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ROOTING Your DEFY/DEFY+

1.Download SuperOneClick from http://www.multiupload.nl/NQNSU63VXH

2.Turn On usb debugging mode in your phone.Don't put phone USB mass storage mode.

3.Connect your phone to your pc.

4.Open SuperOneClick as Administrator.

5.Click ROOT and wait. If it asks whether you wish to install Busybox etc, give yes or ok.

6.Once root is complete you will get a pop up asking whether you wish to donate. Make a choice.

7.At last you will find a line on the right side pane saying to reboot. Reboot your phone. Now your phone is rooted.

It won't get bricked, if it does get bricked(You will be stuck in MOTO logo or Andorid animation will stop abruptly and will start animation again(Nothing will work).Don't get scared

FLASHING WITH STOCK ROM

1.Download and install usb driver from here http://www.motorola.com/consumers/v/index.jsp?
vgnextoid=9691071a275b0210VgnVCM1000008406b00aRCRD

2.Download the sbf file from here
DEFY: http://sbf.droid-developers.org/umts_jordan/list.php (Based on your choice)

DEFY+: http://sbf.droid-developers.org/umts...nplus/list.php (Based on your choice)

3.Download RSD Lite from here http://www.multiupload.nl/8KGA2FPSMI

4.Remove your battery.

5.Press and hold power button and vol + button.

6.Put the battery back holding those buttons.

7.Now your phone will start and a blank screen will appear, now release those buttons. It will show the Bootloader.

8.Connect your phone via USB,now bootloader should display Transfer Mode:USB.(Drivers might install in your PC.If it install,wait till installation completes).

9.Open RSD Lite as administrator.

10.Hit show devies. Now your device must be displayed(If not drivers were not installed. Check for it.)

11.Now choose the sbf file.

12.Hit start. Be patient it will take some time.

13.Sometimes your phone reboots automatically and result column will say pass. If that doesn't happen,it will ask you to reboot manaully and your phone will be stuck in MOTO logo.
- Now remove your USB cable and remove battery. Hold power button and vol + button, you will get that screen.
- Now connect usb, now it result should say pass.
- Press the power button and start the phone. First boot will take some time (Min of 10 minutes or more).

If you are still stuck in bootloop

1.Remove your battery.

2.Hold the power button and vol - and put the battery.

3.You will enter into Motorola stock recovery.

4.Give factory rest and wipe cache.

5.Reboot your phone. This time it should work, else one again flash the sbf using RSD Lite.


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I've a red lensed defy. Any special thing to do about it?

Sent from a button.
30th May 2012, 10:49 AM |#3  
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I've a red lensed defy. Any special thing to do about it?

Sent from a button.

No. Use superoneclick it will work.
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Question root
will it works on dfp 231 or bl7 ota roms with new 2.3.6
30th May 2012, 01:47 PM |#5  
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will it works on dfp 231 or bl7 ota roms with new 2.3.6

No. You should use this http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1595013
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-help-

my defy got stuck on moto logo and I tried to get into stock recovery.
when i press - volume botton and power the phone shows me a triangle with android beneath it as if it had an error...

please help
1st June 2012, 03:08 PM |#7  
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my defy got stuck on moto logo and I tried to get into stock recovery.
when i press - volume botton and power the phone shows me a triangle with android beneath it as if it had an error...

please help

That's normal. Press volume up + volume down on that screen to access the stock recovery. You'll probably need to wipe data/factory reset in that menu to fix the boot error.
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it might occured because I don't have enough battery?
phone just died because the lack of it :\
I'll try that later when I'll have abit of precentage on my battery
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thanks! that did the trick for me
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Question Rooting Defy+ with DFP -231
Does this method of rooting work with my Defy+ having Android 2.3.6 with build DFP-231 with BL7 ??
Can anyone please confirm. Thanx in advance.
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Does this method of rooting work with my Defy+ having Android 2.3.6 with build DFP-231 with BL7 ??
Can anyone please confirm. Thanx in advance.

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