Software Updates - Moto X
- Software updates may be released in stages and can take several days for delivery.
- If prompted that an update is available, follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
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Description of Enhancements/Fixes
- Android 4.4, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. KitKat includes enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen mode, color emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security, smarter power use, and more tools and capabilities for better app development.
- Improved Phone Dialer app with the ability to look up contacts directly from the dial pad, see and tap frequent contacts, and search your corporate directory easily.
- Incorporated a new version of Google Hangouts that supports integrated SMS/MMS messaging. Hangouts can be set as the default SMS app under Settings>Wireless>Default SMS app.
- NFC Host Card Emulation support to improve experiences such as contactless payments, loyalty plans, transit passes, card access and more.
- Camera - Focus and exposure: Enhanced the "touch to focus" option with a new circular, on screen control that can be dragged by your finger around the viewfinder to adjust a photo's focus and exposure.
- Gallery - Photo editing: Added new photo editing options to the Gallery app including new filter effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping, and adjustments to color, exposure, contrast and more.
- Touchless Control - "Find my phone": Added a new "Find my phone" command to Touchless Control. Just say "OK, Google Now-find my phone" and your Moto X will ring loudly to let you know where it's hiding when you've misplaced it nearby.
- Photo Quality Improvements: Enhanced auto-white balance performance and color accuracy, improved exposure in outdoor and backlit scenes, and reduced noise in low light scenes
- Improved Camera Focus: Implemented faster touch to focus time and reduced unnecessary refocusing in low light conditions and scenes with continuous motion
- Enhanced Touchless Control: Increased accuracy and responsiveness when using Touchless Control, and added easier setup and training of the "OK Google Now" trigger
- Improved Motorola Migrate Experience: Added additional functionality for better transfer of content from an old phone to a new Motorola phone using Motorola Migrate
- Moto Care Lost Device: Fixed an issue that could sometimes prevent a lost phone from reporting its location