Verizon and Motorola have released an update to the Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX bringing it to software version 6.12.181. This update comes shortly after Motorola and Verizon were in talks over scrapping the update and moving straight to Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is a Gingerbread update to the devices that comes in the form of an OTA (over the air) software update 6.12.181.Verizon.en.US.
- Improved device stability.
- Optimized device performance to extend battery life.
- Added easy access to preloaded VZW bookmarks through quick key access.
- Corrected loud call end and connect tones over Bluetooth.®
- Enhanced device security preventing unauthorized access of telephony database by third parties.
- Device is now updated with IPv6. As new Internet addresses are introduced, you will be able to continue to browse and view web pages with this latest Internet enhancement.
- 4G coverage indicator accurately displays data connectivity.
- Improved Wi-Fi hotspot connectivity when utilizing WPS security.
- Improved text message delivery.
- Improved Visual Voice Mail performance with data disabled and visual voicemail notification delivery.
- Enhanced security in Verizon Apps.
- Included a new MotoCast widget to enable easier access and discoverability of MotoCast services.
- Modified the storage settings screen to make it easier to understand total storage versus available storage.
- Implemented a number of MotoCast performance improvements.
If the Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX update hasn’t hit your phone yet you can manually check for the update via settings -> about phone -> system updates -> download. Let us know what you think of the new update to the device and have no fear ICS is still on its way.