The Motorola’s Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR Maxx both are getting Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update. Software version 6.12.173.XT912.Verizon.en.US is currently being pushed to the aforementioned smartphones via OTA (Over the Air). The new update squash some bugs and improve performance.
However, a notification from Verizon or Motorola is always worth to push ahead the update. And if you have not received any such notifications, then you can need to navigate from Menu > Settings > About phone > System Update and then click on Download. If you have some trouble regarding the update, you can head over to Verizon Wireless here for a full list of updates and instructions.
The Android 2.3.6 update brings following improvements.
- Mobile Hotspot bug fixes and improved security
- Update to VZ Navigator with the latest 3D map improvements
- A number of Visual Voice Mail updates
- Improved stability of data connectivity after Airplane Mode is disabled
- Improved data throughput performance in low-signal 4G environments
- Improved Battery life when using Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) Bluetooth headsets
- Updated Favorite Contacts widget
- Improved device stability when moving between home screen panels
- When performing an OTA update, the display will correctly show the remaining download time
- Addition of the CMAS (Commercial Mobile Alert Service) feature
- Few VCast apps pre-installed
Perhaps the next update will bring you that Ice Cream Sandwich that you have been craving. So stay tuned for next update.