Motorola XOOM upgrade to OS 3.1 now available

Ian Hardy

August 22, 2011 1:29 pm


It’s finally here XOOM owners! For months Motorola had the OS 3.1 Honeycomb update in testing but users are now reporting that it’s now live and available all to download. Check it out for yourself, grab the Xoom and hit Main System Settings > About Tablets > System Updates.

Source: Facebook
(Thanks Chris!)

  • MXM4K

    Better late than never I guess…

  • Chris

    Isn’t OS 3.1 Honeycomb, not Gingerbread?

  • Sean

    3.X is honeycomb not gingerbread

    Also so much for this being a GED …

  • chris

    Im just shocked it actually came out. Now the question is when is 3.2?

    • MXM4K

      When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east ;)

  • Drew

    Hey Ian, do a video review. I haven’t heard Mark Tewksbury’s voice since he stopped appearing on How It’s Made

  • Harold the Barber

    i like gingerbread men yum

  • Tim

    Does this 3.1 activate the SD card slot like the European version of the 3.1 update? The U.S. version doesn’t.

    • chris

      Yes it does

  • Jon

    Definitely need a review to see how it runs on 3.1

  • Tweak

    So..uh.. what does this update do?

    • GMan

      It lets you tell people, “Hey, my tablet now runs 3.1.”

  • peters~

    Haha… should have went with Asus we transformer. We have 3.2 android for a month now.

  • Alex Perrier

    Hey people, look at what happens when Google takes control! What is next? Maybe my friend with the Atrix will receive a software upgrade too! :-)

    Glad to see some non-BlackBerry news. At least for now, RIM’s has the limelight like an NBA star. This QNX stuff coming some time later better be as good as it seems. i am wishing RIM the very best, but they must make the wisest choices’

    Now, Mobile Syrup, as much as there is little to say about Solo Mobile, can you please at least post a story on the MySolo upgrade? It’s better than nothing…

  • Craig

    Now to wait for 3.2 :/

  • tye

    Not to be a downer here, but i just bought the asus transformer today from staples in mississauga ontario and it has android 3.2 on it. P.S It is a sweet a*s tablet….. the best tablet in my opinion, no question!

  • tye

    Holla….. ha ha

  • Jesse

    You could update to 3.1 or….you know, you could flash the US firmware and have 3.2.

  • EmperumanV

    How ironic, just as I arrive back in Canada, the Canadian version of the Motorola Xoom receives the Honeycomb 3.1 update.

  • Steve Dion

    Exactly what is wrong with Android. An update comes out and it take months for it to roll across to devices (if you are lucky). Unacceptable! Hopefully they will fix this with ice cream sundae (sandwich).

  • EmperumanV

    Updated it, saw that there is SD Card support, and under storage, it categorizes the item that takes up space, saw that audio is new. Not sure what else is updated in 3.1.

  • Tweak

    Browser is a bit different for controls too