MOTOROLA DEFY Posts on XDA

Highly Functional ICS for the Motorola Defy and Defy+

Many may be unfamiliar with the Motorola Defy and its slightly upgraded sibling, the Defy+. Unfortunately, their state of development has somewhat reflected this, as Motorola's dust- and water-resistant smartphone has mainly seen development work in the form of Android 2.2 and 2.3 releases.However, the Defy has finally received a nearly fully functional dose of Ice Cream Sandwich thanks...

Multi Boot Manager for Motorola Defy

Multi-boot has been around for quite some time now, and is something we would like to see more of. Multi-booting can have a number of fun and even functional uses, such as having a ROM for gaming and a ROM for business, or even using one ROM for your secret family and one ROM for...

Add the Reboot Option to Any Rooted Motorola Defy ROM

One of the things most rooted users who use custom ROMs can often take for granted is the Reboot option in the power menu. How often have users gone to that highly convenient option when something isn't working quite right and a reboot is needed to fix the problem? The answer is, most likely, a...

Ice Cream Sandwich Ports Progress Report

Ice Cream Sandwich ports are highly sought after, given the hype and price of the phone that runs it. However, providing there is support behind development, there is every chance you can run it on your device. This article is here to list the current ICS ports on our most popular  forums and their individual...

Installer For 2ndInit Recovery Mod

If you've been following the developments for the 2nd init mod for the Defy, then you'll be interested in this installer by XDA forum member pedrodh.The original mod by XDA member ksubedi brings up a pre-boot menu that loads just before the Android system starts, which allows you to enter recovery, start adb daemon, run 2nd...

How To Replace Your Motorola Defy Earpiece

If you are an an owner of one of the early versions of the Motorola Defy, then you may be familiar with the earpiece problems that have been widely reported.It seems that these early models have been seen to suffer from the earpiece failing after just a few months of use. XDA forum member wizard123 was...

Froyo 720p Playback + Fullscreen Video Recording On The Defy

XDA forum member -={antibyte}=- has been playing around with the video playback on the Motorola Defy and has finally been able to play a 720p Demo Video that would not previously play on his Froyo running device.In addition to playback, the XDA member has also managed to get the stock Camera recording in fullscreen 848x480.Currently,...

Droid 2 Radio App Working On Motorola Defy

If you've recently got your hands on a Motorola Defy, then you'll know that it comes with an integrated FM radio function.What you might not know is that the radio hardware appears to be the same as the Droid 2. This comes in handy if, like XDA forum member martinml, you dislike the stock Motorola...

Guide: Do Everything in the Motorola Defy… and Then Some.

Congratulations on getting your Motorola Defy. The first thing you did when you unboxed it was put it in the charger and probably hopped in here to see if there was anything that could be done to your device to make it better (even if you hadn't actually used it yet). If this describes your...

Rooting the Moto Defy

You have all asked for this device to be added to our ever growing list, and we did it. Now, it is time to start off development for this very rugged device. What better way to set things off than with a rooting guide for this phone? XDA member pedrodh saw that things started off...

Motorola Defy Forums Added

And just in time for Christmas, our community has received the gift of yet another addition to the T-Mobile family of Android devices. Why is this device different from other Android devices? The biggest thing is the fact that the Defy is a very rugged phone, which can withstand scratching, bumps, hits, and even water splashing...