droid-bionic-reviewWe had reported a few days ago that a massive update for the Motorola Droid Bionic was on its way, and the good news for those looking forward to the update is that it is finally here. The update is reportedly rolling out, but fret not if you have yet to receive the notification as it could be rolling out in stages. Like we had reported earlier, this will be a major update and some of the changes are listed below.


E-mail, messaging and data

  • Improved stability of data on 3G and 4G
  • Fixed lockup that could occur while browing during the handoff from Wifi to 4G
  • “Data roaming” pop-up message will display once when roaming in CDMA internationally
  • Jump to the most recent message after changing the device orientation while in message list view

Device features

  • Mobile hotspot now supports up to eight devices
  • Black screen of death fixed
  • Improved stability to avoid power cycles
  • Fix lock up and power cycles when connected to Bluetooth headset or HDMI cable
  • Improved cold SIM card activation speed
  • “Low memory” warnings when using the Laptop have been reduced
  • Improved camera autofocus for better shutter response time and better imagery
  • Location privacy message will display when using location based service setup
  • Fixed issue where device would power back up after being powered down


  • Improved stability
  • Display will not turn off after use
  • Calling screen will no longer be recreated
  • Reduced frequence fo the “Low memory” warning messages

For more information on the update or instructions on how to update, just head on over to Verizon’s website for the details. If you find that you’re not the type to wait around for an update, you can pull it manually through the Menu > Settings > About Phone > System Update.

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