Motorola Droid 2 Gets a Bug Fixing Software Update

Surprise surprise! Motorola and Verizon have started rolling out a new software update for the old and forgotten, Droid 2. While a new software update is definitely good news, Droid 2 owners should not get their hopes too high about an Ice Cream Sandwich update. The software update does not bring any new features, but does fix some bugs and beefs up the security of your handset.

Below is the full change-log of the update via Android Police -:

Device Features
+ Device is enabled with the Wireless Alerting System.
+ A Google Security Patch has been added to improve security level.
+ Fixed issue where the device may power ON without user interaction.
+ Adjusted camera settings will be saved, even after the device is powered down.
+ Resolved possible device resets while playing music.
+ Reduced Out of Memory errors.

Email, Messaging & Data
+  Improved ability to access and receive Gmail messages when the  Mobile Hotspot is turned on.
+ Addressed error that replicated thumbnails in message threads.

Applications & Widgets
+ WAV files can be played from Visual Voice Mail.
+ Purchased ringtones are now able to be downloaded, saved and used  where appropriate.

The OTA update is already live, and should hit your Droid 2 over the next few days. Users can also manually pull the update by going to Settings -> About Phone and then selecting the Software Updates option.

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