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    Default Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    Can anyone who's downloaded the so called roaming update from Verizon confirm Or deny if you lose root by installing it?

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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    I lost my root. I also had root keeper installed which work for the last update. This time it did not work.
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    I don't even know what "root" is, but is a roaming 'fix' the only change in the update?
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    Well damn I wasn't wanting to hear that. I guess I won't update then

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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    I updated had Voodo OTA root keeper.
    Lost root but then hit the button in voodoo to reenable root and got it back.
    Root Explorer works just fine for me.
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    Just received notification today... 98.72.165.XT912.Verizon.en.US

    KEY ENHANCEMENTS:
    Connectivity while roaming abroad has been improved
    Data roaming in Canada on GSM/UMTS networks is now supported
    Security patches have been included

    Here's the pdf; not much more than what I just posted:
    http://support.verizonwireless.com/d...droid-razr.pdf
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    Does it break foxfi(pdanet) WIFI MODE?
    THX
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    This update bricked my Maxx... it was originally a USA Verizon phone, then I moved to UK, I was running it on a sim only account here just fine. Now, after this update which rolled out from Motorola this morning here in the UK I get the following error message:

    Encryption unsuccessful

    Encryption was interrupted and can't complete. As a result, the data on your phone is no longer accessible.

    To resume using your phone, you need to perform a factory reset. When you set up your phone after the reset, you'll have an opportunity to restore and data that was backed up to your Google account.

    [Reset Phone Button]


    I can properly power down from this screen but nowhere else. The phone was fully charged with a fairly good mobile and wifi connection available.

    If I tap the reset phone button it shuts down, then brings up the Motorola Logo for about 8 - 10 minutes, then plays the opening Droid animation that Maxx normally uses and then enters the error screen above.

    I called Motorola UK, they sent me to Motorola USA. They had me do the external reset procedure found here:

    https://motorola-global-en-usa.custh...ail/a_id/77256

    This results in the same thing happening after it is completed. I tried it several times, I even tried it once using my old Verizon sim to see if it would make any difference, but it did not.

    The phone is a few months out of the 1 year warranty so Motorola USA will not do anything for me. It was a perfectly working Maxx prior to this update and I love it... durn it.

    I have seen this thread below and wonder if anyone here is knowledegable enough to know if it could be done under my circumstances, and if so, does it have any potential to resolve this issue?

    Install Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean ROM for the Motorola Droid RAZR / RAZR MAXX

    Any other suggestions (other than turn it into a fancy n rather expensive paperweight) are also appreciated.

    Thanks for any help rendered... Simeon
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    the update sucks! It may have fixed some bugs, but now I only get 3G. haven't seen 4G since the update, and that's even when traveling around the metro Phoenix area.. How do I switch it back?
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    No problem with the update on my Maxx - no obvious or apparent changes either.

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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    Also no problem with the upgrade. As I drive around the alternating 3G and 4G service is the same pre and post upgrade.
    Always nice sunsets on Welch Island, Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    Would like to know if the update breaks foxfi WiFi mode as well. Mine has been reminding me every 12 hours and I've been holding off until I can confirm this.

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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    Mooch I have posted the same question so far nobody has responded. If you find out let me know. I will let you know if I find out.
    THX
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    OK, I have two things:
    1. I have not yet applied this latest update. I have noticed many times recently that I am in 3G mode instead of 4G. I am in the metro SLC area, and it's covered by 4G. Since I haven't updated yet, that is not my issue.
    2. I, too, would like to know if the update will break the Foxfi stuff. I am hoping that it doesn't.
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest verizon update 1/10/14

    I ran the update and went to use my FoxFi, looks to me like it broke it because it sure doesn't work anymore!!
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    Updated with no problems. Foxfi working just fine.

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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    Wow...two very different experiences with foxfi. Any others?

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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    CORRECTION! Due to a combination of replacing my Nexus 7 and updating my RAZR MAXX at the same time, I failed to update all of my FoxFi settings 100%. I got it working this morning!
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    Smith, when you say foxfi works are you talking about WIFI MODE?
    THX
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    OK. Finally did apply the update. Foxfi in wifi mode is working. Sure can be a beast sometime, though, when it takes several attempts to get it to actually start the hotspot. But, the update didn't break it.
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    Default Re: Droid RAZR MAXX - Newest Verizon update 1/10/14

    Yes wifi mode works fine

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    THX, I can update and get rid the daily nag.

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