep us happy…………….Strange very strange

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  20. Tsider98

    07/14/2011 at 1:32 am

    Still no update on wifi in tampa

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  21. Tsider98

    07/14/2011 at 1:32 am

    Still no update on wifi in tampa

    Reply

  22. Tsider98

    07/14/2011 at 1:32 am

    Still no update on wifi in tampa

    Reply

  23. Tsider98

    07/14/2011 at 1:32 am

    Still no update on wifi in tampa

    Reply

  24. Nick Thomas

    07/14/2011 at 6:06 pm

    Still no update to Verizon Xoom (HMJ37) in PA.
    Has anyone received the update on a non WiFi only Xoom yet?

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  25. Tsider98

    07/14/2011 at 6:31 pm

    Probably won’t see the 3g update until all of the wifi on lies are done…and I am wifi only with no upgrade yet

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    • Newyorker

      07/14/2011 at 11:34 pm

      the wifi only xooms in NYC  got the 3.2 upgrade but not the 3g from verizon xooms
      they are waiting for the 4g radio to be installed and as far as the people that I am friends with that went thru verizon they are all still waiting for 4g AND the 3.2 upgrade…horrible ..its amazing that moto would damage its reputation so badly,,and verizon has the nerve to be selling another fully functional tablet,,when they haven’t even kept their promise to the xoom owners..I hope this dosent encourge other manufactures to indulge in such blatant customer abuse..I’m not sying that I am not happier to now have my xoom working right..I am saying that this whole thing has left me with negitive feelings twds moto and verizon and google,, I wont go into what the recent price drop must make those that are still waiting for the upgrade feel like
      Mike

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  26. Madneon

    07/14/2011 at 7:07 pm

    In michigan for a couple of weeks nothing here yet…

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    • kelwynshade

      07/14/2011 at 7:19 pm

      STILL nothing in Ohio… 

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  27. ninjah

    07/15/2011 at 12:47 am

    jersey city, none here yet

    Reply

  28. beck

    07/15/2011 at 2:25 am

    not in Pa yet on wifi

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  29. Tjaycool17

    07/15/2011 at 3:49 am

    Wifi Xoom ,Philly got it on the 13

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  30. Mauros

    07/15/2011 at 5:05 am

    I just got updated to 3.2. Update went smoothly, just took a little bit longer booting after the pdate.
    I own a wifi only xoom.

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  31. Funskey

    07/15/2011 at 5:48 am

    Yes got the update today. And yes SD card support is finally added. The storage section in settings shows an SD card section now.

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  32. Tsider98

    07/15/2011 at 11:21 am

    Finally got it last night…sure enough SD support

    Reply

  33. Kimshumake

    07/15/2011 at 1:08 pm

    wi-fi in North Carolina, just got the update.

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  34. That Dude

    07/16/2011 at 7:55 am

    I have the 3.2 upgrade on the Wifi Xoom. You can in fact access the SD card but I’m gonna mess around with it to see if i can move data back and forth.

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  35. Anonymous

    07/17/2011 at 8:55 pm

    Received on Friday, 7/15 here in Bethel, Alaska.  SD card is accessible on my Zoom now (access under Settings –> Storage –> scroll to bottom.

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  36. Anthony

    07/19/2011 at 5:07 am

    Im in australia and i have upgraded to 3.1 honeycomb with added sd card support for my 3G XOOM. Its absolutely flawless with no issues whatsoever.

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  37. Williamswj

    07/26/2011 at 3:59 am

    Xoom update for WiFi hit here in NC however I am restricted from editing items on SD. Can’t move, add, delete, rename, modify, or adjust. Whatever is on the card is what you have. Can’t even save file to it via Xoom. Rome wasn’t built in a day.

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    • another xoom owner

      08/06/2011 at 8:56 pm

      I also received the update with SD card support. I also had a hard time finding where the card was in file explorer. Apparently it has the name of external1 under the /mnt folder. When I plug it into my computer, everything shows up normally between internal storage and SD card folders instead of drives. The other thing I noticed was that all my media on the SD card is automatically filtering into gallery, music player, etc. So that part seems to be working as designed. The bad part of that is that I noticed that I have had many issues loading video located on the SD card whereas on my Thunderbolt–no issues. Agreed on Rome.

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      • another xoom owner

        08/06/2011 at 8:58 pm

        Additionally–my Xoom is active in the Verizon 3G network.

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      • another xoom owner

        08/06/2011 at 8:58 pm

        Additionally–my Xoom is active in the Verizon 3G network.

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    • another xoom owner

      08/06/2011 at 8:56 pm

      I also received the update with SD card support. I also had a hard time finding where the card was in file explorer. Apparently it has the name of external1 under the /mnt folder. When I plug it into my computer, everything shows up normally between internal storage and SD card folders instead of drives. The other thing I noticed was that all my media on the SD card is automatically filtering into gallery, music player, etc. So that part seems to be working as designed. The bad part of that is that I noticed that I have had many issues loading video located on the SD card whereas on my Thunderbolt–no issues. Agreed on Rome.

      Reply

  38. Criticalerror

    08/06/2011 at 10:04 pm

    Just got the update today. Freaking awesome! Running Verizon 3g Xoom

    Reply

  39. Ilaydying767

    10/06/2011 at 3:47 pm

    I got 3.2 and it was great. Then I got that random “bug fix” update and my xoom is now way more buggy than its ever been.

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  40. Sharad Kumar Verma

    12/06/2011 at 6:13 am

    Hey guys,
    I live in london and I got my update yesterday.

    Update details :
    Update is ok.
    There is considerable amount of increase in performance and some minor bug fixes.

    New Features :
    1. MotoPrint App comes with the update bundle. It allows to get the print of your documents, images, pdfs, contacts etc. directly from your Zoom on to your wifi network printer.
    2. Citrix App is also got installed. Truly speaking not interested in that app.

    Problem :
    I don’t know that this problem is in only my Zoom or on all the Zoom with 3.2 Version. Problem is my Bluetooth stereo headset is not working at all with the Music App of motorola. Bluetooth stereo headset connects successfully with the Zoom, all the sounds of click, touch, notification are coming on the Headset. But only when I try to listen any song using the Music App of the Zoom, sound does not come in headset, instead it comes from zoom speakers.

    Bootloader is also updated.

    If some has done the update then please let me know the status of Bluetooth headset issue.
    Also, did not check the SD Card support, as 32Gig is sufficient for me :)

    Cheers
    Sharad

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  41. motorola droid

    01/07/2012 at 1:12 am

    Got the update this morning Xoom WiFi. Everything seems smooth and zippy. No crashes so far. SD card reading works like a charm. Was hoping for some updates to VPN support, but no joy there.

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  42. ML

    01/19/2012 at 12:41 pm

    Mines updated this morning.  WI-FI only Xoom! I love it!

    Reply

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