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will upgrading my blackflip from 1.5 to 2.1 lock my phone?


  1. yash9999

    yash9999 Member

    will upgrading my blackflip from 1.5 to 2.1 lock my phone i dont wanna to take risk can any1 here help me if i can upgrade can u tell me a safer way to do it:confused:

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  2. james27007

    james27007 Look into my Eye VIP Member

    lock your phone? I don't understand

    So far as much as I have heard, nobody has bricked the phone from the update (unless they are not paying attention and try to flash back to 1.5; so don;t do it). It will sim lock your phone (which means it will be lock so only an AT&T sim card works. You will have to get the phone unlocked so you can use a non-AT&T sim if you upgrade. If that does not answer the question, please explain what you mean by lock...
  3. james27007

    james27007 Look into my Eye VIP Member

    Unfortunatuly it is not possible to upgrade without it locking your phone. You will have to setup the unlock before you upgrade
  4. TheoJava

    TheoJava New Member

    I recently updated from the official Backflip Android 1.5 to the official 2.1. Is the rooting process for 1.5 users only, or would I still be able to root from 2.1?

    Also, how is the custom rom support for Backflip? It seems like few people really care about doing anything for this phone, so is a custom rom even worth it?
  5. sycosteve

    sycosteve New Member

    i updated to 2.1 from 1.5 and it actually runs pretty good but sometime its slow now.
    frequent hangs on one screen force closes a little more. wish i had left it at 1.5 id wait. for the offical update to come out if i had to do over anyone know is there a recamended amount of free space to have on sd card? could that make my phone run slow now?
  6. gracies041

    gracies041 New Member

    hi it said before u updated that you should have a hundre mb
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  7. sycosteve

    sycosteve New Member

    says i have 344mb space on sd card. but only 13.87 internal phone memory how can i make moe internal space? does the update refer meaning 100 on sd card? ot phone memory?
    if amyone has any links out there for a new update 2.1 please post.
  8. gordo01

    gordo01 Member

    Was wondering i have european backflip i live in the uk but 2.1 is only going to be out in america. Is it possible for me to download and install the american version and will it work ok

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