Consumer Facing Release Notes:
From time-to-time, Motorola releases updates to enhance the overall performance of its phones. The Android 2.1 software update for Motorola MILESTONE provides exciting new widgets, wallpaper functionality and a security upgrades.
We encourage you to immediately install this latest software update. This will ensure optimal performance of your Motorola MILESTONE.
For more information on Android updates, visit us at www.motorola.com.
Who Can Use This Release
All Motorola MILESTONE users.
After downloading and installing Android 2.1 software release, you will notice:
Animated Wallpapers and multiple home screens
This additional wallpaper option enables you to select from a number of wallpapers that can move on your home screen<s>. A selection of animated wallpapers are bundled with the software upgrade – further wallpapers are available on the Android Market.
The number of home screens you can have now also just got bigger – you can choose to have 3, 5, 7, or even 9 home screens – plenty of space for all your widgets and icons.
Facebook App and Widget
A Free Facebook App and Widget is included in this upgrade. The Application enables contact importation including Names, Profile Pics and Status into your phones’ contacts. The Widget can be place on one of your home screens to stream live updates from your Facebook account.
Google Maps Updates
•Personalized suggestions: Google Maps on your Android device suggests (autocompletes) locations based on your personal search history on maps.google.com.
•Sync with desktop: synchronizes starred items between Google Maps on your Android device and maps.google.com. Sync and personalized features require a user to be logged in to myGoogle account while on maps.google.com
•Multi touch is now also enabled within Google Maps.
•Help : A new Help Center app is included that provides mobile access to your user guide, video tours of key features, tips and tricks, and FAQs to help you get the most from your device.
•Bluetooth support : support for Bluetooth headset multi function for initiating voice calls - EDIT: NICE!!!!!
•Security: Prevents unauthorized pattern lock bypass, allows for PIN security and local device wipe following PIN error input
•Music Player : Album art 3D gallery view supported in landscape orientation
•Battery life: ongoing battery life optimization
•Email account removal: Improvements to manual removal of email accounts
•For a successful installation, we recommend installing these updates while the battery in your phone is fully charged.
Note: You will not be able place or receive calls during upgrade installation
•If you have difficulty with this update, visit us at www.motorola.com/support or www.motorola.com/mymilestone to get help from other owners on our online community at https:supportforums.motorola.com. For more information on the product visit : www.motorola.com/milestone
•There is no charge for this upgrade, other than the usual connection costs.
Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.. Specific functionality and features with each software version of Android may vary. Contact your service provider for details.
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