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HTC One max on Verizon updated to 2.16.605.2, Android 4.4.2

HTC One Max VerizonThose of you with the HTC One max on Verizon should be pleased to find out that an OTA update started rolling out earlier today, bringing the latest version of KitKat, Android 4.4.2. The software build is 2.16.605.2.

Here’s the official changelog:

  • Location settings:Redesigned for ease of use and battery conservation.
    • Offers a master switch that turns all location settings on or off
    • Lists which apps are using location services
    • Shows estimated battery use of each app
    • New setting enables you to choose between these location profiles
    • High accuracy (most battery use)
    • Battery saving (least battery use)
    • Device sensors (GPS only)
  • Issues have been resolved
    • Device Management no longer runs during OTA download
    • Bluetooth® Car Kit for 2012 BMW X5 now works properly
    • Verizon app directed SMS now works properly
    • Copy function icon on top right of screen is operational
    • Notification light indicates pending messages, emails and missed calls
    • Device will not re-download update if OTA install is deferred
  • Improvements have been made
    • Power management requirements have been updated
    • OTA download via Wi-Fi is now supported.
  • Services are now pre-loaded:
    • Verizon Cloud
    • Verizon Location Agent
    • Verizon Support and Protect (v2.0.0)

It’s great to see HTC taking the time to update so many of its devices to the latest version of Android, even if it did take the company a long time to do so. Any Verizon customers get this update yet?

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John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.

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