Sprint Offering Maintenance Update for the Motorola Photon

Are you the happy owner of a Motorola Photon 4G on Sprint? If so, your cell provider has a treat for you today and it comes in the form of an over-the-air software update for your beloved phone via the Now Network.

What can you expect? For more on that, here's Sprint:

    • More easily import contacts from SD card.
    • Improved music playback, both streaming from Amazon Cloud or Internet Radio services and music saved to the phone - minimizes occasional skips or repeats
    • Enhancements for WiFi hotspot in GSM/UMTS mode and adding new WiFi connections.
    • Now supports 1080p HD video capture, and enhanced video settings for more responsive playback.
    • Easier creating and accepting calendar meeting notices on the phone.

To get the update (version 4.5.1A-1_SUN-254_13), just point your thumbs to the Photon's settings menu.

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As with any update be sure to check for it in your settings menu, and since this may be a staggered process don’t be alarmed if your phone doesn’t find it right away.

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The update does not include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.