Shortly after publishing the documents for the new firmware update on its official website, Verizon Wireless has started rolling out the new update for the HTC Droid DNA today. Yes, the device’s build number is being bumped up to 2.04.605.2 via an over-the-air upgrade. You won’t get any drastic changes with this update, but it is a nice maintenance updates that you shouldn’t give a miss. This upgrade (weighs 104MB of size) promises to improve Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, and boost the handset’s stability for better performance. It will also improve audio quality over wired headsets and earpieces.
Of course, you might be disappointed that the update isn’t for the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean build (which is currently rolling out for Nexus 10, N7, N4, Galaxy Nexuses) , but one can only imagine that HTC and Verizon will be busy trying to make sure your devices have the newest updates. So, Droid DNA owners will be running 4.1 for the foreseeable future.
Full chnagelog of the HTC Droid DNA update 2.04.605.2:
- User can load videos on HuluPlus
- Improvements to Hotspot connectivity have been made
- Improvements to Audio Quality for wired headsets and earpieces have been made
- Bluetooth connectivity and volume level for specific models have been improved
- Enhanced reliability and stability of the Contacts List have been made
- Wi-Fi Connectivity has been improved
- Improvements to default browser for zooming capability have been made
- Incoming messages display with the correct timestamp
- Enhanced Recent Apps functionality has been improved
Those who have rocking Droid DNA handsets and yet to be notified on the update should manually check for it by going to Settings –> About phone –> Software update -> Check now. Go ahead, start hammering update button.