Verizon Motorola Droid 4 Upgraded to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (Changelog)

August 13, 2012

The Verizon Wireless branded Motorola Droid 4 smartphone received an upgrade to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich today, August 13. Users can either wait patiently for an automatic update notification or attempt to trigger it manually through the settings menu. You can view the changelog for the 6.16.217 software update below.

Motorola Droid 4 6.16.217.XT894.Verizon.en.US Update Changelog:

Issues Corrected / Enhancements – OS Upgrades
· Device is enabled for Global Roaming. Now take advantage of voice and data services in over 205 countries worldwide. For additional information and support please visit

Application Updates
· Integration of new version of Backup Assistant Plus.
· Mobile IM has been removed.
· Color for Facebook application is preloaded.

Enhanced Customer Support with Verizon Remote Diagnostics
New customer care solution to improve customer service experience. When a customer calls into Verizon Wireless customer care, this solution, with the customer’s permission, allows support personnel to remotely view the user’s device for device training, application demonstrations and troubleshooting.

Email / Messaging
· Improved Stability and connectivity with Email.
· Successfully download and save ringtones.

Stability and Performance Improvements
· Mobile Hotspot – Improved connectivity.
· Reduced device resets and power cycling.
· Camera quality has been improved for better pictures.
· Improved My Gallery performance.
· Voice Mail Notification shows the correct of unread messages.

User Interface
· Updated Mobile Hotspots Icon.
· Visual Voice Mail shortcut on home screen changed to a standard voicemail shortcut.
· Clear Contact pictures are displayed for phonebook contacts.

Source: Verizon Wireless

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  • Jeanie

    How do I get this update off my phone? It has messed up every setting on it.