Verizon Launches Motorola Droid X Android 2.2 Update

22 Sep 2010 | Android , Motorola , Smartphone , Software , Verizon Wireless | 0 comments


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motorola droid x android 2.2Verizon Wireless has just started pushing the Android 2.2 Froyo software update to all Motorola Droid X users today. The official launch was expected this Thursday, but it looks like it came a bit early.

Here's a list of features coming in the Android 2.2 Froyo update:

  • Easy switching between the 8 most recent apps
  • Pre-installed Adobe Flash Player 10.1
  • Faster JavaScript
  • You can now rotate your screen 270 degrees to the left or right when moving from portrait to landscape to work with apps in more directions
  • Automatic app updates with the ability to choose to store applications in your device's memory or a storage card
  • Improvements for Google Maps performance on the Droid X
  • Improved connectivity to Exchange server and Exchange ActiveSync email notifications
  • Improved 3G Mobile Hotspot application.
  • Easily edit MMS messages after attaching video files
  • Manage message history from Contact application
  • Transition from Wi-Fi and 3G without losing data connection
  • Manage contacts with updated Backup Assistant.
  • Updated Visual Voice Mail: simplified setup, improved notifications, updated display features
  • Listen to voice mail via Bluetooth

You don't have to wait for the over the air push. In order to get the update, you'll need to grab your device and go to: Menu > Settings > About Phone > System Updates. For step-by-step instructions on how to perform the download, visit verizonwireless.com/DroidXsupport.

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