Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 Makes Available New Features, Finally Has Custom Ringtones
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 27 January 2016 at 08:19 AM EST. 34 Comments
UBUNTU --
Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 has begun rolling out to owners of Ubuntu Phones. This is yet another big feature update but plenty of bug fixing.

Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 is bringing improved Bluetooth support via landing BlueZ 5, their browser can now download files of arbitrary file formats, user-interface improvements, better Ubuntu Scopes (including audio scopes), support for custom ringtones, and a lot of bug-fixing. Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 remains based off Ubuntu 15.04, this time the 15.04.3 framework. In the bug-fixing space there is said to be performance boosts.

The BQ and Meizu Ubuntu Phones along with the select supported Nexus models will be receiving Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 beginning this morning. More details on the Ubuntu Phone Over The Air 9 update can be found via the release notes.
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