OTA update to 3.11.605.1, Android 4.4 is rolling out to Verizon HTC One right now

Verizon HTC OneThe HTC One on Verizon is now receiving its much anticipated OTA update to 3.11.605.1, also bumping Android up to version 4.4.2 and HTC Sense to 5.5.

Verizon has included a fairly extensive changelog detailing all of the biggest changes and improvements:

BlinkFeed

  • New menu delivers quicker access to search and content sources
    • Access by swiping from left side of the screen
  • Easily turn BlinkFeed on or off
    • Perform a pinch-in gesture on the home screen > Then access the Edit screen > Simply tap BlinkFeed ON and BlinkFeed OFF

Location settings

  • Redesigned for ease of use and battery conservation
  • Shows estimated battery use of each app
  • Offers a master switch that turns all location settings on or off
  • Lists which apps are using location services
  • New setting enables you to choose between these location profiles:
    • High accuracy (most battery use)
    • Battery saving (least battery use)
    • Device sensors (GPS only)

Gallery applications

  • Redesigned for easier viewing of different content configurations
    • Panels for each configuration (folders, highlights) have replaced the drop-down menu
    • Swipe left or right to switch between panels
  • Quickly access photos from the cloud and social networks
  • Manage and edit Video Highlights easily
    • From Events panel, tap desired event, then switch to Video Highlights
    • Select desired pictures, themes and music

Do Not Disturb

  • Cut down on phone distractions during important events
  • Block incoming calls: turn off sound, vibration and LED notifications
  • Can be set to resume ‘normal mode’ at a certain time
    • To access this feature, go to Settings > Sound > Do not disturb

Music application

  • Redesigned for easier viewing of different content configurations
    • Panels for each configuration (artist, albums) have replaced the drop-down menu
    • Swipe left or right to switch between panels

Lock Screen

  • The process to lock screen widgets has been simplified
    • Swipe left from the lock screen
    • Tap the + icon to choose a widget to add to the Lock Screen

Key improvements

  • Caller Name ID app has been updated to version 2.5.0
  • Power management enhancements

Issues resolved

  • Zoodles video mail can now be turned on
  • Camera low light quality improvements

Added support

  • VSP v2.0.0 (Verizon Support and Protect – formerly Verizon Mobile Security) is now preloaded
  • Over The Air (OTA) Wi-Fi exclusivity is now implemented

If only all changelogs were this extensive…

[Verizon via Android Community]
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