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Release Notes - DROID MAXX - Version 12.15.15.obake-maxx_verizon.Verizon.en.US

Software Update for DROID MAXX by Motorola


We are pleased to announce a new software update for DROID Maxx by Motorola. The software update (12.15.15.obake-maxx_verizon.Verizon.en.US) includes numerous enhancements and improvements. For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mydroidmaxx.


All DROID Maxx users


Google Drive Introducing two years of free 50GB Google Drive cloud storage. To activate, open the Google Drive on-device app and follow the setup instructions
Camera – Improved Photo Quality Improved capture of natural light (autowhite balance) and color accuracy for more precise exposure in outdoor and backlit scenes
Camera – Improved Focus Faster touch to focus time and reduced unnecessary refocusing in low light conditions and scenes with continuous motion
Camera – Faster Switching Shortened the time it takes to switch between rear and front-facing cameras, as well as transition between the viewfinder and the Gallery app
Now compatible with popular apps such as: Jawbone Up, SquareReader, and Mophie Wireless Charging accessory
New Touchless Control Tone All new notification sound when using the Touchless Control “Call My DROID” voice command for easier locating
Motorola Skip Compatible with Motorola SKIP accessory for easier security via NFC authentication (accessory available on Motorola.com)
Improved Voice Call Quality Fixed an issue that could sometimes result in choppy audio being heard by the person you’re speaking with on your DROID
Enhanced Touchless Control Increased accuracy and responsiveness when using Touchless Control, and added easier training of the “OK Google Now” trigger
Improved Moto Care Additional ease of use to locate a lost phone with either a message prompt or a ringtone activated through the Moto Care portal to the lost device
Wireless Charging New on-display guide marks for easier alignment with wireless charging accessory
Motorola Assist – Driving Detection Fixed an issue that could sometimes cause the phone to read out text messages and announce calls when not in Drive mode


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 WiFi network.

If you have received a notification message for this update:

  1. The software will download automatically. When the download is complete, select "Install now". 
  2. After the software is installed, your phone will restart automatically.
  3. Your phone is now updated to version -12.15.15.obake-maxx_verizon.Verizon.en.US

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. The software will download automatically. When the download is complete, select "Install now". 
  5. After the software is installed, your phone will restart automatically.
  6. Your phone is now updated to version -12.15.15.obake-maxx_verizon.Verizon.en.US


There is no charge for this update other than the usual data connection charges. If you have difficulty with this update, visit us at www.motorola.com/mydroidmaxx.

Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. Specific functionality and features with each software version of Android may vary. Contact your service provider for details.

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