A few days ago, we reported that Verizon is rolling out a new software update of the Motorola Droid X handset for the SoakTest members out there, bumping up the software version up to 4.5.621. According to the reports, the update is now rolling out for everyone, though the update is still listed as “coming soon” on the Verizon support webpage of the Motorola Droid X handset. The updates is bringing various stability and bug fixes and a lot of enhancements for the Droid X handset.
Here is the full changelog of the 4.5.261 software update for the Motorola Droid X handset:
# Prevents lockups or resets after the Over the Air (OTA) update.
# OTA update notice screen displays the correct estimated update time.
# Improved browser security with the Google Security Patch from Android 2.3.6.
# Fixed issue where the device may power ON without user interaction.
# Resolved possible device resets while playing music.
# Adjusted camera settings will be saved, even after the device is powered down.
# Reduced Out of Memory errors.
# WAV files can be played from Visual Voice Mail.
# Device is enabled with the Wireless Alerting System.
# Improved stability of Music Player reduces resets.
# Shortcuts to applications remain on the device even after applications are moved to the SD card.
# Improved connectivity with 3G Mobile Hotspot data connectivity.
# Addressed error that replicated thumbnails in message threads.
# Corrected errors where Yahoo! mail notifications were not displayed properly.
# Reduced duplicate message errors.
# Improved ability to access and receive Gmail when the Mobile Hotspot is turned on.
# Sorted contact groups.
# Device recognizes Multimedia ringtones after purchase.
# Button background lighting turns off while in the desktop cradle.
The OTA update process is being pushed to every Droid X owner and should make its way to all users very soon. If you want to force the 15.2MB update manually, you could always go to Menu –> Settings –> About Phone –> System Updates –> If you found the update –> Tap Download button –> Let the downloading process finishes –> now hit the Install Now button when prompted –> Device Reboots –> Follow the on-screen instructions and let it finish installation process. The software version should be shown as 4.5.621.MB810.Verizon.en.US after finishing the installation process successfully.