Droid X update

Droid X owners are going to want to check their device for an OTA update, as Verizon says that software version 4.5.605.MB810 will be rolling out "soon." The 113 MB update is said to resolve keyboard stability and usability to "optimize performance during text entry." The OTA appears to be already arriving for some, but as always, if you haven't received it yet, sit back and relax, there's no need to panic. Shout out below when they keyboard fix finally hits, and check out the source link for detailed installation instructions.

Source: Verizon Wireless; Thanks imstillalive
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Droid X OTA update rolling out 'soon' (or now), will resolve keyboard stability

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I got my a couple of days ago. I never had any problems with the keyboard - but I did have a host of other performance issues since gingerbread release. So far it seems more stable - we will see I guess.

These aren't the same. There is a rumored 113MB update out there that fixes who knows what. The keyboard update that started rolling out last week (got mine Thursday) is only 8MB.

Mine's been trying to update since yesterday. I tell it to go ahead, it reboots, starts the update, and then fails and reboots.

I don't know if it is because I'm rooted or if it is something else. I haven't had any memorable issues with the keyboard or otherwise.

I'm rooted and the update worked for me. I didn't check to see if it unrooted or not. I just went through with the Motorola One Click Root again to be safe.

Downloading it now. Here's hoping it fixes the issues I have been having for months.

I can use the multi-touch keyboard again, that's a major improvement from where I was before the update. Now if only this update fixed the random reboots.

From the instructions on Verizon's website.
Note: The size for this software upgrade may be up to 113MB. This may be a multiple set upgrade depending on your software version. If your device is not on a latest software version, please perform the steps in the section below twice.

Didn't this happen last week? I got mine last Monday. So far, nothing's changed except that the keyboard is faster and nothing is broken that i notice, yet.

Installed mine this past Saturday. Keyboard seems to work flawlessly, aside from the fact that it cannot make me a better user of it. :)

I got this last week. I gave it a try while rooted but it didn't take. I think it is because I had removed programs, and including the default Swype. I actually SBF'd back to .602 and took the OTA. It has really sped up my phone. So far only LP+ and TweetDeck have FC'd. Even SwiftKey is faster now. Motorola One Click had me rerooted in no time.

My girlfriend received this update a week ago. I didn't know what it was so I was coming to Androidcentral for the past week but no news. So thank you for the Info now that I know what she received.

So this "update" has slowed my X to a crwal. Apps take forever to load. Multiple force closes and freezes forcing me to do a bettery pull 2-3 times a day like I have my old Blackberry back! HELP!