Motorola acknowledges DROID X issues, says update is coming

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from Omaha, NE
Published: October 14, 2010

Motorola DROID X

After Motorola's DROID X was finally bumped up to Android 2.2, many users were overjoyed to finally be sporting the latest (official) Android OS.  Not everything is rainbows and sunshine, though, as some DROID X owners are experiencing problems like random rebooting, WiFi instability, and media playback issues.  Moto has announced that they're aware of the issues that everyone is having, but there is currently no information on when a fix will be pushed out.  The full list of problems posted by Motorola can be found below.

While the DROID X has definitely had a few problems since it was updated, at least it's finally running Android 2.2.  I'm not sure just how widespread all of these issues are, but I haven't heard any kind of huge uproar about them yet.  Judging by some of the things that Motorola has listed, hopefully they're able to push out an update in the near future.  How many of you DROID X owners out there are experiencing these, or any other, problems with your device?

Via BGR, Motorola

If you have already upgraded to 2.2 for Droid X, you have found some new capabilities. Unfortunately, some owners also found new issues.  Here are some of the known issues raised by forums members, with some information about each. It is not intended to be a complete list at this time -- there are many more fixes and improvements in the works. I’ll update this list as information becomes available.
 
Stuck on Moto logo after reboot – this was tough on a few owners. Very sorry about that. A fix has been developed for this and should eliminate the problem. It will be distributed in a future software release. If you are still experiencing this issue, click here.

Random rebooting – while there always seem to be new conditions that can cause an electronic device to panic, we do have improvements coming that address and eliminate identified panic states. They will be distributed in a future software release.

WiFi connection and stability – improvements in WiFi have been developed, to address several problem areas. They will be distributed in a future software release.
 
Battery Manager “force close” errors – under some circumstances, pressing the battery icon under Menu > Settings > Battery Manager results in a forced close error. A fix has been developed for this and should eliminate the problem. It will be distributed in a future software release.
 
Media won’t play – includes “sorry the player does not support this type of audio file," custom ringtone stop working, video won’t play, etc., until after a reboot. We believe we have identified the cause of these errors. A fix has been developed for this and should eliminate the problem. It will be distributed in a future software release.

Music files cutting off the final four seconds or so – a solution has been developed. It will be distributed in a future software release.
 
At this time I don't have information about when the next software update will be available -- when I have it, I'll share it here.

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