Dec 07 AT 4:47 PM Taylor Wimberly 41 Comments

Droid does updates: Android 2.0.1 now available (VIDEO)

We just received word Verizon has begun rolling out a new software update for the Motorola Droid. The over the air update brings the Android operating system up to Android 2.0.1 and includes a heavy number of bug fixes.

For step-by-step instructions on how to perform the download, please visit verizonwireless.com/droidsupport.

The following enhancements to the Droid by Motorola have been made:

  • OS stability is improved.
  • Battery life is improved.
  • Camera auto focus functionality is improved, and time between shots is reduced.
  • Enhancements for three-way calling.
  • Audio for incoming calls is improved.
  • When receiving a call on call waiting, the speakerphone now remains on.
  • Bluetooth┬« functionality is improved; background echo is eliminated.
  • Improved Bluetooth phone book transfer of contacts to in-vehicle Bluetooth solutions.
  • After closing a GPS application, the GPS icon will now automatically be removed from the notification panel.
  • Users can now receive SMS and MMS messages after an EMS message is received.
  • SMS and MMS may now be sent to seven-digit addresses.
  • Google┬« contact merging has been updated to accommodate seven-digit numbers.
  • Visual Voice Mail notices now arrive instantaneously.
  • The corporate calendar widget user interface is updated.

Update: Found a video posted from GFQ Network.

If you own a Droid and have received the update, let us know your thoughts on how it works.

A system update is available!

A system update is available!

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