Motorola has just released an official ROM to update Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 Froyo. This is as an answer for any request by Motorola Defy owner. As we know, Motorola Defy is still runs Android 2.1 Eclair at launch day. Since that time, many Android developer try to install the Android 2.2 Froyo custom ROM to Defy.
And now, Motorola Defy has its turn to get the official ROM to runs Android 2.2 Froyo. The update Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 offer ew features from Android 2.2 (Froyo) plus additional improvements. The update Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 is for All Retail Motorola DEFY users in the UK. But hopefully, the update is applicable also for Motorola Defy outside UK.
Motorola Defy runs Android 2.2 Froyo offer phone speed and performance where the performance of the phone has been enhanced resulting in faster user interface, application operation and web browsing. It also offers Adobe Flash Player 10.1, where Motorola Defy now supports Adobe Flash Player 10.1. The flash player allowing Motorola Defy access to rich web content and games. The best thing is the Adobe Flash Player 10.1 is installed along with this upgrade.
The other features also available like standard Android 2.2 Froyo feature such as app storage and updating. The feature allow us to stored the Android applications to the device’s microSD card. Additionally, apps can be set to automatically updated by ticking “allow automatic updating” under each app’s page in Android Market. Not only that, the Digital keyboard also has new feature where it can added punctuation to the suggestion ribbon.
The Motorola Defy comes with an 800 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM and a 3.7 inch capacitive touchscreen display. It also has a 5 MP camera. It is notable for its water-resistant body and DLNA wireless media streaming. Other features include large touch screen, 5-megapixel camera with video capture, 3.5mm headset jack, 3G data, WiFi, memory card slot, and dual-mic noise cancellation.
How to Update Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 Froyo
To update Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 Froyo with official ROM is very easy. It just need 4 steps to do the update. What you need is just connect the Motorola Defy to computer than download the update file.
- Step 1
Motorola Software Update provides the latest approved software for devices that are in warranty. Please note that your device’s warranty status will be automatically verified prior to proceeding with an update.
- Step 2
Please also note that your device may already contain the latest software available for your product. Motorola Software Update will notify you if an update is available once you download the update application and connect your device.
- Step 3
During the software update, all third-party media, including but not limited to, music, pictures, ringtones, and screensavers, will be deleted. You will need to reload all third-party media after the software update. Third party applications and some custom settings CANNOT be automatically restored after the device has been updated. Please note that during the update, you will have the opportunity to save your personal data.
There are some additional highlights of the upgrade Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 Froyo:
- Profiles, Added profiles feature that provides three customizable sets of home screens to give you access to the apps, shortcuts and widgets you want, when you need them.
- Dialler search, Phone numbers and contacts can now be searched from the dialer screen by entering the first few letters of the contact’s name or first few digits of the contact’s number.
- Task manager, Added Task manager app to assist with managing apps
- LinkedIn, LinkedIn social network accounts can now be added to integrate with contacts, social networking updates and messaging
- Security, Added security features, including Exchange-based encryption and password security
- Gallery, Updated the design of the user interface
How to Update Motorola Defy to Android 2.2 Froyo and new features plus additional improvements have already described as above.