DROID DNA Smartphone Software Update Benefits
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DROID DNA Smartphone Software Update Benefits

Software Version 3.06.605.4; Baseband: 1.01.01.1012.
 
Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce enhancements to HTC Sense 5 that will improve the performance of your DROID DNA smartphone. Below is an overview of the key areas of improvement:

 

 
PEOPLE
  • Find your most important contacts faster with the Favorites tab (next to Phone)
  • Add a contact from Call History
    • Press '+' from unknown number to directly add this number to your 'contacts' or 'list'.
  • New 'Updates' tab with Mosaic design
    • Updates tab follows BlinkFeed mosaic design to display friend's status and events.
People

 

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CALENDAR
  • Switch between Month, Week, Day, Agenda, and Invite views by tapping the drop down menu (located in the upper left corner of the screen)
  • Select the list of Calendars by tapping the 3-dot Settings icon and then Accounts
Calendar
 

MonthView Enhancement

  • View a graphical outline of the time blocks for meetings/events with Visual Event Indicator
  • Display the countdown timer up to 2 hours prior to event/meeting
  • Agenda now shows activity for today (swipe left or right for other day's activities)
MonthView Enhancement MonthView Enhancement
  • See the agenda next to the Monthly view in landscape mode
    MonthView Enhancement

Week View Enhancement

  • Tap on an event to review event description (without having to go into Detail view)
  • Tap the black callout to see Details
Week View Enhancement

 

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BlinkFeed
 
With BlinkFeed, you can personalize your Home screen with information and updates that matter to you. See a variety of content such as news feeds, social network updates, tips, and more.
  • Customize Blinkfeed with content like news sources, or by category like Entertainment
  • Touch tile to view more details, or to comment on a post/status update
  • Scroll to the top of your Blinkfeed, then pull down to manually refresh content stream
  • Filter your feeds to show only one news source, or social network by selecting it in the Highlights drop down
BlinkFeed

 

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GALLERY

Events View

  • Gallery has a new landing page
  • In this Events view, pictures are grouped together by the location/time photo was taken
  • Tap on an Event to view all the pictures and videos from a particular occasion
Events View


 
Video Highlights
  • The device automatically creates a 30 second video based on clips and pictures of an event. Simply tap the video to play.
  • Tap the Themes button
    • Choose from 12 Themes, each offering a different musical Theme and video editing style created by professional editors
  • Tap the Remix button
    • Show a different variety and order of pictures and clips
  • Tap Specific Pictures
    • Select specific pictures to be part of the video highlights by tapping the photo in full view, then tapping the Highlight button
Video Highlights



Manage Groups and Events
  • Tap and hold (long press) on an event and you will see options to delete, merge, split or rename
  • Select 'Merge To' to combine the entire event.
  • Select 'Split To' to split an event then select videos and pictures for your new event.
Manage Groups and Events

 

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QUICK SETTINGS
  • Get to Quick Settings:
    • Drag down the notification panel with two fingers to view the notification panel, then drag with one finger to view and tap the toggle switch.
    • Drag with one finger then tap toggle switch
  • Toggle Switch (top right)
    • Switch between standard notifications panel and Quick Settings screen
  • Turn setting on/off by tapping the icons or area at the top of the setting
  • Icons displaying a 3-dot icon in the bottom portion of the Setting can be tapped to access that specific Setting
  • Suport for VMware Horizontal Mobile Switch Application has been added to provide a secure, separate environment for your business applicatios on the same device.
Quick Settings

 

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NEW SMART DIALER
  • Most Sense 5 apps allow you to swipe left or right then tap the name of a tab (like Phone, History or Favorites
  • Some apps that have different screens swiping left or right, will use a drop down button to change tabs and views (Calendar for example)
  • Dialer now shows only the last call dialed (just tap to call)
  • Call button is disabled by default until you start dialing
  • When you start typing a phone number, the device indicator shows how many contacts match
  • If the contact that appears is not who you want to call, press the indicator to reveal the rest of the contacts that match
  • Press the full QWERTY button to use the keypad to search contacts by letters
New Smart Dialer

 

For more information on the Droid DNA visit verizonwireless.com/droiddnasupport

 

 

ISSUES RESOLVED
  • Picasa albums not showing in the gallery
  • Improvements to Bluetooth® performance
  • Enhanced Navigation performance
  • Fixed to remember the default settings on the device.
  • Talk back feature improvements
  • Fixed a problem that could cause the device to not display the Voicemail indicators
  • Enhanced BUA+ contacts
  • New and improved design for recent app display
  • Fixed a problem that was causing 'Reset to default APN' functionality to not select the default APN (VZWINTERNET)
  • Fixed a problem that was causing HULU+ application to display green screen on the device after the user connects HDMI cable
  • Improvements for long duration video recordings using native camera
  • Fixed a problem that was causing battery to drain while the phone was powered down in certain conditions
  • Fixed a problem that was causing BUA+ Contact to sync with the server even after the backup option was unchecked
  • Fixed a problem that was causing *611 (Global Customer Care) to not get translated correctly when roaming on TELUS network in Canada
  • Improved Wi-Fi performance
  • Enhanced Wi-Fi: pop-up timer increased from 30 minutes to 12 hours

 

For more information on the Droid DNA visit verizonwireless.com/droiddnasupport

 

Last Modified: February 4, 2014
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