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Android 4.4.4 Release Notes - Droid Ultra, Droid Mini, Droid Maxx

Android 4.4.4 Release Notes - Droid Ultra, Droid Mini, Droid Maxx


 

INTRODUCTION

We are excited to announce a new software update for Droid Ultra, Droid Mini and Droid Maxx by Motorola. With this upgrade you get the latest version of the Android OS (Android™ 4.4.4, KitKat®,) as well as new features, enhancements and bug fixes for all Ultra devices. For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mydroidultra.

NOTE: You cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.


ENHANCEMENTS

This software update is for all Droid Ultra, Mini, Maxx users. After installing this software update you will notice numerous enhancements and changes, including:

Android™ 4.4.4, KitKat® Android 4.4.4, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. This release includes accuracy improvements to the power profile, several stability, framework and security fixes including update to OpenSSL.
Camera - Improved image quality Improved camera image quality including better consistency of exposure, more realistic flash coloring, improved photos in low light conditions using front camera.
Camera - Pause video recording Added the ability to pause video recording with a convenient pause/resume button on the viewfinder.
Updated Verizon applications Added the latest versions of 2 Verizon applications: VZ Cloud and Visual Voicemail application (VVM3.) 
Added Isis mobile wallet application  Added the Isis mobile wallet application for contactless payment for Droid Ultra users on Verizon.
Fixed Bluetooth connectivity issue Fixed a bug that could cause issues with Bluetooth connectivity for some users.
Enables Motorola Alert Application download New Motorola Alert application sends periodic alerts with your location to your selected contacts 


INSTRUCTIONS

For a successful installation, we recommend installing this update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

If you have received a notification message for this update:

  1. Swipe down on the notification bar and tap “System update”.
  2.  Select  "Yes, I’m in" to download the software.
  3. After the software is downloaded, swipe down on the notification bar and tap "Install system update".
  4.  Select “Install now”.
  5. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
  6.  Your phone is now updated with version 21.11.21  


If you have not received a notification message for this update, follow the steps below to manually update your phone:

  1. Select the Settings icon in the apps menu.
  2. Select "About phone".
  3. Select "System updates".
  4. Select "Yes, I’m in". After the software is downloaded, select "Install Now".
  5. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
  6. Your phone is now updated to version 21.11.21


Additional Information

There is no charge for this software upgrade over carrier network. If you have difficulty with this upgrade, visit us at www.motorola.com/mydroidultra.

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