Verizon’s Droid Charge FP1 Software Update Rolling Out!

Samsung and Verizon will soon start rolling out a new software update for the Korean company’s first ever 4G LTE compatible Android handset, the Droid Charge. While the update does not bump up the Android version to 4.0 or even to 2.3.x, it does contain some minor bug fixes and UI changes.

Below is the full change-log of the update -:

+Updated User Interface.

+Device is enabled with the Wireless Alerting System

+No longer receive a promotional notification popup when using Mobile Hotspot.

+Device allows for USB tethering while in Wi-Fi mode.

+No longer lose data connectivity when the USB cable is connected or disconnected.

+Easily view data activity with the Wi-Fi icon located in the status bar.

+Complete calls without experiencing choppy audio, clicking noises and/or one-way audio noises.

+Resolved “no tones” dial pad issue, allowing for easy access to voice mail and other automated systems.

Applications & Widgets:

+Receive enhanced customer support with the Verizon Remote Diagnostics (VRD) application.

+VZ Navigator is now updated to version

+The Google Mobile Services package includes updated Google Books, Market and GMail applications.

+ Default browser landing page is

+Updates protect device from data loss caused by some 3rd party Android Market applications.

The choppy audio bug was introduced in the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Charge, which was released late last year. 5 months after that, Verizon and Samsung finally have the time to fix the bug.

The update is already being rolled out in stages via OTA, and weighs in about 85MB. To manually check for the update, go to Settings-> About Phone and then select the System Updates option.

Via – Android Police

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