Verizon is officially pushing a new firmware update for its Motorola Droid 2 Global – the GSM/CDMA world edition of the Droid 2 handset. the latest update bumps the build number up to 4.5.629 for the Droid 2 Global handset. The new software update bring much needed bug fixes and enhancements to the Droid 2 Global handset’s system. Here is the full changelog of the 4.5.629 update:
# Device can be enabled with Wireless Alerting System.
# Addition of the Google Security Patch to improve security level.
# Improved ability to access and receive Gmail messages when the Mobile Hotspot is turned on.
# Fixes error that replicated thumbnails in message threads.
# Fixes the issue where the handset may power ON without any user interaction.
# Adjusted camera settings will be saved even after the handset shut down.
# Resolved possible device resets while playing music.
# NO more Out of Memory errors.
# You can play WAV files from Voice Visual Mail.
# You can download, save and use the purchased ringtones.
Motorola Droid 2 Global users will be notified on their handsets to accept the update. You can also manually pull the OTA update. so if you’ve got a Droid 2 Global handy, Just go to Menu –> Settings –> About Phone –> System Updates to get it loaded up –> Make sure that Update is available –> If found the update, hit the ‘Download’ button and wait for some to finish the downloading the content, which totals 19.4 MB. Follow the on-screen instructions until the OTA upgrade process finishes successfully –> Done. After finishing the installation of the update, the software version should be shown as 4.5.269 on your Motorola Droid 2 Global handset