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Verizon Droid RAZR HD And Droid RAZR MAXX HD Android 4.1.2 Update Causes Issues

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First Posted: Mar 23, 2013 10:11 AM EDT
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Verizon recently rolled out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD, which is supposed to bring enhancements and fix bugs on both the handsets. However, a recent report indicates that the software update has caused issues to many users.

"According to our tipster, he was told by Verizon that the carrier has received many complaints about the Android 4.1.2 update for the two handsets and has passed the word on to Motorola. The hope is that another update to repair the bugs will quickly be pushed out to owners of the phones. We have a call in to Big Red and we will update this story immediately upon hearing from the nation's largest carrier," per PhoneArena.

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PhoneArena also said "According to one source, his Motorola DROID RAZR went from being a dream to a nightmare after the update. Our source owns the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX and says just about the only part of the phone not affected is the long battery life from the 3300mAh cell."

The Android 4.1.2 software update is supposed to bring several enhancements and a new feel to both DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD customers. The new user interface (UI) now brings animations, new fonts, icons and more. The software update also brings the much-touted Google Now feature, which enables you to get real-time notifications about weather, traffic and more.

The software update to both the Motorola devices brings improvements to older features like voice search, gallery, camera, notifications, Wi-Fi Hotspot, keyboard and more. The upgrade also fixes Google Maps, Outlook Sync and Quick Office.

Neither Motorola nor Sprint have have confirmed any issues with the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update on any of the Motorola devices.

If you have received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update on your Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD, are you facing any issues after the software update? Let us know in the comments below.

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