Major update for DROID DNA now live

Major update for DROID DNA now live
A couple days ago we let you know that there was a major update for the HTC DROID DNA in the works, and word has come out that the update has just gone live. The update adds quite a lot of bug fixes and improvements, but it doesn't add any new features to really get excited about, because it doesn't bring users up to Android 4.2

The update will bring your device to build 2.04.605.2 and includes improvements to WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, Hotspot connectivity, audio quality over wired headsets and earpieces, and a number of other improvements. 

The update is available OTA right now, but it is pretty beefy at just over 100MB, so it's probably best that you download it over WiFi and save your data plan. 

source: Droid-Life

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1. amiroo

Posts: 269; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

ok well done.

2. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Success...fixed Mobile Hotspot issue!

3. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Typical HTC. Release with buggy software just to be the first and take this long to fix the issues. Never again HTC.

9. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Dude shy you trolling? Samsung have never done this right? Dude stop trolling HTC article

10. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

No they haven't from my experience. Samsung has a ton of updates for their phones but they are usually just very minor stability updates. Nothing close to anything like these issues with the DNA, or the notification and WiFi issue of the One X, and the random reboot issue of the 8x. See a pattern here? Yes HTC sucks.

12. stoic127

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

Did you ever have a the early Fascinate or Charge? Samsung has improved vastly with its software response and release times but when touchwiz came out it was horrible and they took forever to fix it.

13. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Nope, didn't own one until the GS2, which smoked the Sensation in every category.

14. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

HEH... you do realise that Sensation is the better performer of the two? It wasn't at the beginning though, but HTC updated the hell out of it it and it surpassed GS2 quite soon.

4. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

HTC One will be out soon I would expect this to be the last major update for the Droid DNA. HTC logic = new phone out never update the older ones.

5. ap1989

Posts: 145; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

im gonna be so pissed if 4.2 comes to any of the other device on verizon before the galaxy nexus

6. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Hate to tell you but the Verizon Galaxy Nexus has hit its EOL (end of life) as per Verizon so it will not be getting Android 4.2. Referance story at here at​status-at-Verizon_id39117

11. stoic127

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

eol just means they wont sell it anymore. It doesnt affect software upgrades and adjustments. It all really depends on the required specs for 4.2 and whether the manufacture wants to bother with it.

15. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Yes that means they wont sell it any more. But verizon also has the say as to when the phones on thier network get upgraded software. EOL means that VZW will not be doing the vetting process for the software on phone so thus the phone wont get any more software upgrades.

7. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

100mb+ update?? Got that on my butterfly like one and a half weeks ago..

8. airhunt2

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

Downloading now!

16. airhunt2

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

Ok, so since the update, both my wife and I's phones have less battery power. This update has managed to drain our batteries much faster then before. I used to go 2 days on one charge, now I'm lucky to get a day and a half. What the heck?!

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