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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by The Stimulator, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. The Stimulator

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    Hi there,

    I have a Motorola Defy on Vodafone UK, that has just had the Froyo update. I think this is the right location to post my question because I don't think it is phone specific.

    I would like to get rid of the Vodafone software and use the UK retail version, as then my phone would work as advertised. Unfortunately I get confused by all the different software identifiers on my phone, and wondered if someone would be kind enough to explain what bits could/should be updated.

    When I look at Settings/About Phone I see the following

    System Version: Version.34.904.4.MB525VF360Blur.Vodafone.en.GB

    Firmware version: 2.2.2

    Baseband Version: EPU93_U_00.59.02

    Kernel Version: 2.6.32.9-gb08c3c8vfcj78@zch68lnxdroid50 #1

    BPflex version: UCAJRDNEMARAB1B80AA03A.0R

    APflex version: GAS_EMEA_USAJRDNFRYOVFGB_P021

    I think I'm starting to understand a little about rooting the phone, but whilst I can look after my Windows PC, I am not a software writer, so don't want to have to go too far.

    I'm just trying to get a bit more more understanding before I do anything stupid.

    Thanks
     

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  2. shawn1224

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    Hi and welcome to the forum.

    In order to alter your software, it requires root and this process is device specific.

    I'll move this over to the Defy - Root forums where you can get the proper response

    Thanks,
    Shawn
     
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    for rooting the easiest way is superoneclick which can be easily found by googling it. for uk retail motoblur you need to download from here sbf:defy [And Developers] but if your trying to remove all the bloatware that comes with blur then you may aswell flash a custom rom. they can be found here TheUnlockr | Archive | Motorola Defy ROMs hope this helps
     

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