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Release Notes - DROID Ultra - Android 4.4, KitKat®

Release Notes - DROID Ultra - Android 4.4, KitKat®


INTRODUCTION

We are excited to announce a new software update for the DROID Ultra by Motorola. With this upgrade you get the latest version of the Android OS (Android™ 4.4, KitKat®,) as well as new features, enhancements and bug fixes for your DROID. 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

Android™ 4.4, KitKat® Android 4.4, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. KitKat includes enhancements such as restyled navigation bars, a new full-screen mode, color emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security, smarter power use, and more tools and capabilities for better app development.
Camera - Image quality  Enhanced image quality including better color, exposure and dynamic range accuracy, and improved noise reduction (especially in low light situations)
Camera - Focus and exposure Enhanced the "touch to focus" option with a new circular, on screen control that can be dragged by your finger around the viewfinder to adjust a photo's focus and exposure.
Gallery - Photo editing Added new photo editing options to the Gallery app including new filter effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping, and adjustments to color, exposure, contrast and more.
Hangouts -SMS/MMS support Incorporated a new version of Google Hangouts that supports integrated SMS/MMS messaging. Hangouts can be set as the default SMS app under Settings > Wireless > Default SMS app.
Accessory support Added support for Square credit card reader


INSTRUCTIONS

For a successful installation, we recommend installing this update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged (and although not necessary,  it's recommended that you connect to a Wi-Fi 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 re-start automatically.
  3. Your phone is now updated with 19.5.3.obake_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 re-start automatically.
  6. Your phone is now updated to 19.5.3.obake_verizon.Verizon.en.US.


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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