Android 4.1 gets pushed out to the Motorola DROID 4 starting today

Android 4.1 gets pushed out to the Motorola DROID 4 starting today
Good news for owners of the Motorola DROID 4. Believe it or not, your Android 4.1 update is getting pushed out starting today. Of course, it will be sent out in waves which means it might take a few days at least, for the OTA update to come. You can always try to coax out this 356MB update by going to the home screen, tapping on Menu > Settings > About Phone > System Updates > Download. If it isn't there, be patient. It will arrive.

The Android 4.1 update for the Motorola DROID 4 brings the smooth, silky lag-free responsiveness of Project Butter and also will add Google Now to the device. This feature sends out all the information you need, like traffic on your daily commute, weather, sports scores, stock prices and more, when you need it. For example, what good is the information on your daily commute to the office at 3pm? Google Now makes sure this information is made available to you before you leave the house.

The update also adds enhancements to the notification screen which allows you to return calls, view pictures and video, and reply to email all directly from the notification itself. Voice Search will allow you to search the web using your voice, and speaks back to with answers to your questions. Also included with the update is the Smart Keyboard, which guesses the next word you are going to type before you type it. And with the update, voice typing can be done even while offline. The update also improves voice and data connectivity.

The Android 4.1 update for the Motorola DROID 4 will take 35-60 minutes and installing it will take another 15 to 20 minutes during which time no calls will be able to be made or received. Verizon does suggest that you have a full battery before attempting the download, which is software version 18.XT894.Verizon.en.US. The sad news is that this might be the last update for the phone, which started with Android 2.3 when launched.

source: Verizon (1), (2) via AndroidCentral

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1. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Is there any info about jelly bean update for galaxy s duos....

2. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The only info I've seen is that it will get it. Nothing on when, however.

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

,Photon Q for me :(

10. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

You're up next, I can almost guarantee that. If you aren't, that's Sprint's fault.

4. yyuu1000

Posts: 260; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

Good job

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

about time

6. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

just how have you not been banned yet?

7. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Apple camp rarely gets a member banned :)

8. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

we had Taco and the Miz banned.. didnt see anything wrong on his comments....

9. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I have no idea why you constantly bash Motorola for updates when they're much better than Sony. None of Sony's early 2012 devices are on Jelly Bean, a couple are even on Gingerbread. If you're going to talk bad about a manufacturer for updates, let it be Sony. Motorola doesn't deserve it, because they've been a lot better than other manufacturers.

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