Update 26.26.14 Android 7.0 Nougat for Verizon Droid Maxx 2

Today Verizon started pushing a new update for Droid Maxx 2. It comes with software version 26.26.14 lux_verizon.verizon.en.US.  The update brings the latest December 2017 Security patch. Along with this update, Verizon also added the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix.  Also, it improves the performance of the device. Now update  26.26.14 Android 7.0 Nougat update with  December Security and Krack Fix for Verizon Droid Maxx 2.

What’s KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability?

KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability stands for Key Reinstallation Attack which is a fundamental heart to hack the WiFi Protected Access 2 (WPA2). Recently researcher found that, by hacking the WPA2, It can act the vulnerability to decrypt traffic, hijack connections, perform man-in-the-middle attacks, and eavesdrop on communication sent from a WPA2-enabled device. To secure the device, Today Verizon has started rolling this Security bug fix to fix the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability on Verizon Droid Maxx 2.

The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over the air) as we speak. Since it is rolling in a phase-wise manner, it may take some time to reach every user with Verizon Droid Maxx 2. The update carries 1.32GB in size and brings nothing new to the update apart from Krack and December Security Patch.

Update 26.14.14 Android 7.0 Nougat Verizon Droid Maxx 2

To Install the December Security Patch on Verizon Moto Droid Maxx 2, you must be running Stock Firmware without any root. If you are running the latest update on Droid Maxx 2, then you will receive the latest update on your phone. First of all, make sure your device needs to be connected to a WiFi network and second, your device’s battery needs to be fully charged

If you still waiting for this update 26.26.14 Android 7.0 Nougat for Verizon Droid Maxx 2, Go to Settings –> About Phone–> System updates to see if you have an Over-The-Air update. If your phone has received the latest OTA update, then tap YES, I’M IN. Then select Wi-Fi or Mobile network to download. Once the download is done, tap INSTALL button .It will start updating your Moto Droid Maxx 2 with 26.14.14 Android 7.0 Nougat update.

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  1. Unfortunately, this update (I got it on 2/15) made it so my phone will not charge while powered on and when it does chaerg (powered off) it only charges to 86%. Beware of Nougat 7.1.1 / 26.26.14

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