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By martinml, Member on 7th January 2011, 12:05 AM
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If you, like me, hate the stock Motorola music player but don't want to lose its integrated FM radio function, you'll like this.

Just download the attached APK and install it the usual way. It's been working great so far for me, even RDS, loudspeaker and all! And I like the interface more than the Motorola music player.

The APK is from a Droid 2, the radio hardware seems to be the same.

Please note that I tried this only in a European Defy, with the Central European SBF (JRDNEM_U3_2.34.1).

UPDATE 5th june 2011
Thanks to maniac103 there is now a fixed version of the app that fixes the crashes and problems saving stations. I tried on my 2.1 Defy and it's now rock solid! It also fixed the ugly icon in the notification bar.

Find the new version attached to this post, it's called FMRadio_fixed.apk.
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7th January 2011, 05:40 AM |#2  
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I have already installed. its much better than the default application. you can save radios, listen from the speaker, and my default application didn't let me to put off the radio when I let it many time on.

thanks a lot!!
7th January 2011, 07:57 AM |#3  
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It work great on firmware U3 _2.21.0!
Thanks, this app it's more usefull and beautifull than the original one :)
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7th January 2011, 08:09 AM |#4  
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thank you very much for that app...
i was looking for such a thing !
7th January 2011, 10:15 AM |#5  
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Thanks! Works like a charm on Tmob USA fw!

PS. Didn't find a "pause" button

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7th January 2011, 04:12 PM |#6  
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I've problems after altering the radio station list. If I save a station manually inside the list the radio app exits but the radio is still playing and the icon inside the status bar is still available. Also killing and restarting the radio app does't work.
7th January 2011, 04:29 PM |#7  
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I've problems after altering the radio station list. If I save a station manually inside the list the radio app exits but the radio is still playing and the icon inside the status bar is still available. Also killing and restarting the radio app does't work.

Same happens to me, but reopening and then closing the app with Quick Exit worked fine.
7th January 2011, 06:38 PM |#8  
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Hey great work... Not being able to listen with loudspeaker was the worst thing about my moto... So this is perfect

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7th January 2011, 07:46 PM |#9  
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Thank you very much, it works fine.

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7th January 2011, 09:35 PM |#10  
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Thanks a bunch, this just turned my phone close to perfect. Now I just want an official, european, rootable no-Blur Gingerbread :D

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