Verizon Motorola Droid Pro software update now rolling out

Verizon’s Motorola Droid Pro has received a software update, the second since it was released into the wild. This, however, isn’t an update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. No, the Droid Pro will still be on Android 2.2 Froyo even after this update. Yet you may want to perform this update anyway, since it brings along quite a few bug fixes and performance enhancements.

For example, you can now encrypt both your device’s internal memory as well as its SD card, with AES 256-bit encryption. Support for a few more ActiveSync policies controllable by your Exchange server administrator has been added, VPN has been enhanced, HTTP proxies can now be set over Wi-Fi connections, and the Vcast application store comes preloaded.

Account setup, message delivery, account sync, 3G hotspot accuracy, and Bluetooth recording have all been improved. A full list of everything that this update brings is available, in PDF form, here.

The update is over-the-air, so if you’re anxious to get it and your smartphone hasn’t yet informed you that it’s available, here’s what you need to do: on your Droid Pro, go to Settings > About phone > System updates. If the update is available, download and install it.

Full instructions are available from Verizon in this PDF. Keep in mind that the rollout may be staggered, which means that your particular device may not get it for a few days (or more). Don’t panic, just be patient.

You can get the Droid Pro on Amazon for a penny.

Via Android Police

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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